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Top-ranked Buford boys, Griffin girls face tough roads to title

5:37 am Feb. 14, 2017

The Buford boys and Griffin girls enter the state tournament as the No. 1 ranked teams in Class AAAAA. But the trek to the title game won’t be easy for either team, who will be tested early and had the misfortune of landing in a difficult side of the bracket.

Buford (24-2) won the Region 8 championship by beating No. 2-ranked Cedar Shoals for the third time this season – on

Class AAAAA Girls Region Tournament Results

10:03 am Feb. 6, 2017

Region 1

Tuesday

At Veterans

#4 Veterans 53, #5 Thomas County Central 50

At Warner Robins

Friday

#2 Bainbridge 60, #3 Harris County 36

#4 Veterans 67, #1 Warner Robins 62 F/2OT

Saturday

At Warner Robins

3/4th place: #3 Harris County 50 vs. 34 #4 Veterans 36 2 p.m.

Finals #2 Bainbridge 51 vs. #1 Warner Robins 56  5 p.m.

Region 2 

Tuesday

At South Effingham

#4 South Effingham 51, #5 New Hampstead 37

At Ware County

Thursday

#3 Statesboro 48, #2 Wayne County 39

#1 Ware County 59, #4

Class AAAAA Boys Region Tournament Results

9:56 am Feb. 6, 2017

Region 1

Tuesday

At Bainbridge

#4 Bainbridge 67 , #5 Thomas County Central 38,

Friday

At Warner Robins

#3 Veterans 60, #2 Harris County 49

#1 Warner Robins 84, #4 Bainbridge 71

Saturday

At Warner Robins

Consolation: #2 Harris County 56,#4 Bainbridge 53

Finals: #1 Warner Robins 61 vs. #3 Veterans 41 6:30 p.m.

Region 2

Tuesday

At South Effingham

#4 Wayne County, 48 #5 South Effingham 46

Thursday

At Ware County

#2 New Hampstead 76, #3 Ware County 48

#1 Statesboro 50, #4 Wayne County 33

Saturday

At Ware County

Consolation: #3