Georgia High School Basketball - Wayne County nips StatesboroJanuary 20, 2017: Jesup, GA 31545
Fans at Friday's league challenge between the Wayne County Yellow Jackets (Jesup, GA) and the visiting Statesboro Blue Devils (Statesboro, GA), saw Wayne County's basketball squad hold off Statesboro by a tally of 32-30.
With the victory, Wayne County improves its record to 13-3 on the campaign. The Yellow Jackets travel to New Hampstead (Savannah, GA) to play the Phoenix in a AAAAA Region 2 challenge on Tuesday, January 24. The Phoenix come into the challenge with a record of 3-17. New Hampstead lost 57-30 in their recent league challenge against Statesboro (Statesboro, GA)
Next up, the Blue Devils play the Swainsboro Tigers (Swainsboro, GA) in a non-league challenge, on Saturday, January 21. Statesboro will attempt to improve on its 12-7 season record. The Tigers come into the challenge with a 12-5 record after their 58-30 league win over Bacon County (Alma, GA).