In a thrilling game, North Oconee's last-second put-back by Khamari Brooks sealed a 65-64 victory over Baldwin High, ending the Braves' hopes for a state championship.

The Big Picture

The game saw both teams with significant leads that were lost, with North Oconee ultimately emerging victorious with a buzzer-beater finish.

By the Numbers
  • Khamari Brooks' third-chance lay-up secured the win for North Oconee with just two seconds left.
  • The final score was 65-64, denying Baldwin High a shot at a second state championship in the current decade.
  • Baldwin High experienced a 10-0 run in the fourth quarter before North Oconee's late surge.
State of Play
  • North Oconee secured a hard-fought victory with a last-second basket, advancing to the GHSA AAAA boys basketball final.
  • Baldwin High, under first-year head coach Ben Smith, showcased resilience by clawing back from significant deficits throughout the game.
Bottom Line

North Oconee's dramatic win over Baldwin High, culminating in a buzzer-beater, ended the Braves' pursuit of a state championship, showcasing the unpredictable nature of sports.