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( Page 12-A ! TALBOTTON NEW ERA - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018 By JOHN KUYKENDALL By John Kuykendall THE CELEBRATION BEGINS - The Central High Hawks begin celebrating the Region 4-A Championship victory over Manchester. This week, the Hawks hope to advance to the third round of the Class A State Tournament with a win over Dooly County tonight at the Central High gym. The action begins at 6 p.m. Please come out and support the Hawks, The Central High Hawks (21-3) will host the Dooly County Bobcats (16-12) in the second round of the Class A Georgia High School Basketball State Tournament tonight at 6 p.m. The Hawks have defeat- ed the Bobcats twice already this season and both times by a wide margin. However, as the Hawks can testify, that doesn't mean much. The Hawks defeated the Manchester High Blue Devils to win the Region 4-A Championship after losing to the Blue Devils twice in reg- SMITH NAMED STUDENT OF THE MONTH - Alysha Smith, a first grade student at Central Elementary, has been named Student of the Month for January. Smith is the daugh- :ter of Tonya Smith and is in Mrs. Cotton's homeroom. Her favorite subject in school is reading and her hobby is read- ing as well. She says when she grows up she would like to become a soccer player. PRATHER NAMED STU- MARSHALL NAMED STU- LEONARD NAMED STU- DENTOFTHEMONTH-Jalan DENT THE MONTH - DENT OF THE MONTH - Prather, a fourth grade student Jaiden Marshall, a first grade Caitlyn Leonard, afourth grade at Central Elementary, has student at Central Elementary, student at Central Elementary, been named Student of the has been named Student of has been named Student ofMonth for January. Prather is the MonthforJanuary. Marshall the Month/or January. Leonard the son of Marcus and Bernice is the son of Jalesia and is the daughter of Cayla Prather and is in Mrs. Shuntia Fredarius Marshall and is in Leonard and is in Mr. Green's homeroom. His Ms. Hines' homeroom. His Donaldson's homeroom. Herfavorite subject in school is favorite subject in school is favorite subject in school is Math and his hobbies include. Math. His hobbies including Science and her hobbies reading, watching television playing games. Marshall says include playing with her sister, and playing games. He wants when he grows up he would Leonard says when she grows to become a professional bas- .like to become principal of a up she would like to become ketball player when he grows school, a nurse, up. :l ular season play. last week. Winning the region': It's win or go home for title earned the Hawks a bye: bothteamsandthiswiUprove in the first round and home to be another exciting match court advantage in at least up as the previous meetings two games of the state tour- between the two teams this nament. season. Please come out and the Dooly County advanced support the Hawks in the in the playoffs by defeating team's quest for a statecham-: Hancock Central by a score pionship. Tipoff time is 6 p.m.i of 68-62 last week. at the Central High School! The Hawks did not playgymnasium. ' CI s A Boys Playoff R ults GMC Oaxton c u. F. Leade ip 65 i Treutlen 48 Tu C0,67 Peiha Wash; lkes 57 Drew e 66 60 : 68i Hancock ,62 Te li l in : Maconi Uancheste Pelham GMCat Woodville Tomp, VELASQUEZ NAMED STU- BELL NAMED STUDENT OF DENT OF THE MONTH - THE MONTH- John Bell, a 9th Trinity Velasquez, a 7th grade grade student at Central High student at Central Middle ELLISON NAMED STUDENT SPARKS NAMED STUDENT School, has been named School, has been named OF THE MONTH - Micah OF THE MONTH- Bernyla Student of the Month for Student of the Month for Ellison, a 7th grade student at Sparks, a 9th grade student of January. Bell is the son of Janaury. Velasquez is the Central Middle School, has Central High School, hasbeen Niccole Neal and John Bell and idaughter of Joseph and been named Student of the named Student of the Month in in Mrs. Truss' homeroom. :Darlene Velasquez. Her Month for January. Ellison is for January. Sparks is the His favorite subject is Business favorite subject is math and her the son of Fatita Smith and is daughter of Niya Ferguson and and Computer Science and his hobbies include basketball, in Ms. Towns' homeroom. His Bernard Sparks. Her favorite hobbies include hanging out volleyball, shopping and favorite subject in school is subject in school is Math and with family and friends, draw- spending time with family. Math and his hobbies include her hobbies including basket- ing, writiing and listening to Velasquez plans to attend the plahing football and basketball, ball, volleyball, shopping and musice. After graduation he University of Kentucky or When he graduates high spending time with family, plans on becoming an anima- !Kennesaw State University school he plans on becoming When she graduates she plans tor for Cartoon Network after graduation, an Orthodontist. on attending college. Studios. Funeral Home 4048 Macon Rd . P.O. 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