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Lady Rebels head to Elite 8
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Lady Rebels head to Elite 8

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By Ashley Oliver
Correspondent

The Lady Rebels finished the regular season last Monday with a 50-45 loss against EMCA.  Freshman, Britten Stephens, led the team in scoring with an

Shelly Keebler was named to the All-tournament team.
Photo by Tanya Lovelace

impressive 19 points .  She also led with 15 rebounds. Tate Reese also scored 11 points and had 9 rebounds.  Shelly Keebler scored 9 points and pulled down 6 rebounds.  Tori Harmon scored 4 points and was credited with 13 rebounds.  Audra Slay scored 2 points and Lizzie Keebler had 5 rebounds in the loss.

The ladies traveled to Macon-East Academy on Friday and Saturday to participate in the regional tournament. They faced Abbeville first, losing to the Lady Generals by a score of 53-34.  Britten Stephens led with 12 points followed by Tate Reese with 10.  Other scorers were Shelly Keebler with 5, Audra Slay with 3 and Tori Harmon and Brandalon Rombokas with 2 each.  Reese led in rebounds with 11 followed by Stephens with 10 and Harmon with 7.

Saturday, the ladies faced a familiar foe, Evangel.  The lady Rebels pulled out a big 46-38 win securing a spot in the Elite 8.  Shelly Keebler was the leading scored for the Lady Rebels with 17 total points.  She was also named to the all-tournament team.  Britten Stephens scored 13 points.  Other scorers were Tori Harmon with 6, Lizzie Keebler with 4, Tate Reese with 4 and Audra Slay with 2 points.  Britten Stephens and Tate Reese scared top rebounder status with 9 each.

The ladies will travel to Montgomery on Tuesday, January 30th, to face Southern Academy in the Elite 8.  Tip off is set for 12:00 noon at the Crampton Bowls Multiplex.