A last-second shot would not fall and the Stephens County Lady Indians lost a heart-breaker Friday to the Madison County Lady Red Raiders 51-50.
Madison County’s girls scored the first 13 points of the game, but the Lady Indians scratched their way back and led at the half 26-25 following a three-point shot by Lexie Cash. However, Madison County led after three quarters and managed to hold on at the final buzzer.
Lexie Cash had 14 points, including four three-point shots. Whitleigh Swinton had nine points and Keocia Walker added seven points.
The Lady Red Raiders were led by Elize Coberly, who had 28 points, including going 11 for 11 at the free throw line.
Meanwhile, the Stephens County boys picked up their second region win of the year by defeating the Madison County boys 70-57.
The Indians led by one point at the end of the first three periods, but out-scored Madison County 24-12 in the final eight minutes.
Four Indians hit double figures Friday night, led by Kamichi Fleming with 15 points, Tay Walker with 12 points, Cody Helgeland with 12 points, and Tavoris Davis with 11 points.
Stephens County’s boys are now 2-4 in the region and 13-10 overall. The Lady Indians are 8-15 overall and 4-2 in region play.
Meanwhile, the Saturday game between Stephens and Lumpkin was postponed and will be re-scheduled.