Statesboro's season started in a rut, but as of late has been on the highest of highs after the team won their 15th region title in the Lee Hill era.
After recording two consecutive upsets in its region tournament, it didn't seem likely Statesboro would be prime for being upset in its first round playoff game.
Trifecta's have started to become a trend at Bulloch Academy.
Even after ending their regular season on a nine-game winning streak, it was the postseason that fouled up Portal's year as a whole.
Just as they had in the regular season, the Bulloch Academy boys made easy work of Trinity Dublin by a 73-60 score in the region 2-3A semifinal.
Tuesday night served a greater purpose than simply moving on in the region tournament for Bulloch Academy's girls basketball team.
One's lucky, two can be a coincidence, but three's a trend.
Following a clean sweep in the region championship rounds Saturday, fans of Statesboro basketball will get a double dose of playoff basketball next weekend with both the boys and girls sporting top seeds.
Every high school sports program in Georgia sets high standards, but only a handful can ever meet them.
When it's all said and done, Statesboro may come away as the basketball champions of Bulloch County.
A tale of two teams: Portal Panthers basketball edition.
While head coach Kristin Barnhill would have preferred a No. 4 seed to play one less game in Southeast Bulloch's region tournament, she can't complain about a home court advantage.
From start to finish, Statesboro was a heavy favorite to win its new region.
Dra Harrison's 14 points helped propel Bulloch Academy to a healthy lead and eventual 57-25 blowout of Edmund Burke to improve to 2-0 in region play.
The Statesboro baseball team befell a peculiar situation Saturday, as it saw them play two games against two different teams in two different cities.
Clear skies and crisp 60 degree air made for picture perfect weather for soccer between Bulloch County's two largest high schools.
Games between Effingham County and Statesboro have always been physical. Even as the teams now play in different regions, the old rivalry seems to bubble ...
While the 1-4 start isn't what fans of Statesboro baseball were looking for in 2017, they were in for an encouraging surprise Monday night.