SCMS Basketball Teams Fare Well at Madison

The Stephens County Middle School Rebels basketball teams got off to a great start on Monday night winning three of the four games at Madison County.

The 7th grade girls fought back from an early 12 point deficit to win 23-19. Maddison McGee and Lanesia Verdell led the 7th grade Lady Rebels with 6 points each, Kylie Glaze scored 4 points, Carson Stowe, Savannah Smith, and Angel Moore scored 2 each, and Fayeth Ivester added a point.

In 7th grade boys, Stephens County defeated Madison County 45-39. Javin Gordon led Stephens County with a game high 28 points, Andrew Keown added 8, Semaj Walker 4, Tripp Underwood 3, and Brock Tankersley 2 for the Rebels. Grant Smith led Madison County with 22 points, but 19 came in the first half.

In 8th grade action, The Stephens County Lady Rebels defeated Madison County 30-28. The Lady Rebels were led in scoring by Samiea Scott with 11 points, Tytiunna Tukes had 7, Dariyah Bell 5, Jaziya Harbin 3, and Aurora Elrod and Joanna Alzen had 2 each.

The SCMS 8th grade boys fell in a close one to Madison County 27-26. Aaron Scott led the Rebels in scoring in the tough season opening loss.

The Rebels basketball teams home opener will be tomorrow (Thursday) when they host Hart County. Games will begin at Stephens County Middle School at 4:30 P.M.