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Tuesday basketball scores

12:27 pm Jan. 18, 2017

January 17, 2017
Basketball Scores
By Score Atlanta

Girls
Americus-Sumter 60, Shaw 36
Burke County 57, Hephzibah 55
Butler 33, Glenn Hills 27
Calhoun 64, Sonoraville 32
Carrollton 64, Rome 50
Cass 64, East Paulding 43
Central-Macon 62, Westside-Macon 39
Cherokee 72, Walton 26
Colquitt County 78, Lowndes 71
Cross Creek 44, Baldwin 34
Dacula 41, Lanier 35
Dade County 51, Pepperell 33
Dodge County 60, Southwest 38
Douglas County 61, New Manchester 46
Eagles Landing 58, Hampton 25
Gainesville 53, Apalachee 31
Grayson 50, North Gwinnett 41
Haralson County 63,

Jefferson’s wrestling dynasty continues with 16th straight dual title

11:01 am Jan. 18, 2017

The state’s longest-lasting dynasty continued over the weekend as Jefferson defeated Gilmer 35-28 to capture its 16th straight state title at the GHSA Dual State Wrestling tournament in Macon. Gilmer’s streak of seven straight state titles was snapped in the Dragons’ first year in Class 4A.

Jefferson head coach Doug Thurmond’s squad ran through the field of teams and dominated their four opponents en route to the crown. The Dragons’ included

Tuesday basketball scores

10:23 am Jan. 18, 2017

Boys

Allatoona 59, Osborne 46

Bowdon 69, Gordon Lee 62

Buford 57, Loganville 42

Butler 67, Glenn Hills 60

Calhoun 62, Sonoraville 51

Cambridge 68, Northview 49

Cartersville 60, Troup 51

Cedar Shoals 72, Flowery Branch 44

Chamblee 53, Dunwoody 52

Coosa 52, Model 43

Dacula 64, Lanier 60

Decatur 43, Carver-Atlanta 34

Dutchtown 64, Union Grove 62

East Hall 73, North Hall 54

Gainesville 79, Apalachee 53

Galloway School 58, Atlanta International 36

Grayson 71, North Gwinnett 53

Heritage-Conyers 64, Greenbrier 25

Lambert 82, Forsyth Central 47

Langston Hughes

Region races taking shape in the final three weeks

4:44 pm Jan. 17, 2017

With just three weeks left until the region tournaments begin, the Class AAA races across the state are taking shape. Going into the Tuesday games, here’s a look at each region to see which teams are leading and which could make a run:

Region 1: Boys — Monroe is 3-0 in region play and leads Crisp County (1-1). Ulysses Williams is leading the Monroe Tornadoes in scoring with 21 points per

Rankings rundown: Week 8

10:33 am Jan. 17, 2017

Every Sunday, the AJC releases its top 10 polls for both boys and girls. Here’s a rundown of those teams and where they’re at at this point in the season.

Boys

1. South Atlanta (15-1)
Region

Region-by-region: A look at the races

6:01 am Jan. 17, 2017

With only three weeks left in the regular season, the races in each region are starting to take shape. Here’s a look at each league to identify the main contenders as the region playoffs get