For the third time in as many games, the Statesboro girls came out of the gate sluggish and struggled with a region opponent.
Just three days after surviving a near upset at South Effingham, things looked tense once more for the Statesboro girls early Saturday night.
CLAXTON - For the last couple of years, the Claxton High School girls basketball team has watched on as its counterparts on the boys team made postseason runs. Not content to simply look on any longer, the girls are now right in the middle of the party.
SAVANNAH - The Bethesda Blazers showed why they are the top team in the GISA's highest classification Thursday night.
After a regular season filled with dominance, the Bulloch Academy wrestling team carried its winning ways into the postseason Wednesday night.
Two seasons ago, Labron Glover was a lanky sophomore trying to find his place on a talented Claxton squad. He was forced to grow up in a hurry as, trailing with seconds to go in the Region 3-A championship game, a loose ball found its way into his hands.
Bulloch Academy's Talyor Collins has seen just about everything.
Jasmine Roberts scored 19 points and Nira Byrd had 17 points to pace Southeast Bulloch to a 61-35 victory over Swainsboro in a Region 3A-AA girls basketball game Tuesday night.
Portal boys pound Johnson County
Claxton tops Bryan
Statesboro girls beat South Effingham
Bulloch Academy had four guys in double figures as the Gators firmed up their hold on second place in Region 4-AAA with a 71-59 victory over John Milledge Academy Tuesday.
In what has been an up and down season for the Statesboro boys, Friday night saw a second straight win.
Eleven players scored and all 16 played stop-ball defense as Bulloch Academy rolled over Edmund Burke Academy, 69-31, in non-region boys basketball action Friday night.
Bulloch Academy point guard Ashley Burke used her superb ball-handling skills and quickness to lead the Lady Gators to a 61-46 victory over Deerfield-Windsor School in the opening round of the GISA Class AAA girls' basketball tournament Tuesday night.
PORTAL - For the third consecutive season, the Portal Panthers have reached the quarterfinals of the Class A state playoffs.