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Greene County Defeats Madison Academy

This information was reported Friday from the AHSAA website:

Class 3A Boys Championship

Greene County 61, Madison Academy 44

          Greene County downed Madison Academy 61-44 Friday night to capture the Tigers' second championship in the last six years. Coach Rodney Wesley's Tigers (23-7) also won the 4A crown in 2005.

            Tournament MVP Neiko Hunter had 13 points, two steals and provided some key team floor leadership as Greene County took the lead early and never let it go.

            Teammate Shawn Carpenter had 18 points on a 7-of-12 shooting performance, Pierre Crawford had 10 points and nine rebounds and Phillip Cherry cleared eight rebounds.

            Madison Academy (21-12), making its fifth straight appearance in the 3A title game, got 21 points from Spencer Palmer. Jordan Matthews added seven points and 10 rebounds for Coach Andy Blackston's Mustangs.

            The 2A All-Tourney Team: Neiko Hunter, Greene County (MVP); Chandler Mack, Madison Academy; Jordan Matthews, Madison Academy; Spencer Palmer, Greene County; Pierre Crawford, Greene County; Shawn Carpenter, Greene County; and Matthew Craig, Piedmont.

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