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Half a dozen local programs claim regular season region titles [Region Tourney Schedules]

Winning a region title is a big deal – whether that’s the regular season title or tournament. A handful of local programs claimed their region’s crown prior to the tournament, meaning they take the top seed for their region tournament AND secure a state playoff berth. Those programs are Banks boys, Dawson boys, Jefferson girls & boys, Rabun girls, Stephens girls

Master schedule assist by Sandy’s Spiel.

REGION 8-AAAAAA

@ Gainesville HS

HABERSHAM CENTRAL

The Habersham Central Lady Raiders locked up the #4-seed in 8-AAAAAA. They’ll open the tourney with a big game against Gainesville. A win, and a state playoff trip is in store.

Thursday, February 6
#4 Habersham Central vs #5 Gainesville, 3 PM
Friday, February 7
#1 Lanier vs. #4 Habersham Central/#5 Gainesville, 6 PM
Saturday, February 8
Consolation: 3 PM
Championship: 6 PM

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The Raiders were the #6-seed in 8-AAAAAA, so a bit more of an uphill battle to make state. Still, here is their slate for the tournament.

Thursday, February 6
#3 Winder-Barrow vs #6 Habersham Central, 7:30 PM
Friday, February 7
#2 Gainesville vs #3 Winder-Barrow/#6 Habersham Central, 4:30 PM
Saturday, February 8
Consolation: 4:30 PM
Championship: 7:30 PM

REGION 7-AAAA

The Lady Warriors of White County earned the regular season runner-up spot, so they’ll be the #2 seed.

WHITE COUNTY

Tuesday, February 4 (@ White Co)
#2 White County vs #7 West Hall, 7:30 PM
Thursday, February 6 (@ Flowery Branch)
#2 White County/#7 West Hall vs #3 Flowery Branch/#6 Blessed Trinity, 4 PM
Saturday, February 8
Consolation: 3 PM
Championship: 6 PM

The Warriors are the #5 seed out of 7-AAAA.

Monday, February 3 (@ Blessed Trinity)
#4 Chestatee vs #5 White County, 4:30 PM
Thursday, February 6 (@ Flowery Branch)
#1 Denmark vs #4 Chestatee/#5 White County, 8:30 PM
Saturday, February 8 (@ Flowery Branch)
Consolation: 4:30 PM
Championship: 7:30 PM

REGION 8-AAAA

STEPHENS COUNTY

The Lady Indians took the crown in the regular season, so a state playoff spot is secure. They’re looking to claim the tournament title too, though.

Thursday, February 6 (@ Oconee County)
#1 Stephens County vs #4 St. Pius X/#5 North Oconee, 7 PM
Friday, February 7 (@ Oconee County)
Consolation: 4 PM
Championship: 7 PM

The Indians, meanwhile, are the #5 seed. A win, and they’re in.

Tuesday, February 4 (@ St. Pius X)
#4 Oconee County vs #5 Stephens County, 7:30 PM
Thursday, February 6 (@ Oconee County)
#1 St. Pius X vs #4 Oconee County/#5 Stephens County, 7:30 PM
Friday, February 7 (@ Oconee County)
Consolation: 5:30 PM
Championship: 8:30 PM

REGION 7-AAA

DAWSON & LUMPKIN COUNTY

On the girls’ side, Dawson (#3) and Lumpkin (#4) need a win to get in.

Wednesday, February 5 (@ North Hall)
#4 Lumpkin County vs #5 Fannin County, 4:30 PM
#3 Dawson County vs #6 East Hall, 6 PM
Friday, February 7 (@ East Hall)
#2 North Hall/#7 Cherokee Bluff vs #3 Dawson County/#6 East Hall, 4 PM
#1 GAC vs #4 Lumpkin County/#5 Fannin County, 7 PM
Saturday, February 8 (@ East Hall)
Consolation: 3 PM
Championship: 6 PM

For the boys, the Tigers won the regular season title, while the Indians MUST win to get in.

Tuesday, February 4 (@ GAC)
#4 Cherokee Bluff v. #5 Lumpkin County, 4:30 PM
Friday, February 7 (@ East Hall)
#1 Dawson County vs. #4 Cherokee Bluff/#5 Lumpkin County, 8:30 PM
Saturday, February 8 (@ East Hall)
Consolation: 4:30 PM
Championship: 7:30 PM

REGION 8-AAA

JEFFERSON

The Lady Dragons are the region champs for the regular season! That means state playoffs are a lock, and a first round bye in the region tourney

Thursday, February 6 (@ Emmanuel College)
#1 Jefferson vs #4 Jackson County/#5 Monroe Area, 7 PM
Saturday, February 8 (@ Emmanuel College)
Consolation: 4 PM
Championship: 7 PM

The Dragons also earned regular season title honors. Here’s the slate.

Thursday, February 6 (@ Emmanuel College)
#1 Jefferson vs. #4 Monroe Area/#5 East Jackson, 8:30 PM
Saturday, February 8 (@ Emmanuel College)
Consolation: 5:30 PM
Championship: 8:30 PM

REGION 8-AA

BANKS, RABUN & UNION COUNTY

[SCHEDULE INCOMPLETE]

Here’s what we know. The Banks girls are the #5 seed, while the Rabun girls won the region title and a state bid is a lock. Union girls are the #2 seed.

Monday, February 3 (@ Banks County)
#5 Banks County vs #8 Oglethorpe County

On the boys’ side, Banks County won the region title and have secured a playoff spot. They play Thursday, while Rabun and Union need a win to get into the playoffs, and play on Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 4 (@ Union County)
#4 Rabun vs #5 Putnam/#8 Oglethorpe, 5:30 PM
#3 Union County vs #6 Elbert County/#7 Monticello, 8:30 PM
Thursday, February 6 (@ Rabun County)
#2 Social Circle vs #3 Union County/#6 Elbert/#7 Monticello, 5:30 PM
#1 Banks County vs #4 Rabun County/#5 Putnam County/#8, 8:30 PM
Friday, February 7 (@ Rabun County)
Consolation: 5:30 PM
Championship: 8:30 PM

REGION 8-A

COMMERCE, TOWNS & TALLULAH FALLS

On the girls’ side, Commerce is the #7 seed, while TFS is the #3 and Towns County #6.

Monday, February 3
#10 Athens Christian vs #7 Commerce, 4 PM
Tuesday, February 4
#3 Tallulah Falls vs #6 Towns County, 4 PM
Wednesday, February 5
#2 Lakeview vs #7 Commerce/#10 Athens Christian, 4 PM
Friday, February 7
#3 TFS/#6 Towns Co vs #2 Lakeview/#7 Commerce/#10 Athens Christian, 4 PM
Saturday, February 8
Championship, 6 PM

The boys’ side includes Commerce as #11, Tallulah Falls at #5, and Towns County at #2.

Monday, February 3 (@ Commerce)
#7 Athens Academy vs #11 Commerce, 5:30 PM
Tuesday, February 4 (@ Commerce)
#4 Riverside Military vs #5 Tallulah Falls, 8:30 PM
Wednesday, February 5 (@ Commerce)
#2 Towns County vs #7 Athens Academy/#11 Commerce, 5:30 PM
Friday, February 7 (@ Commerce)
#2 Towns County/#7 Athens Academy/#11 Commerce vs #3 Hebron/#6 Lakeview Academy, 5:30 PM
#1 Providence Christian/#8 Athens Christian/#9 Prince Avenue vs. #4 Riverside Military/#5 Tallulah Falls, 8:30 PM
Saturday, February 8 (@ Commerce)
Championship: 7:30 PM

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