Wednesday girls basketball roundup

By Stephen Black

Score Atlanta

Norcross 57, Peachtree Ridge 32: Norcross’ Diamond DeShields led all scorers with 30 points and Shayla Cooper added 14 for the visiting Blue Devils. Norcross led 25-3 at the end of the firt quarter and 34-11 at half-time of a game that was never in question. Senior Melissa Turvy led Peachtree Ridge with 19 points, 18 coming on six made 3-pointers.

Northview 61, Johns Creek 54: Visitng Northview led 21-2 after one quarter and 37-16 at halftime, but Johns Creek pulled to within two at 52-50 at the 3-minute mark. Guard Connie Estevez had 17 points in the first half and guard Meredith Tarver scored 14 total for Northview. Tarver’s layup after a Johns Creek miss stretched the lead to 54-50, then she sank six of six free throws down the stretch to help put the game away for Northview.

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