The Greyhounds went 2-1 in the Holiday Classic, sponsored by State Bank and Trust Company, downing Aiken, S.C., 66-63 in overtime in the opening round, falling to Central-Macon 85-80, also in overtime, in the second round, and beating East Laurens 92-82 in the consolation final on the third day.
Dublin held off a late charge by Central, the defending tournament champion, to win the boys’ title with a 53-51 victory.
The Lady Hounds defeated Allatoona 53-37 in the opening round, then lost their next two games, 42-29 to Spalding and 42-22 to Lowndes.
Effingham County spanked Spalding 62-31 in the girls’ championship game on Saturday.
Sophomore Jerry Stephens, who led the team in scoring each night and finished with 72 points in the three games, made the all-tournament team for the Greyhounds. Senior A.J. Middlebrooks was hot from long range, hitting 13 3-pointers in the tournament to finish with 39 points, and freshman Nick Singleton also scored in double figures each game, totaling 40 points.
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