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High school scoreboard: Rucker leads East Hall boys basketball team to win in Myrtle Beach tourney
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East Hall’s Jay Rucker scored a team-high 16 points in a 79-53 win against Cathedral Academy (S.C.) on Wednesday at the Carolina Forest Classic in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Luke Cooper scored 12 points for the Vikings, D.J. Gray finished with 10 and T.J. Campbell added nine points.

East Hall faces Freedom Prep (N.C.) at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

BANKS COUNTY BOYS 62, MADISON COUNTY 46: Carl Cleveland posted 33 points along with four rebound and three assists as the Leopards picked up a win Wednesday night in Danielsville.

Dylan Orr notched a double-double with 12 points and 10 assists, adding three assists and three blocks for Banks County (9-0, 1-0 Region 8-2A). Darius Bonds had 13 points and nine assists for Banks County, which hosts Apalachee at 7:30 p.m. today.

PEACHTREE RIDGE GIRLS 46, LAKEVIEW ACADEMY 24: Sadie Thrailkill had 12 rebounds to go along with six points for the Lady Lions in their loss Wednesday at the Providence Christian Christmas Tournament in Lilburn.

Tori Taylor also scored six points for Lakeview Academy.

HABERSHAM CENTRAL 64, JOHNSON GIRLS 28: Chelsea Reece posted a team-high 21 points for the Lady Knights (0-8, 0-2) in the loss. Johnson will return to action in next week's Lanierland Tournament

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

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