What a way to kick off the Georgia high school basketball state tournament. Sequoyah (Canton)
and Paulding County (Dallas)
combined for 247 points during their first-round contest in GHSA's Class AAAAAA state tournament
Tuesday night. Sequoyah won in regulation, 135-112
It is the highest-scoring boys basketball game in the country this season, according to the national MaxPreps database. Sequoyah's 135 points are also the most a team has scored in a game this season and set a school record
Sequoyah scored 37 points in the first, third and fourth quarters, and added 24 in the second. The Chiefs led 61-51 at halftime.
Paulding County countered with outputs of 33 points apiece in the second and third quarters, 28 in the fourth, and had 18 in the first.
Sequoyah has scored more than 90 points six times this season, including reaching the 100-point mark in a Jan. 14 win of Johns Creek (Johns Creek, Ga.)
. This was the fourth time Paulding County has scored more than 90 points this season.