Indians Enter State Basketball Playoffs This Weekend

The Stephens County Indian boys’ basketball team will enter the state playoffs this weekend.

On Saturday, the Indians will host Heritage of Catoosa in a first-round AAAA basketball playoff game at the Currahee Arena in Toccoa.

Stephens County is the second-seed out of Region 8-AAAA with a 20-7 record, while Heritage of Catoosa is the third-seed out of Region 6-AAAA.

Air time Saturday is 5:45 p.m. on WNEG and with tip-off set for 6 p.m.

Elsewhere in the boys’ bracket, Region 8-AAAA champ St. Pius hosts Ridgeland, North Oconee visits LaFayette, and Madison County visits Northwest Whitfield.

On the girls’ side, Region 8-AAAA champion Jefferson hosts Gilmer, North Oconee hosts Pickens, Madison County visits Heritage of Catoosa, and St. Pius visits Northwest Whitfield.