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Tuesday October 20th, 2020 1:48AM

Basketball: Two more area teams look to advance in 2nd round

By Jeff Hart Sports Reporter

Six northeast Georgia area boys and girls teams advanced to the quarterfinal round in their respective classifications Wednesday night. Two more area teams will get their chance on Thursday.

Eight area teams entered as region champions -- the Buford boys and girls in 8-5A, the Jefferson boys and girls in 8-3A, the North Hall girls in 7-3A, the Union County girls and Banks County boys in 8-2A, the Riverside Military boys in 8-A. All but Riverside, which lost to North Cobb Christian, and Banks County, which plays on Thursday, moved on with wins.

Second-round action continues on Thursday with the final two teams looking to move on as well.

(Check below for Thursday's second round schedule and Wednesday's scores:)

STATE PLAYOFF SCHEDULE
(Listed by date and from largest classification to smallest)
(Seeding in parenthesis)
(Games listed in order of visiting team and by time)

Second round

Thursday, Feb. 20
Class 3A

Cherokee Bluff boys (Region 7, Seed 3) at Windsor Forest (Region 3, Seed 1), 6 p.m.

Class 2A
Butler (R4, S3) at Banks County boys (R8, S1), 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 19 scores
Class 5A

Buford girls 76, Wayne County 49
Buford boys 54, Statesboro 34

Class 4A
Carver-Columbus 65, White County girls 49

Class 3A
Jefferson girls 64, Pierce County 33
North Hall girls 55, Savannah 33
Jefferson boys 65, Butler 57

Class 2A
Union County girls 61, Butler 37
Vidalia 55, Banks County girls 36

Class A Private
Greenforest 69, Lakeview Academy girls 57
North Cobb Christian 84, Riverside Military boys 44

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