Manchester and Jordan boys advance in GHSA playoffs

MANCHESTER, Ga. (WTVM) - Saiquan Terry's 25 points led No. 2 Manchester to a 95-76 over East Hall on Wednesday night in the second round of the GHSA Class AA playoffs.

Terry had plenty of help. Damien Turner had 16 points, while Kevin Martin and Trayvon Lockhart each chipped in 14 for the Blue Devils.

J.C Hampton led all scorers with 26 for East Hall, while Brian Edwards added 22.

The win sends Manchester to the state quarterfinals for a showdown with top-ranked Greater Atlanta Christian. Tipoff is 8:30 p.m. ET on Friday at the Northwest Georgia Trade Center in Dalton.

In other action, No. 5 Jordan also earned a trip to the quarters with a 75-58 road victory over Coosa. Marcus Powell led the Red Jackets with 15 points.

Jordan will play No. 9 Dawson County on Friday at 5:30 p.m. ET.

Two other area teams were eliminated. In the Class A boys tournament, Central-Talbotton lost at No. 8 Turner County, 61-38. And in Class AAA girls, Columbus fell on the road at Allatoona, 54-40.