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Boys Basketball Drops Region Game to GMC

MACON, Ga. – The FPD boys basketball team (1-13, 0-3 Reg. 7-A) couldn’t overcome an early deficit, falling 61-36 to the Georgia Military College Prep (GMC) Bulldogs 61-36 on Friday night, Jan. 17 at the Middlebrooks Athletic Center in region-7 action.

Senior guard T.J. Sams paced the Vikings on offense, scoring 17 points while senior forward Taylor Burns notched nine points in the loss.

The Bulldogs led 22-13 at the end of the first quarter and 44-20 at halftime.

GMC saw two players in double-figures, led by the 13 points of Quatavius Brisco and the 11 points of Brandon Davis.

The Bulldogs knocked in six three-pointers to the Vikings’ three, respectively.

FPD returns to action on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 18, welcoming Putnam County to the Middlebrooks Athletic Center at 4 p.m.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while upholding the school’s mission statement to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. For more information, visit www.fpdvikings.com and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting www.twitter.com/FPDVikingSports.

BOX SCORE:

GMC 61, FPD 36

GMC 22-22-12-5–61

FPD 13-7-10-6–36

GMC: Quatavius Brisco 13, Brandon Davis 11, TJ Lowe-Foston 9, Dalton Threatt 9, Troi Campfield 8, Trevor Tyus 7, Devin Hill 4.

FPD: TJ Sams 17, Taylor Burns 9, Jacob Oates 3, Bowen Lader 3, Joseph Lengel 2, Torrian McSwain 1, Cole Thomason 1.

3-pointers: GMC 8 (Davis 3, Brisco 2, Threatt 2, Tyus 1); FPD 3 (Sams 1, Oates 1, Burns 1).

Records: GMC 9-7, FPD 1-13.

Next: Putnam County at FPD, 4 p.m., Saturday.