The Stephens County Lady Indian and Indian basketball teams wrapped up the regular season with a sweep of Lumpkin County Thursday night at the Currahee Arena.
The Lady Indians struggled through the first three quarters and did not take the lead until halfway through the final period, but prevailed 33-22.
Neither team shot well and Lumpkin County led 13-9 at the half. However, Stephens County outscored Lumpkin County 17-1 in the final eight minutes to seal the deal.
Keocia Walker, Charity Major, and Lexie Cash each had six points for the Lady Indians. Dakota Sullens led Lumpkin County with nine points.
Meanwhile in the boys’ game, Stephens County got 15 points from Cody Helgeland and 14 points from Tavoris Davis to pick up a 60-46 win over the Lumpkin County boys. Jacob Haskell had 13 points for Lumpkin County with Austin Holman putting in 10 points.
The Stephens County Lady Indians have finished the regular season with a 10-15 overall record, but a 6-2 region record. The Indian boys finished 15-10 overall and 4-4 in Region 8-AAAA.
Next up for both teams is the region tournament next week at Johnson High School in Gainesville.
The Lady Indians will be seeded third and take on the sixth seed Lumpkin County in a rematch of Thursday night’s game on Monday afternoon at 4 p.m. at Johnson High School. Meanwhile, the Indian boys are the fifth seed in the region and will play fourth-seeded Chestatee on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
You can follow the Stephens County basketball teams in their region tournaments here on AM 630 WNEG and wnegradio.com.