Center High School — Waycross, Georgia

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Center High School

Waycross, GA

Mascot: Tigers

Colors: Blue & Gold

Year opened: ????
Year closed: ????

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[from Atlanta Daily World, Mar. 24, 1948]

Center, Brooks High Schools Win SGAA Tourney Crowns

Waycross, Ga — (SNS) — Center High School of Waycross, Georgia, rolled over Staley High of Americus, Georgia, 37-25 in the finals of the South Georgia Athletic Association tournament here in city auditorium.

In the girls championship game, Brooks High of Quitman, Ga., out-fought Staley High of Americus 32 to 28 to annex the SGAA crown.

The tournament was a very colorful affair with twenty teams participating including Dasher High, Valdesto; Brooks High, Quitman; Douglas High, Thomasville; Hutto High and Union Normal, Bainbridge; Carver High, Dawson; Tift County Training School, Tifton; and Staley High, Americus.

Union Normal copped the third place spot in the girls division, and Brooks High won the third place ranking in the boys. The coaches for the two first place winners were Calvin W. Rutherford, Brooks High and George James, Center High.

The officials for the tournament were Craig and Johnson of Fort Valley State College, Roulhac and Pruitt of Albany State College, Small of Stanton High, Jacksonville. Trophies were presented to the winners.

The All-Conference teams that were selected bythe officials were:

GIRLS
FIRST TEAM
Forward, Mahomes, Staley High
Forward, Williams, Union Normal
Forward, Evans, Union Normal
Guard, Williams, Brooks High
Guard, Dillard, Staley High
Guard, Watkins, Douglas High
SECOND TEAM
Forward, Brister, Brooks High
Forward, Mack, Mount Moriah
Forward, Morning, Tifton
Guard, Barber, Union Normal
Guard, L. Williams, Mt. Moriah
Guard, Kitchen, Staley High
BOYS
FIRST TEAM
Forward, G. Flourney, Center High
Forward, J. Boyd, Center High
Center, Hayes, Staley High
Guard, Jackson, Staley High
Guard, Lewis, Brooks High
SECOND TEAM
Forward, Robinson, Carver High
Forward, J. Woodlock, Pelham
Center, Dixon, Center High
Guard, Horne, Brooks High
Guard, C. Austin, Douglas High

The championship winners were:
GIRLS
GIRLS, FIRST PLACE
– Brooks High (Quitman)
SECOND PLACE
– Staley High (Americus)
THIRD PLACE
– Union Normal (Bainbridge)
BOYS, FIRST PLACE
– Center High (Waycross)

SECOND PLACE
– Staley High (Americus)
THIRD PLACE
– Brooks High (Quitman)

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