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PREP ROUNDUP: Forsyth Central boys advance in region tournament
A recap of Forsyth County high school sports action from Friday
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Forsyth County News

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Lambert 58, Johns Creek 35

Molly Williams scored 20 points and the Lady Longhorns cruised to a Region 6-AAAAAA victory Friday at home in their regular season finale.

Lambert ends the regular season at 14-11 overall and 9-9 in the region, an impressive improvement from last season when the Lady Longhorns went 6-19 and won just one region game.

Lambert will face Centennial on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Chattahoochee High School in the Region 6-AAAAAA tournament.

Pinecrest Academy 46, Walker 45

MARIETTA – Margaret Metz had 18 points and the Lady Paladins survived with a Region 6-A, Div. B victory Friday on the road in their regular season finale.

Pinecrest had a tougher time with Walker than in the teams’ previous meeting Jan. 13, when the Lady Paladins cruised to a 64-29 win.

Regardless, Pinecrest ends the regular season 17-8 overall and 8-4 in the sub-region.

West Forsyth 48, Chattahoochee 30

ALPHARETTA – Jenna Staiti had 18 points and the Lady Wolverines cruised to a Region 6-AAAAAA victory Friday on the road in their regular season finale.

Kalie Schlegel added nine points for West (20-5, 15-3), Jane Ortlip scored eight and Abby Quincy had six.

The two teams get to meet again soon: The Lady Wolverines will face Chattahoochee on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Chattahoochee High School in the Region 6-AAAAAA tournament.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Forsyth Central 50, River Ridge 47

CANTON – Eli Brown scored 13 points and the Bulldogs edged the Knights to advance in the Region 7-AAAAA tournament at Creekview High School.

Parker Bierder grabbed 10 rebounds for Central (7-19), who will play Sequoyah at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Lambert 81, Johns Creek 66

Patrick Noble had 21 points and the Longhorns cruised to a Region 6-AAAAAA victory Friday at home in their regular season finale.

Ross Morkem added 18 points and 13 rebounds for Lambert (20-5, 15-3), which will face the Habersham  Central-South Forsyth winner on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Chattahoochee High School in the region tournament.

Walker 70, Pinecrest Academy 66

MARIETTA – Nick Palmer surpassed 1,000 points for his career but it wasn’t enough as the Paladins lost Friday in its regular season finale.

Palmer scored 28 points and tied a school record with eight 3s as Pinecrest ended its season at 10-15 overall and 4-8 in Region 6-A, Div. B.

Chattahoochee 60, West Forsyth 44

ALPHARETTA – Jimmy Staiti reached a career milestone but the Wolverines dropped a Region 6-AAAAAA game in their regular season finale.

Staiti had 22 points and 12 rebounds and surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his career.

West will face Northview on Monday at 8:30 p.m. at Chattahoochee High School in the region tournament.