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      Tuesday night hoops shootaround

      High school basketball continued to roll along in Southwest Georgia on Tuesday night.

      Westover hosted a 6-A opponent and one of the best hoops programs around, the Tift County Blue Devils. The boys TM team jumped out to a comfortable lead in the first half and cruised past the Patriots, 65-50. The girls TM game was a different story, with the Lady Patriots topping Tift County, 41-33.

      Elsewhere in 4-A Region 1, Monroe had a successful night at home against Cairo. The boys held on to top the Syrupmakers, 55-48. The girls continued their region dominance by blowing out the Lady Syrupmakers.

      Dougherty struggled at home against Americus-Sumter. Both games were close, but the Panthers won the boys TM game, 77-63, and the girls TM game, 40-30.

      Albany High School went on the road to Cordele, but the Indians were swept by Tift County.

      In 5-A, Lee County TMs boys traveled to Thomasville and came out with a 57-49 victory.

      In the G.I.S.A., Deerfield-Windsor was at home against Tattnall Square. The boys TM teams squared off in a classic, with Deerfield winning 85-78 in two overtimes. Tattnall TMs girls beat Deerfield TMs girls, 46-40.