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Courtesy of Jason Mussell

Class AAAA Basketball Championship Preview

GIRLS Columbia – 26-3, Region 6 Columbia looks to win a third state title in four years and has shown to be a back to championship form all season, but had to tread through adversity in their semifinal matchup with...

March 7, 2013
Courtesy of Santana Riley

Class AAA Basketball Championship Preview

GIRLS St. Pius X – 29-3, Region 6 The Region 6 champions have been on a roll since early January and have not lost to a Class AAA Georgia program all season. Kyle Snipes’ squad is paced by sophomore Asia Durr, a 5-foot-...

March 6, 2013
Courtesy of Ty Freeman

Class AA Basketball Championship Preview

GIRLS Laney, 30-0, Region 3B The Laney Wildcats are after the program's first state title and have plenty of motivation after watching the boys win the Class AA GHSA basketball championship last year. Laney, which last...

March 5, 2013
Courtesy of Aisha Gaddis

Class A Private Championship Preview

GIRLS Southwest Atlanta Christian, 28-3, Region 6 Southwest Atlanta Christian has worn Georgia's No. 1 ranking for most of the season in this classification. The Warriors' last loss came to St. Francis in what was...

March 5, 2013
Courtesy of Jennifer Acree

Class A Public Championship Preview

GIRLS Gordon Lee, 24-7, Region 6 Gordon Lee is coming off a 57-49 win over Towns County in the semis, when the Trojans were able to push through some postseason adversity. Their best scorer and pacesetter, Kassidy...

March 5, 2013
Courtesy of Ty Freeman

Rexing, Hill Top List Of Top Juniors

As the 2012-13 season winds down and one of the greatest senior classes in Georgia high school hoops history prepares to move on to the college game, it is time to start looking at the next crop of great hoops players...

March 5, 2013
Courtesy of St. Francis

Familiar Faces Set To Meet For State Titles

The Norcross Blue Devils thumped Langston Hughes from the opening tip en route to an easy 64-16 victory in the Class AAAAAA semifinals at Georgia Tech. Diamond DeShields had 21 points and three steals while Shayla...

March 5, 2013
Courtesy of Jason Mussell

Eagle's Landing, Hillgrove Break Through

Junior Kyle Castlin led Hillgrove to what some were calling an upset of perennial-power Wheeler Saturday at Georgia Tech. Castlin scored 20 to help the Hawks clinch their first-ever trip to the finals. A 15-2 run that...

March 5, 2013
Courtesy of Ty Freeman

St. Pius X Girls Headed To Class AAA Finals

The St. Pius X girls defeated Chapel Hill and will return to the finals for the first time since the state championship season of 2007. Meanwhile, the Buford boys fell to Savannah and will not get a shot at the program’...

March 3, 2013
Courtesy of Ty Freeman

Cobb Powers Looking For 6A Hardware

Class AAAAAA Coach Jesse McMillan’s team is back. His Norcross Blue Devils won the 2011 state title with an upset of Milton and won three straight state titles from 2006-2008. This year’s edition has not lost since a...

March 1, 2013

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