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High school scoreboard: Dec. 5
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Commerce took a 7-0 lead into halftime, but Irwin County solved the Tigers’ defense after the break to win 28-7 in the Class A Public football semifinal on Friday in Ocilla.

Caleb Brooks put Commerce on the board first on an 18-yard run. He finished with 53 yards on 13 carries. Will Thomas had 76 yards on seven carries for the Tigers.

Commerce finishes the season with a 10-3 record.


GAINESVILLE GIRLS 47, LOGANVILLE 35: Shikiya Brown scored 15 points to lead the Lady Red Elephants on Friday in Loganville.

Taylor Hawks notched 14 points, and Kayla Kelly had 10 rebounds.

Gainesville (3-1) plays host to Cedar Shoals on Tuesday.

GAINESVILLE BOYS 74, LOGANVILLE 54: D’Marcus Simonds posted 23 points for the Red Elephants on Friday in Loganville.

K.J. Buffen had 12 points for Gainesville (5-0), and Jermaine Fleming added 10.

The Red Elephants play host to Cedar Shoals on Tuesday.

BANKS COUNTY GIRLS 71, HART COUNTY 46: Kaitlyn Duncan put up 29 points for the Lady Leopards on Friday in Hartwell.

Mallory Parson added 21 points with four 3-pointers.

Banks County (5-1) visits West Hall on Tuesday in Oakwood.

BANKS COUNTY BOYS 58, HART COUNTY 39: Zez Steeple and Austin Venable each contributed 12 points for the Leopards on Friday in Hartwell.

Zac Orr added 10 for Banks County (5-0), which visits West Hall on Tuesday in Oakwood.

WEST HALL GIRLS 45, JACKSON COUNTY 43: Anna McKendree paced the Lady Spartans with 19 points on Friday.

Meaghan Kelling added 13 for West Hall (2-0), which visits Pickens at 2 p.m. today in Jasper.

FLOWERY BRANCH GIRLS 68, HERITAGE 31: Julianne Sutton’s 17 points led the Lady Falcons on Friday in Conyers.

Breanna Locke notched 11 points for Flowery Branch, and Lexie Sengkhammee scored 10.

The Lady Falcons (4-1) face North Hall today.

High school results may be reported by 10:30 p.m. by calling 770-718-3406, or emailing Results reported after deadline will appear in the following day’s paper.

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