Georgia High School Basketball - Hillgrove holds off Hughes
(January 14, 2012: Powder Springs, GA 30127) Fans at Saturday's non-league challenge between the Hillgrove Hawks (Powder Springs, GA) and the visiting Hughes Panthers (Fairburn, GA), saw Hillgrove's basketball squad hold off Hughes by a score of 71-65.
With the victory, Hillgrove improves its record to 8-5 on the campaign. The Hawks host South Cobb (Austell, GA) to play the Eagles in a 4-AAAAA challenge on Tuesday, January 17. The Eagles come into the challenge with a record of 10-6. South Cobb lost 80-70 in their recent non-league challenge against Marietta (Marietta, GA)
Next up, the Panthers play the King Lions (Lithonia, GA) in a 2-AAAAA challenge, on Tuesday, January 17. Hughes will attempt to improve on its 7-4 season record.