The Elbert County Blue Devil basketball teams will be traveling to Oconee County on Tuesday, January 8th to take on the Warriors.
The Blue Devils are coming off their second region loss against Morgan County last Friday. However, this upcoming match against Oconee looks promising as the team has been struggling this season with a 0-4 region record and a 2-8 overall record. The Blue Devils are still scoring on average over 80 points per game, but have struggled against some teams. The Blue Devils have defeated the Warriors in the last three meetings between the two teams. At 2-2 the Blue Devils are behind Franklin and Morgan County in the region standings, the two teams they lost to, but hava plenty of time to bounce back.
The Lady Devils are on a 4 game winning streak including being crowned tournament champions at the McDonald’s Shootout in Hart County. The Lady Warriors are 5-5 overall this season and have a 2-2 region record. The Lady Devils are undefeated against the Lady Warriors going back to 2007. With a 4-0 region record the Lady Devils are at the top of the region standings going into the thick of the region schedule, and playing good balanced basketball.