Greenbrier 69, Evans 62
A big first quarter was the difference as the Wolfpack opened Region 2-AAAA North play with a win over the Knights.
Greenbrier (10-4) led 21-11 after the opening quarter, and the teams played fairly evenly the rest of the way.
Justin Cofer led four Wolfpack players in double digits with 19 points. Chad Waddell had 18, Dejon Britton 13 and Thomas Brown 12.
Myles McDavid had 16 points to lead Evans (11-5). Trevor Foreman scored 13.
Grovetown 59, Harlem 48
The Warriors dominated the first half en route to a victory in both teams' Region 3-AAA North opener.
Grovetown (6-8, 1-0) led 35-23 at the half and won despite Harlem knocking down six 3-pointers.
Denzell Garrett had 14 points to lead the Warriors. Carl Tate had 13, Mike Chandler 12 and D.J. Tyson 11.
For Harlem, Darius Johnson scored 14 points on four 3-pointers, Manuel Waisome had 12 points and Alonzo Hill added 10.
Effingham County 47, Lakeside 34
A big second half lifted the Rebels to a victory over the Panthers in both teams' Region 2-AAAA North opener.
Effingham led 17-16 at halftime, but won the second half by a 30-18 margin.
Chris Hall was the lone player in double figures for the Panthers (8-8, 0-1).
Augusta Prep 53, Trinity Christian 32
The Cavaliers put on a defensive show while staying perfect in GISA Region 4-AAA play.
Augusta Prep (9-5, 2-0) allowed just 19 points through the first three quarters. The Cavaliers led 51-19 at that point.
Frank Hull led the way with 19 points, while Michael Downing added 11 points. Daron Lewis scored 10.
Northwood 59, Augusta Christian 51
Reid Radabaugh had 21 points to power Northwood.
Augusta Christian (5-8) led 19-5 after the first quarter, but Northwood steadily took over during the final three quarters.
The Lions got 18 points from Nick Fortenberry and 12 points from Gaige Gilbert.
Grovetown 45, Harlem 23
A balanced scoring effort helped the Warriors to a victory in both teams' Region 3-AAA North opener.
Though the Warriors (13-1, 1-0) shot just 12 for 32 at the free-throw line, their defense carried them through. They allowed only 12 points through the first three quarters.
The Warriors got 14 points from Ebony Wells, 12 from Marianne Davignon and 11 from Malia Kency.
For Harlem (3-9), Amanda Rogers led the way with 11 points.
Lakeside 46, Effingham County 42
The Panthers overcame a deficit after three quarters to start Region 2-AAAA North play with a victory.
Lakeside trailed by two entering the fourth quarter but came out on top.
Carolyn Hennecken led the way for the Panthers (8-7, 1-0) with 18 points, and Tishal Turkentt scored 15.
Northwood 59, Augusta Christian 46
The Lions' fourth-quarter comeback attempt fell short.
Northwood led by 22 entering the fourth quarter, when the Lions (9-5) attempted a comeback. They won the final quarter by a 18-9 margin, but it wasn't enough.
Amaura Brandt had 16 points for Augusta Christian. Annie Cave added 15.
Trinity Christian 84, Augusta Prep 55
Augusta Prep led by four points at halftime, but momentum turned during the second half.
The Cavaliers led 33-29 at the half, but Trinity Christian won the final two quarters 55-22.
Augusta Prep (7-7, 0-2) got balanced scoring. Amanda Murphy scored 14, while Madeline Bacheller had 13, Jamie Alexander 9 and Leila Woodhurst 8.
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