THE JACKSON County Comprehensive High School boys’ basketball team knocked off Washington-Wilkes 63-59 last Saturday.
The Panthers overcame a 26-17 half time deficit by scoring 46 points in the second half.
Senior Xavier Harper and sophomore Antonio Strickland led Jackson County in scoring with 17 points each.
Last Friday, the Panthers fell to Douglas High School 56-46.
Layson Giles was the leading scorer for Jackson County with 17 points.
The Panthers travel to Oconee County on Friday for a Region 8-AAA matchup with the Warriors at 7 p.m.
Lady Panthers earn second win
THE JACKSON County Comprehensive High School girls’ basketball team earned its second win of the season last Saturday after defeating Washington-Wilkes 43-37 on the road.
Senior Mason Garland led the Lady Panther scoring effort with 12 points. Ashlyn Loudermilk totaled 10 points, while Kieanna Ledford snagged 13 rebounds.
The Lady Panthers travel to Oconee County on Friday for a Region 8-AAA matchup with the Warriors at 7 p.m.