February 14, 2011
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Americus-Sumter star Lakista McCuller scores a career-high 36 points Monday night -- including a school-record nine 3s -- to beat Worth County, 85-83, in overtime in the Region 1-AAA play-in game.
Westwood falls short of winning the Region 3-A crowns Friday night as the boys are beaten by Georgia Christian, while the girls lose to Crisp Academy, though both teams qualify for next week's state playoffs. (ADDS: items on Lee County, Terrell County and Calhoun County).
The Herald's weekly high school basketball Prep Peek, check out the new boys and girls Top 5 Poll, this week's area schedule, Quote of the Week. By the Numbers and Games of the Week.
FRIDAY'S PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Westover boys, girls sweep Crisp for second time in three days; Seminole's Chrispen drops 31 on Baker
The Patriots and Lady Patriots beat up on Crisp County on Friday night in Cordele just three days after doing the same during their makeup game in Albany.
The two teams will meet again Friday, but Wednesday's rare prep basketball game between Westover and Crisp -- which was being made up after bad weather forced the postponement of the first showdown --- was all Patriots.
TUESDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Double-double from Lee County's Moore -- 20 points, 28 rebounds -- helps propel Lady Trojans past TCC in crucial sub-region game
Lee County's Daquenna Moore pours in 20 points and grabs 28 rebounds Tuesday as Lee County upends TCC in Leesburg in double overtime. (ADDS: items on Pelham, Terrell Academy, Westwood, Albany, Miller County, Albany, Americus, SGA, Terrell County, Lee boys and Deerfield).
FRIDAY PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP: Herald Top 5ers Bainbridge boys, girls roll by TCC; Herald No. 1 Americus girls fall to Lee
The Herald No. 2 Bainbridge boys win their 15th game in a row Friday when they trounce sub-region foe TCC, 60-45, while the Herald No. 4 Lady Bearcats roll, too.
HERALD PREP BASKETBALL PEEK: New Top 5 boys, girls poll; Quote of the Week; Games of the Week; By the Numbers; area schedule
Check out The Herald's weekly breakdown of high school basketball around Southwest Georgia, including the new Top 5 Poll.
SATURDAY'S PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP: Mitchell County boys get even with Albany; Terrell County girls stun Randolph-Clay; Herald No. 3 Bainbridge buries Cairo
Albany fails to sweep Mitchell County as the two longtime rivals clash again Saturday night, only this time the Eagles get the best of the Indians in Camilla. (ADDS: items on Terrell County, Bainbridge, Randolph-Clay, Deerfield, Early County, Lee County and Calhoun County)