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February 11, 2013

Prep notebook

1-AAAA tourney  under way 

The Region 1-AAAA boys basketball tournament kicked off Monday with No. 6 Worth County taking on No. 7 Americus-Sumter at Dougherty. No. 8 Cairo v. and No. 5 Doughtery also played Monday.

Tuesday, No. 1 Monroe and No. 2 Westover have a bye. No. 4 Albany will play Worth County or Americus-Sumter winner at 5:30 p.m. at Crisp County. No. 3 Crisp County will collidge with the Cairo-Dougherty winner at 8:30 p.m.

On Thursday, the semifinals begin at Monroe. Seeds 2-3-5-8 play at 5:30 p.m. Seeds 1-4-5-7 play at 8:30 p.m. The third-place playoff will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday with the championship game to follow at 8:30 p.m.

The Cairo High School Lady Syrupmakers started the Region 1-AAAA basketball tournament Monday at Dougherty when they played No. 7 Albany. No. 5 Crisp County played No. 8 Worth County at 7 p.m.

Today, No. 1 Monroe and No. 2 Dougherty had a bye. No. 4 Americus-Sumter will play the Cairo-Albany winner at 4 p.m. at Crisp County. No. 3 Westover will play Crisp County or Worth County at 7 p.m.

On Thursday seeds 2-3-5-8 will play their semifinal game at Monroe at 4 p.m. and seeds 1-4-5-7 play at 7 p.m. Monroe will also host the third-place playoff at 4 p.m. The championship game will begin at Monroe at 7 p.m.

Syrupmakers advance to state tournament

After a tough Class AAAA West Sectional tournament in Jasper over the weekend, five Cairo Syrupmaker wrestlers have advanced to the state championships.

Syrupmakers that advanced were  Ryan Roberson (4th at 113 lbs.), Wilder Elliott (5th at 132 lbs.), Marcus Gaines (5th at 170 lbs.), Paul Coleman (7th at 160 lbs.), and Joseph McFatter (8th at 182 lbs.).

THE GHSA State Wrestling Tournament is being held at the Macon Centreplex in Macon Thursday  through Saturday. Thursday admission costs $7. Friday and Saturday admission costs $10. The total tournament costs $24.

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