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Monday & Tuesday action sees four teams earn state berths

Below is the region slate for all of our local schools. For many, Monday and Tuesday saw the end of the season, while others with a win clinched a playoff spot. Game results are below along with upcoming region schedules. Those who have secured a state berth include: Banks County boys & girls, Dawson County boys, Jefferson boys & girls, Rabun County boys, Union County boys & girls, and White County girls.

Master schedule by Sandy’s Spiel.

REGION 8-AAAAAA

HABERSHAM CENTRAL

GIRLS

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

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BOYS

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

WHITE COUNTY

GIRLS

Tuesday, February 4 (@ White Co)
#2 White County vs #7 West Hall
The Lady Warriors punched a playoff ticket with a win over West Hall.
Thursday, February 6 (@ Flowery Branch)
#2 White County vs #3 Flowery Branch, 4 PM
Saturday, February 8
Consolation: 3 PM
Championship: 6 PM

BOYS

Monday, February 3 (@ Blessed Trinity)
#4 Chestatee 74, #5 White County 72 (2 OT)
The Warriors’ season came to a close, but they fought down to the very end in a 2-point loss in double overtime, thus ending White County’s season.

REGION 8-AAAA

STEPHENS COUNTY

GIRLS

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

BOYS

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

GIRLS

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

BOYS

Tuesday, February 4 (@ GAC)
#4 Cherokee Bluff 72, #5 Lumpkin County 50
The Indians’ season came to a close in a 72-50 loss to Cherokee Bluff. Peyton Polk and Jacob Cumbie combined for 35 points in the loss.
Friday, February 7 (@ East Hall)
#1 Dawson County vs #4 Cherokee Bluff, 8:30 PM
Saturday, February 8 (@ East Hall)
Consolation: 4:30 PM
Championship: 7:30 PM

REGION 8-AAA

JEFFERSON

GIRLS

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

BOYS

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

GIRLS

Monday, February 3 (@ Banks County)
#5 Banks County 71, #8 Oglethorpe County 14
The Lady Leopards went on a tear, and claimed a playoff spot with a win over Oglethorpe.
Tuesday, February 4 (@ Union County)
#5 Banks County 61, #4 Elbert County 59
Banks County hit a buzzer-beater, as Pollie Simpson’s 21 points led the way. Jenna Reeves had 15.
#3 Union County 53, #6 Social Circle 23
The Lady Panthers secured a playoff spot with a 53-23 blowout win over Social Circle. Ava Hunter’s 13 led the way.
Thursday, February 6 (@ Rabun County)
#2 Putnam County vs #3 Union County, 4 PM
#1 Rabun County vs #5 Banks County, 7 PM

BOYS

Tuesday, February 4 (@ Union County)
#5 Putnam 47, #4 Rabun 46
Rabun had a double-digit lead dissipate in the fourth, falling by one point. That ends Rabun’s season.
#3 Union County 66, #6 Elbert County 49
The Panthers punched a playoff ticket with a good win over Elbert. Pierson Allison had 25, and Sawyer Drake 18.
Thursday, February 6 (@ Rabun County)
#2 Social Circle vs #3 Union County, 5:30 PM
#1 Banks County vs #5 Putnam County, 8:30 PM
Friday, February 7 (@ Rabun County)
Consolation: 5:30 PM
Championship: 8:30 PM

REGION 8-A

COMMERCE, TOWNS & TALLULAH FALLS

GIRLS

Monday, February 3
#7 Commerce 47, #10 Athens Christian 19
Commerce won easily, 47-19 to advance in the tournament.
Tuesday, February 4
#3 Tallulah Falls 44, #6 Towns County 21
The Lady Indians won 44-21 as Denika Lightbourne had 14, and Katy Corbett 12. This likely ends Towns County’s season.
Wednesday, February 5
#2 Lakeview vs #7 Commerce, 4 PM
Friday, February 7
#3 Tallulah Falls vs #2 Lakeview/#7 Commerce, 4 PM
Saturday, February 8
Championship, 6 PM

BOYS

Monday, February 3 (@ Commerce)
#7 Athens Academy 59, #11 Commerce 55
The Tigers’ season likely ends with a tough 59-55 loss to Athens Academy.
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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