Indians, Lady Indians Split Games at Habersham

The Stephens County boys pick up their second win of the year in exciting fashion.

Saturday, the Indians held on for a 42-40 win over Habersham Central in non-region basketball play in Mount Airy.

Habersham’s John David Herrin had two free throws to tie the game with three seconds left to tie the game, but missed them both and Josh Slate secured the rebound and the win for the Indians.

Tavoris Davis led the Indians in scoring with 11 points.

Noah Miller led the Raiders with 17 points, while Cody Patterson added 10 for Habersham Central.

Stephens County’s boys moved to 2-5 with the win, while Habersham’s boys fell to 1-8.

In the girls’ game, the Lady Indians jumped out quick for the second straight night, but could not keep the lead as the Lady Raiders won 49-40.

Stephens County led 18-11 after one quarter of play, but Lainey Gosnell scored 16 first-half points to help bring the Lady Raiders back.

Gosnell scored 22 points overall to lead Habersham Central, while Mya Cleveland led the Lady Indians with 12 points.

The Lady Indians fell to 5-2 with the loss, while the Lady Raiders moved to 4-6 with the win.

Stephens County is back in action Monday night at Lanier High School.

Air time Monday is set for 5:45 p.m. with tip-off of the girls’ game set for 6 p.m. and the boys’ game to follow.