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A look at the first round, boys and girls

3:09 pm Feb. 19, 2017

The first round of the state high school basketball tournament is in the books, and Class AAA went mostly according to plan. All of the boys’ and girls’ No. 1 seeds advanced to the second

A time for speculation as the state tourney begins

1:42 pm Feb. 16, 2017

The first round of the 2016-17 Class AAA state high school basketball playoffs begins Friday, and the speculation has begun. Which games should we focus on? Which teams could make a run? And which teams could

A look at each region’s tournament seedings and first round games, Boys and Girls

12:36 pm Feb. 12, 2017

As the last of the region basketball tournaments came to a close Saturday night, the final snapshot of the 2016-17 basketball season is beginning to come into focus.

The first round of the playoffs have been set on the boys and girls side, but before diving into the long list of games, here is a look at the region champions:

Boys

Region 1

Champion: Crisp County

Runner-up: Worth County

No. 3 seed: Monroe

No. 4 seed: Cook County

Region 2

Champion:

Class AAA Girls Region Tournament Results

10:02 am Feb. 6, 2017

Region 1

Tuesday

At Cook County 

#4 Crisp County 55, #5 Worth County 34

Thursday 

#2 Monroe 52, #3 Dougherty 49

#1 Cook County 58, #5 Crisp 41

Friday

At Cook County

3/4th place: #3 Dougherty 59, #5 Crisp County 30

Finals: #2 Monroe 44, #1 Cook 35

Region 2 

At Liberty County

#4 Long County 40, #5 Brantley County 36

#3 Liberty County 57, #6 Appling County 33

Thursday 

At Tattnall County 

#1 Tattnall County 63, #4 Long County 54

#2 Pierce County 49, #3 Liberty County 33

Friday 

At

Class AAA Boys Region Tournament Results

9:57 am Feb. 6, 2017

Region 1

Thursday

At Cook County

# 2 Worth County 74, #3 Monore 66

#4 Cook, #1 Crisp County, 8:30 p.m.

Friday 

At Cook County 

Consolation: #3 Monroe 68, #4 Cook 61

Finals: #1 Crisp County 73, #2 Worth County 71

Region 2

Tuesday

At Liberty County

#4 Appling County 63, #5 Brantley County 56,

#3 Tattnall County 67, #6 Pierce County 65,

Thursday 

At Tattnall County 

#1 Liberty County 95, #4 Appling 75

#3 Tattnall Co. 78, #2 Long County 66

At Tattnall County 

Consolation: #4 Appling County,

The goal for No. 1 Westside-Macon: Focus

11:56 am Feb. 3, 2017

The top teams are looking forward to the region tournaments next week, but they are not discounting the importance of the final games of the regular season.

The top-ranked Westside-Macon boys team knows all too well how important it is to remain focused down the stretch. The goal for Westside is to lock up a No. 1 seed for the region tournament, but more importantly, to play like one.

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