March 25, 2011
Photo by Brandon Brigman
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ATLANTA -- Crystal Langhorne had 30 points and 13 rebounds, Nicky Anosike added 29 points and 13 boards, and the Washington Mystics beat the Atlanta Dream 98-90 in overtime on Thursday night.
For the second straight high school basketball season, Gwinnett County proved to be a dominant force with local teams winning five of the 10 total state championships.
Grayson hosts the fourth annual Gwinnett County Senior All-Star Basketball Game, which will feature 30 girls players and 30 boys players in a night of celebration and fundraising.
DULUTH — Norcross will get another shot at defending state champion Milton in the Class AAAAA title game tonight in the Arena at Gwinnett Center.
“Gwinnett Prep Rally,” a Gwinnett County high school sports TV program, airs basketball state tournament highlights from Mill Creek-Northview girls, Norcross-Alpharetta girls, Mill Creek-Roswell boys and Norcross-Centennial boys on this week’s show.
It’s not hard to find the outlier when skimming host teams for the state basketball playoffs’ first round.
ALPHARETTA — Wesleyan began its defense of the Class A boys state championship with a convincing 71-41 win over Holy Innocents’ in the opening round of the Region 5-A tournament Wednesday at Mount Pisgah.
The local Fundamental Basketball Academy will host a showcase for high school seniors who are interested in playing college basketball and aren’t committed to a college on Saturday.
Thanks to plenty of drama in Friday night’s regular season finales, there was little drama when the Gwinnett’s two Class AAAAA regions met Saturday to determine seedings for their upcoming basketball tournaments next week.
The Harlem Legends Celebrity Basketball Show will make a stop at North Gwinnett High School on Saturday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. It will feature the Legends against the Bulldog Bombers, a team of teachers and leaders in the North community.
ROSWELL — Andrew Frerking scored 14 points and Ty Teague added 11 as Wesleyan beat Fellowship Christian 55-48 on Thursday.
The local Fundamental Basketball Academy will host a showcase for high school seniors who are interested in playing college basketball and aren’t committed to a college on Saturday, Feb. 19.