RICHMOND HILL - Ernest Jones scored 13 points and Fred Orange had 11 points to lead Ware County to a 51-29 victory over Statesboro High School in a boys basketball game at the Region 2-AAAA tournament late Thursday night.
EASTMAN - Courtney Burns scored the winning basket with 12 seconds to play to lift Screven County High School's girls to a 54-52 victory over Dublin in the Region 3-AA semifinals Friday night at Dodge County High School.
CLAXTON – Things weren't too pretty for Portal Thursday night at the Region 3-A tournament, but at this point in the season, it's all about surviving and advancing.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Bulloch Academy outscored Dominion Christian 30-8 in the second half to take a 50-31 victory in the opening round of the GISA Class AAA boys' basketball tournament Thursday.
MILLEDGEVILLE - It was just an ordinary shot in the paint, one like she's made dozens of times before.
All season long, Statesboro has looked for someone to score points in clutch spots. The Blue Devils got that Tuesday night as Zaquavian Smith scored 12 points to lead SHS to a 55-45 win over Glynn Academy in the Region 2-AAAA tournament. The Blue Devils advanced to play Ware County at 6:30 tonight.
The wins have been rolling in for the Bulloch Academy girls all season, but their latest victory is the school's biggest in 32 years.
PEMBROKE - Polly Murray scored 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and registered six assists to lead the Claxton High School girls basketball team to a 69-38 throttling of Wheeler County in a Region 3-A tournament game Wednesday night.
RICHMOND HILL - Alisia Jenkins scored 16 points, Anesha Drummer added 12 points, Sierra Kirkland chipped in 11 points and Shanikwa Buie had 10 points to help the Statesboro High School girls basketball team crush Wayne County, 60-37, in a Region 2-AAAA tournament game Wednesday night at Richmond Hill High School.
SAVANNAH - Statesboro High School's girls soccer team defeated Savannah Christian, 3-2, on Wednesday.
Claxton High School boys basketball player Labron Glover has been named the Region 3-A (East) Co-Player of the Year in a vote by the region's coaches.
RICHMOND HILL - Statesboro High School's boys basketball team defeated Glynn Academy, 55-45, in the Region 2-AAAA tournament Tuesday night.
SAVANNAH - Screven County High School's girls soccer team beat Groves, 5-1, in its season opener Monday night.
With winter slowly giving way to spring, it's time for the high school basketball postseason.
AUGUSTA - Bulloch Academy ended a 32-year drought Saturday night when the Lady Gators captured their first region basketball title since 1980 with a 42-30 victory over the Westminster Lady Wildcats.
BROOKLET - With a thrilling 4-3 victory over Jackson High in the first round of the state playoffs, the Lady Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch (12-6-1) are one step closer to advancing to the "Elite Eight" round.
ALBANY – Work hard, be humble and good things will happen.
By MIKE ANTHONY and HORACE HOLLOMAN
Southeast Bulloch's boys soccer team have a tall order in front of them for the first round of the state playoffs. The Yellow Jackets will face a highly-touted Jackson High School today in a first round matchup.
The Southeast Bulloch girls soccer team erased a one-goal deficit, surrendered a two-goal lead, and finally put on an impressive penalty kick display to claim a road victory over Jackson in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs Thursday.
BROOKLET - There's nothing like playing in front of the home crowd, and the Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch plan to take full advantage of the community support.
ALBANY – Senior Ashley Burke and freshman Mattie Wynn Hendrix combined for eight points in the only event final on Day One of the GISA track and field championships at Hugh Mills Stadium.
By HORACE HOLLOMAN