63 results for month: 02/2019

Semifinal primer: A look at the 64 survivors, history, best matchups

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here After three rounds on home courts, the state basketball tournament is moving to neutral sites on Saturday as 32 boys teams and 32 girls teams get ready for the semifinals. They will beplayed at Buford City Arena (AAAAAAA), West ... More

Former GHSA associate director Payne dies

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Funeral services for Dennis Payne, a former associate director of the Georgia High School Association, will be Friday. Payne died on Monday at age 72. Payne coordinated football, baseball, wrestling and swimming while working ... More

Meadowcreek 75, Pebblebrook 60

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The smallest guy on the court made the biggest impact for Meadowcreek on Wednesday in its Elite Eight game against Pebblebrook. Jalen Benjamin, a 5-foot-10 guard, was a one-man show in the first half and set the tone as the ... More

Photos: High school basketball state quarterfinals

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here © 2018Cox Media Group. All Rights Reserved. By using this website, you accept the terms of our Visitor Agreement and Privacy Policy, and understand your options regarding Ad Choices . Learn about careers at Cox Media Group. More

Stratford girls riding 23-game winning streak into Elite Eight: ‘we can play with anybody’

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Stratford girls basketball hasn’t lost in 2019. They only lost twice in the calendar year 2018. The Eagles (27-1, 10-0) are riding a 23-game winning streak, their last and only loss of the season coming Dec. 4 against Elite Scholars Academy. ... More

Quarterfinal primer: Surprise teams, favorites, best games

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here The state basketball tournament will resume Tuesday and Wednesday with the quarterfinals. Of the 128 boys and girls teams still playing, most are back the second straight season or longer. There are 67 repeat advancers, to be ... More

Basketball state tournament: 10 most interesting developments from round 2

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here Round two of the state basketball tournament is in the books, and the quarterfinals are set for Tuesday and Wednesday. There are 64 boys teams and 64 girls teams still vying for 16 state titles. Fifteen of the 16 teams that ... More

Sweet 16 provides exciting appetizer for Elite Eight action ahead

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The Sweet 16 brought about quite a few upsets and wild finishes including the two-time defending state champion Upson-Lee getting knocked out of the playoffs. Other local favorites like Peach County girls, Central girls, Houston County boys and ... More

Class AAAAA blog: Columbia girls … look to Elite Eight

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here When Columbia coach Eric Bell noticed the way his girls basketball team interacted on the floor, he had a feeling that something good was about to happen. There was a renewed sense of camaraderie on the team that proved to be an ... More

Class A Blog: A look at Round Two, Elite Eight is next

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here FEBRUARY 22, 2019 — Round Two is in the books. Round Three games are scheduled for Feb. 26-27. Here’s a look at how teams advanced to the Elite Eight: PRIVATE BOYS Top Left Bracket Second Round: #8 Savannah Country Day 43, #9 ... More