Tifton Gazette

Homepage

December 18, 2013

Turner sweeps Region 2-A rival Irwin County

OCILLA — Staff reports

The Turner County Lady Rebels and Rebels swept Irwin County Tuesday night in Ocilla in Region 2-A basketball action.

In the girls game, the Lady Rebels jumped out to an 18-13 first quarter lead and kept applying the pressure with a 65-27 win.

Mylashia Yancey had 13 of her game-high 19 points for the Lady Rebels in the first half.

Xariah Office added 16 points and Keyanna Dawson contributed 14 points.

The Lady Rebels improved to 3-0 in region play and 5-1 on the season.  

Irwin County was playing one of its first games back after making it to the state semifinals in football and the Rebels would prove too much with a 91-50 win.

Turner outscored Irwin 30-11 first quarter lead and ended up cruising to the win.

Rebel senior Nate Martin was on fire to start the game as he hit his first 5 shots of the first quarter, three of those three pointers, as the Rebels jumped out to the big lead. Martin ended up with 18 points by the half.

Antonio Graddic would score ten of his 12 first half points in the second quarter. The scoring would slow down in the second half as Turner Co would score 18 to Irwin’s 14 points in the third quarter.

Martin led with 24 points, 6 for 8 on three-pointers and Graddic finished with 18 points. Quan Williams added six assists. The Rebels improved their record to 4-2 on the season and 3-0 in region play.

Turner will face off against Portal at home Friday.

1
Text Only
Local News

Local Sports
Opinion
Obituaries
Police Reports
Your Agenda
Facebook
AP Video
SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 156, Search Gets Tougher Video Shows Possible Syrian Gas Attack Cubs Superfans Celebrate Wrigley's 100th Raw: Cattle Truck Overturns in Texas Admirers Flock to Dole During Kansas Homecoming Raw: Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala and Peru Alibaba IPO Could Be Largest Ever for Tech Firm FBI Joining Probe of Suburban NY 'Swatting' Call U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Seasonal Content
Business Marquee
Weather Radar
Video
Sen. Chambliss addresses farm bill in Tifton
Riding the Steam Train at Ga. Museum of Agriculture
Nature's Beauty in a Tifton parking lot
Peanut Prices Remain Strong