PHOTO: Jackson County wins district basketball title

The Jackson County 12U boys’ all-star basketball team defeated Barrow County 68-48 in the District 7 title game in Winder Saturday (Feb. 29). The team bested Jefferson and Habersham, Elbert and Barrow counties in the three-day tournament. Hart County and Dawson County also played in the tournament. Qua Watson was recognized as the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Team members are Reese Sorrow, Qua Watson, Brady Saunders, coach John Lewis, Drew Richardson, Asher Bruce, Landon Vanwormer, coach Griffin Lewis, Branturaun Callahan, Jake Lewis, Brooks Saunders, head coach Will Tolbert and Bryson Wingfield. The team will play in the state tournament Friday and Saturday (March 6-7) in Carrollton. 


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