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High school scoreboard: Feb. 1
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Jack Howard and Evan Bafile each hit a 3-pointer in overtime to help Lumpkin County rally to a 69-65 victory over Lakeview Academy on Saturday in Dahlonega.

Howard finished with 15 points, while Daniel McCrary added 12 and Austin Holman had 10.

Trey Gober led Lakeview Academy with 15 points. Kirk Schneider was also in double figures for the Lions with 12.

Lumpkin County (14-10, 3-4 Region 8-AAAA) outscored Lakeview Academy 19-10 in the fourth quarter to rally and force overtime.

Lumpkin County hosts Madison County in a key region game on Thursday in the Longhouse.

LAKEVIEW GIRLS 63, LUMPKIN COUNTY 40: Schyler Miller tallied a game-high 18 points, and the Lady Lions cruised past the Indians on Saturday in Dahlonega.

Hannah Grogan (12 points) and Haylee Cash (10) were also in double figures for Lakeview (15-7 overall) in the non-region contest. Jessica Barker led Lumpkin County with nine points.

Lakeview held a 36-22 lead at halftime.

The Lady Lions travel to commerce for a 6 p.m. game on Tuesday.

NORTH HALL GIRLS 53, JEFFERSON 44: Sydney Cleveland recorded a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds for North Hall (14-7, 6-4 Region 7-AAA) on Saturday. KensiGillespie added 12.

Abby Franklin led Jefferson with 21 points. North Hall travels to Fannin County for a 5 p.m. game on Monday.

JOHNSON BOYS 100, MADISON COUNTY 70: James Hodges had 29 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Knights to a Region 8-AAAA win over Madison County on Saturday in Danielsville.

Johnson (17-5, 4-1 Region 8-AAAA) jumped out to a 15-0 lead and put the Red Raiders away by outscoring them 31-15 in the fourth quarter.

Hodges was one of five Johnson players to score in double figures.

Ty Cockfield added 23 points, followed by Justin Jones (17), Drew Dunham (14) and Rod English (10), who also had 10 rebounds. Carter Cagle was also big on the glass, leading the game with 12 rebounds.

Madison County was led by Malik Freeman with 20 points. Kirkland Moon scored 14, and Ryan Moon tallied 13.

Johnson is back in action at 7:30 Monday night at Chestatee.

JEFFERSON BOYS 62, RIVERSIDE MILITARY 37: Avery Cagle led the Eagles in a losing effort on Friday in Jefferson.

The Eagles were only down by 8 at half, but foul trouble cost them in the second half. The Eagles travel to Union County on Tuesday for another Region 8-AA contest.

PICKENS COUNTY GIRLS 56, CHESTATEE 52 (OT): Bridgette Kelly (18 points) and Kayla Watson (16) combined for 34 points in the Lady War Eagles’ loss Saturday night.

Pickens County outscored Chestatee 17-5 in the second quarter.

Chestatee (18-4) hosts Johnson on Monday at 6 p.m.

BANKS COUNTY GIRLS 61, RABUN COUNTY 55: Lauren Carter scored 15 points on five 3-pointers for Banks County on Saturday. Kaitlyn Duncan added 12 points with an 8-for-12 performance at the free throw line, while Savannah Blalock also had 12 points.

Banks (17-5) hosts Fannin County at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

BANKS COUNTY BOYS 82, RABUN COUNTY 49: Austin Venable had 14 points and 13 rebounds as the Leopards routed the Wildcats on Saturday.

Zac Orr added 12 points, while Gatlin Boswell had 11. The Leopards hit 12 of 16 3-point attempts in the game.

Banks County (12-10) has won 12 of its last 16 games.

WEST HALL GIRLS 45, EAST HALL 42: Simone McGee led West Hall with 14 points, including 12 off of four 3-pointers on Friday in Oakwood. Macy Passmore added 10 for the Lady Spartans.

East Hall’s Jenny Edwards led all scorers with 17 points, while Chelsea Dale had 12 and Jatasia Bailey added 11.

West Halls travels to Buford on Tuesday for a game at 6 p.m.

FLOWERY BRANCH GIRLS 38, LOGANVILLE 26: The Lady Falcons improved to 12-10 overall and 9-5 in Region 8-AAAAA with the victory in Flowery Branch. Heather Moore led the Lady Falcons with 13 points, while Julianne Sutton added 12 and Kylah Mize had 10.


The first round of the 2013 Rudolph Junior Classic was held Saturday at Chattahoochee Golf Club, and a trio of young golfers from Cumming jumped out to the top three spots in the 10-13 age division. 

Blake Parkman from Cumming finished the day in first place with a 79, while Erik Forberg was close behind at 80 and Nick Lasseter ended up in third with an 81. The final round begins today at 11:30 a.m.

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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