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High school tennis: Buford boys top Starr's Mill in state semifinals
Wolves will face Flowery Branch for state championship Saturday in Rome

The Buford High boys tennis team will make their first-ever Class 5A state championship appearance, after defeating defending state champion Starr’s Mill 3-0 in the state semifinals on Tuesday in Fayetteville. 

With the win, Buford will face Flowery Branch for the state championship at 2 p.m. Saturday at Berry College in Rome. 

Winning for the Wolves were Dalton Counts in No. 2 singles (6-0, 6-0), Luke Davidson in No. 3 singles (6-1, 6-0) and Trent Milton/Kurt Knudsen in No. 2 doubles (6-4, 6-4).

Buford defeated Flowery Branch in the Region 8-5A championship match this season. This will be the third time that these two rivals meet in 2018.

Compiled by Marcus Etienne

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