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High school basketball: Cherokee Bluff delivers 400th career win for Benjie Wood
Basketball

Griffin Neville scored a game-high 29 points for Cherokee Bluff in a 63-44 win against Lumpkin County on Tuesday, marking the 400th career win for Bears coach Benjie Wood.

On Friday, Cherokee Bluff (3-3) faces Cumberland Christian Academy at 7:30 p.m. 

in Austell.

CHESTATEE GIRLS 61, DENMARK 37: Alex Edmonds and Emma Easterwood each had 12 points for the Lady War Eagles on Tuesday in Alpharetta. Also for Chestatee, Christina Garcia scored 10 points, followed by Nicole Sedwick with eight. With the win, Chestatee moves to 5-4 and 1-0 in Region 7-4A. 

On Friday, Chestatee visits Flowery Branch at 7 p.m. 

RIVERSIDE MILITARY ACADEMY 65, RABUN COUNTY 40: Isaac Teasley tallied 25 points for the Eagles on Tuesday in Gainesville. Areeb Ahmad scored 11 points, while Khalid Duke had eight for Riverside Military Academy (7-1). 

Riverside Military Academy visits Wesleyan at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday in Norcross. 

FLOWERY BRANCH GIRLS 59, WEST HALL 25: The Lady Falcons were led by Caroline Wysocki with 22 points. Also in double figures, Ashley Woodroffe scored 18 points and Ashlee Locke added 11 for Flowery Branch (3-1). For West Hall, Kinsey Wilson scored eight.  

On Friday, Flowery Branch hosts Chestatee at 7 p.m.  

JOHNSON BOYS 69, OGLETHORPE COUNTY 49: Jonathan Williams led the Knights with 21 points, while Jesse Harbin scored 13. 

Johnson visits Oconee County on Friday.

DAWSON COUNTY GIRLS 70, FANNIN COUNTY 44: Clemson signee Kaylee Sticker finished with a team-high 23 points for the Lady Tigers. Outscoring their opponent in every quarter, Dawson County (4-2) was assisted by Sophia D’Oliveira with 11 points and Rachel Swafford with seven. Racking up six points each were Shyla Sheffield, Marlie Townley and Maddie Anglin for Dawson County.

Dawson County hosts Greater Christian Atlanta at 7 p.m. on Friday in Dawsonville. 

CHEROKEE CHRISTIAN GIRLS 38, LANIER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 28: Madison Hughes had 12 points for the Lady Lightning, while Ashley Avery had eight points and six assists. Also chipping in for Lanier Christian (3-4), Lexie Robertson finished with four points and six steals. 

Lanier Christian Academy visits Westminister in Atlanta on Friday.  


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