Worth Splits in Matchup against Albany

The Worth County Rams went head to head against the Albany Indians February 3, in Albany Georgia. Worth split during these matchups. The Lady Rams fell to the Lady Indians 37-42 while the Rams didn’t let the Indians home court advantage stop them from bringing home the win 103-89.

In the first frame the Lady Rams outscored the Lady Indians by three. Guard, Deaundre Smith, led her team to the hoop putting up five points. Teammates Rebekah Hughes and Lindsey Toneygay both put up three points each for the Lady Rams. By the end of the first Worth led 11-8 against Albany. This would be the last the the Lady Rams would lead for the rest of the night.

Albany’s defense came out strong in the second frame and took the lead by the end of the quarter Toneygay and Tykeria Tensley both put up a field goal each for the Lady Rams. This would be the only points they would score this period. At the end of the half the Lady Indians, up by one, went into halftime leading 16-15.

Coach Telly Turner kept her Lady Rams fired up going into the second half. The Lady Rams couldn’t answer back to their lead and struggled to defend the net. Once again the Lady Indians outscored the Lady Rams and continued their lead 28-23.

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Tykeria Tensley goes up for two. Photo: Erin Parker/SGSN

The fourth period was a strong matchup from each team as the Lady Rams tried to come back from their five point deficit. Both teams hooped for 14 points as the Lady Indians came out on top with a 42-37 victory.

Although Tykeria Tensley remained scoreless in the first frame she shined the remainder of the night adding 17 points to the Lady Rams score.

The Rams came out strong against the Indians and would continue their steady momentum throughout the entire game. Worth outscored the Indians 24-14 in the first frame. Jamon Moore led his team in the paint with ten points. By the end of the first the Indians had set the lead for the rest of the game.

Their lead continued into the second period although they were outscored by the Indians. Tyler Cheese the Rams in the second with eight points while Malik Dungee and John Flood both picked up six. The Indians outscored the Rams 30-28 but the Rams continued to hold their lead 52-48 going into the half.

Once again in the third frame the Rams were outscored by the Indians but continued to drive to the basket and keep their lead. Kidonas Gaint led the Rams with ten points, hitting a field goal and two shots from the three point line. Gaint also went two for two at the free throw line. The Indians outscored the Rams by two again, scoring 27 against their 25. The Rams, however, kept their lead 77-75.

The Ram’s defense showed out in the final period stopping the Indians from outscoring once again. Brandon Moore, point guard for the Rams, showed out racking up nine points in the fourth. The Rams outscored the Indians 26-18 while breaking 100 points for the first time this season. The Rams defeated the Indians 103-89.

Kentarious Bailey, Anfernee McClemore and Jamon Moore all hooped for twenty points or more. Bailey led the night with 27 points during the game.

The Worth County Rams next game will be in Cordele against the Crisp County Cougars starting at 6:00 PM.

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