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Newnan boys win twice, girls four-game winning streak ends

  • By Doug Gorman
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  • Nov. 25, 2019 - 11:03 AM

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Newnan boys win twice, girls four-game winning streak ends

The Newnan Times-Herald

The Newnan boys basketball team entered the week with a 3-3 record.

Newnan won twice over the weekend, beating Riverdale 57-56 on Friday and Banneker 46-38 Saturday.

In it’s game against Banneker, the Cougars led 21-18 at the half and took a 33-26 lead into the fourth quarter.

Against Riverdale, the Cougars built a 46-38 lead heading into the fourth quarter, and then held off the Raiders rally attempt over the last eight minutes.

Riverdale outscored Newan 18-11 in the fourth quarter.

In girls action, the Lady Cougars had their four-game winning streak snapped Saturday with a 48-37 loss to Harris County.

The Lady Cougars had beaten, Whitewater 48-20, Kendrick 46-45, Paulding County 66-27 and Riverdale 59-44.

Against Riverdale, K.K. Madrey led the way with 24 points. She also finished with two 3-pointers.

Newnan had a doubleheader scheduled against McIntosh Monday afternoon.