The Cedar Shoals Jaguars were without three starters for their region 8-5A game against Johnson-Gainesville on Friday night.
Three-year starter Phlandrous Fleming (Charleston Southern) still laced up the Nike’s to post 28 points and 12 rebounds while Damaerra Lowe tallied 21 points and 7 assist as the Jaguars defeated Johnson-Gainesville (8-14; 1-8) 70-48 for their fifth victory in the last six games.
Starters Stavion Stevenson (college visit), Quenjarvis “Snipe” Hall (knee) and AJ Jones (knee) did not play. Senior Tyquon Mitchell has been valuable the last two seasons off the bench when called upon and chipped in 10 points in an expanded role Friday for the Jaguars.
Cedar Shoals (20-3; 9-2) will close the regular season at home for senior next Friday against Loganville (11-10; 3-6). Cedar Shoals defeated Loganville 72-53 at Loganville earlier this season.