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High school basketball scoreboard: Griffin Neville scores 31 to power Cherokee Bluff to a win over North Oconee
Basketball

Griffin Neville scored a team-high 31 points with four 3-pointers for Cherokee Bluff in a 84-60 win against North Oconee on Thursday. Also for the Bears, Bosko Norman had 21 points, while Corey Thomas added 10.

Cherokee Bluff (11-6, 2-2 Region 7-3A) hosts Dawson County at 8:30 p.m. Friday night in Flowery Branch.

BUFORD 72, WALNUT GROVE 24: Tatum Ozment finished with 11 points for the Lady Wolves in the region opener on Thursday. Tate Walters, Ebony Grant, Ashyia Willis and Blair Wallis each had eight points for the Lady Wolves (12-1, 1-0 Region 8-5A). 

Buford visits Johnson at 5 p.m. on Saturday. 

DAWSON COUNTY GIRLS 51, PICKENS 27: Kaylee Sticker led the Lady Tigers with 14 points. Also chipping in, Sophia D’Oliveira and Anna Lowe scored 10 points each, while Marlie Townley had eight. With the win, Dawson County girls move up to 11-5 and 3-1 in Region 7-3A. 

Dawson County visits Cherokee Bluff for a region matchup at 7 p.m. Friday. 

Compiled by Diana Lewis

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