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Greenforest, Wilkinson County boys; Wesleyan, Pelham girls are state champs

2:36 am Mar. 17, 2017

Hail to the champs! Here is a look at the state champs as the book is now closed on the 2016-2017 season:

BOYS

Private Champion: Greenforest Christian (27-5)

How the title was won:  Greenforest went on a 10-1 run in the last two minutes of the first half to blow open a close game against Southwest Atlanta Christian, and eventually route the Warriors 81-57. Senior Justin Forrest led all scorers with 36 points.

Perspective: 

Class AAAAAA girls final: Mays 52, Harrison 51

9:04 pm Mar. 9, 2017

The Mays girls basketball team that started the season 5-7 and spent most of the season outside the top 10 completed the ultimate comeback on Thursday.

Kamiyah Street scored 26 points and the Raiders held on

Holiday Basketball Tournaments get under way

9:08 pm Dec. 20, 2016

AJC.com will be covering high school basketball holiday tournaments around the metro area through Dec. 30.
By Kyle Sandy

FBI Classic: 

Shiloh lost to Dutch Fork, SC 52-50 on a putback dunk at the buzzer. In the loss Greg James scored 16 points.

Volume Hyundai Holiday Classic:

After losing two games in a row and snapping a 48-game regular season winning streak in the progress, Class AAA No. 7 Calhoun rebounded with a 65-46 win

Football Semifinals Results

10:29 pm Dec. 2, 2016

Class AAAAAAA

Roswell 28, Westlake 0
Grayson 41, Mill Creek 20

Class AAAAAA

Tucker 22, Northside-Warner Robins 7

Valdosta 27, Dalton 6
How the game was won: The Wildcats used their stingy defense to hold down an explosive Dalton offense that was without Middle Tennessee State-signee, wide receiver Zeke Cobb.
Top Performers: Josh Belton threw four touchdown passes including a 20-yarder to defensive end Devonnsha Maxwell and two scores to JR Ingram. Belton’s 29-yard strike to Jontae

Tucker 28, Mays 21

12:36 am Nov. 26, 2016

It had been six weeks since a team stayed within one score of Tucker, a team on an 11-game winning streak. And what better team to challenge the Tigers in the Class AAAAAA quarterfinals than Mays, a team that also had won 11 straight.

In the end Tucker’s rugged ground game and opportunistic defense was just good enough to hold off the gutsy Raiders, 28-21, and move into the state semifinals

Class A-Private quarterfinal games

12:38 pm Nov. 23, 2016

Championship games will be at the Georgia Dome on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10.

Class A-Private

Fellowship Christian 45, Mt. Paran 13

How the game was won: Fellowship beat Mt. Paran for the second time this season, getting