Wednesday, February 27, 2008

More links from Tuesday night

Glenn Hills and Jordan was the best game outside of the Atlanta area on Tuesday night. By the sound of it, the match-up lived up to the billing. The trio of Reggie Middleton, Jerel Stephenson and Chris Reynolds scored 49 of their team's 52 points.

East Laurens was paced by senior Ken Taylor, who scored 30 points in a 70-64 win over Josey. Dublin won the battle at the foul line and used a big third quarter to knock off Swainsboro. For recaps for both games, click HERE.

Liberty County sophomore Rion Brown hit a three-pointer at the end of regulation against Shaw to force the game to overtime. It remained tight in overtime as Liberty County advances with a 55-54 win.

Columbus Carver continues to surge at the right time as the Tigers knocked off Westover 76-55. Junior Marcel Hawkins led Carver with 21 points and 13 rebounds.

Lost in the shuffle on Tuesday night was a major win by Northview at Marietta 71-61. Sounds like Jonesboro's 58-57 win over Statesboro was a hard-earned, tough battle on the road.

A crucial reversal of a call played a large role in Fayette County's four-point win at Thomas County Central on Tuesday night.

Rome snuck by Stone Mountain 58-57 thanks to on the ball pressure. Randolph-Clay remains perfect with a 73-64 win over Appling County.

Jimmy Bacon scored 32 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to help pace Long County over Laney in the AA bracket.

Pace Academy traveled to Macon for the second round and came away with a 61-54 win over Rutland. Washington County was led by UNC Greensboro bound forward Elhanan Bone, who scored 19 points in a 67-50 win over Central Macon.

In the AA bracket, Coosa won an 85-82 shootout over higher seeded Greater Atlanta Christian in Rome. Both Valdosta area teams - Lowndes and Valdosta - dropped games to Atlanta area teams as Douglass and Hiram move on in the tournament.

Terrell County moves on in the Class A playoffs with an 86-77 win over Chattahoochee County. Portal beat Wilcox County 69-49 thanks in large part to 25 points from David Buchanan.