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Thackham: Playoff-bound basketball programs led by unsung heroes
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Johnson's Roderick English dribbles to the basket with a defender from Stephens County trailing during Tuesday's Region 8-AAAA tournament game in Oakwood. The Knights face North Hall in the tournament semifinals at 8:30 tonight in Oakwood. - photo by Erin O. Smith
For Flowery Branch to start an imperfect comeback, Lexie Sengkhammee needed to execute a perfect pass. Her team down by five, the Lady Falcons’ freshman guard forced a turnover in the backcourt from a Winder-Barrow attack, set her stance, then launched a cross-court pass that cleared three Bulldoggs before falling in the hands of an open Julianne Sutton underneath the basket. “She has a really good feel for the game,” said Falcons coach Hazel Hall.
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