Tuesday night hoops update

As the high school basketball postseason nears, each game becomes increasingly important. Just ask the Worth County Rams.

Worth County's boys' basketball team had an opportunity to earn the top seed and ensure home court advantage for the 4A-1 region tournament with a home win over Westover on Tuesday night. Instead, the Patriots jumped out to a 16-4 lead and never looked back in a 58-42 upset victory. Westover completed the sweep with a 51-13 win in the girls' game.

Elsewhere in 4A-1, Albany split with the Americus-Sumter Panthers on Tuesday night. Albany's boys got going in the second half in route to a 65-55 win. Americus-Sumter got revenge in the girls' game, 57-21.

Dougherty's boys were the victims of a buzzer beater on Tuesday night in Cairo. The Syrupmakers won, 46-44. In the girls' game, Dougherty's Takiya Davis had 22 points as the Lady Trojans topped the Lady Syrupmakers, 70-58.

In 5A-1, the Lee County boys continued to play well in the region with a 37-34 win over Hardaway.

In the GISA, Sherwood Christian played Westwood on Tuesday night. The Sherwood boys won, 71-55, while the Westwood girls came out on top, 57-25.

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