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Warner Robins honors seniors; local results

Baldwin spoiled a bit of Warner Robins’ Senior Night Tuesday. That was via the Lady Braves’ 63-56 win over the girls – keeping it from a being a perfect night for the likes of seniors Nyasia Hill, Emma Harper, Zaida Carson, Diamond Ellison, Nikerria Simmons and Jordan Thomas.

The loss – the second time the Demonettes have fallen to the Milledgeville squad (previously it was 65-54 back on Dec. 14, 2018) – put Warner Robins at 12-8. Baldwin improved to 16-5.

Results were different for the Demons, who were recognizing D.J. Sturn, Trevon Williams, Jacobi Coleman, Shamar Rouse and Lance Franklin. They won 67-59 – a one-point third quarter proved plenty decisive for the visitor. They improved to 17-5. The Braves fell to 13-8.

In other action, Northside hosted Lee County. The girls won 47-26. The boys fell 65-60. For the Lady Eagles, it represented a sweep – they also won 57-50 back on Jan. 18. It also put them at 4-1 in 1-AAAAAA, 12-6 overall. That’s second behind Valdosta (4-0, 18-2). They lost 55-41 to the Lady Wildcats back on Jan. 15, but can even the score when the two meet again Friday (in Valdosta).

The boys fell to 1-4, 4-15, just ahead of Valdosta (0-4, 9-10) – fourth – in the standings.

Houston County was also in action at Coffee. That resulted in losses for both the girls and boys. The first came up short 47-34, the latter, 70-49.

The Bears are thus 2-3, 14-6 – third in the region. The Trojans improved to 5-0, 19-2. The Lady Bears are 0-5, 5-13. Coffee is just a shade better at 2-3, 6-13.

And finally, Perry was at Upson-Lee where it also got swept. The Lady Panthers could only manage double digits in one quarter – the third (12) – and fell 48-35.

Perry’s boys on the other hand couldn’t get much offense going and lost 86-51.

The Lady Panthers, at 4-3 in 2-AAAA, 10-8 overall, find themselves chasing West Laurens and Spalding (6-1, 17-4 and 6-1, 16-5, respectively) as well as Upson-Lee (4-3, 15-7). Perry will only get to face one of those, Spalding, on Feb. 1. Its other region game is against Howard, Friday at 6 p.m.

As far as the Panthers, they dropped to 2-5, 5-13 – fourth in the region. Upson-Lee improved to 7-0, 20-1.

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