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Herald Prep Peek: Includes Top 5, Schedule, Quote of the week, and by the numbers

Photo by Brandon Brigman

Photo by Brandon Brigman

Top 5

Boys

1.) Monroe 18-3

Can they survive the next eight days, playing Dougherty tonight, Terrell County Saturday and Westover next Tuesday? Next: vs. Dougherty at the Civic Center, tonight, 7:30 p.m.

2.)Bainbridge 19-2

The streak has now reached 16 games and the way they are playing of late it's possible the Bearcats may not lose another game this year. Next: vs. TCC, tonight, 7:30 p.m.

3.) Terrell County 16-2

The Greenwave made another statement Saturday beating Westover, 60-48, but they must face Monroe at home on Saturday in a huge showdown. Next: vs. Quitman, tonight, 7:30 p.m.

4.) Dougherty 9-5

The Trojans are back in the Top 5 after beating Westover on Tuesday and edging Albany, 62-60, at the Civic Center Saturday. Now comes No. 1 Monroe. Next: vs. Monroe at Civic Center, tonight,7:30 p.m.

5.) Deerfield...........................................................................................16-3

The Knights won the top seed in GISA Region 3-AAA with a 90-48 rout against Sherwood and have won 12 in a row. Next: vs. Southland, tonight, 8 p.m.

Girls

Top 5

1.) Westover .....18-3

Recent losses by Americus-Sumter put the Lady Patriots back on top, but they'll have to defend it Feb. 11 when No. 1 and NO. 2 meet. Next: vs. Crisp County, Wednesday, 6 p.m.

2.) Americus-Sumter ................................................15-3

The Lady Panthers drop after losing two of their last four games, falling to Monroe and Lee County, and will meet Westover again on Feb. 11. Next: vs. Crisp, tonight, 6 p.m.

3.) Bainbridge............................................................15-5

They've won seven in a row and seem to be playing better every night with April Thomas and Bria Harris leading the way. Next: vs. TCC , tonight, 6 p.m.

4.) Dougherty................................................................13-6

It was a tough week for the Lady Trojans, who lost to Westover and Crisp before beating Albany High on Saturday. Next: vs. Monroe at the Civic Center, tonight, 6 p.m.

5.) Pelham................................................................15-4

The Lady Hornets are the class of Class A and could give Pelham the home court in the upcoming Region 1-A tournament in two weeks. Next: vs. Atkinson, tonight, 6 p.m.

Quote of the week

"When I saw the way he was playing, you just think one thing: Give him the ball. When you get a player hot like that, I don't care if it's your grandmother in the stands, you give them the ball.''

Banks Kinslow,

Deerfield Windsor guard on teammate Ramello Carter, who opened the Sherwood game with a 9-0 run before finishing with 33 points. Kinslow scored 30 in the 90-48 win at Sherwood, where Kinslow's grandmother was in the stands.

By the numbers

63

The number of points DWS' Ramello Carter (33) and Banks Kinslow scored against Sherwood on Friday. They combined to score 50 against SCA on Jan. 11 as Carter scored 30 and Kinslow scored 20. That's a 113 point combo.

19

Number of points Monroe defeated Worth County by on Friday as the Tornadoes avenged an earlier loss to the Rams with a 70-51 win. Worth beat Monroe by 19 points (78-59) on Jan. 4.

This week's schedule

Today

5 p.m.

Atkinson girls at Pelham

6 p.m.

Monroe girls vs. Dougherty at Civic Center

Cairo girls at Worth

Miller girls at Baker

Thomas CC girls at Lee

Early County boys at Seminole

Albany girls at Berrien

Quitman at Terrell County girls

Crisp County girls at Americus

6:30 p.m

Sherwood Christian girls at Tiftarea

Brookwood School girls at Southwest Georgia Academy Southland Academy boys at Deerfield-Windsor School Atkinson boys at Pelham

Fullington girls at Terrell Academy

7:30 p.m.

Monroe boys at Dougherty at Albany Civic Center

Crisp County boys at Americus

Cairo boys at Worth

Thomas CC boys at Lee

Albany boys at Berrien.

Quitman boys at Terrell County

8 p.m.

Sherwood Christian Academy boys at Tiftarea Academy

Brookwood boys at SGA Fullington boys at TAE

Wednesday

6 p.m.

Crisp girls at Westover

7:30 p.m.

Crisp boys at Westover

Friday

6 p.m.

Worth County girls at Americus

Baker County girls at Seminole

Miller County girls at Pelham

Thomas CCC girls at Bainbridge

Calhoun girls at Webster Thomasville at Albany girls Cairo girl at Monroe

7 p.m.

Westover girls at Crisp Co

6:30 p.m.

Deerfield girls at Westfield School

Sherwood Christian Academy girls at Calvary Christian School

Tiftarea Academy girls at Southland Academy SGA at Terrell Academy 7:30 p.m.

Worth boys at Americus

Early girls at Brook

Baker County boys at Seminole

Thomas CC boys at Bainbridge

Thomasville boys at Albany

Monroe boys vs. Cairo

Miller County boys at Pelham

Calhoun boys at Webster Early boys at Brooks

8 p.m.

Deerfield-Windsor School boys at Westfield Schools Sherwood Christian Academy boys at Calvary Christian School Tiftarea Academy boys at Southland Academy Southwest Georgia Academy boys at Terrell Academy 8:30 p.m.

Westover boys at Crisp

Saturday

1 p.m.

Fullington boys at Sherwood

3:30

Southland Academy girls at Mount de Sales

6 p.m

Lee girls at Houston

Bainbridge girls at Baker

Brooks County at Worth

Pelham girls at Mitchell

Monroe at Terrell County

Albany girls at Early Co.

Monroe girls at Westover

Americus at Dougherty

Calhoun girls at Randolph-Clay

6:30

Fullington Academy girls at Sherwood Christian Academy

7:30 p.m.

Brooks County boys at Worth

Lee boys at Houston Bainbridge boys at Baker Pelham boys at Mitchell Albany boys at Early Co.

Americus boys at Dougherty

Monroe boys at Terrell County

Calhoun boys at Randolph-Clay