September 23, 2017

Lady Braves Lead Region 5-AA

(Manchester, Ga) -The Lady Braves (12-2, 3-0) defeated the Manchester Lady Blue Devils (5-7, 1-2) by a final score of 61-53 Tuesday night at Manchester.

Jemeka Parks led the scoring for the Lady Braves with 20 points followed by Aaliyah Rutledge with 13 and Reece Walker with 11.

Coach Williams squad is the only undefeated team in the region and have been strong defensively allowing a region low 42 points per game.

Keoshia Dozer led the way for the Devils with 18 points. The Lady Braves travel to Hogansville (6:00 pm) Friday night to face a team coming off their first win of the season over Temple on Tuesday night.

Region 5-AA Girls Standings

School Region Overall Reg Pct Overall Pct PFPG PAPG
Heard County 3-0 12-2 1.000 0.857 56.0 42.0
Carver, Columbus 4-1 11-6 0.800 0.647 57.0 52.0
Kendrick 3-1 10-5 0.750 0.667 53.0 51.0
Jordan 3-2 10-7 0.600 0.588 54.0 47.0
Manchester 1-2 5-7 0.333 0.417 44.0 47.0
Spencer 2-4 4-14 0.333 0.222 44.0 57.0
Callaway 1-3 1-11 0.250 0.083 35.0 56.0
Temple 0-4 1-14 0.000 0.067 26.0 49.0

 

In boys action Tuesday night, the Braves (0-3, 0-13) woes continued as they were scorched by the Blue Devils (3-0, 11-1) with a final of 77-28. Jonathon Hunt and Elijah Toney each had eight points for Heard.

The Braves now sit in last place in the region with a win-less record of 0-13. The class of the region seems to be in the second place Devils and the first place Jordan Red Jackets.

The Braves also travel to Hogansville this Friday night to face the arch rival Cavaliers (7:30 pm). An upset win over the Cavs (2-2, 5-10) could go a long way to shifting momentum this season heading into the region tournament in February. (Stats provided by Katie Lego)

Region 5-AA Boys Standings

School Region Overall Reg Pct Overall Pct PFPG PAPG
Jordan 5-0 17-1 1.000 0.944 74.0 53.0
Manchester 3-0 11-1 1.000 0.917 75.0 58.0
Carver, Columbus 3-2 8-9 0.600 0.471 65.0 67.0
Temple 2-2 12-3 0.500 0.800 75.0 63.0
Kendrick 2-2 8-7 0.500 0.533 66.0 65.0
Callaway 2-2 5-10 0.500 0.333 60.0 64.0
Heard County 0-3 0-13 0.000 0.000 39.0 73.0
Spencer 0-6 6-11 0.000 0.353 61.0 60.0

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