The Atlanta Rabbits boys basketball team defeated Jefferson Bulldogs in a defensive showdown, 49-44 in Friday night’s area playoffs. The two teams squared off in Longview. The Rabbs will play Commerce in the Region II-3A quarterfinals next week. Commerce beat Troup, 53-48.
Daimion Collins and Charlie Powell led Atlanta’s attack with 18 and 16 points, respectively. The Rabbs trailed 27-25 at halftime, but took a 35-33 lead into the final eight minutes.
Atlanta regional quarterfinal is Tuesday
Atlanta’s regional quarterfinal playoff game against Commerce will be at Mount Pleasant High School, Tuesday night at 6 p.m. Atlanta is the home team.
The Atlanta vs Commerce game will be broadcasted live on KPYN 900 AM and 95.5 FM. The game will be streamed on the internet at KPYN.Net. Atlanta basketball games on KPYN are also available on the Freed AM Sports APP.