Jasper Gibson is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Tigers!

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Jasper Gibson

Jasper Gibson is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Dawson Co. Tigers!

Gibson, a 6-foot-2 senior guard, had a pair of standout performance during the week for third-ranked Dawson Co. (23-2, 12-0 Region 7-3A).

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Gibson scored nine points, had eight assists, and pulled down five rebounds in the Tigers’ 67-55 win against Cherokee Bluff (15-10, 7-5).

Gibson followed that with a team-high 19 points, to go along with six rebounds and four assists, in a 67-47 win against East Hall (6-17, 2-10) on Friday, Jan. 31, in Rabbittown.

For his efforts, Gibson is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Tigers!

Marlie Townley is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

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Marlie Townley

Marlie Townley is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Dawson Co. Lady Tigers!

Townley, a 5-foot-11 senior forward/center, had a standout performance for Dawson Co. (13-11, 6-6 Region 7-A) last week.

Against Cherokee Bluff (5-20, 2-10) on Tuesday, Jan. 28, in Flowery Branch, Townley had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, while adding two assists, two steals, and four blocks as the Lady Tigers fell 56-53.

Townley was also instrumental for Dawson Co. in a 67-57 loss at East Hall (9-15, 4-8) on Friday, Jan. 31, in Rabbittown.

For her efforts, Townley is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

Mason Barnes is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Tigers!

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Mason Barnes is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Dawson Co. Tigers!

Barnes, a 5-foot-10 junior point guard, had two strong games last week for the third-ranked Tigers (21-1, 10-0 Region 7-AAA), who picked up a pair of Region 7-AAA wins.

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, at North Hall (15-8. 6-4), Barnes scored 10 points, had five assists, and added three rebounds as Dawson Co. won, 68-43.

Against Lumpkin Co. (8-15, 4-7) on Friday, Jan. 24, in Dawsonville, Barnes scored 16 points, added three asses, and pulled down two rebounds in the 55-47 victory.

For his efforts, Barnes is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Tigers!

Madison Anglin is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

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Madison Anglin

Madison Anglin is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Dawson Co. Lady Tigers!

Anglin, a 5-foot-6 junior guard, had two standout games last week for Dawson Co. (13-9, 6-4) as the Lady Tigers split a pair of Region 7-AAA games.

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, Anglin scored a team-high 15 points, while adding five rebounds and a steal, as Dawson Co. lost 66-50 at North Hall (16-7, 7-3).

Against Lumpkin Co. (14-9, 5-6) on Friday, Jan. 24, Anglin scored 15 points, pulled down three rebounds, had two assists, and a steal in the 63-55 victory in Dawsonville.

For her efforts, Anglin is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

Eli Burruss is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Tigers!

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Eli Burruss

Eli Burruss is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Dawson Co. Tigers!

Burruss, a 6-foot-5 senior forward, had two great games last week for the second-ranked Tigers (19-2, 8-0 Region 7-AAA).

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, Burrus had a double-double with a team-high 16 points and a team high 11 rebounds as Dawson Co. won a 57-39 game against region-foe Greater Atlanta Christian (14-6, 6-2) to secure the top spot in the region.

Against top 10-ranked Denmark (16-5, 8-0 Region 7-4A) on Friday, Jan. 17, Burrus made the game winner in triple overtime as the Tigers earned the big 84-82 victory. He finished the game with four points and eight rebounds.

For his efforts, Burrus is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Tigers!

Avery Herring is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

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Avery Herring

Avery Herring is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Dawson Co. Lady Tigers!

Herring, a 5-foot-9 sophomore guard, had a pair of strong games last week for the sixth-ranked Lady Tigers (12-8, 5-3 Region 7-AAA).

Against region-foe Greater Atlanta Christian (11-9, 7-1) on Tuesday, Jan. 14, Herring scored 11 points, pulled down seven rebounds, and added an assist and a steal in a 70-59 loss in Dawsonville.

On Friday, Jan. 17, Herring had a double-double with a team-high 18 points, 13 rebounds, three steals, and two assists in Dawson Co.’s 67-44 win against Class 4A’s Denmark, also in Dawsonville.

For her efforts, Herring is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

Campbell Reed is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Tigers!

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Campbell Reed

Campbell Reed is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Tigers!

Reed, a 6-foot-2 senior guard and forward, played well in two big region wins for Dawson Co. (17-2, 7-0 Region 7-AAA) last week.

On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Reed scored 17 points, had two assists, and added a rebound in an 87-52 win against East Hall (5-11, 1-6) in Dawsonville.

Against Fannin Co. (4-12, 0-7) on Friday, Jan. 10, Reed scored 17 points again (a team high), while adding four assists and four rebounds in Blue Ridge.

This is Reed’s second time being named the Player of the Week this season.

For his efforts, Campbell Reed is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Tigers!

Kirklyn Porter is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

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Porter

Kirklyn Porter is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

Porter, a 5-foot-9 freshman guard, had two strong games last week as Dawson Co. (11-7, 5-2 Region 7-AAA) split a pair of region games.

On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Porter scored nine points, pulled down two rebounds, and added two assists as the Lady Tigers defeated East Hall (6-12, 2-5) 63-40 in Dawsonville.

Porter then scored 17 points, pulled down six rebounds, and added an assist and a steal in a tough, 54-53 loss to Fannin Co. (13-5, 4-3) in Blue Ridge.

For her efforts, Porter is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

Mariah Benson is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

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Mariah Benson

Mariah Benson is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Dawson Co. Lady Tigers!

Benson, a 5-foot-11 post player, helped lead Dawson Co. (9-6, 3-1 Region 7-AAA) to a big, 61-44, region win against Cherokee Bluff (4-14, 0-6) on Friday, Jan. 3, in Dawsonville.

Benson scored 13 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in the first half alone Friday, and finished the game with a team-high 22 points and 12 rebounds.

The Lady Tigers will play East Hall at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 7, at home, before traveling to take on Fannin Co. at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 10, in Blue Ridge.

Benson has helped put the Lady Tigers into a tie for first place in Region 7-AAA so far this season.

For her efforts, Benson is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

Jasper Gibson is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Dawson Co. Tigers!

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Jasper Gibson

Jasper Gibson is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Dawson Co. Tigers!

Gibson, a 6-foot-2 senior guard, has been an absolute scoring machine for the Tigers (15-2, 5-0 Region 7-AAA), who are currently ranked second in the Class AAA.

While the team only played one game last week, Gibson put on a show with a triple-double.

Against region foe Cherokee Bluff (9-7, 3-2) on Friday, Jan. 3, in Dawsonville, Gibson tallied 11 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists as the Tigers got their fifth-straight region victory, 64-61.

Coming up this week, Dawson Co. will host East Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 7:30 p.m., before traveling to take on Fannin Co. on Friday, Jan. 10, in Blue Ridge.

Gibson will look to continue the dominance he showed during the first half of the season as the Tigers move into the bulk of region play.

For his efforts, Gibson is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Dawson Co. Tigers!

Eli Burruss is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Tigers!

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Eli Burrus

Eli Burruss is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Tigers!

Burruss, a 6-foot-5 senior forward, played well during the last week as Dawson Co. improved to an overall record of 11-2 and 4-0 in Region 7-3A. The Tigers currently sit alone at the top of the region standings.

Burrus started the week with a double-double in an important, 58-48, region win against Lumpkin Co. (5-8, 2-3) in Dahlonega. The senior scored 15, pulled down 11 rebounds, and added six steals in the win.

On Friday, Dec. 20, Burrus scored 11 and pulled down eight rebounds against Camp Jewell House in Dawsonville. The Tigers lost that game, 64-57, to the defending GICAA state champion Panthers (11-1, 3-0 II-A West).

For his efforts, Burrus is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Tigers!

Dawson Co. boys defeat Lumpkin Co. 58-48

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The Dawson Co. Tigers defeated the Lumpkin Co. Indians 58-48 on Tuesday in Dahlonega.

Jasper Gibson scored 23 points for the fourth-ranked Tigers (10-1, 4-0 Region 7-AAA). Campbell Reed also chipped in 16, while Eli Burruss had 15.

Jacob Cumbie led the Indians with 17 points, while Pat Jackson scored 13.

Campbell Reed shoots the 3-pointer.

The Indians (4-8, 2-3 Region 7-AAA) scored the first four points of the game to take the early lead. The Tigers responded three consecutive 3-pointers to take a 9-4 lead. The Tigers led 13-7 after one quarter of play.

The Tigers used a 7-2 in the middle of the quarter to extend their lead. They also scored six of the final seven points of the half to take a 28-16 lead into the half.

The second half started with a 7-2 run from the Tigers to take control of the game. The rest of the quarter remained even, with Dawson Co. leading 50-33 heading into the final period.

Pat Jackson drives on Jasper Gibson.

The Indians didn’t roll over, and fought back to close the lead. They were able to cut the Tigers’ lead to only 58-48 at the end of the game.

The Indians’ next game will be Friday at 7:30 p.m. as they travel to play at Banks Co.

The Tigers will return to action on Friday at home at 7 p.m. against Camp Jewell House.

Big third quarter leads to Dawson Co. girls victory against Lumpkin Co.

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In matchup of top-10 teams, the Dawson Co. Lady Tigers played against the Lumpkin Co. Lady Indians on Tuesday in Dahlonega. The Lady Tigers walked away with a 64-51 victory.

Senior guard Sophia D’Oliveira led the way with 22 points for Dawson Co. (7-5, 3-1 Region 7-AAA). Another senior for the Lady Tigers, Marlie Townley, was the second-leading scorer with 17 in the game.

Freshmen guard Lexi Pierce led the Lady Indians in scoring with 14 points. Junior guard Isabel Davenport and freshmen post Kate Jackson both had 12 in the game for Lumpkin Co. (7-5, 2-3 Region 7-AAA).

Kate Jackson attempts the lay-up.

The Lady Tigers struck first by scoring the first eight points of the game. The Lady Indians responded by going on an 8-0 run of their own. The teams traded scores the rest of the quarter, until D’Oliveira hit a long 3-pointer at the buzzer to take a 19-15 lead.

Lumpkin Co. started the second quarter on an 8-2 run to take the lead. Dawson Co. then responded with an 8-2 run of their own to retake their lead. The Lady Indians scored the final 5 points of the half to cut Dawson Co.’s halftime lead to 32-31.

The Lady Indians started off the second half with a pair of free throws. Dawson Co. then took control of the game. Aside from a 3-pointer from Lumpkin late in the quarter, the Lady Tigers scored the final 13 points of the quarter. This gave them a 45-36 lead heading into the final quarter of play.

Sophia D’Oliveira sets up the play.

Lumpkin Co. scored five of the first seven points of the fourth before the Lady Tigers had another big run. An 11-0 run extended the Lady Tiger lead to 58-41. Dawson Co. went on to win the game 64-51.

The Lady Indians will return to action on Friday at Banks County High School at 6 p.m.

The Lady Tigers’ next game will also be Friday. They host Oconee Co. at 5:30 p.m.

Sophia D’Oliveira is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

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Sophia D'Oliveira

Sophia D’Oliveira is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

D’Oliveira, the team’s senior point guard, is committed to play for Liberty University and showed some Division-I talent in games against North Hall and White Co. late in the week.

Against North Hall on Friday, Dec. 13, in Dawsonville, D’Oliveira put up a triple-double in the 57-54 win for Dawson Co. (6-5, 2-1 Region 7-AAA).

She scored 10 points to go with 10 rebounds and 11 assists for her overall best game of the season so far.

The following day in the North Georgia High School Showcase, D’Oliveira scored 12 points, had six rebounds, and added two steals in Dawson Co’s 64-56 loss to White Co. in Dawsonville.

For her efforts, D’Oliveira is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Lady Tigers!

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Campbell Reed is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Tigers!

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Campbell Reed

Campbell Reed is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Tigers!

Reed, a 6-foot-2 senior guard, posted strong games in a pair of wins for Dawson Co. (9-1, 3-0 Region 7-AAA) during the past week.

On Saturday, Dec. 14, Reed put up 16 points, pulled down three rebounds, totaled four assists, and added a steal as the Tigers defeated The King’s Academy 76-39 in the North Georgia High School Showcase in Dawsonville.

Earlier in the week, Reed chipped in six points in a 68-36 victory against North Hall at home.

For his efforts, Reed is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Tigers!

Jasper Gibson is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Tigers!

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Jasper Gibson

Jasper Gibson is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Tigers!

Gibson, a 6-foot-2 guard, led Dawson Co. (6-1, 2-0 Region 7-AAA) to three big wins during the week, including two region wins.

The highlight of the week for Gibson came Thursday, Dec. 5, on the road at defensing region-champion Greater Atlanta Christian.

Gibson exploded for 36 points in the first half and finished with 42 points, eight rebounds, and two assists in the Tigers’ 72-40 win on the road.

Two days before that, Gibson scored 16 points, while dishing six assists and pulling down two rebounds in an 85-43 win over region-foe Fannin Co. in Dawsonville.

On Saturday, Dec. 7, Gibson had an all-around good game with eight points, five assists, and three rebounds in a 76-48 win against Flowery Branch at home.

For his efforts, Gibson is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Tigers!

 

To be considered for the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week, a player must play in all games the team plays during that week and must not have any unsportsmanlike conduct (ejections, etc.). Stats considered for Player of the Week run from Monday through Saturday, with Player of the Week being revealed Sunday each week.

 

 

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