Lady Dragons Hold Off Rabun In Clash Of #1 Teams [VIDEO]

#1-ranked Rabun County (13-4, 2-1 in 8-AA) and #1 Jefferson (14-3, 6-0 in 8-AAAA) collided in a second non-region game this season. Both games were close, with this version in Tiger ending in a 61-52 win for the Lady Dragons. After trailing 38-27 at the break, the Lady Cats stormed back to pull within four points of the lead in the fourth before Jefferson locked it down.

Courtney Kidd, Livi Blackstock, and Ellie Kinlaw all reached double figures for the Lady Dragons, while Rabun’s Lucy Hood, Carley Haban, and Gracie Deetz all did the same.

Jefferson and Rabun traded baskets through much of the first, with the visitors taking a 21-17 lead into the second. Jefferson pulled away to the tune of a 38-27 halftime lead. Kidd scored 14 of her game-high 18 in the first half alone, hitting four 3-pointers in the game.

The Lady Wildcats outscored the Lady Dragons 18-14 in the third to enter the fourth down 52-45. They pulled close a few times, but Jefferson put the game away late.

Kidd’s 18 led the way for the Lady Dragons, while Blackstock closed with 14 and Kinlaw 13. Deshona Gaither added 8, while Allianne Clark had 5 and Hailey Triaga 3. Jefferson hit 8 3-pointers in the win. Rabun was led by Hood’s 12 points, while Haban had 11 and Deetz 10. Sophie Woodard chipped in with 8 points, while Ellie Southards had 5, Natalie Nix 4, and Loren Stiles 2.

Livi Blackstock 2 2021 BLITZ

Digital Copy of Highlights – Rabun vs Jefferson Girls

Digital Copy of Highlights – Rabun vs Jefferson Girls


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s