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Central basketball teams sweep Holy Ground


  • By Doug Gorman
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  • Jan. 10, 2018 - 10:22 PM

Here is a look at how local teams did Tuesday night in basketball action.

BOYS

Central Christian 72, Holy Ground 37: The Crusaders extended their winning streak to five straight with the win over the team from Roopville.

With the victory, Central Christian improved its record to 8-1 overall and 3-1 in the region.

Central returns to action tonight at home against LaFayette Christian.

Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m.

Campbell 83, East Coweta 69: With the Region 2-AAAAAAA loss, the Indians dropped to 10-8 overall and 1-3 in league play.

Until Tuesday’s loss, East Coweta was riding a three-game winning streak.

The Indians return to action at home tonight for a Region 2-AAAAAAA game against Wheeler.

Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

Westlake 73, Newnan 33: The Cougars dropped a 40-point decision to region rival Westlake on the road Tuesday.

The loss dropped Newnan to 6-11 overall and 0-4 in Region 2-AAAAAAA action.

The Cougars have lost four games in a row and travel to Campbell for a game Friday night at 7:30.

GIRLS

Central Christian 64, Holy Ground 33: The two-time defending GICAA state champion Central Christian Crusaders stayed unbeaten, improving their record to 9-0 overall and 4-0 in region play.

Central is averaging more than 51 points per game, while holding teams to under 30.

The Lady Crusaders host Holy Ground Thursday night at 6.

Campbell 40, East Coweta 23: The Lady Indians are still searching for their first region win of the year after Tuesday’s loss.

The Lady Indians’ record fell to 5 -12 overall and 0-4 in Region 2-AAAAAAA play.

East Coweta gets back into action at home against Wheeler on Friday at 6 p.m.

Newnan 95, Westlake 47: The Lady Cougars lost their fifth game in a row with Tuesday’s region defeat against the Lady Lions.

Newnan fell to 6-11 overall and 1-3 in region play.

The Lady Cougars stay on the road with a game Friday night at Campbell. Game time is set for 6 p.m.

New Manchester 60, Northgate 17: The Lady Vikings lost their seventh in a row Tuesday in the Region 5-AAAAAA battle between the two teams.

Northgate’s record dropped to 3-12 overall and 0-8 in region play.

The Lady Vikings return to action at home against Creekside Friday in a 6 p.m. tipoff.