The Peachtree Ridge Lions (18-7) face a tough challenge as they take on the North Gwinnett Bulldogs (16-10) in a Georgia high school basketball tournament game on Monday, February 12th, at 8:00 PM ET. The game will be held at Meadowcreek, setting the stage for an exciting battle between two talented teams vying for a spot in the next round.
What it is: Georgia High School basketball
Matchup: Peachtree Ridge Lions vs North Gwinnett Bulldogs
Time: Monday, February 12, at 8pM ET
Game Type: tournament
Game Details: At Meadowcreek
Locations: Monroe, GA
Live Stream: Watch here
Lions Roaring After Strong Regular Season
Peachtree Ridge finished the regular season with a strong record, showcasing their offensive firepower and balanced attack. Junior guard Michael Jones leads the charge with 20 points per game, while senior forward Daniel Smith provides a double-double threat with 15 points and 10 rebounds per game. Coach Matthew Helmerich has them playing a cohesive brand of basketball, making them a dangerous contender in the tournament.
Bulldogs Looking to Bounce Back
North Gwinnett enters the tournament after a slight slump towards the end of the regular season. However, they remain a formidable opponent, boasting a talented roster and playoff experience. Senior guard Marcus Johnson is their offensive catalyst, averaging 18 points per game, while their size and athleticism present challenges for any opponent. Coach David Jones will be looking to refocus his team and unleash their full potential in the tournament.
Key Matchup to Watch
The battle between Jones and Johnson will be a pivotal point in the game. Jones’ quickness and scoring ability could exploit the Bulldogs’ defense, while Johnson’s experience and leadership will be crucial for North Gwinnett to maintain control.
How to Watch the Game
Fans can catch the action live and on-demand on the NFHS Network app or website. Subscriptions are required, but individual game passes are available to support your school.
This is a close matchup to call. Peachtree Ridge’s momentum and offensive firepower make them a threat, but North Gwinnett’s experience and home-court advantage could give them the edge.