Calhoun County wins state basketball championship; Seminole County to play tonight




MACON, Ga. (AP) — DaJohn Williams scored on a drive to the basket with two seconds left to give Calhoun County an 84-82 win over Greenville in the Georgia High School Association’s Class A boys championship game.

Williams scored 18 points to lead the Cougars (30-2) to its third state title. The game was tied at 82 with 28.2 seconds left when Greenville’s Renault Griffin made one of two free throws.

Greenville’s Kenzavier Tenny tried a desperation shot at the buzzer from just inside midcourt but it bounced off the rim.

The 27-3 Seminole County Indians face the 27-3 Crawford County Eagles from Roberta, Friday
afternoon March 6 at 4:45 p.m. in the Macon Centreplex  for the Class AA State Title
.

Greenville (28-3) was led by Jamel McKee, who scored 29 points and had 12 rebounds. Tamarcus Jackson added 15 points, Tenny scored 11 and Brendarious Henry had 10 points and seven rebounds.

Calhoun County was led in scoring by Quenten Taylor and Sherrod Williams with 20 points apiece. Williams added eight rebounds and Taylor had six blocks and three assists.

To see photos of Calhoun County’s big win, visit The Albany Herald.




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