LOGANVILLE — In a matchup of two high school girls basketball teams ranked in their respective classes, host Loganville prevailed 43-26 over North Forsyth on Jan. 6.

The Lady Devils led at the quarter breaks, 7-3, 17-9 and 43-26.

Sydney Bolden of Loganville (11-2) led all scorers with 16 points. Janae Charles added 9 points.

Meredith Franklin, a sophomore, led North Forsyth (10-2) with 5 points.

Loganville boys 54, North Forsyth 47

At Loganville, the Red Devils jumped to a big lead and beat North Forsyth 54-47.

The Red Devils led 22-12 after the first quarter and 33-24 at halftime.

It was 43-36 after three quarters.

Junior Chris Dorbor led Loganville (9-3) with 19 points. Thomas Gryason added 12 on four 3-pointers.

Loganville girls 66, Apalachee 19

The Red Devils defeated Apalachee 66-19 in Winder.

The Red Devils led 19-2, 43-12 and 56-28 at the rest stops.

GWA boys 62, Athens Academy 49

George Walton rallied to beat Athens Academy 62-49 on Friday.

The Spartans led 18-16 after the first quarter and 29-28 at halftime, and padded their leads to 44-38 entering the fourth.

But the Bulldogs rallied for a 24-5 edge in the fourth to pull away.

Kennedy Johnson scored 15 points, including two 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, to lead GWA (5-6 overall, 2-0 region).

Noah Hicks scored 14 points, Reese Gelsthorpe 11 and Hayden Blanz 10.

Kymel Williams scored 18 for Athens Academy (2-9) and Deion Colze added 16.

Athens Academy 40, GWA girls 18

Athens Academy led 10-0 after a quarter and cruised to a 40-18 win.

Elizabeth Jahns and Marine Couch scored 6 points each for GWA.


Greg Yarman is an educator in Walton County and a correspondent for The Walton Tribune.

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