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Five More Wins For Indians

Five More Wins For Indians
DJ Wallace drives in against Toombs as the Indians get a big win.Photo by Mike Branch
Five More Wins For Indians
DJ Wallace drives in against Toombs as the Indians get a big win.Photo by Mike Branch

It was a busy week for the Indians basketball teams of Vidalia High School as they played Toombs County on Tuesday, Pierce County on Friday and then Montgomery County on Saturday. The Lady Indians won two of their three games while the boys were winners in all three.

Girls vs. Toombs

The Lady Indians jumped out to a 28-7 1st half lead and never looked back. They pushed that lead to 42-12 by the end of the third quarter and took the win over Toombs 52-15.

VHS had a balanced attack where they were offensively led by sophomores Kaliya Walker (14 pts) and Cori Warner (13pts), while on the defensive end junior Cristal Franklin had 7 rebounds and 5 blocks.

Boys vs. Toombs

The Vidalia Indians took to the road on Tuesday night versus crosstown rival Toombs County. The Indians battled their way to a 50-45 win against a very talented Toombs team.

Toombs jumped out to a big 16-7 lead in the first quarter of the game, but VHS came back in the second to make the score 27-26 at halftime with Toombs up by just one.

In the third quarter the Bulldogs could not get a shot to fall as VHS outscored them 14-2. That gave the Indians a 40-29 lead heading to the fourth continued from page

quarter. VHS picked up the win 50-45 over the Bulldogs.

Jayon Coleman led the way with 20 points while Jacaree Washington followed up with 19 points including a huge three pointer down the stretch.

Girls vs. Pierce

It was a close game in the first quarter with VHS holding an 11-10 lead at the buzzer. In the second qaurter the Lady Indians pulled away to a 26-17 lead.

They continued to pour it on in the third to hold a 49-23 lead going to the fourth. The Lady Indians got the win 60-44 over the Lady Bears.

Boys vs. Pierce

The Indians made the road trip to Blackshear on Friday night where they took down the Bears by the score of 51-46. Jacaree Washington led the way for the Indians with 16 points. The Bears made it close in second half, but the Indians got some big minutes from Jayon Coleman, Alton Boles, and Peyton Corbett.

Girls vs. Montgomery

In the girls game against the Lady Eagles, MCHS pulled out the win. It was tied early at 9-9, but early in the second quarter the Eagles were on top 20-17. They increased that lead to 2417 and then were up 2921 late in the first half.

Late in the third quarter the Lady Indians came back to tie the game at 45-45, but MCHS pulled away again as the game was winding down to take a 63-53 win. Boys vs. Montgomery

The boys held MCHS to just 29 points with great defensive play on the way to a win. VHS got the victory by the score of 48- 29.

This week VHS will host Long County on Thursday night at 6:00 p.m.

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