Carver senior guard Anthony “A.J.” Watts dunks for a 25-25 tie at halftime during Saturday’s game against Woodward in the Georgia High School Association Class AAAA boys basketball state semifinals at Fort Valley State University. 03/02/2019
Carver senior guard Anthony “A.J.” Watts dunks for a 25-25 tie at halftime during Saturday’s game against Woodward in the Georgia High School Association Class AAAA boys basketball state semifinals at Fort Valley State University. 03/02/2019 DONN KESTER Special to the Ledger-Enquirer
Carver senior guard Anthony “A.J.” Watts dunks for a 25-25 tie at halftime during Saturday’s game against Woodward in the Georgia High School Association Class AAAA boys basketball state semifinals at Fort Valley State University. 03/02/2019 DONN KESTER Special to the Ledger-Enquirer

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