Posted On: 02/4/20 8:43 AM

With Region play tipping off across the state in a slew of areas, Prep Hoops Georgia headed over to The Lovett School in Atlanta, host for the 3A Region 5 tournament, and Monday featured three games to kick off play.


Cedar Grove, a team with clear talent on the roster that belied their 5-16 record entering, had seeming control most of the way, leading after all 3 of the opening quarters before Towers made a furious late push in the 4th to close within 4 at just over a minute remaining, before hanging on to post a 61-58 victory. The two teams were evenly matched athletically, and with the exception of Towers 6-7 center Jordan Graves, an excellent rebounder and rim protector, CG possessed a clear height advantage both on the interior and the wings. However, they didn't fully utilize it throughout, as they relied more on their perimeter athletes at times, allowing the game to be more evenly played as Towers played almost entirely from the 3-point arc in. But the moments where the Saints got their big people involved, it was a mismatch against a tough and strong-willed

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