Tuesday, December 6, 2016

North Augusta, Frank Booker, and Lakeside headline Tuesday Night's AugBball Updates!

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North Augusta's Lady Yellow Jackets win... again!

The most impressive team in the area so far this season has been the North Augusta's Lady Yellow Jackets, who continued its hot streak Tuesday with a 48-41 win over Georgia's #2 class 4A team, Cross Creek. Sarah Crews led the way with 13 points; Aaliyah Bell added 10; and Mya Burns chipped in 9. The win gives North Augusta, a South Carolina class 4A state semi finalist last season, two over Cross Creek, one over Laney, class 2A's #2 team, and Grovetown, class 6A's #7 team.

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North Augusta's starting 5 posed for a picture (above) last week at the school. Shown here from left to right are 6'0" junior Amari Young (17 ppg, 12 rpg); junior Sarah Crews (13 ppg); sophomore Aaliyah Bell (7 ppg, 5 apg); senior Lonesha Lee; and 6'0" sophomore Mya Burns (12 ppg, 8 rpg).

More AugBball Bonus Coverage

South Aiken tops Thomson

In a battle between two school still alive on the football field in their respective state playoff races, South Aiken topped Thomson.

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Lakeside tops Glenn Hills and Emotions Run High

Lots of joy was expressed through social media after Lakeside overcame a 14 point third quarter deficit to beat Glenn Hills 88-83 in overtime at home. Fans stormed the floor, and coaches expressed their admiration for the players' willingness to believe and not stop fighting in the Panthers' first ever win over a ranked opponent.

Per Lakeside's Will Wheeler, the Panthers were led by the following players:

Kre'Sean Hall - 27 points and 14 rebounds
Kalen Williams - 21 points and 5 rebounds
Deon Berrien - 17 points and 13 rebounds.

Lakeside improved to 5-3, and the Panthers play Jefferson County at home Friday.

Glenn Hills fell to 4-1, and the Spartans will host Butler Friday in a rivalry game between class 2A's #4 (Spartans) and #7 (Bulldogs) teams.

On a related note, Butler's game at Glenn Hills friday will be the AugBball Game of the Night.

*Rankings are based on Sandy's Spiel​'s latest update.

Ryan Jolly led Augusta Prep to a 71-58 win over Alleluia in the AugBball Game of the Night.

Ryan Jolly scored 30 points in Tuesday's 71-58 win over Alleluia.

More updates from the AugBball Facebook page.

Desha Benjamin is back!

Also, Laney's (#2 in GA's class 2A) Lady Wildcats topped Richmond 69-59 behind 31 points from Desha Benjamin.

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