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PREP ROUNDUP: Lambert boys outlast Walton in 2OT win

Girls basketball

Forsyth Central 34, King’s Ridge 22

LILBURN – The Bulldogs earned a non-region win Thursday on the road in the semifinals of the Storm Classic at Providence Christian Academy.

Central (6-5) will face Peachtree Ridge in the championship game tonight at 7.

Harrison 58, Lambert 44

NORCROSS – Jaleah Greene had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds but the Longhorns dropped a non-region game Thursday at Norcross in the Hawks-Naismith Holiday Classic at Norcross High School.

Sidney Chason added 10 points for Lambert (6-4), while Skylar Aledia had eight points and Summer Edwards had seven points and six steals.

North Forsyth 54, Cherry Creek 43

PHOENIX – Catherine Shope had 22 points as the Raiders won their second consecutive game in the Nike Tournament of Champions on Thursday.

Caroline Martin added 16 points for North (9-2), which trailed 7-3 after the first quarter but took control with a 23-point outburst in the second quarter. Cherry Creek was ranked No. 6 in Colorado’s largest classification by the Denver Post.

Cassie Markle grabbed nine rebounds.

Northview 70, South Forsyth 49

JOHNS CREEK – Zoe Maisel had 15 points but it wasn’t enough as the War Eagles dropped a non-region game Thursday on the road.

South dropped to 7-4 this season.

Boys basketball

Forsyth Central 64, River Ridge 42

Dominic Patterson had 21 points, four rebounds and four assists as the Bulldogs cruised to a non-region victory Thursday in the Keller Williams Classic at North Forsyth High School.

Will Griffin added 13 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for Central (2-8), which stormed out to a 20-2 lead after the first quarter and never looked back.

King’s Academy 53, Pinecrest Academy 44

LILBURN – Ryan DiFazio scored 13 points but the Paladins dropped a non-region game Thursday on the road in the Storm Classic at Providence Christian Academy.

Josh Boeye added 11 points for Pinecrest (3-6).

Lambert 99, Walton 85 (2OT)

Jordan McIlwain had 28 points and five assists as the Longhorn earned a double-overtime non-region victory Thursday in the Lambert Holiday Classic.

Mitch Ganote added 27 points, eight assists and six rebounds for Lambert (6-1), while Damon Stoudamire Jr. had 23 points and six rebounds.

South Forsyth 68, Northview 62

JOHNS CREEK – Fredrick Scott had 19 points as the War Eagles earned a non-region victory Thursday on the road.

Isaiah Magee added 13 points for South (5-6), while Devin McGlockton had 13 points and Santhosh Saravanan had 11 points.

Other scores: Cherokee 45, North Forsyth 41; Creekview 64, West Forsyth 56