GHC Chargers win a big game against Central Georgia Tech to take the lead in the conference

Sharai Lay drives to the basket against East Georgia. Photo by Catie Sullivan

Sharai Lay drives to the basket against East Georgia. Photo by Catie Sullivan

David Greer goes for a shot against Gordon State. Photo by Catie Sullivan

David Greer goes for a shot against Gordon State. Photo by Catie Sullivan

GHC Head Basketball coach Phil Gaffney giving a game plan to the GHC Chargers. Photo by Caite Sullivan

GHC Head Basketball Coach Phil Gaffney gives a game plan to the GHC Chargers. Gaffney has won 500 games during his time as Head Basketball Coach at GHC. Photo by Caite Sullivan

GHC faced off against Central Georgia Tech on Saturday, Jan. 26 with the final score being 81-80. Derrick Cook led the game in points, 23, and in rebounds with 10. Carl Johnson helped with 18 points and 4 steals.

The GHC Chargers are now ranked 24 nationally by the NJCAA and are on top of the Division 1 conference in the GCAA with a record of 6-1 and 18-3 overall.

The Chargers’ next game will be home against Andrew College on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m.

Cook has been named GCAA Division I Player of the Week for the second week in a row.

The Lady Chargers won on the road against Central Georgia Technical College on Saturday, Jan. 26 with a final score of 75-67.

Jahnarria Brown led the game in points with 19 and had 5 rebounds. Nijeria Jordan contributed 18 points, and Ciara Thompson added 11 points and 9 assists.

With this win, The Lady Chargers are second in the conference only a game back from South Georgia Technical College. They have a conference record of 10-1 and an overall record of 14-9.

Nijeria Jones was named GCAA Division I Player of the Week along with Cook with an average of 19 points, 3 rebounds and one steal in 2 games.

The Lady Chargers’ next game will be at home against Andrew College on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 5:30 p.m.