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Basketball round-up: White Co., Buford, Dawson Co. girls win; Lumpkin boys win

By staff
CLEVELAND -- The White County girls basketball team took an early lead and pushed on for a 53-37 win over Jackson County on Friday in Cleveland.

The Lady Warriors (6-1) jumped out to a 17-9 first quarter lead and held on to a 43-39 advantage heading into the fourth quarter, where they outscored the Lady Panthers 10-4.

Kaitlin Wilson scored 11 points to pace White County, while Abbey Craven scored nine
Kaitlin Gearing also scored eight, grabbed six rebounds and nabbed 10 steals. Paige Thomas and Hannah Wall each scored eight points.

White County will play again on the Dec. 27 in the FCA Gold City Classic at Lumpkin County High in Dahlonega.


BUFORD GIRLS 54,
BANKS COUNTY 33


Corey Staples scored 16 to lead the Lady Wolves (6-1, 2-0 Region 7-AAA) to the win on Friday in Buford.

Buford will play again on Dec. 26 in the Big Red Shootout in Gainesville.


LUMPKIN COUNTY BOYS 62,
DAWSON COUNTY 51


The Indians pulled ahead 11-3 after the first quarter and moved on to their seventh win of the season on Friday in Dahlonega.

Daniel McCrary scored a team-high 18 points, grabbed seven rebounds and added seven assists for Lumpkin County (7-3), while Austin Holman put up 13 points, 10 rebounds and three assists. Johhny Gilreath also scored 13, while Evan Bafile chipped in with nine points and 10 rebounds.

Lucas Pain proved a one-man wrecking crew for Dawson County, scoring a game-high 31 -- 27 in the second half -- while Levi Whitmire added 10.

Lumpkin County plays again in the FCA Gold City Classic in Dahlonega, beginning Dec. 27.


DAWSON COUNTY GIRLS 51,
LUMPKIN COUNTY 35


The Lady Tigers took a 12-2 lead after the first quarter and cruised to the victory in Dahlonega on Friday.

Ashley Parker scored 14 points to pace Dawson County, while Sheyenne Seabolt added 13 points and 6 rebounds. Haley Burgess also drained three 3-pointers to finish with 13 points, and Karlie Bearden scored nine points and pulled down eight rebounds.

Dawson County (9-1) travels to Columbus on Saturday to face an undefeated Columbus squad.
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