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Teams earn bragging rights with county championships

9:16 am Mar. 30, 2017

County championships are the unofficial mid-season mark, helping to prepare teams for the upcoming region and sectional meets next month and the state meet in May.

Here are results from some of those meets last week and earlier this week:

Atlanta Public Schools Championships (Atlanta Track Classic)
Boys Champion:  Grady
Girls Champion:  Maynard Jackson        
Top Performances:  Maynard Jackson girls 400-meter relay (47.72); Christian McNair-Jones, Grady, 110-meter hurdles (14.27) Babakarr Randall, Grady, 200 meters (21.53);

Class AAA girls final: Beach 59, Johnson-Savannah 44

5:06 pm Mar. 9, 2017

Beach opened the game on a 9-0 run, clamped down defensively on a Johnson-Savannah team that never found its shooting touch and cruised past its Savannah rival 59-44 in the Class AAA girls basketball championship

Class A public girls final: Pelham 60, Telfair County 42

11:08 pm Mar. 8, 2017

Mahogany Randall scored 11 first-quarter points and sparked an early 15-0 run that led Pelham to a 60-42 victory over Telfair County in the Class A-Public girls basketball championship Wednesday at the University of Georgia’s

Class AAAAAAA results from West Georgia

4:08 pm Mar. 4, 2017

The matchups for the Class AAAAAAA basketball finals are set. Tift County and Norcross will meet in the boys final (8 p.m., Saturday, Georgia Tech). Norcross will meet McEachern in the girls final (6 p.m., Saturday, Georgia Tech).

Boys: Tift County 56, McEachern 49

Micah Johnson scored 12 of Tift County’s final 20 points, including a stretch of 10 in a row, as the seventh-ranked Blue Devils held off No. 1 McEachern

Region 1 boys sweep into second round

9:00 am Feb. 19, 2017

There were no Region 1 teams among the top 16 of the MaxPreps Class AAAAAA rankings going into the state tournament, but the region will have four of the final 16 teams remaining when the