PREP ROUNDUP: Lanier boys get program's first victory

BOGART — First-year program Lanier notched the school’s first victory with a 58-42 win over East Jackson in the Titan Turkey Classic at North Oconee on Monday.

The Longhorns had three players score in double figures, led by Zay Cooper’s 13 points. Derek Harper and Alston Wood had 10 points each and Justice Bartley added 12 rebounds.

Boys Basketball

Parkview 63, Peachtree Ridge 61

LILBURN — Kameron Russell had 19 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks to lead Parkview to a 63-61 victory over Peachtree Ridge on Monday in the Parkview Tip-Off Classic.

Delano Spencer had 17 points and Elliott Abraham had 19 points for the Panthers (3-0), who will play Jonesboro in the championship game tonight.

North Gwinnett 78, Lithonia 62

SUWANEE — North Gwinnett had three players in double figures as the Bulldogs beat Lithonia 78-62 in the Bulldog Classic.

A.J. Clements led North (2-0) with 17 points, while Ryon Riggins had 16 and Ashton Kelly 12.

Mill Creek 56, Greenbrier 37

SNELLVILLE — Paul Evans scored a game-high 22 points and Jalen Bracey added 10 points and seven steals as the Hawks (1-0) opened up the season with a big win over the Wolf Pack (1-1) in the opening round of the Brookwood Thanksgiving Tournament.

Ron Wamer also gave a strong defensive effort for Mill Creek.

Archer 87, King’s Ridge 31

CUMMING — The Tigers (1-1) rode the hot shooting of Khari Stevens, who hit seven 3-pointers on his way to a game-high 25 points, in routing King’s Ridge at the North Forsyth Thanksgiving Tournament on Monday.

Chris Donaldson added 17 points and doled out five assists, while Randall Smith chipped in five points and eight assists.

South Gwinnett 54, Tucker 49

SNELLVILLE — Logan Adams led South Gwinnett with 21 points as the Comets defeated Tucker 54-49 on Monday in the Brookwood Thanksgiving Classic. Qiyder Davis added 15 points for South.

Clarkston 78, Duluth 57

JOHNS CREEK — Duluth moved to 0-4 on the season after Monday’s 78-57 loss to Clarkston in the Johns Creek Thanksgiving Holiday Tournament.

Zane Cobb led the Wildcats with 17 points, Michael Randle had 12 and Avonte Hall 11.

Wesleyan 60, Johns Creek 54

JOHNS CREEK — Wesleyan’s Shane Smith scored 24 points to lead the Wolves to a 60-54 victory over Johns Creek on Monday. Ty Teague added 13 points for the Wolves (2-0).

Providence 63, North Oconee 43

BOGART — Providence picked up its third win of the season with a 63-43 victory over North Oconee on Monday in the Titan Turkey Tournament. Nate Bucher had 14 points and Allen Skinner 10 for the Stars, who will play Lanier in the championship game tonight at 8:30 p.m.

Greenforest Academy 59, Hebron 54

HEBRON — Hebron fell to Greenforest Academy 59-54 in overtime on Monday. Dylan Schulte led the Lions (0-2) with 20 points and Jack Griffin had 14 points.


North Cobb 72, GAC 51

LILBURN — Greater Atlanta Christian lost its first game of the season with a 72-51 defeat to North Cobb on Monday in the Parkview Tip-Off Classic.

The Spartans (1-1) got 16 points from Kristina Nelson and nine points from Brianna Cummings.

Parkview 67, Peachtree Ridge 45

LILBURN — Parkview picked up its second win of the season with a 67-45 victory over Peachtree Ridge on Monday in the Parkview Tip-Off Classic. Katie Carroll had 22 points and Marissa Mandeldove had 15.

North Oconee 50, Providence 38

BOGART — Providence dropped to 0-3 on the season after Monday’s 50-38 loss to North Oconee. Erika Gotfredson had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Stars and Stephanie Cailor added 11 points.

Brookwood 60,South Cobb 29

SNELLVILLE — Brookwood got 12 points from Katie Mallow in its 60-29 win over South Cobb in the Brookwood Thanksgiving Classic on Monday.

Jazmine Jackson added 12 points and Autumn Adams had 15 rebounds for the Broncos (1-0), who will play Marietta tonight at 8 p.m. The Blue Devils defeated Tucker 47-41 on Monday.

Central Gwinnett 66, Monticello 41

DECATUR — Nia Hardy scored 18 points as the Black Knights (1-0) rolled into the championship game of the Decatur Thanksgiving Classic with a big win over the Purple Hurricanes in their season opener Monday.

Caryn Ivey added 10 points for Central, which will take on either host Decatur or Lakeside-Dekalb in the title game tonight at 7.

Norcross 69, Grayson 22

HOSCHTON — Every Norcross player that entered the game scored in the Blue Devils’ 69-22 win over Grayson in the Mill Creek Tip-Off Classic on Monday.

Norcross was led offensively by Deja Smith and Kamilah Bakari with six points each. Patrice Butler led the defense with seven rebounds for the Blue Devils (3-0).

Hebron 31, Greenforest Academy 30

DACULA — Hebron won its first game of the season with a 31-30 victory over Greenforest Academy on Monday.

Jalisa Tucker led the Lions (1-2) with 13 points, five rebounds and three steals. Ziah Dorsey had six points and six rebounds.

Lovett 54, Loganville 53

ATLANTA — Loganville lost its season opener 54-53 in overtime to Lovett on Monday. The Red Devils got 18 points from Enisha Donley and 13 from Chandler Nash.


Archer takes title

SUWANEE — The Tigers rolled through four opponents to win the team championship at the Lambert Duals last Saturday.

Archer defeated Lanier 84-0, Langston Hughes 63-18, the host Longhorns 54-19 and Locust Grove 40-29.

Ryan Millhof, Daquan Olbert, Joe Durnell, Zach Wright, Romeo Palmer and Ernest Alexander all went undefeated in their individual matches on the day.

Central second at Westside Augusta Duals

AUGUSTA — Central Gwinnett opened the season with a second-place finish at the Westside Augusta Duals on Saturday. The Black Knights had wins over Greenbrier 57-24, Richmond Academy 72-9, Grovetown 52-27, South Effingham 42-40 and lost to Effingham 44-36 in the finals.

Central trailed 36-12 against South Effingham and took the lead after junior Avery Parrish got a pin with less than a minute at 125 pounds.

Sheldon Miller (103 pounds) and Jacob Aiken-Phillips (285) both went 5-0. Kasean Cobbs-Walton (119), Parrish (125), Jacob Lee 130 and Alex Giles (140) went 4-1. Asim Djozic went 2-0 with a sprained ankle.

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