Indians Snap Five Game Losing Streak with Home Win Over Oconee
The Stephens County boys’ basketball team broke a five-game losing streak with a hard- fought win over the Oconee County boys 62-45 Tuesday night at the Currahee Arena.
Three Indians hit double figures with Nuri Winters leading the charge with 20 points, followed by Javin Gordon with 15 and Jet Black with 12.
The Indians trailed by two at the half but put on a scoring binge in the second half to put the Warriors away.
J. R. Dickens led Oconee County with 15 points, all with three-point shots.
The Indians are now 2-5 in region 8-AAA and 8-12 for the season.
The Stephens County Lady Indians got 14 points from Aleria Faulkner but couldn’t hold off the Lady Warriors and dropped a 48-39 decision.
Julie Azeltine led the Oconee girls with 15 points.
It was Senior Night at the Currahee Arena and boys’ basketball players Nuri Winters, Jasec Smith, Santana Smith and Aiden Butts, along with the lone senior on the girls’ team A’Niya Mayweather were honored between games.
The Indians and Lady Indians will be on the road for the next two games, starting with a road trip to Hartwell to take on the Hart County Bulldogs. Gametime Friday night is set for 7 P.M. and airtime on WNEG Radio will be 6:45 P.M.