Big win for Lanier; subregion title for Grovetown

9:00 am Jan. 31, 2015

Here’s a look back at some of the top stories from the week in Class AAAAA basketball:

*Breaking a slump: The Lanier boys team had lost six of its previous seven games heading into Friday night’s game at ninth-ranked Apalachee, but the Longhorns picked up their most impressive victory of the season, knocking off the Wildcats 67-61. Lanier, which lost to fourth-ranked Gainesville 71-52 in its most recent game, improved to

Lyons, Lowery have McIntosh on brink of perfect regular season

10:00 am Jan. 29, 2015

Here are some of the top stories to watch this weekend involving Class AAAAA basketball teams:

*Seeking perfection: Jordan Lyons scored 31 points and Dishon Lowery had 19 points, 15 rebounds and three blocked shots on Tuesday as No. 2 McIntosh held off No. 10 Stockbridge 83-78 to remain the only undefeated boys team in Class AAAAA. The Chiefs (22-0, 15-0) can wrap up the top seed from 4-AAAAA Division A

Basketball region standings

10:00 am Jan. 27, 2015

Here are the latest Class AAAAA basketball region standings according to MaxPreps, which tracks scores for the Georgia High School Association:

BOYS

GIRLS

1-AAAAA
Region
Overall

1-AAAAA
Region
Overall

LaGrange
7-1
16-5

Columbus
8-0
15-5

Northside-Col.
6-2
14-5

Northside-Col.
7-2
14-5

Carver-Columbus
5-2
14-5

Carver-Columbus
4-3
10-8

Harris County
5-2
12-6

LaGrange
3-5
9-10

Columbus
2-6
5-15

Hardaway
3-5
6-14

Shaw
1-7
6-13

Harris County
2-5
6-12

Hardaway
1-7
2-17

Shaw
1-7
8-13

2-AAAAA

2-AAAAA

(Division A)

(Division A)

Grovetown
6-1
14-6

Cross Creek
6-1
19-3

Richmond Academy
4-3
12-10

Greenbrier
5-2
19-3

Lakeside-Evans
4-3
7-11

Grovetown
5-2
16-4

Cross Creek
4-3
6-15

Richmond Academy
3-4
14-7

Evans
3-4
6-16

Evans
1-6
11-10

Greenbrier
0-7
4-18

Lakeside-Evans
1-6
10-10

(Division B)

(Division B)

Northside-W.R.
4-1
12-6

Jones County
3-1
16-4

Warner Robins
3-1
14-4

Northside-W.R.
3-1
8-9

Jones County
2-2
14-7

Warner Robins
2-1
10-7

Houston County
0-5
5-13

Houston County
0-5
1-17

3-AAAAA

3-AAAAA

Brunswick
10-0
19-2

Brunswick
10-0
22-0

Richmond Hill
6-3
15-6

South Effingham
8-2
18-3

Coffee
6-4
13-6

Effingham County
8-2
17-5

Effingham County
6-4
13-7

Glynn Academy
6-4
11-9

Statesboro
6-4
12-9

Coffee
5-5
12-7

Camden County
5-5
15-5

Ware County
4-5
7-10

Glynn Academy
5-5
11-11

Bradwell Institute
3-5
11-10

Bradwell Institute
2-7
3-19

Camden County
3-7
12-10

Ware County
1-8
7-10

Richmond Hill
1-8
7-14

South Effingham
1-8
6-15

Statesboro
0-10
8-13

4-AAAAA

4-AAAAA

(Division A)

(Division A)

McIntosh
14-0
21-0

Forest Park
13-1
18-4

Drew
11-2
15-4

McIntosh
10-4
14-6

Mundy’s Mill
10-4
15-6

Drew
10-4
14-7

Morrow
6-8
7-12

Mundy’s Mill
8-6
13-8

Forest Park
5-9
7-14

Morrow
5-10
6-13

Starr’s Mill
4-9
7-12

Starr’s Mill
4-8
6-12

Northgate
1-14
3-19

Northgate
2-11
3-16

(Division B)

(Division B)

Stockbridge
11-2
16-4

Woodland-Stock.
12-0
17-4

Woodland-Stock.
8-5
13-8

Luella
8-4
14-5

Luella
7-5
9-10

Dutchtown
7-5
9-9

Dutchtown
3-8
4-16

Stockbridge
2-9
4-14

Union Grove
3-9
6-11

Union Grove
1-11
4-12

Ola
2-10
7-13

Ola
0-11
1-18

5-AAAAA

5-AAAAA

Allatoona
14-0
19-2

Hiram
14-0
19-2

South Paulding
10-4
16-5

Alexander
10-4
12-10

Paulding County
8-6
12-9

South Paulding
10-4
16-5

Alexander
8-6
11-10

Chapel Hill
10-4
12-9

Lithia Springs
7-7
12-8

Allatoona
8-6
9-12

Hiram
7-7
9-12

New Manchester
7-7
8-13

New Manchester
6-8
11-10

Lithia

Grovetown girls upset two ranked teams in four days

8:00 am Jan. 24, 2015

Here’s a look back at some of the top stories from the week in Class AAAAA basketball:

*Hot at the right time: No girls team in AAAAA had a better week than Grovetown. The Warriors upset fifth-ranked Cross Creek 52-50 on Tuesday and then beat No. 8 Greenbrier 61-46 on Friday to remain in the hunt for the top seed in 2-AAAAA Division A. Three Grovetown players – Naomi Hughes (16

Mays girls, Miller Grove boys closing in on perfect seasons in 6-AAAAA

8:00 am Jan. 22, 2015

Here are some of the top stories to watch this weekend involving Class AAAAA basketball teams:

*Road to perfection: The Mays girls team and the Miller Grove boys dispatched what is likely their toughest region competition on Tuesday and now turn their attention to finishing the regular season with undefeated records in rugged 6-AAAAA. The No. 9 Mays girls (16-2, 6-0) cruised past No. 2 Stephenson 64-46 Tuesday, and they return

Rough night for Gainesville boys, Stephenson girls

8:00 am Jan. 17, 2015

Here’s a look back at some of the top stories from the week in Class AAAAA basketball:

*Race tightens: The third-ranked Gainesville boys team fell back to the pack a bit in 8-AAAAA, suffering its first region loss when it was upset Friday by Apalachee 87-83. Kamar Baldwin scored a game-high 37 points, including 23 in the fourth quarter to help the Wildcats overcome a 59-55 deficit heading into the final

Apalachee aims to slow Gainesville’s run through 8-AAAAA

8:00 am Jan. 15, 2015

Here are some of the top stories to watch this weekend involving Class AAAAA basketball teams:

*Challenging the Red Elephants: The third-ranked Gainesville boys team appears well on its way to the 8-AAAAA regular-season title, but the Red Elephants (15-1, 6-0) will face the team with perhaps the best chance of at least slowing them down when they travel to Apalachee (13-4, 6-2) on Friday. Apalachee has a star in junior

Brunswick girls, McIntosh boys keep winning streaks alive

8:00 am Jan. 10, 2015

Here’s a look back at some of the top stories from the week in Class AAAAA basketball:

*Rolling along: The Brunswick girls and McIntosh boys, both ranked No. 2 this week, are the only remaining undefeated teams in Class AAAAA, and both continued to cruise in the first full week of the new year. Brunswick (17-0) got 19 points and seven rebounds from Jomaiya Garner in a 66-39 victory over Bradwell

Miller Grove, Tri-Cities boys to battle for top billing in 6-AAAAA

8:00 am Jan. 8, 2015

Here are some of the top stories to watch this weekend involving Class AAAAA basketball teams:

*Top billing: The first-place boys teams from each subregion in 6-AAAAA will meet for the only time in the regular season Saturday when No. 7 Tri-Cities travels to top-ranked Miller Grove. Tri-Cities was upset Monday by Heritage-Conyers 66-63 but bounced back with a 77-55 victory over Druid Hills the next night. The Bulldogs’ other losses

Mays vs. Northside: Five things to watch

12:55 pm Dec. 11, 2014

Mays and Northside-Warner Robins will play for the Class AAAAA football championship at 8 p.m. Friday in the Georgia Dome. Here are five things to watch in that game:

*Willie Jordan: Northside’s senior running back has set school single-season rushing records this season with 2,173 yards and 31 touchdowns. He is averaging 155.2 yards per game for the season, but has been especially strong in the playoffs, rushing for 183.3 yards