Indian Basketball Splits with Rabun Co.
The Stephens County High School basketball teams pick up another non-region split.
Tuesday night, Stephens County hosted Rabun County at the Currahee Arena.
In the girls’ game, the Lady Indians trailed by double digits in the first half, but stormed back in the second half and won the game in overtime, 58-52.
Lexie Cash led the Lady Indians with 17 points, including four crucial free throws in overtime.
Mya Cleveland added 13 points for the Lady Indians, while Audresha Merritt and Kentasia Trimier each scored 10 points.
Riley Chulpacek led RabunCounty with 16 points.
Moving to the boys’ game, Stephens County fell victim to 12 Rabun County three-pointers as the Wildcats beat the Indians 74-43.
Rabun County outscored Stephens County’s boys 48-22 in the second half.
Austin Dinofrio had 25 points, including 7 3-pointers, to lead the Wildcats.
Tavoris Davis led the Indians with 11 points.
After Tuesday night, the Lady Indians are 4-1 on the season, while the Indian boys are 1-4.
Next up for the Indians is a home match-up Friday with MadisonCounty.
Tip-off for the girls’ game is 7 p.m. and the boys’ game will follow.
Air time on AM 630 WNEG and wnegradio.com is set for 6:45 p.m. on Friday.