WATKINSVILLE -- The Lakeview Academy boys cross country team captured its third straight state meet appearance on Thursday, finishing third in the Area 2-A private championships in Watkinsville.<br />
Lewis Brooks paced the Lions, finishing seventh overall with a time of 17 minutes, 54 seconds. Dalton Snyder also finished 11th (18:19), while Dustin Snyder was 16th (18:35). Rounding out the team were Grant Hocker, 26th, 19:20; Kyle Lewis, 31st, 19:39; Clint Walker, 37th, 20:30 and Joe Pennington, 43rd, 21:10.<br />
The Lions will run in the Class A private championship race next Saturday in Macon.
The Dawson boys basketball team extended their perfect start to the season to 13-0 -- their best opening in over 40 years -- on Saturday, claiming the Battle of the States tournament title in the process, 62-22 over Murphy, N.C., in Hiawassee.
Nikola Vucevic scored 25 of his 28 points after halftime, and Orlando rallied from 20 points down to beat Atlanta 117-110 in overtime on Monday night, helping the Magic beat the Hawks for the second time in two nights.