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Excel Christian Eagles fall in region title game, will open GAPPS State Tourney next week

February 10, 2024


Unity Christian defeated the Excel Christian boys for the third time this season on Friday night to capture the GAPPS Region 1 of Division I-A championship game in Powder Springs.

Unity won both regular season matchups and the region title game on Friday, 69-60.

The Lions led 30-26 at halftime and 51-45 through three quarters. Unity then held on in the final period for a nine-point win.

Jayden Jinks and Kamarion Profit led the Eagles with 14 points each. David Jinks and Carlos Cartagena scored 10 points for Excel.

By winning the region, Unity will receive a first-round bye in the GAPPS State Tournament and host the Alleluia Community / Holy Ground Baptist Academy winner in the second round.

Excel Christian will host Trinity Prep on either Monday or Tuesday in the first round of the Division I-A State Tournament.


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