Thirteen players scored for the North Hall boys basketball team in a 67-34 subregion win over Stephens County on Tuesday night in Gainesville.
Kanler Coker led the way with 13 points, while Chris Barnes and Hamilton Harper each added nine for North Hall (15-10, 7-3 Region 8A-AAA), which led 18-2 after the first quarter and took a 41-17 lead into halftime.
The win, combined with White County’s win over Chestatee on Tuesday, put the Trojans in a tie for the No. 2 seed in the subregion with the Warriors. A coin flip will be held today, with the winner taking the higher seed.
The region tournament is set to begin Feb. 14, and the first and second seed from each subregion will earn a bye into the second round. North Hall does play again until tournament play begins.
NORTH HALL GIRLS 43, STEPHENS COUNTY 30: With the subregion win Tuesday in Gainesville, the Lady Trojans kept pace with Chestatee, which leads the subregion by one game.
McKenna Rushton missed a triple-double by one point, finishing with 11 rebounds, 10 blocks and nine points for the Lady Trojans (13-12, 8-2), who held Stephens County to single-digit scores in each quarter. Sarah Paschall had a game-high 10 points for North Hall, which needs a Chestatee loss Friday at Franklin County to move into a tie for the top seed in the subregion. The Lady Trojans don’t play against until the second round of the region tournament on Feb. 16.
WHITE COUNTY BOYS 63, CHESTATEE 45: Ashely Lowery scored 19 points and J.R. Hurst added 13 in the win Tuesday in Cleveland.
With the win, White County (16-8, 7-3 Region 8A-AAA) moves into a tie for second place in the subregion with North Hall.
With the loss, Chestatee (5-18, 3-6) falls into a tie for fourth place in the subregion with Lumpkin County. The War Eagles visit Franklin County at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
CHESTATEE GIRLS 59, WHITE COUNTY 36: Peyton Robertson scored 16 points and pulled down eight rebounds for the Lady War Eagles, who won Tuesday in Cleveland. With the win, Chestatee (20-4, 8-2 Region 8A-AAA) maintains its one-game lead over North Hall in the subregion.
Erin Clifford added 12 points and five rebounds, while Sam Brown and Rachel Kelly each added 10 points for Chestatee (20-4, 8-2 Region 8A-AAA).
The Lady War Eagles visit Franklin County at 6 p.m. Friday. A win would secure the top seed from the subregion, while a loss would move them into a tie with North Hall. The two schools split the season series, 1-1.
DAWSON COUNTY BOYS 50, UNION COUNTY 41: Led by 18 points from Jacob Evans, the Tigers upset the ninth-ranked Panthers on Tuesday in Blairsville.
Tyler Dominy added 14 for Dawson County (14-8, 3-6 Region 8A-AA), which secured the No. 4 seed from the north subregion with the win. The Tigers host Banks County at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Union County (21-3, 6-3) was led by 20 points from Skylar Smith and visits East Hall at 8:30 p.m. Friday. Should the Panthers win, they will be the No. 2 seed in the subregion.
EAST HALL BOYS 80, RABUN COUNTY 65: Joshua Hampton connected on five 3-pointers en route to scoring a game-high 23 points in the win Tuesday in Gainesville.
Dre Perry and Sterling Bailey each added 17 points for East Hall (19-5, 9-0 Region 8A-AA), which secured the top seed from the subregion going into the region tournament.
Bailey also added 15 rebounds for East Hall, which hosts Union County at 8:30 p.m. Friday for its last regular season game.
EAST HALL GIRLS 56, RABUN COUNTY 53 (OT): Led by 25 points and 11 rebounds from Jasmine Jenkins, the Lady Vikings pulled within two games of Rabun County for third place in Region 8A-AA with the win Tuesday in Gainesville.
Morgan Jackson added 15 points for East Hall (15-9, 5-4), which hosts Union County at 7 p.m. Friday.
WEST HALL BOYS 61, SPRAYBERRY 59: Despite being outscored 42-25 in the second half, the Spartans hung on for the win against Class AAAA’s Sprayberry on Tuesday in Marietta.
Shunquez Stephens scored 24 points to lead West Hall (21-4, 11-1 Region 8B-AAA), which will be the top seed from the subregion when the region tournament begins Feb. 14.
LAKEVIEW ACADEMY BOYS 78, TALLULAH FALLS 33: Nick Drury scored a team-high 16 points and Austin Montgomery and Jake Kendrick each added 11 in the win Tuesday in Gainesville.
Derek Fadool scored 10 points for Lakeview (13-11, 5-2 Region 8A-A), which will be the second seed from the north subregion in the region tournament and will face the No. 3 seed from south at 8:30 p.m. Feb. 16.
The Lions visit Riverside Military at 6 p.m. Friday for their final regular-season game.
LAKEVIEW ACADEMY GIRLS 57, TALLULAH FALLS 18: Taylor Handte and Mona Abraham each scored 14 points to lead the Lady Lions to their third win of the season on Tuesday in Gainesville.
Amber Whitlock added 12 points for Lakeview (3-20, 2-13 Region 8A-A), which held Tallulah Falls scoreless in the third quarter. With the win, the Lady Lions' regular season is now complete.
GREATER ATLANTA CHRISTIAN BOYS 70, BUFORD 67: Zac Lynn had a game-high 16 points, while Alex Flagler and Kyle Kellam each added 14 for Buford (16-7, 5-3 Region 6A-AA) in the loss Tuesday in Atlanta.
T.J. Shipes and Nick Mitchell each scored 10 points for the Wolves, who visit Avondale at 7 p.m. Friday.
WEST HALL BOYS 4, FORSYTH CENTRAL 1: Led by singles straight-set wins from Brenden Worth (6-2, 6-4), Max Wilson (6-1, 6-0) and Connor McFall (6-0, 6-1), the Spartans won their season opener Tuesday in Gainesville.
The team of Tatum Scroggs and Min Kim also won in straight sets (6-0, 6-4) for West Hall (1-0), which visits North Forsyth at 4 p.m. today.
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