1.) Monroe 10-1
Monroe finally lost after a 10-0 start, falling to Lanier, 60-52, and face a big test in Dougherty on Friday in the Albany Civic Center Next: at Worth County, tonight 7:30 p.m.
2.) Bainbridge 9-2
The Bearcats swept another tournament in Florida last week as Devon Baulkmon averaged 21 points and 15 rebounds in two games Next: vs. Baker County, tonight, 7:30 p.m.
3.) Westover 6-4
The Patriots had the week off after a 65-52 loss to North Clayton, and have two big games this week, including facing Thomasville in the Albany Civic Center. Next: at Cairo, tonight, 7:30 p.m.
4.) Dougherty 5-1
The Trojans had the week off and face a tough Crisp County team at home tonight before meeting No. 1 Monroe at the Civic Center on Friday. Next: vs. Crisp County, tonight, 7:30 p.m.
5.) Terrell County 7-1
The Greenwave raced past Central Gwinnett (65-57) and Crisp (63-49) and roll into Region 1-A play as the team to beat. Next: vs. Seminole County, tonight, 7:30 p.m.
1.) Westover .....9-0
The Lady Patriots haven't played in two weeks, but have to shake the rust off quickly, as they face Thomasville on Friday in the Civic Center. Next: at Cairo, tonight, 6 p.m.
2.) Bainbridge..............................................................7-4 The Lady Bearcats split a pair to AAAAA teams last week, losing to Lowndes and beating Tift County. Next: vs. Baker County, tonight, 6 p.m.
The Lady Panthers lost to Class AAAAA Colquitt County, 43-40, and play Macon tonight before facing Crisp on Friday in a Region 1-AAA game. Next: vs. Macon County, tonight, 6 p.m.
The Lady Trojans swept through a tournament title last week, beating Liberty County (49-29) and Bryan County (42-32). Next: vs. Crisp, tonight, 6 p.m.
The Lady Hornets have had a week off and don't play until Friday when they open region 1-A play. Next: at Seminole County, Friday, 6 p.m.
Quote of the Week
"We played as well as (I could expect). It prepares us for region play. I've been telling people all along that you can't teach experience, but you can play (and learn it). And that's what tournaments like this after Christmas (do). It gives them more experience."
Dougherty girls basketball coach after her team won the Brewton-Parker Christmas Tournament with a 42-32 win against Bryan County.
Player of the Week
Baulkmon, who led Bainbridge to the Final Four a year ago, averaging a double-double for the season, is even better as a senior leader. He averaged 21 points and 15 rebounds as the Bearcats won both their games in the FAMU Capital City Classic.
By the Numbers
Number of assists in two games last week for Terrell County guard Terel Hall, who scored 45 points and handed out 22 assists in a 65-57 win against Central Gwinnett, and a 63-49 win against Crisp County.
The average number of points Dougherty's girls have allowed during their current six-game winning streak, dating back to Dec. 10 and including three wins last week in which Dougherty gave up a total of 85 points.
Albany girls at Fitzgerald
Westover girls at Cairo
Monroe girls at Worth Co.
Crisp County girls at Dougherty
Seminole girls at Terrell County
Macon County girls at Americus-Sumter
Baker County girls at Bainbridge
Valwood School girls at SGA
Westfield School girls at Sherwood Christian Academy
Deerfield-Windsor girls at Tiftarea Academy
Southland Academy girls at Calvary Christian School
Albany boys at. Fitzgerald
Westover boys at Cairo
Monroe boys at Worth Co. Crisp County boys at Dougherty
Macon County boys at Americus
Baker County at Bainbridge Valwood School boys at SGA
Westfield School boys at Sherwood Christian
Deerfield-Windsor boys at Tiftarea Academy
Southland Academy boys at Calvary Christian School
Westover girls vs. Thomasville at Albany Civic Center
Monroe girls vs. Dougherty girls at Albany Civic Center
Cook Co. girls at Albany
Terrell County girls at Stewart
Cairo girls at Worth County
Seminole girls at Pelham
Colquitt County girls at Bainbridge
Americus girls at Crisp County
Southwest Georgia Academy girls at Citizens Christian Academy girls
Calvary Christian School girls at Deerfield-Windsor
Westover boys vs. Thomasville at Albany Civic Center
Seminole boys at Pelham
Randolph-Clay boys at Webster County
Colquitt County boys at Bainbridge
Americus boys at Crisp County
Calvary Christian School boys at Deerfield-Windsor
Sherwood Christian Academy boys at Southland
Southwest Georgia Academy boys at Citizens Christian Academy
Monroe boys vs. Dougherty at Albany Civic Center
Southland Academy girls at Tattnall Square Academy
Crisp Academy girls at Sherwood Christian Academy
Stratford Academy girls at Deerfield-Windsor School
Southland Academy boys at Tattnall Square Academy
Bainbridge girls at Lincoln (Tallahassee, Fla)
Crisp Academy boys at SCA
Calvary Christian School girls at SGA
Stratford Academy boys at Deerfield-Windsor
Pelham girls at Cairo
Bainbridge at Lincoln (Tallahassee, Fla.)
Westover girls at Lee County
Pelham boys at Cairo
Westover boys at Lee County