FLOWERY BRANCH — Sawyer Passmore poured in 30 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead West Hall to a 76-53 win over Lanier Christian Thursday night.
Quincy Holcomb added 11 points, Chase Reed 10 points, Canann Koger 7 points, and Braden Simms 6 points to go along with 5 assists for the Spartans (1-0).
Stephen Clark had 16 points to lead the Lightning (0-1). Thomas Avery had 10 points for LCA.
NORTH HALL BOYS 44
JACKSON COUNTY 40
The Trojans opened their season with a win as well holding of the Panthers ate home on Thursday.
Freshman Sam Gailey paced North Hall (1-0) with 10 points. Ty Smith added 7 for the Trojans.
Jackson County was led by Kaleb Clinton with a game-high 26 points.
North Hall will be back in action on Tuesday traveling to Habersham Central.
OCONEE COUNTY BOYS 64
FLOWERY BANCH 43
The Falcons dropped to 0-2 after a loss on the road Thursday.
The Warriors outscored the Branch in every quarter but led just 14-9 after the first quarter and 27-19 at halftime. Oconee County blew the game open with a 20-13 third quarter for a 47-32 advantage.
Judson Burney led Flowery Branch with 19 points. Trevor Gurske added 9 points for the Falcons.
Oconee County's Patrick Gattiker poured in 21 points, 12 in the fourth quarter, to lead all scorers.