Rebounding from their first Region 3B-AAAAA losses Tuesday at Jenkins, Bradwell Institute's basketball teams defeated both Groves squads Friday at home to improve to 5-1 in the region.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy dominated Edmund Burke on Friday with the Lady 'Landers earning their first win of the season, 46-21, and the boys toppling the Spartans, 81-33, in Waynesboro.
The Long County High School boys' basketball team claimed a region win Friday by defeating Atkinson County, 69-52, in Ludowici.
For three quarters Friday, it looked like the Lady Tide was going to secure their second win of the year.
Coastal Crew Rebels coaches meeting
Bradwell Institute's basketball teams suffered their first Region 3B-AAAAA losses of the season Tuesday at Jenkins High School.
A non-region game with the chance for local bragging rights played out Tuesday when Liberty County High School hosted Long County.
In a heated game that had the crowd on its feet and rumbling, the First Presbyterian Christian Academy Highlanders edged out a 57-50 win against region rival Frederica Academy on Tuesday at St. James Sports Center in Holmestown.
Doubles tournament set at Marne Lanes
Looking more poised than it did Friday against Statesboro, the Liberty County High School boys' basketball team had no trouble defeating McIntosh County Academy, 83-71, on Saturday at home.
Long County High School's boys' basketball team went 1-1 during the weekend by beating Metter, 50-47, on Friday on the road and losing to Vidalia, 58-46, Saturday night at home.
In Wayne County, the family of Shaquille Elijah Morgan, 18, attended a quiet ceremony Monday in which several hundred white balloons were released in his honor.