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Prep Hoop Scores For December 27

Prep Hoop Scores For December 27

Here are the high school basketball scores reported to 13WMAZ for Tuesday, December 27:

Tattnall Holiday Tournament:

Girls:

Tattnall 61  CFCA 13

Westwood 59  Bulloch Academy 56

Westfield 59  John Milledge 30

Mt. Vernon 46  Covenant 32

Boys:

Tattnall 44  CFCA 40

Bulloch Academy 66  Macon Area 60

Westfield 46  John Milledge 42

Mt. Vernon 71  Covenant 50

Veterans High School Tournament

Girls:

Washington Co. 77  Jonesboro 61

Boys:

Bleckley Co. 61  Perrry 51

State Bank & Trust Holiday Classic

Girls:

Putnam Co. 46  FPD 32

Westside 57  Meadow Creek 32

Josey 59  Monticello 56

Jones Co. 57  Stockbridge 26

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BC Girls Lose, Boys Win, on Final Day of Bear Brawl

BC Girls Lose, Boys Win, on Final Day of Bear Brawl

BCHS took the court Tuesday morning at the Houston County Bear Brawl looking to avoid going winless.  It was a rematch of seven days ago for the Lady Royals as they took on Northside.  After leading for much of the third quarter, Bleckley trailed 42-38 going to the fourth.  Unlike last week when BCHS was able to cut a 16-point deficit to six, a scoring slump proved costly in a 54-45 loss.  Cam Tillman and Tia Troup both had 13 points.  Myesha Moore scored 10.

The Royals final  tourney opponent was Heritage High School of Conyers.  Down 1-3 points for most of the game, Bleckley had a 36-34 lead going to the fourth.  It would grow to seven before Heritage got within one with 1:30 left.   BC would hit enough of its free throws (including Savon Walters going 3 of 4 from the line) to win 50-45.  Mario Beck had 15 points, eight rebounds, and three blocks. 

BCHS Struggles to Score in Bear Brawl games

BCHS Struggles to Score in Bear Brawl games

At the Bear Brawl Monday, it was a rematch of six days ago in boys action when the Royals took on Northside. 

Down 38-27 in the third quarter, Savon Walters three capped an 11-0 Royal run that tied the score.  BCHS though would be outscored 27-9 from then on as they lost 65-48.  Mario Beck had 15 points, 15 rebounds, and five blocks.  Rydealous Taylor scored 10.  Bleckley shot 35 percent from the field.

In girls action, the Lady Royals took on Monroe High School of Albany.  Trailing 10-2, a Cam Tillman three and five quick Dewanda Blackshear points tied the score.  The Tornadoes scored the final four points to lead 14-10 after one. However, an 18-4 second quarter run by Monroe was followed by an 18-4 third quarter.  Bleckley lost 61-33.  Blackshear scored seven.

Bear Brawl games conclude Tuesday at Houston County High School.  Game times are 10 am for girls, 11:30 for boys.

Bleckley County Teachers Spread Holiday Cheer To Young Patients

Some Bleckley County elementary school teachers paid a visit to the Children's Hospital Monday, to bring some holiday cheer.

They made Christmas ornaments with some of the young patients.

The kids had their names painted on the ornaments and decided whether they wanted a snowman or a reindeer.

Teachers also made ornaments for the children who couldn't take part.

Patient Brianna Hill says it means a lot to her that people other than her family drop by.

Bleckley Swept in Bear Brawl Tourney Games

Bleckley Swept in Bear Brawl Tourney Games

Though Rydealous Taylor had 20 points and went 5 of 8 from three-point range, the Royals shot 36 percent as a team.  BCHS suffered their first loss of the season in a 49-44 defeat to Warner Robins at Saturday's Houston County Bear Brawl.  The Lady Royals had an 11-point halftime lead versus ninth-ranked Warner Robins in their Bear Brawl opener.  A 10-0 Demonette run proved to be the difference as BC fell 56-50.

Tia Troup had 17 points.  Cam Tillman and Myesha Moore both scored 12.  Bleckley continues Bear Brawl play Monday.  The boys play at 11:30 am, girls follow.

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