Lady Bulldog scores her 1,000th point
The Harlem Lady Bulldogs took a hard region defeat at the hands of Cross Creek on Saturday, but the night wasn't a total loss. Harlem senior guard April Woodard, who tallied 10 points on the night, scored her 1,000th career point as a Lady Bulldog. Woodard ranks fourth in Columbia County, with 13.5 points per game and 3.5 assists per game. The senior is also shooting 41.1 percent from the 3-point line.
Wolfpack seniors honored at games
A bumper crop of senior talent was honored Saturday as the Greenbrier basketball teams celebrated Senior Night in their final nonregion home games of the season. Four members of the Lady Wolfpack, Melissa Lewis, Brittney Leverett, Amanda Glover and Jessica Borum, were honored along with five Wolfpack players, including Luther Holmes, Sean Gray, Paul Jurek, Steve Kelly and Travis Jurek.
Lewis led the girls with 22 points in the Lady Wolfpack's 74-52 win over Hart County, while Luther Holmes capped the night with 23 points in a 72-65 Greenbrier win.
Knight joins Lions
The Evans basketball team lost a key contributor to their offense after junior guard Josh McDaniel, a sixth man for the Knights, transferred to Augusta Christian Schools earlier this month. McDaniel, who transferred from a 19-3 Evans team to a 10-9 Augusta Christian team, will be more helpful next fall on a Lion football team that is losing 11 seniors, two of them tailbacks, from their 2005 state championship squad.
JV tourney begins
Greenbrier High School will hold the Second Annual Columbia County Junior Varsity Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 28. The one-day single elimination tournament will see boys and girls junior varsity teams from Harlem, Lakeside, Greenbrier and Evans compete for the county crown. Competition begins at 9 a.m. with the girls championship game at 3 p.m. and the boys championship game at 4:30 p.m. One ticket will admit fans for all six of the games.
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