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The Warren County Screaming Devils continued their near perfect region play by defeating region foe Lake Oconee Academy on Jan. 17 by a score of 61-37.

The Briarwood Academy Lady Bucs notched a region win last Friday by defeating Thomas Jefferson Academy 54-40 in Warrenton. Briarwood entered this week 7-3 overall and 1-1 in region action.

Briarwood Academy’s Lady Bucs produced a big win at home Friday night, but struggled Saturday in Augusta.

The Thomson High School Lady Dogs came out scrappy in the second half and made a good run against Warren County, but came up short 38-36 Friday night on the road.

Saturday night the Thomson High School Lady Bulldogs pulled out their first win of the season by defeating Washington-Wilkes in overtime 49-48.

Despite losing to Oak Hill Middle School in the region championship, this has been a very successful season for the Thomson-McDuffie Middle School girls basketball team.

Saturday night the Washington-Wilkes Tigers came to town and edged out the Thomson Bulldogs by a point, 57-56.

The Thomson-McDuffie Middle School boys basketball team hosted the middle school region championship game last Thursday and dominated Oak Hill Middle School 66-27.

With only three games remaining before Christmas, the Thomson High Bulldogs this week will face two teams they have already defeated in recent weeks.

Thomson High School’s Lady Dogs have opened the season 0-5, but will have a shot at improving that record Thursday at Aiken and Saturday at home against  Washington Wilkes.

Former Thomson High School Bulldog Christian Tutt has recently been named to the 2019 All-Southeastern Conference Coaches’ Second Team and the Pro Football Focus All-SEC Third Team.

Briarwood Academy reached the state GISA football championship for the sixth time in school history, however the Bucs struggled against a strong Gatewood team in a 49-7 loss.

Edmund Burke Academy may have taken home the Backyard Battle rivalry trophy earlier this year, but Briarwood Academy is headed to the state title game this Friday. They will face the Gatewood Gators.

The Thomson High School Bulldog’s season drew to a close Friday night with a 35-0 playoff loss at Cartersville High School.

Briarwood is headed to the GISA final four playoffs this Friday and will face Edmund Burke Academy for a second time this year. The winner will advance to the GISA AA state championship game in Macon.