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Monday September 20th, 2021 5:03PM

Boys basketball: Gainesville, Commerce, Banks lose; Jefferson, White win

By AccessWDUN Staff

GAINESVILLE — Dylan Carter scored 24 points and Eli Chol had 14 to set the pace early for Forsyth Central en route to a 54-51 win over Gainesville Tuesday night.

Robert Reisman led the Red Elephants (4-4, 1-1 Region 6-7A) with 22 points. Eli Pitts had 14. 

The Bulldogs (3-3, 1-1 Region 6-7A) outscored the Red Elephants 31-21 in the first half behind Chol, who scored 8 first-quarter points, and Carter's 9 points in the second quarter pushed the lead to 10 points at the break. 

Gainesville struggled early on but found a groove in the third quarter. Reisman scored 10 of his 22 points to helped the Red Elephants to close the gap, 46-39.

Dylan Bobga added 7 points, while Jimmie Jackson scored 6 and Luke Blackburn had 2. 

The Red Elephants travel to Denmark on Friday. Game time is set for 8:30 p.m.


JEFFERSON 50,
BANKS COUNTY 34

JT Fulkrod scored 24 points to lead the Dragons (2-2) to the win over Banks County (3-3) at home on Tuesday. 

After a slow first half that saw the Dragons take a 16-15 lead into the locker room at the half, Jefferson outscored the Leopards 19-5 in the third quarter to take a 35-20 lead.

The third quarter output was enough to hit cruise control in the final period. 

Spencer Darby added 12 points and Riley Holliman had 9 for the Dragons. 

Pierce Martin led the Leopards with 14 points. 


OCONEE COUNTY 57,
COMMERCE 55

Sophomores Dudley Dickson and Cayden Lord combined for 29 points in the Tigers' (1-3) loss to Oconee County at home on Tuesday. 

Dickson scored 17 points, and Lord added 12 points. 


WHITE COUNTY 59,
DAWSON COUNTY 58

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