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Many of tonight's basketball playoff games postponed
Johnson, Gainesville, Chestatee, Dawson County set to play first-round games on Thursday
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State playoffs

First-round games

Class AAAAA

No. 3 Gainesville girls 54, No. 2 Kell 34

No. 1 Sequoyah girls 62, No. 4 Flowery Branch 60

No. 4 Gainesville boys at No. 1 North Atlanta, 6 p.m. Thursday

Class AAAA

No. 3 North Hall girls 66, No. 2 Northwest Whitfield 55

No. 1 Cartersville 56, No. 4 North Hall boys 33

No. 1 Buford girls 70, No. 4 Heritage, Catoosa 27 (Tuesday)

No. 2 Buford boys 87, No. 3 Northwest Whitfield 54

No. 1 Johnson boys vs. No. 4 Southeast Whitfield, 6 p.m. Thursday

No. 2 Chestatee girls vs. No. 3 Pickens, 4 p.m. Thursday

Class AAA

No. 1 East Hall boys 53, No. 4 Jefferson 34

No. 2 East Hall girls 68, No. 3 Oconee County 55

No. 3 Banks County 52, No. 2 Jefferson 44

No. 1 Dawson County girls vs. No. 4 Elbert County, 6 p.m. Thursday

No. 2 Banks County boys vs. No. 3 East Jackson, 7 p.m. Thursday

No. 4 Lumpkin County boys at No. 1 Morgan County, 5 p.m. Thursday

Class AA

No. 2 Union County girls vs. No. 3 Darlington, 5 p.m. Thursday

No. 3 Union County boys at No. 2 Coosa, 6 p.m. Thursday

Class A Public

No. 4 Commerce girls vs. No. 13 Montgomery County, Friday

Class A Private

No. 11 Lakeview girls at No. 6 Calvary Day School, 6 p.m. Friday

No. 16 Lakeview boys at No. 1 St. Francis, 4:30 p.m. Saturday

First-round playoff tickets cost $7, per GHSA rules.

For the second straight day, icy conditions are taking a toll on the basketball state playoffs in Northeast Georgia.

The Johnson boys (27-0) have postponed their Class AAAA state playoff opener against Southeast Whitfield (11-14) until 6 p.m. on Thursday at Johnson High. The game was originally scheduled to be played tonight.

Likewise, the Gainesville's boys' (24-4) Class AAAAA playoff game has been pushed back a day to 6 p.m. Thursday at North Atlanta (18-10).

The Chestatee girls' game at Pickens has been postponed as well because of heavy snowfall in the Jasper area. The game has been rescheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday at Chestatee.

Also, the Dawson County girls' game against Elbert County has been pushed back until 6 p.m. Thursday in Dawsonville.

See full list of games in adjoining box.

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