Tifton Gazette

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January 5, 2013

Turner Rebels sweep Albany Indians

TIFTON — The Turner County Rebels started 2013 with a bang as they won a doubleheader over the Albany Indians in Ashburn Friday night.

The Lady Indians played Turner nearly even in the first half, trailing only 22-20 at the half. The Lady Rebels pulled ahead in the third quarter, holding their opponents to only four points while scoring 16 for themselves. They were able to coast in the final period, winning 49-36. Antania Graddic had a near triple-double for Turner, scoring 16 with 12 rebounds an seven blocks. Zenia Coley also had 16.

The Rebels nearly saw the win slip from their grasp. They had a three-point lead after the first quarter and extended it to 37-24 at the half. Down 10 at the end of the three, Albany came roaring back and Turner just barely held on for a 59-57 victory. Antonio Graddic led the Rebels with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

Turner played in Rochelle Saturday night against Wilcox County. They will hit the road again Tuesday when they face the Telfair County Trojans in McRae.

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