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High school basketball scoreboard: Ferguson lifts North Hall girls to win

Ansleigh Ferguson paced the North Hall High girls basketball team with 18 points in a 61-27 win against Johnson on Saturday in Oakwood.

Lauren Swanson pitched in with 10 points for the Lady Trojans (6-2), who host Hart County at 6 p.m. Monday. Chelsea Reece scored 14 points for the Lady Knights.

JOHNSON BOYS 59, NORTH HALL 56: Will Richter made a bucket near the end of regulation to force overtime as the Knights squeaked out a win Saturday in Oakwood.

Johnson returns to action against Commerce at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Commerce.

CHESTATEE BOYS 63, NORTH OCONEE 60: Cooper Wilson sparked the War Eagles’ victory with 23 points Saturday in Bogart.

Cameron Gwyn scored 11 points for Chestatee (3-6), while teammate Josue Bustamante had 10.

CHESTATEE GIRLS 37, NORTH OCONEE 36: Lindsey Caudell led the way with 16 points as the Lady War Eagles eked out a victory Saturday in Bogart.

BUFORD GIRLS 66, GRAYSON 38: Behind a balanced scoring effort, the top-ranked Lady Wolves picked up a win Saturday in the Gwinnett Challenge at Grayson High in Loganville.

Tory Ozment scored 13 points, Audrey Weiner totaled 12 and Sierra Sieracki notched 11 for Buford (8-0). The Lady Wolves return to action against Morgan County at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Buford.

GRAYSON BOYS 65, GAINESVILLE 63: Class 7A’s seventh-ranked Rams made a tip-in at the buzzer to hand Gainesville a loss Saturday night in Loganville.

Gainesville’s Bailey Minor recorded a double-double with 17 points and 15 rebounds, while teammate Jarrel Rosser had 17 points and eight boards. The Red Elephants, ranked No. 3 in Class 6A, will travel to Cedar Shoals at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

BANKS COUNTY BOYS 64, WEST HALL 54: Carl Cleveland’s 22 points and seven boards pushed the Leopards (7-0) to a win Saturday in Oakwood.

Darius Bonds produced a double-double with 14 points and 10 assists, while Dylan Orr achieved a similar feat with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Gabe Martin had 11 points for Banks County.

The Leopards begin their Region 8-2A slate against Monticello at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Homer.

BANKS COUNTY GIRLS 55, WEST HALL 36: Allison Smith had 16 points as the Lady Leopards picked up a win Saturday in Oakwood.

Banks County (5-2) received 11 points from Jaycie Bowen and eight points from Morgan Lyons. Maddie Thomas added seven points for the Lady Leopards, who open Region 8-2A play against Monticello at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Homer.

EAST HALL BOYS 88, GREATER ATLANTA CHRISTIAN 74: Qua Butler recorded 23 points as the Vikings knocked off No. 2 Greater Atlanta Christian in a Region 7-3A game Friday night.

Jayvion Rucker and Luke Cooper each scored 16 points for East Hall, while Luke Holtzclaw added 12. 

High School scores can be reported by 10:30 p.m. each night by calling 770-718-3415 or email

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