2019-02-07 / Sports

Lester, Anderson named All-Region; girls continue season at Stratford


All-Region DEONDRE LESTER makes an easy layup much to the dismay of the Lincoln County Red Devils. All-Region DEONDRE LESTER makes an easy layup much to the dismay of the Lincoln County Red Devils. Washington-Wilkes Tiger seniors George Anderson III and Deondre Lester have been named to the Region 7A All-Region basketball team. Dalen Cobb, a freshman, was designated honorable mention.

Both the Washington-Wilkes Tiger boys and girls won four games in recent action as they closed out the regular 2018-2019 season. The girls have now moved into the post-season and faced Stratford Academy in Macon on Tuesday.

Both teams now stand at 9-12 overall but the girls have a slight edge over the boys in region play – girls 8-6; boys 7-7.

The girls were scheduled to play Tuesday, February 5, but the game was incomplete at the time of printing for this newspaper. The regular season is now ended.

Recent results for the girls (Tiger scores listed first) in reverse order are as follows. Wins are in bold face.


All-Region GEORGE ANDERSON and the rest of the boys basketball team closed out their 2018-2019 season with a win over Warren County. Anderson had 22 points in that contest. All-Region GEORGE ANDERSON and the rest of the boys basketball team closed out their 2018-2019 season with a win over Warren County. Anderson had 22 points in that contest. Warren County.................... 65-31

Lake Oconee Academy....... 61-44

Lincoln County.................... 49-42

Greene County.................... 43-24

Boys results following the same

format are listed below.

Warren County.................... 86-79

Lake Oconee Academy....... 69-33

Lincoln County.................... 77-56

Taliaferro County................ 71-27

Greene County...................... 63-68

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