Newnan Heritage wins tense tussle with Monroe George Walton

Yes, Newnan Heritage looked relaxed while edging Monroe George Walton, but no autographs please after its 42-36 victory on Feb. 25 in Georgia boys high school basketball.

Monroe George Walton authored a promising start, taking a 15-6 advantage over Newnan Heritage at the end of the first quarter.

The Bulldogs took a 22-15 lead over the Hawks heading to the intermission locker room.

Nothing was decided in the third quarter, with Newnan Heritage and Monroe George Walton locked in a 30-30 stalemate.

The Hawks put a bow on this victory with a strong final-quarter kick, outpointing the Bulldogs 12-6 in the last stanza.

Recently on Feb. 18, Newnan Heritage squared up on Columbus St. Anne-Pacelli in a basketball game. For a full recap, click here.

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