Lucas Pain scored a game-high 21 points and Cameron Millholland added 11 as the Dawson County boys played stingy defense, limiting Social Circle to just five first-half points to earn a 52-32 win on Tuesday night at the Walnut Grove Thanksgiving Tournament.
Dawson County (3-0) hosts Fannin County next Tuesday in the Region 7-AAA opener for both teams.
CLARKE CENTRAL BOYS 54, GAINESVILLE 52 (Tuesday night): Ithello Cross scored a team-high 14 points as Gainesville dropped its first game of the season.
Sam Wright and Sam Carpenter each finished with nine points and J.J. Hector contributed with eight points for the Red Elephants, who visit Apalachee on Tuesday night.
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