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............ - +.. .... . ............... : ....... J. ,..:+. ,,+r !;++[. i+:+::+---;;:' :. +.+: .+:LI..J: fi+..':-,:+,+'+,.+ .......... )+C.'.---:::Z .... . ..... ._ HOGANSVnJ.V. I-I-THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2012 PAGE 5-A / By TONY B. LOWE The hard work of players, coaches, and parents is coming to end as the regular youth basketball regular came to close. Theleague had outstanding play and participation from all:involved. Feb. 2nd to Feb. 9th : The Xtreme (11-13 y/o girls) played host to Velocity of Lagrange on February 2rid and defeat them by a score of 18 to 14. In their vic- tory, Tamaya Cotton and Jasmine Dukes led the way with 8 and 6 points, respectively. The Bobcats of Hogansville (11-13 y/o boys) were hosted to the Warriors of Lagrange at,the Griggs Recreation Center, where the Bobcats overwhelmed by a score of 48 to 23. While Z. Mosely 16 points led scoring for Warriors, the Bobcats were led by Dylan Johnson with 18 points and Quantavious Bates with 12 points. :.Action returned to the Hogansville Recreation Center on Saturday, February 4th, as.a number of games were onthe slate. During the early game, the Bobcats of Hogansville (4- 5 y/o coed) played host to the Bulldogs of Lagrange. The kids are continuing to increase their awareness, develop skills, and enjoy the play. All were winners. The Bobcats and Jaguars of Hogansville (8-10 ylo boys) game was enjoyed by a full com- plement of onlookers, as the Cats handily won by.a score of 46 - 14. Braelin Mitchell and Joi'dan Ogletree of the Bobcats, led the way with 23 and 13 points, respectively. For Jaguars, Jabob Thomas led his team with 5 points. .: The Bobcats of Hogansville (11-13 y/o boys) played host to the Kings of Lagrange in the last game, where the Cats defeated the Kings bya score of 51 - 25. Scoring leaders were Qunatavuious Bates and James Murphy both with 12 points and DyJohnson with 10points. On February 6th, thru 9th, the Hogansville Recreation Department closed out the regu- ' lar season play in preparation for the country tournament. On Monday, the Jaguars of Hogansville hosted the Wolf Pack of Lagrange (8-10 y/o boys) surpassed by a score of 31-21. The Wolf packs were led by T. Hardy with 9 points, while Danquavious Reeves of the Jaguars led all scorers with 21 points. Returning to action on the Tuesday, the Jaguars of Hogansville (8-10 y/o boys) played host to the Jayhawks of Lagrange and slipped by with a score of 21-20. Jalen Mitchell and Danquavious led the winners with 10 and 7 points. The Bobcats of. Hogansville hosted the Cavalier of Lagrange (11-13 y/o boys) and beat them by a score of 43 - 41. James Murphy, Kavon Zelaya, and Quantavious Bates led the cats with 10, 9, and 9 points each, respective- ly. For the Cavaliers, Jacob led all scorers with 19 points. To close the regular season, Heat of Hogansville earned their final victory by for- feit on Thursday. While the Bobcats of Hogansvflle played to the Bucks of Lagrange (11-13 boys), and were soundly defeated by a score of 53 - 26. The winners had three players in d0uble fig- ++ ures: Dozier, Harps, and Cooley. The Heat were led by Dylan Johnson and Quantavious Bates with 8 and 6 points each. ; " Each team is schedule to play m the upcom- ing Troup County Parks and Recreation that began February 11. All divisional Championship games are scheduled to be played in Hogansville on Feb. 18. Xtreme of Hogansville (10-13) year old girls - Coach Willie Ector Tigers of Hogansville (8-10 year old) - Coaches John Leslie, Arthez Woodruff andMarilyn Woodruff Heat of Hogansville (8-10 year old girls) - Coach Sara Jenkins (not shown) Celtics of Hogansville (6-7 year old coed team) - Coach Thomas Martin 2012 CHS Varsity Golf Schedule DATE , 13/s 3/6 13/8, !3/15 i3/20 i3/22 3/29 4/ 4/19 4/24 5/7 OPPONENT(S) LOCATION Pacelli Red Oak Harris Co. Callaway Gardens Troup Co. Overlook :Pike Co. Overlook Heard Co.* Hogansville G.C. Manchester* Pebblebrook Harris Co. Overlook Troup Overlook Heard Co.* Overlook Pike Co. The Cedars Manchester* Overlook Pacelli Overlook Manchester* - Overlook : Region 5AA.Tournament Overlook State AA Tournament Waynesboro C.C. Most matches will begin between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. The region and state tournaments will begin at 9. Ications in bold indicate CHS is hosting these matches; opponents in bold indicate they will host matches. ,, All matches are 9 hole events unless otherwise agreed upon with the exceptions being the match on April 19, region and state. An asterisk denotes a region match. Pacers of Hogansville (6-7 year old) - Coaches Michael and Theresa Taylor 00valiers Travel to Top-Ranked GAC in First Round the state tournament. Three teams from Region 6-AA have been ranked in the top five all season, while Jordan (one of the Cavaliers' opponents in Region 5- AA and Manchester (also a region opponent) have also been ranked in the top five all sea- Son. Both teams have been ranked number one, Jordan has held the number one spot for several weeks but fell to Manchester in the Region 5-AA tournament. That's good news for the Cavaliers because the team has played both teams close and Callaway appears to be peaking at the right time. The Cavaliers defeated Temple last week by a score of 74-66 in the Region 5-AA tour- nament rr[oving into the top four seeds in the region and earning a trip to the Class AA state playoffs. Callaway had to play Manchester, Who defeated Jordan and finished as the top seed in Region 5-AA, in the semi-final game of the tournament. The Cavaliers lost to Manchester by a score of 91-61 and played Spencer in the consolation game to determine which team would finish number three and number four. The Cavaliers again lost in a close game, 55- 49. As the number four seed, Callaway drew GAC in the first round. GACS has a rich tradition of success dat- ing back to the 1970's. The team has won five state championships and an incredible num- ber of region championships, including one last season. The Spartans have made many state tournament appearances, including Back-to-Back State Championships in 2010 and 2011. Even though a powerhouse, GAC can be beaten, the Cavaliers invite all the fans to visit Norcross Saturday night and help cheer the Cavaliers on. Vi B)JOHN KUYKENDALL  . The Callaway High Cavaliers (12-14) will travel to Norcross Satuday to play the Greater Atlanta Christian (GAC) Spartans (23-5) and the top ranked team in Class AA in the first round of the state playoffs. ..... GAC finished the season as the number one seed in Region 6-AA and the Cavaliers firdshed the season as the number four seed S-AA. + While GAC is ranked and its winning per- centage is impressive, it does not mean the Cavaliers do not have a chance to advance in