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High school scoreboard: North Hall's Clark Howell, Samir Huete combine for 31 points to lead Trojans to region win over Lumpkin County

Clark Howell’s team-high 16 points paced the North Hall boys to a 57-44 win against Lumpkin County on Tuesday in Dahlonega. Samir Huete scored 15 for the Trojans (16-8, 7-4 Region 7-3A). 

Up next, North Hall faces Cherokee Bluff on Friday. 

CHESTATEE GIRLS 51, BLESSED TRINITY 47: Emma Easterwood scored a game-high 17 for the Lady War Eagles to wrap up the regular season Tuesday. Logan Wiggins chipped in 11 points for Chestatee (14-11, 6-6 Region 7-4A). 

Up next, Chestatee opens the region tournament next week. 

BLESSED TRINITY BOYS 56, CHESTATEE 46: Kyle Bowmar hit four 3-pointers and scored a team-high 14 for the War Eagles on Tuesday. Ethan Popham had 11 for the War Eagles, while Jonah Bull scored 10. Up next, Chestatee faces White County to open Region 7-4A tournament play Monday in Roswell.

WINDER-BARROW GIRLS 65, GAINESVILLE 55: Lauren Teasley had 19 points and Sadie Roach added 16 for the Lady Red Elephants on Tuesday. Up next, Gainesville visit Lanier on Friday in Sugar Hill. 

CEDAR SHOALS BOYS 69, JOHNSON 33: The Knights were unable to rebound after trailing 17-4 at the end of the first quarter on Tuesday. Buddha Johnson scored a game-high 11 points for the Knights. Up next, Johnson hosts Loganville on Friday. 

BUFORD GIRLS 65, LOGANVILLE 47: Ashyia Willis had 19 points, while Tate Walters added 17 for the Lady Wolves (23-1, 10-0 Region 8-5A) to wrap up the No. 1 seed to the upcoming region tournament. 

LAKEVIEW ACADEMY BOYS 59, ATHENS ACADEMY 50: Holden Cooper scored 14 points — including a pair of clutch 3s in the final minute of the game — and Dylan Weidner added 15 to help the Lions past the Spartans.

Lakeview Academy will finish off the regular season schedule Friday evening against Hebron Christian at 7:30 p.m.

LAKEVIEW ACADEMY GIRLS 55, ATHENS ACADEMY 44: Joelle Snyder led the team with 15 points, while Eliza Snyder contributed 13 with five rebounds. Also in double-digits, Elise Roark and Maddy Towles added 12 and 11 points respectively. Jackie Allen led the Lady Lions (18-6, 8-0 Region 8-A) with eight assists.

Lakeview Academy will take on Hebron Christian Friday evening at 6 p.m. in the final game of the regular season. 

LANIER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY GIRLS 55, Killian Hill Christian 25: A 30-11 lead at halftime sent the Lady Lightning on their way to victory Tuesday. Reece Montgomery had a team-high 17 points for Lanier Christian, while Lexie Robertson added 12. Up next, Lanier Christian opens its region tournament against Peachtree Academy on Feb. 6.

KILLIAN HILL CHRISTIAN BOYS 51, LANIER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 49: Trevin Last had 18 points and 13 rebounds on Tuesday for the Lightning. 

BANKS COUNTY BOYS 49, UNION COUNTY 39: Dakota Orr finished with 12 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks on Tuesday in Blairsville. Carl Cleveland had 11 points, 12 rebounds and six assists for the Leopards (20-4, 11-2 Region 8-2A), while Clay Gosnell chipped in 9 points and four boards. 

Up next, Banks County will host Social Circle to wrap up the regular season. 

Compiled by Bill Murphy and Nathan Berg

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