Georgia High School Basketball - Fitzgerald edged by Irwin CountyDecember 31, 2020: Ocilla, GA 31774
The Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane basketball team (Fitzgerald, GA), was nudged 71-68 in Thursday's non-league battle with the host Irwin County Indians (Ocilla, GA)
The Indians now possess a 2-3 record. They put it on the line next when they host Atkinson County for a A Public Region 2 battle on Monday, January 4. Irwin County will confront a Rebels team coming off a 59-54 league loss to Lanier County (Lakeland, GA). The Rebels record now stands at 2-3.
The Purple Hurricane (4-7) will now prepare for their battle against Coffee (Douglas, GA). The Trojans come into the non-league battle with a 4-4 record. In their last battle, Coffee edged Glynn Academy (Brunswick, GA), 53-45, in a non-league battle.