Tifton Gazette


January 22, 2013

Stratford sinks Tiftarea

TIFTON — The Stratford Academy Eagles made it a sweep over the Tiftarea Academy Panthers Friday night in Chula.

The Lady Panthers dropped their game, 47-31, to fall to 8-12, though they remain undefeated in the region. Jarrett McWhorter led them in points with eight. Ali Rippy, Rachel Thomason and Maci Strenth all scored five. Rippy and MacKenzie McWhorter also had seven rebounds each.

Stratford defeated Tiftarea, 74-48, in the varsity boys contest. Rob Flick had 17 points and seven rebounds for the Panthers. Austin Stripling added 10 and Trent Hobbs scored six. Ethan Mims had seven rebounds and Pierce Lovett six

In junior varsity action, Tiftarea was just nipped by the Eagles, 34-33. They are now 5-2 on the year. Stripling led the Panthers with 13 points

Tiftarea played Southland last night. Friday they head to Albany to play Deerfield-Windsor and on Saturday, play Calvary Christian on the road.


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