No. 1 seed Seminole County loses first game, 42-0
The Seminole County Indians’ dream season and undefeated record were both ended Friday night by Charlton County, which routed Seminole County to advance to the Class A semifinals.
Four games on tap on Friday, then four more on Saturday
Nine Southwest Georgia girls basketball teams, including Albany, Dougherty, Monroe and Westover, will play in the event Thanksgiving Shootout at Westover High this weekend.
Achanti Layfield leads Westover with 13 points
The Lee County Lady Trojans played strong defensively but couldn’t overcome a sluggish second quarter Tuesday night, falling 41-28 to home-standing Westover in a non-region game. (ADDS: Westover boys beat Lee County, 86-65)
Lady Patriots win season opener, 60-25
In the season opener for Westover and Albany, the Lady Patriots built a big first half lead, then continued in the second half to down the Lady Indians 60-25 in the Tip-off Classic at Darton College, while the Monroe girls eased to a win against Dougherty.
Alec Williams leads Westover with 12 points
They spit and sputtered early but when they finally got warmed up, the Westover Patriots ran away with a 64-47 victory over Albany High in the Tip-off Classic at Darton State College. (ADDS: Recap from Monroe-Dougherty boys)
The Herald No. 1 Trojans went toe-to-toe with Mundy's Mill in a thrilling Class AAAAA second-round playoff game, but Lee County's game-winning drive ended just short and the Trojans lost, 41-35.
After surging up the Class A public school power rankings at the end of the season with five wins in their last six games, the Mitchell County Eagles saw their season come to an end Friday in the opening round of the playoffs.
Indians hold off Wilkinson County, 21-14
The Herald No. 2 Seminole County Indians, unbeaten in the regular season for the first time in 40 years, picked up their state championship march after two weeks off and survived a scare from Wilkinson County, 21-14, in the first round Friday. (Updated with quotes, details at 2:42 a.m.)
Patriots fall in second round for second straight year
The loss to Stockbridge saw the Patriots eliminated from the Class AAAA state playoffs in the second round for the second straight year, despite an 8-2 regular season that saw them earn the team’s first region title in school history.
Stratford rolls to 34-0 victory over the Knights
Deerfield’s season came to a close Friday night at Eagle Stadium, where Stratford scored three touchdowns in the second quarter and never looked back, pounding the Knights 34-0 in the GISA Class AAA semifinals.
Tigers bring triple-option offense into second round of Class AAAA playoffs
A victory would send the Patriots into the state quarterfinals for the first time in school history.
The Knights meet Stratford Academy in the GISA Class AAA semifinals
Deerfield is one win away from making the GISA Class AAAA state championship game for the second straight year.
The Herald No. 1 Trojans seek to continue historic season
A victory would send the Trojans into the Class AAAAA quarterfinals for the first time in school history.
The Eagles will join 50-member GICAA and begin play next fall
Sherwood will compete in the GICAA in all sports starting in the fall of 2014.
Seminole County slated to move to Class AA
After being in Class AAAAA for more than a decade, Lee County was surprisingly placed in Class AAAAAA for the 2014-16 athletic seasons.
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