Red Jackets advance in GHSA Playoffs

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Jeff Blanton had 24 points to lead No. 5 Jordan to a 71-65 win over 10th-ranked South Atlanta.

The Red Jackets trailed 30-26 at the half, but Blanton's four treys keyed the Jordan comeback. They outscored South Atlanta in the 24-13 in the third quarter.

The Hornets pulled to within two points late in the fourth quarter, but a 3-point play by Blanton sealed the win.

Here are the results for area teams from Saturday's state playoff action:

GHSA Class AA Boys

Jordan 71, South Atlanta 65

Manchester 70, Decatur 57

GAC 64, Callaway 48

Buford 79, Spencer 60

GHSA Class A Boys

Central-Talbotton 56, Portal 46

Claxton 55, Greenville 54

GHSA Class AAAA Boys

Ware County 54, Northside 53

Brunswick 72, Hardaway 62

GHSA Class AAA Boys

Washington-Atlanta 65, Troup 54

Towers 61, LaGrange 59

GHSA Class AAA Girls

Troup 57, Riverwood 52

AHSAA Central Regional (Montgomery)

Class 2A Girls - Lanett 56, R.C. Hatch 24

Class 2A Boys - Lanett 54, Central-Hayneville 45