Zach Peacock - Norland got off to a 10-0 start versus Palm Beach Lakes and never looked back as it won 55-43 in a Florida 6A semifinal game. Zach battled foul problems all game but still posted game highs of 13 points and 10 rebounds. Norland will face #1 Winter Park at 7 pm on Saturday for the Florida 6A State Championship.
Gani Lawal - Norcross jumped out to a quick 13-5 lead and never looked back as it beat Redan 65-47 in a Georgia 5A semifinal game. Gani had 15 points and 15 rebounds. Norcross will face Beach, who pulled a stunning 72-63 upset of nationally ranked Wheeler, ending Wheeler's 52 game in-state winning streak. The Georgia 5A Championship game is at 8:45 pm tonight and will be broadcast on Georgia Public Television.
Thaddeus Young - Mitchell defeated Hillcrest 75-71 to claim the Region 8AA title. Thad Young had 23 points in the win. Mitchell will next play on Monday night.