Monday December 4th, 2023 2:25PM

ICYMI: 2nd round playoff wrap — Buford, Commerce, Gainesville, Jefferson, Lumpkin, Rabun advance to Elite 8

By AccessWDUN Staff

Lumpkin County's historic run continued on Friday in the Georgia High School Association playoffs as part of six northeast Georgia area teams to advance to the Elite 8 round.

The Indians took a thrilling double overtime win at home against Oconee County in Class 3A.

Buford outlasted Norcross in a 28-25 win in Class 7A. Gainesville took care of business at City Park .with a 35-21 win over Blessed Trinity in Class 6A.

Jefferson used a strong second-half performance from Sammy Brown to knock off Hiram, 42-21, in Class 5A.

In Class A Divison 1, Commerce continued its dominance on the ground en route to a win over Dade County. Rabun County smacked Whitefield Academy for the second time this season to advance.


Buford 28, Norcross 25
Commerce 34, Dade County 14
Gainesville 35, Blessed Trinity 12
Jefferson 42, Hiram 21
Lumpkin County 45, Oconee County 42, 2OT
Rabun County 42, Whitefield Academy 14
Rockmart 56, Union County 14

(Area teams in bold)

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