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North Gwinnett Girls, Norcross Boys Win 7-AAAAAA Titles

Other Suwanee high school teams also begin state tournament play this week.

The North Gwinnett girls and the Norcross boys came away with Region 7-AAAAAA basketball titles Saturday at Mill Creek High. Therefore, they get top seeds in the state tournament, which begins this week.

Also, the Peachtree Ridge and Collins Hill boys are part of the Suwanee contingent to the state tournament.

In girls play Saturday, North edged Norcross, 58-53, behind 22 points from Lexie Brown and 15 points from Peyton Whitted.

In boys region action, Norcross defeated Peachtree Ridge, 55-48. Brandon Johnson led Peachtree Ridge with 13 points.

In boys state tourney action, Peachtree Ridge will host Centennial on Wednesday (February 20), and Collins Hill will travel to Alpharetta.

In girls state action, North will host Lambert on Tuesday (February 19).

The state tournament concludes on Saturday, March 9, at the Macon Centreplex.

-- Material from the Gwinnett Daily Post was used in this report.

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