A huge third quarter allowed Gainesville to build a big lead, then the Red Elephants held off Salem, 65-58 in Region 8-AAAAA play Saturday afternoon.
Stephen Croone got the better of Bernard Thompson on the stat sheet, but Thompson and his teammates won the battle on the scoreboard Friday.
Georgia State had just enough to hold off Massachusetts Friday.
Russell Westbrook tried to rally Oklahoma City while its best player was out with an injury, but Stephen Curry and the NBA’s top team were just too much.
ATLANTA - Kaela Davis scored a career-high 33 points, including 6-of-13 shooting from three-point range as the Yellow Jackets defeated Alabama State 77-53 at McCamish Pavilion.
The Rockdale boys basketball team trailed by five points heading to the final period Tuesday in Athens, but that didn’t seem to matter to the Conyers school.
The Alabama womens basketball team had an early tip-off on Tuesday, then put its defense to work to pick up a comfortable victory.
The Rockdale swim team traveled down South and had a strong showing recently.
After a disappointing home loss and a long layoff, the Georgia Tech mens basketball team got back on the winning track Monday.
With about six minutes to play in Friday’s game against Lanier, Heritage looked on its way to a seemingly-comfortable victory. But an 11-point lead nearly vanished before the Patriots hung on for a 63-62 victory in Region 8-AAAAA play.