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January helps Riverdale secure overtime win

Basketball Roundup

Photo by Derrick Mahone
Riverdale coach Tony Brinson shouts some instructions to a player waiting at the scorer’s table to enter the game during Tuesday’s subregion game against visiting Griffin.

Photo by Derrick Mahone Riverdale coach Tony Brinson shouts some instructions to a player waiting at the scorer’s table to enter the game during Tuesday’s subregion game against visiting Griffin.

Quincy January scored 18 points, including four in overtime to lead Riverdale to a 74-69 victory at home in a Region 4-AAAA, Div. B game on Tuesday.

The Raiders also got 14 points from William McClellan and Josh Milam added 13 for the winners.

Griffin was lead by Kelvin Waldon, who had 20 points while Rayshod Armstrong contributed 14 points and Jaquez Parks finished with 12.

Spalding 82, North Clayton 73: Despite a game-high 34 points from senior Stafan Bradley, the Eagles loss on the road in a Region 4-AAAA, Div. B contest.

Devin Lewis finished with 10 points for the Eagles.

Eagle’s Landing 73, Woodland 23: The Golden Eagles cruised in their Region 4-AAAA, Div. A game on the road.

Chris Davenport led Eagle’s Landing (13-5) with 15 points, Isaiah Dennis added 14 and Cameron Robinson had 11.

Henry County 64, Southwest-Macon 38: Dre Souder finished with 20 points as the Warhawks cruised to the win at home.

Sheldon Williams added 12 points for Henry County, which improved to 11-5 on the season.

Union Grove 55, Forest Park 51: The Wolverines got a balanced scoring attack and held on for a Region 4-AAAAA, Div. A victory at home.

Caleb Ham and Jay Shorts each scored 13 points for Union Grove (12-6), while Sean Williams added 12.

Jonesboro 55, Upson-Lee 48: Patrick Petty scored a game-high 26 points to lead the Cardinals to the Region 4-AAAA, Div. A win.

Cameron Sutton finished with nine points for Jonesboro, which improved to 14-1 heading into Friday’s showdown with Riverdale.

GIRLS

Henry County 60, Southwest-Macon 59: The Lady Hawks teams has felt the sting of one-point region losses twice this season and almost felt it again against Southwest.

Instead, the Lady Hawks held on for the home victory in a Region 2-AAA cross-over game.

Henry County led by five points with about 1:00 left in the game when Southwest (11-4, 5-1 Region 2-AAA, Div. B) staged a comeback attempt.

But it fell short and the Lady Hawks improved to 8-6 overall and 3-3 in Region 2-AAA, Div. A.

“We played good defense,” Henry County coach Carl Caputa said. “We emphasized our transition defense and we worked it.”

Caputa lauded the rebounding effort of Devon Lewis and Jill Gillard, who had 15 and 13 rebounds, respectively.

North Clayton 53, Spalding 38: Christal Williams had 20 points and Alejandra Anderson finished with 17 as the Eagles picked up the Region 4-AAAA, Div. B win.

Spalding was lead by Desiree Corbin and Twandalette Cotton, who had 10 points each.

Woodland 90, Eagle’s Landing 14: The Lady Wolfpack had five players score in double figures in a dominant Region 4-AAAA, Div. A game at home.

Lindsey Reed led Woodland (19-1, 9-0) to its 18th straight victory with 25 points. Morgan Jones had 16, Care’ Bacon had 12, Nicole Findura scored 11 and Zaundra Stevens added 10.

Mecca Sneed and Aalyiah Dotson each had nine for the Lady Wolfpack.

Stockbridge 42, Locust Grove 36: The Lady Tigers held on for a Region 4-AAAA, Div. A victory at home.

Amlin Sanders led Stockbridge with 17 points, while Caitlyn Williams had 10.

Sabiyah Broderick had 14 points for Locust Grove, and Taylor Delasbour added 10.