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Prep basketball: Barrett leads way for Falcons
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The Flowery Branch boys basketball team made the most of their first game in Philips Arena Wednesday, beating Enterprise (Ala.) 88-58.

The Falcons (9-1) jumped out to an early lead, scoring 48 points in the first half, and didn’t let up in the second half.

Josh Barrett led the way for Flowery Branch, scoring 29 points.

A.C. Bailey added 19 points, and nine other players found the bottom of the basket.

Flowery Branch will take a break for Christmas and will be back in action Jan. 4 at home against Lumpkin County.

Dawson County boys 69,
Providence Christian 56

A 22-point fourth quarter catapulted Dawson County to a win Wednesday night in Dawsonville.

Zach Cook led the way for the Tigers, hitting for 21 points while Nick Fiorentino added 18 points and Robert O’Quinn 17.

Dawson County returns to action at 7:30 tonight when it travels to Central Forsyth.

High school results may be reported by 10:30 p.m. by calling (770) 718-3406, e-mail sports@gaines Results reported after deadline will appear in the following day’s paper.

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