Tifton Gazette

Local Sports

February 9, 2013

Turner Rebels wallop Charlton in scoring melee

TIFTON — The Turner County Rebels tested the strength of their scoreboard Friday night against the Charlton County Indians. In a pair of varsity games, it had to withstand a barrage of 296 points, 185 of them at the hands of the Rebels. The Lady Rebels doubled up the Maidens, 77-33, and the Rebels dominated their opponents, 108-78.

The Lady Rebels wasted no time getting started. They had a 20-8 lead after the first and were up 39-16 at the half. Far from taking it easy, they outscored Charlton 16-7 in the third and 22-10 in the fourth.

Fifty of Turner’s points came at the hands of seniors Zenia Coley and Antania Graddic, who scored 28 and 22, respectively. Graddic also had 14 rebounds. Also in double digits were senior Kaliyah Glover and freshman Mylashia Yancey. The team is now 18-5 on the season.

Charlton made it a close game with the Rebels for a half. Turner held a 21-18 lead after the first eight minutes and were up by 10 at halftime. The Indians would not falter in the second half, but were unable to keep up with the torrid scoring pace.

Turner outscored the Indians 33-22 in the third period to take a 77-56 lead and would pop another 30-point quarter in the fourth, this time manhandling the opposition, 33-22 for the 108-78 finish.

The Rebels, who are now 19-4, had four players in double figures. Antonio Graddic had 22, with 15 rebounds,  Devontae Curtis scored 16, Nate Martin, 13, and Nyshawn Davis, 10.

Turner County will play a make-up game with the Wilcox County Patriots Friday, Feb. 15 in Ashburn.

1
Text Only
Local Sports
  • TCHS hosts Saturday’s track sectionals

    Step one is over for the Tift County Blue Devils. The region track meet took place last week and now it is time for sectionals and for the second week in a row, Tifton will be host to a big group of athletes.

    April 24, 2014

  • Soccer playoffs set for Devils

    Soccer playoffs have now been set for the Tift County Blue Devils.

    April 24, 2014

  • Needmore to host Southern Sprint Car Showdown

    This Saturday night, Needmore Speedway will host the second round of a Southern Sprint Car Showdown as sprint cars from the ASCS and Carolina Sprint Car Series will challenge drivers from the Florida Sprint Car Series.

    April 24, 2014

  • Bulloch Academy upsets Lady Panthers, 2-1

    The 2014 soccer season ended Wednesday afternoon for the Lady Panthers of Tiftarea Academy at the Panther Pit. A No. 2 seed going into the state playoffs, they were defeated 2-1 by the Bulloch Academy Lady Gators in the first round.

    April 23, 2014

  • Fillies ready for GCAA softball tourney

    "I'd rather be us than anyone else right now."
    That is the boast of Donna Campbell, head coach of the ABAC Fillies softball team. Looking at how the team has been doing going into the GCAA state playoffs, it is hard to disagree with her.

    April 23, 2014

  • Panthers will play six on the road in 2014

    For Ryan Branch and the Tiftarea Academy Panthers football team, it is one step closer to a regular football schedule. They have 10 games this year, down from the 11 of the past two.

    April 22, 2014

  • Horne named to MaxPreps freshman squad

    Chalk up one more for the Tift County boys basketball team. Another list of honors was released this week and not surprisingly, a local player was honored.

    April 22, 2014

  • ABAC golf team finishes eighth in district championship

    The golf team at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College wound up the year with an 8th place finish in the National Junior College Athletic Association District 4 Championship in Albany at Stonebridge Country Club.

    April 22, 2014

  • Tiftarea headed for state track meet

    There will be lots at stake and lots at state for Tiftarea Academy Thursday. The state track meet is set to begin at Albany's Hugh Mills Stadium and the Panthers have qualified in 21 different events. Long distance, short distance, relays, jumping, there will be at least one individual in all of those and in a handful of events, there will be two Panthers.

    April 22, 2014

  • 20140421 Alex Abbott slides in.tif Blue Devils slide past ‘Cats on Senior Day

    Nine seniors started the day Monday for the Tift County Blue Devils against the Bainbridge Bearcats. Throughout the game, several different combinations were used. By the end of it, the combination of Alex Abbott and Will Reinhardt was the one that mattered most.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

Business Marquee
House Ads
Weather Radar
Video
Poll

Do you plan to watch any of the Republican National Convention?

Yes
No
     View Results