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TUESDAY'S ROUNDUP: Darlington boys win 6-A/A opener

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Darlington (2-1, 1-0 Region 6-A/A) was up by two at the half and managed to stretch out its lead early in the third period.

Land led the Tigers with 17 points, JD Hull added 14 while Barrick Wade finished with 10. Darlington travels to Atlanta International School on Friday.

In other action Tuesday:

Coosa boys 78, Dade County 71

Four players scored in double figures and Coosa made a push to get a solid Region 7-AA win over Dade County at home, defeating the Wolverines 78-71.

Kenon Dixon led the host Eagles with 27 points, followed by Dawson Tate with 14, Jaylen Nelson with 13 and Sean Brown with 10. Zahbien Philyaw added eight as well.

Coosa (2-2, 2-1 7-AA) hosts Armuchee on Friday.

Armuchee boys 84, Gordon Central 76

Armuchee’s boys battled in the second half, overcoming a 12-point deficit at home to pick up their first win of the season, 84-76 over Region 7-AA foe Gordon Central.

Tamalachi Lovelace paced the Indians’ attack with 35 points, including three 3-pointers. Eli Brock was next with 17 points while Brantson Duck added nine.

Armuchee (1-6, 1-1 7-AA) is at Coosa on Friday.

Coosa girls 65, Dade County 52

A strong start gave the Coosa girls their first win of the young season as they held off Region 7-AA opponent Dade County at home, 65-52.

The Lady Eagles were led by Taylor Roberts with 29 points. Carrah Arrant added 15 points and Emma Reynolds chipped in 11. Coosa (1-3, 1-2 7-AA) hosts Armuchee on Friday.

Armuchee girls 63, Gordon Central 54

Continuing their strong start, Armuchee’s girls came away with a 63-54 home victory over Gordon Central in Region 7-AA action.

BrandyAnn Wacker led the Lady Indians with 19 points while Livia Skinner added 14 points and Addie Grace Trejo had 10. Armuchee (6-2, 2-0 7-AA) is at Coosa on Friday.

GSD girls 41, Atlanta Classical 12

Georgia School for the Deaf girls picked up a win over Atlanta Classical Academy, 41-12, to improve to 4-2. Zariah Clay led the Lady Tigers with 16 points while Chynah Johnson added 14.

Atlanta Classical boys 47, GSD 36

DeMarco Brown scored 32 points but Georgia School for the the Deaf’s boys’ team came up just short of Atlanta Classical Academy, 47-36.

The Tigers (0-6) and Lady Tigers both travel to the Alabama School for the Deaf to play in the Hackney Classic next week.


Unity Christian boys 71, Holy Ground 39

The varsity boys’ team at Unity Christian stayed undefeated after running away with a 71-39 win over Holy Ground Baptist Academy at home on Monday.

Brayden Dean led the Lions with 17 points, followed by Janson Slaughter with 12. Mark Whitehead and Huston Bryant each finished with nine points.

Unity (5-0) is on the road Friday as they take on Academe of the Oaks in Decatur.