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Prep Peek: Includes Fab 5 poll, By the Numbers, Quote of the Week, schedule and local roundup

Westover’s Denea Cheatham, right, looks for an opening against Americus-Sumter’s Domonique Brown in a 56-32 win.

Westover’s Denea Cheatham, right, looks for an opening against Americus-Sumter’s Domonique Brown in a 56-32 win.

Fab 5 poll

BOYS

1.)Albany 12-2

The Indians beat No. 2 Early County 65-57 and beat Brooks County 69-52 last week in two key Region 1-AA games, and have now won six of their last seven. Next: vs. Fitzgerald, 7:30 p.m. today.

2.) Early County ...15-3

The Bobcats, who are still without center Jacori Taylor (knee), fell to Albany High and Cook, but also had a win against Fitzgerald to hang on to the No. 2 spot. Next: at Baker County, 7:30 p.m. today.

3.) Monroe 9-3

The Tornadoes fell to Wilcox, 38-34, but looked unbeatable in their 66-34 win against Americus-Sumter. They are still 7-0 in Region 1-AAA. Next: vs. Crisp County, 7 p.m. today at the Civic Center.

4.) Westover 11-1

The Patriots beat Americus-Sumter, 62-60, rolled by Worth County, 86-63, then lost a tough, 65-62 game to Class AAAAA Tift County. Next: vs. Dougherty. 8:30 p.m., today at the Civic Center..

5.) Bainbridge.........................................................................................8-4

The Bearcats have now won seven in a row, after beating Randolph-Clay, 70-55, and hanging on to edge Miller County, 39-37 last week. Next: at Thomasville, 7:30 p.m. today.

GIRLS

1.) Westover .....19-0

The Streak has a life all its own, but the Lady Patriots face one of their biggest tests tonight against No. 2 Dougherty. Next: vs. Dougherty, 5:30 p.m., today at the Civic Center.

2.) Dougherty ..........................................................11-3

The Lady Trojans felt they should have beaten Westover earlier this season in a three-point loss, and will have a chance tonight at the Civic Center. Next: vs. Westover, 5:30 p.m. today at the Civic Center.

3.) Pelham.....................................................................16-2

The Lady Hornets saw their 15-game winning streak end in a 40-32 loss to Class AAAAA Colquit County last week, then bounced back with a win against Cairo. Next: at Lanier, County, 6 p.m. today.

4.) Monroe.....................................................................11-6

The Lady Tornadoes ripped previously No. 4 Americus-Sumter 59-38 last week to make a move into the Fab 5 at the No. 4 spot. Next: vs. Crisp County, 4 p.m. today at the Civic Center.

5.) Americus-Sumter..................................................13-4

The Lady Panthers, who were No. 2 in the poll just two weeks ago, hang on to the No. 5 spot after two one-sided losses to Westover, 56-32, and Monroe, 59-38. Next: at Cairo, 6 p.m. today.

By the Numbers

22

The number of rebounds Albany High’s Tyrone Culbreth had in a 65-57 win against Early County in a huge Region 1-AA game. Culbreth also dropped in 18 points and blocked four shots.

35

Number of points for Westover’s DyTiesha Dunson’s, who had a career-high to help Westover stay unbeaten with a 65-55 win against Tift County at ABAC on Saturday.

Quote of the week

“When she gets it going, it’s on. I’ve seen her do that a lot of times. She just takes over.’’

Lewis Smith,

Westover girls coach on DyTiesha Dunson, who outscored Tift County, 15-13, in the third quarter by herself en route to a career-high 35-point night in a 65-55 win.

Games of the Week

Game times reflect girls game first,

followed by the boys game)

Tonight:

Monroe girls, boys vs. Crisp County at the Civic Center, 4 &7 p.m.

Westover girls, boys vs. Dougherty at the Civic Center, 5:30 & 8:30 p.m.

Bainbridge girls, boys at Thomasville, 6 & 7:30 p.m.

Friday:

Sherwood boys and girls at Deerfield-Windsor, 6:30-8 p.m.

Albany boys and girls at Cook, 6&7:30 p.m.

Early County boys and girls at Thomasville, 6-7:30 p.m.

Saturday:

Dougherty boys and girls at Albany High, 6&7:30 p.m.

Westover boys and girls at Terrell County, 6 & 7:30 p.m.

Lee County boys and girls at Bainbridge, 6&7:30 p.m.

Local Roundup

CRISP ACADEMY GIRLS 52, TIFTAREA 27

CORDELE — The Crisp girls won their 16th straight, winning easily to improve to 19-3 for the season. Madi Mitchell led with 17 points. Kara White scored 10 and Kendall Wilson scored six.

SGA, randolph southern split

SHELLMAN — McKinley Chambless scored 21 points, and his brother, Alex Chambless, added 12, and Billy Grimsly dropped in 18 for the SGA boys, who beat Randolph Southern, 68-46.

Blake Lamb scored 13 for Randolph Southern

Parker Rigsby led the Lady Patriots to a 75-64 win against SGA with 22 points. Taylor Stuart led SGA with 22 and Jenna Kitchings added 17.

Schedule

Today

4 p.m.

Randolph Southern girls at Westwood

Crisp County girls at Monroe County

5:30 p.m.

Randolph Southern boys at Westwood

6 p.m.

Pelham girls at Lanier County

Calhoun County girls at Quitman County

Fitzgerald girls at Albany High

Valwood girls at SGA

Miller County girls at Mitchell County

Bainbridge girls at Thomasville

Early County girls at Baker County

Randolph-Clay girls at Webster County

Terrell County girls at Stewart County

Worth County girls at Lee County

Miller County girls at Mitchell County

6:30 p.m.

Sherwood girls at Southland

Calvary Christian girls at DWS

Highland Christian girls at Westwood

Brookwood girls at Terrell Academy

5:30 p.m.

Dougherty County girls vs Westoverat Civic Center.

7 p.m.

Crisp County boys vs. Monroe County at Civic Center

7:30 p.m.

Pelham girls at Lanier County

Calhoun County boys at Quitman County

Fitzgerald boys at Albany High

Valwood boys at SGA

Miller County boys at Mitchell County

Early County boys at Baker County

Randolph-Clay boys at Webster County

Terrell County boys at Stewart County

Worth County boys at Lee County

Miller County boys at Mitchell County

8 p.m.

Sherwood boys at Southland

Highland Christian boys at Westwood

Brookwood boys at Terrell Academy

Calvary Christian boys at DWS

8:30 p.m.

Dougherty County boys vs. Westover at Civic Center.

Thursday

TBD

Terrell Academy at B-Wood

Friday

6 p.m.

Thomas County Central girls at Bainbridge

Pelham girls at Baker County

Calhoun County girls at Stewart County

Worth County girls at Monroe County

Albany High girls at Cook

Mitchell County girls at Seminole County

Thomas County Central girls at Bainbridge

Early County girls at Thomasville

Quitman County girls at Randolph Clay

Webster County girls at Terrell County

Mitchell County girls at Seminole County

6:30 p.m.

Crisp Academy girls at Grace Christian

Southland girls at Westfield

Randolph Southern girls at GA Christian

Sherwood girls at DWS

Highland Christian girls at Westwood

Fullington girls at SGA

CCA girls at Terrell Academy

7 p.m.

Cairo girls at Westover

Crisp County girls at Dougherty County

7:30 p.m.

Thomas County Central boys at Bainbridge

Pelham boys at Baker County

Calhoun County boys at Stewart County

Worth County boys at Monroe

Albany High boys at Cook County

Mitchell County boys at Seminole County

Thomas County Central boys at Bainbridge

Early County boys at Thomasville

Webster County boys at Terrell County

Quitman boys at Randolph-Clay

Mitchell County boys at Seminole County

8:00 p.m.

Crisp Academy boys at Grace Christian

Southland boys at Westfield

Sherwood boys at DWS

Fullington boys at SGA

RSS boys at GA Christian

Highland Christian boys at Westwood

CCA Boys at Terrell

8:30 p.m.

Cairo girls at Westover

Crisp County boys at Dougherty County

Saturday

6 p.m.

Quitman County girls at Mitchell County

Lee County girls at Bainbridge

Berrien girls at Early County

Seminole County girls at Randolph-Clay

Westover girls at Terrell County

Seminole County girls at Randolph Clay

7 p.m.

Westover girls at Terrell County

Dougherty County girls at Albany High

7:30 p.m.

Quitman County boys at Mitchell County

Lee County boys at Bainbridge

Berrien boys at Early County

Seminole County boys at Randolph-Clay

Westover boys at Terrell County

8:30 p.m.

Westover boys at Terrell County

Dougherty County boys at Albany High