Area high school basketball results from the weekend
Friday, December 7
The Crisp County High School basketball teams both fell on the road against rivals Americus-Sumter on Friday night. Americus won the girls’ game 77-17, Lady Cougar scorers were: E’lacious Holt and Alexis Porter with six points each, Nikujha Smith and Peyton Bozeman with two points each, and Chelsey Harvey with one. Americus-Sumter won the boys’ contest by a final score of 84-56. KJ Williams led the Cougars in scoring with 16 points, and Tubby Spivey was next with eight. Other Cougar scorers: Nathan Willis and Willie Poole with seven points each, Ty McKenzie- six, Damion Cross, Jayren Fox, PJ Coleman, DJ Nixon, Mar Daniels, and Cortez Thomas each with two points. Crisp will be hosting Americus-Sumter for rematches on Saturday evening in Cordele starting at 6 p.m.
The Dooly County teams split home region games against Central of Talbotton on Friday night. The Lady Bobcats were defeated 58-37, while the Bobcats won 56-33. Bobcat scorers in the win were: Shamon Zanders- 16 points, Eric Ivory and Jeff Felton- eight each, Rashad Lucas- six, Zeff Felton- five, Towandi King- four, Tre Davis, Bubba Almond, Zay Johnson and Jakari Brown- two apiece, and TyCorian Sheffield- one.
Wilcox County split region home games against Telfair County on Friday night. Telfair won the girls’ game 66-52, and Wilcox took the victory in the boys’ game 65-54.
The Fullington basketball teams were both defeated by Terrell Academy on Friday night, 60-22 in the girls’ game and 78-37 in the boys’ game. The Fullington teams are set to host Sherwood tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. Fullington will then play region games at Highland Christian Academy on Friday night starting at 6 p.m.
Saturday, December 8
The Wilcox County teams both picked up region wins on Saturday night over Charlton County. The Lady Patriots won 67-48 to bring their overall record to 5-2 with a 3-1 mark in region play after Saturday. The Patriots beat Charlton 84-69 in their game to bring their record to 7-0 (4-0 in region) after Saturday. Wilcox will host another region opponent, Atkinson County, tonight in Rochelle starting with the girls’ game at 6 p.m. Following Atkinson County, the Wilcox teams are scheduled to play another region matchup at home against Clinch County on Friday night starting at 6 p.m.
Dooly County’s teams had region games at Greenville High on Saturday and came away with a split. The Lady Bobcats fell to 1-3 overall (1-2 in region play) on the young season with a 77-47 loss to Greenville. The Bobcats knocked off Greenville 55-51 in their contest for their third win. Bobcat scorers were: Rashad Lucas and Shamon Zanders- 12 points each, Zeff Felton- 10, Jeff Felton- eight, Seve Sutton- six, Tre Davis- three, Towandi King and Eric Ivory- one point each. Dooly hosts Schley County for region games tonight beginning at 6 p.m., and they are next scheduled to play home region games against Manchester High School on Friday starting at 6.
CORDELE— Crisp Academy had their first home basketball games of the 2018-2019 season on Friday night with Twiggs Academy traveling... read more