HOOPS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Memorial Day, St. Andrew's boys going to the

By Prep Sports Report Staff | March 3, 2023

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Four local high school boys and girls basketball teams are on a mission to win Georgia Independent Athletic Association or the Georgia High School Association basketball championships.  St. Andrew's School, and Memorial Day School have teams moved one step closer with wins last night on the boy's sdie and two girls teams try tonight. 

The two GHSA  girls' teams who are trying to achieve the same status and make it to the championship game are Calvary Day School in GHSA Class AAA and Woodvile-Tompkins High School in GHSA Class A Division 1. The recaps of last night's game, the next opponent, the site, and the date are below, as well as the girl's schedule for tonight.


GIAA Class AAA Final Four Boy's Recaps

The defending Georgia Independent Athletic Association Class AAA champions, St. Andrew's Boy's Basketball team, beat Dominion Christian last night, 63-49. The Lions (27-1)are headed to the State Championship Game for the second consecutive season and will play Heritage School (19-8) this Saturday at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, at 6 p.m. 

St. Andrew's was led by Zyere Edwards, 28 points, five assists, and four steals; RaKari Harrison, 10 points, seven rebounds; and Zayden Edwards had nine rebounds, 8 points, and four assists.

St. Andrew's continues quest for second straight state title


GIAA Class A Final Four results

The Memorial Day School Matadors (20-4) punched their ticket to the GIAA Class A championship by defeating the First Preparatory Christian Academy Highlanders out of Hinesville, Georgia, 61-54. The Matadors will go against Monsignor Donovan Catholic Rams (16-11) out of Athens this Saturday at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, at 2 p.m. 

Matas Aidietis 17 points led the Matadors, Zsolt Boros had 10 points and seven rebounds, and Zayden Edwards had nine rebounds, eight points, and four assists.

Memorial Day returns to GIAA championships for the first time since it won the GISA title in 2013 under the legendary alum and coach Michael Thompson.

Memorial headed to GIAA final four


TODAY GHSA Girl's semi-finals schedule


Calvary Day (24-6) will face defending champion Lumpkin County (25-4) in a Final Four matchup set for 6 p.m. Friday at Fort Valley State.

CLASS A Division 1

Woodville Tomkins (24-5)will face St. Francis (24-6) in a Final Four matchup set for Friday at 6 p.m. at Georgia College & State University.

HOOPS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Calvary Day & Woodville girls roll to GHSA final four


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