The Stephens County Indian and Lady Indian basketball teams tip off their home schedules tonight at the Currahee Arena.
Stephens County will host Rabun County in non-region play this evening.
Last week, both the Lady Indians and Indian boys took part in the Piedmont Tournament at Piedmont College.
The Indian boys went 1-1. Stephens County beat Rabun County in the first game 64-57, then fell in the second game to South Gwinnett 67-63. Josh Slate was named to the all-tournament team, scoring 13 points in both games. Meanwhile, Tavoris Davis led the Indians in scoring against South Gwinnett with 24 points.
Meanwhile, the Lady Indians went 0-2, falling to Rabun County 51-46 and North Hall 69-56. Keocia Walker and Mya Cleveland both led the team in scoring during the Rabun County game, with Walker also leading the Lady Indians in scoring during the North Hall game. Walker made the all-tournament team.
Tip-off tonight from Stephens County High School is 6 p.m. for the girls’ game with the boys’ game to follow. Airtime is 5:45 p.m. on AM 630 WNEG and wnegradio.com.
Meanwhile, basketball season is also getting underway at Stephens County Middle School.
The Rebel 7th grade boys opened the season with a 36-28 loss to Rabun County. Kole Rogers had 7 points, A.J. Curry had 6 points, and DeUndra Singleton and Brandon Wheeler each had 4 points.
The middle school season gets into full swing this week as Stephens County Middle School hosts Madison County Friday and travels to Elbert County on Saturday.