BHS Playoff Events and State Results!

Buford Basketball

Friday, Feb. 15th, Buford City Arena

GHSA State Playoffs, First Round

6:00 pm-Lady Wolves versus Chamblee

7:30 pm-Buford Men versus Miller Grove

Congratulations to the Lady Wolves and to the Buford Men’s Basketball Teams for winning the Region 8-AAAAA Championships last Friday!

Girls State Playoff Brackets: https://www.ghsa.net/2018-2019-ghsa-class-aaaaa-girls-state-basketball-championship-bracket

Boys State Playoff Brackets: https://www.ghsa.net/2018-2019-ghsa-class-aaaaa-boys-state-basketball-championship-bracket

Please note the following GHSA By-Laws for state playoff basketball games:

-Admission-$10.00 for doubleheaders for all persons. No Student pre-sales or discounts

-Passes-Only GHSA. No BAC or Faculty Passes can be used

Buford Wrestling
GHSA State Runners-Up!

Congratulations to our wrestling team and coaches for their great matches at last week’s state wrestling tournament. Also, a huge congratulations to these wrestlers who won individual state championships:

Nick Corday, 106
Logan Ashton, 113
Nick Stonecheck, 138
Blaine Bergey, 160

Charlie Darracott, state runner-up at 152
Evan Dimaggio, state runner-up at 220

https://www.ghsa.net/congratulations-2018-19-traditional-wrestling-state-champions

https://www.gwinnettprepsports.com/sports/runner-up-finishes-by-buford-collins-hill-highlight-gwinnett-s/article_fad85bdc-6c5b-5adf-baad-d2615a6bf496.html

Buford Swim/Dive Teams
GHSA State Meet Results
Feb. 7-9, Ga Tech

Highlights

– 1 state champion, Buford’s first-ever in swimming!

– 1 state runner-up!

– 6 individual top ten finishes

– 2 relay top ten finishes

– 5 new Buford records set (3 individual, 2 relay)

– The first time the Boys’ relay teams have qualified for finals and placed in top 20.

– The highest team finish (6th for girls and 17th for boys) Buford has achieved in Swimming

Team Results

The Buford Girl’s team ended up 6th place in the state in the 4A – 5A division scoring 196 points.

The Buford Boy’s team ended up 17th place in the 4A – 5A division scoring 50 points.

Individual Results

Buford’s First-Ever, Swimming State Champ!!  Caroline Irwin became Buford’s 1st state champion in Swimming by winning the 50 free in a time of 23.79.  Caroline was also state runner-up in the 100 fly with a time of 54.82.  Caroline’s time in the 50 freestyle set a new Buford High School record.

Katharine Alsobrook finished 6th place in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:21.47.

Avery Shoemaker finished 8th place in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:29.57.  Avery also finished 14th place in the 200 IM with a time of 2:19.83.

Mary Grey Shaginaw finished 10th place in the 200 Individual Medley with a time of 2:16.48.  She also finished 11th place in the 100 fly with a time of 1:01.15.

Jackson Rhodes finished in 10th place in the 100 Backstroke with a time of 56.77.  He also finished 14th in the 200 IM with a time of 2:02.57.  Jackson’s times in both of these events sent new Buford High School records.

Hannah Barnard finished in 40th place in 50 freestyle

Amelia Barnard finished in 40th place in 100 butterfly

Relay Results

The Girls 200 Freestyle Relay (Hannah Barnard, Amelia Barnard, Avery Shoemaker, and Caroline Irwin) finished in 6th place with a time of 1:42.57.

The Girls 200 Medley Relay (Caroline Irwin, Hannah Barnard, Mary Grey Shaginaw, and Amelia Barnard) finished in 7th place with a time of 1:53.37

The Girls 400 Freestyle Relay (Hannah Barnard, Caroline Montini, Mary Grey Shaginaw, and Avery Shoemaker) finished in 11th place with a time of 3:49.79.

The Boys 200 Freestyle Relay (Mitchell Whalen, Max Whalen, Turner McBrayer, and Jackson Rhodes) finished in 14th place with a time of 1:34.68.  The relay’s time in the preliminary round set a new Buford High School record with a time of 1:33.97.

The Boys 400 Freestyle Relay (Mitchell Whalen, Max Whalen, Turner McBrayer, and Jackson Rhodes) finished in 13th place with a new Buford High School record of time 3:30.52.

Buford Dance Team
GHSA State 7th Place

Congratulations to the Buford High School Dance Team for placing 7th at the first-ever, GHSA State Championship Meet last Saturday. Attached is a team photo from their performance last Saturday. The BHS Dance Team is coached by Ashley Smith. Team members are:

Autumn Arnette
Keighly Brown
Jillian Clark
Riley Deep
Jesse Hanks
Blakely Phillips
Lillian Trippe
Erin Wright – Alternate

https://www.ghsa.net/congratulations-first-dance-state-invitational-champions