From Staff Reports
Darius Tookes led Woodland with 20 points and the Wolfpack got a much-needed 64-59 victory over Jackson at home in a Region 4-AAA game Friday night.
With the win, Woodland improved to 14-8 overall and 10-6 in the region, helping the Wolfpack stay near the top of the region standings.
Woodland squeezes in a non-region game Saturday against Stockbridge at 7:30 p.m. before closing the season against Eagle's Landing on Tuesday and Maynard Jackson on Friday.
Eagle's Landing boys 66, Locust Grove 40
Javan Wells scored 22 points and the Golden Eagles cruised to an easy Region 4-AAA victory at home.
Eagle's Landing (14-8, 11-5) stayed in third-place in the region with the win. The Golden Eagles will play Dutchtown on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Creekside 82, Lovejoy 79 (overtime): For the second time this season, the Lovejoy Wildcats fell in overtime to Creekside.
Ken Green and Travious Relaford each scored 25 points for Creekside. Lovejoy was paced my Morris Mitchell's 26 points and Cameron Soloman with 20.
Creekside improved to 11-9 overall and 9-6 in league play. Lovejoy dropped to 12-8 oveall and 11-3 in Region 4-AAAAA.
Northeast Macon 47, Henry County 44 (girls): For the second time this season, the Henry County Ladyhawks played a close game against Region 4-AA leader Northeast Macon, and for the second time, they came up on the short end of the scoreboard.
With the victory, Northeast Macon stays unbeaten in region play and takes control of the league standings, staying unbeaten in the region.
Both of Henry's regon losses have come againt Northeast Macon. They are in second place with a 16-5 overall record and a 11-2 mark in Region 4-AA play.
Northeast 69, Henry County 56 (boys): The Henry boys lost for the seventh time in a row.