Landon Norton is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Rebels!

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Landon Norton

Landon Norton is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Fannin Co. Rebels!

Norton, a sophomore guard, played well in two games last week for Fannin Co. (6-17, 0-12 Region 7-3A).

On Friday, Jan. 31, Norton scored just two points but made his presence felt on defense as the Rebels fell to Greater Atlanta Christian (18-7, 9-3) in Blue Ridge, 64-33.

Against non-conference opponent Murphy (8-10, 3-5 Big Smoky Mountain 1-A) on Saturday, Feb. 1, Norton scored a team-high 14 points, including hitting four shots from beyond the arc, as the Rebels earned the narrow, 48-46 win in North Carolina.

For his efforts, Norton is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Rebels!

Becca Ledford is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

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Becca Ledford

Becca Ledford is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Fannin Co. Lady Rebels!

Ledford, a 5-foot-6 sophomore guard, had two standout performances for Fannin Co. (16-9, 6-6 Region 7-3A) last week.

On Friday, Jan. 31, Ledford tied a team high with 12 points as the Lady Rebels fell to Greater Atlanta Christian (14-11, 10-2) in Blue Ridge by a score of 66-53.

Ledford followed that with nine points in a 63-44 non-conference loss to Murphy (18-0, 8-0 Big Smoky Mountain 1-A) on Saturday, Feb. 1, in North Carolina.

For her efforts, Ledford is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

Jerritt Holloway is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Rebels!

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Jerritt Holloway

Jerritt Holloway is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Fannin Co. Rebels!

Holloway, a senior guard, is a leader and consummate teammate for the Rebels (5-16, 0-11 Region 7-AAA).

Holloway has played basketball for all four of his year at Fannin Co. He is a great teammate and one of three senior leaders on the team.

Holloway provides a spark on offense and defense when he comes into the game, often contributing on the scoreboard.

For his efforts, Holloway is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Rebels!

Morgan Holt is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

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Morgan Holt

Morgan Holt is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Fannin Co. Lady Rebels!

Holt, a 5-foot-10 senior guard, had three standout performances as Fannin Co. (16-7, 6-5 Region 7-AAA) won three road games during the week.

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, Holt tied a team-high with 13 points, to go along with five rebounds, two assists, three blocks, and three steals as the Lady Rebels defeated region-foe Cherokee Bluff (4-19, 1-9) in Flowery Branch.

Against East Hall (8-14, 3-7) on Friday, Jan. 24, in Rabbittown, Holt put up a game-high 25 points, including five made 3-pointers, to go with 11 rebounds, six assists, and a steal as Fannin Co. won 60-37.

Holt finished the week with 10 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists, two blocks, and two steals in a 57-27 victory Saturday, Jan. 25, against non-conference opponent Southeast Whitfield Co. (6-18, 2-9 Region 6-4A) in Dalton.

Head coach Ryan Chastain said Holt was a big part of the huge win Saturday.

“She did a good job of getting everyone involved,” Chastain said.

For her efforts, Morgan Holt is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Fannin Co. Lady Rebels!

Cohutta Hyde is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Rebels!

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Cohutta Hyde

Cohutta Hyde is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Fannin Co. Rebels!

Hyde, a junior guard, played well is two games last week for Fannin Co. (4-14, 0-9 Region 7-AAA).

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, Hyde scored a team-high 11 points as the Rebels fell to North Hall (15-7, 6-3) in a tough region game, 60-32, in Blue Ridge.

Hyde followed that with great defense and ball handling, while adding two points, during a 53-44 region loss to Lumpkin Co. (8-13, 4-5) on Friday, Jan. 17, in Dahlonega.

For his efforts, Hyde is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Rebels!

Saidee Collins is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

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Saidee Collins

Saidee Collins is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Fannin Co. Lady Rebels!

Collins, a 5-foot-10 senior forward, had a pair of strong games last week as the Lady Rebels (13-7, 4-5 Region 7-AAA) lost a pair.

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, Collins scored five points as Fannin Co. fell to North Hall (15-7, 6-3) in a tough region contest, 64-47 in Blue Ridge.

At Lumpkin Co. (13-8, 4-5) on Friday, Jan. 17, Collins scored eight points as the Lady Rebels fell 53-47 to the top 10-ranked Lady Indians.

For her efforts, Collins is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

Andre Bivens is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Rebels!

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Bivens

Andre Bivens is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Rebels!

Bivens, a junior guard, had a pair of strong games for Fannin Co. (4-12, 0-7 Region 7-AAA) last week.

On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Bivens scored just two points but played well all over the floor as the Rebels pushed Greater Atlanta Christian (12-5, 5-1) to the brink before falling 46-40 in Norcross.

Bivens followed that with six points Friday, Jan. 10, against No. 2 Dawson Co. (17-2, 7-0) in a 90-41 loss in Blue Ridge.

For his efforts, Bivens is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Rebels!

Mackenzie Johnson is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

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Johnson

Mackenzie Johnson is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

Johnson, a 5-foot-6 junior guard, played well in all three games for Fannin Co. (13-5, 4-3 Region 7-AAA) last week.

While her contributions don’t always show up in the scorebook, Johnson is a scrappy, determined defensive player who handles the ball at the point for head coach Ryan Chastain.

Johnson played solid defense Tuesday, Jan. 7, as the Lady Rebels fell to Greater Atlanta Christian (9-9, 5-1) by a score of 66-49 in Norcross.

Johnson got on the scoreboard Friday, Dec. 10, with three points as she helped lead the Lady Rebels to a big, 54-53 region victory against Dawson Co. (11-7, 5-2) in Blue Ridge.

Johnson ended the week by scoring five points in a 62-47 non-conference loss to Union Co. (14-3, 5-1 Region 8-AA) on Saturday, Jan. 11, in Blairsville.

For her efforts, Johnson is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

Landon Norton is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Rebels!

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Landon Norton

Landon Norton is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Rebels!

Norton, a sophomore guard, played well in four games last week for Fannin Co. (3-10, 0-5 Region 7-3A).

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, Norton scored six points as the Rebels lost 61-54 to East Hall (4-6, 1-3 Region 7-3A).

In the Mistletoe Madness Tournament at North Murray on Thursday, Dec. 19, Norton scored five points in a 76-46 loss to McMinn Co.

Norton scored 11 points the next day in a 70-36 loss at North Murray on the second day of the tournament.

On the third day of the tournament, Norton scored 10 points as the Rebels fell to Ooltewah 55-40.

For his efforts, Norton is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Rebels!

Reagan York is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

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Reagan York

Reagan York is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

York, a sophomore guard, played solid in four games last week for Fannin Co. (10-3, 3-2 Region 7-3A) as the team went 3-1 including a region victory.

Against region-foe East Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 17, York scored just two points but had an important all-around game distributing the ball and playing good defense for the Lady Rebels.

In the first game of the Mistletoe Madness Tournament at North Murray, York scored five points as the Lady Rebels came up just short against McMinn Co., 67-63.

On Friday, Dec. 20, York scored another six points in a 44-40 victory against host North Murray.

York finished up the week with eight points in Fannin Co.’s 46-28 victory against Ooltewah on the final day of the tournament.

For her efforst, York is the TeamFYNSports Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

Jordan Bennett is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Rebels!

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Jordan Bennett

Jordan Bennett is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Rebels!

Bennett, a sophomore guard, had two solid games last week as Fannin Co. (3-6, 0-4 Region 7-AAA) narrowly lost a pair of region games by a combined eight points.

“Jordan has been a consistent player for us this year,” Rebels head coach Bryan Richerson said. “He does a great job on both ends of the floor for us and is going to have a bright future here at Fannin Co.”

Against Cherokee Bluff (6-4, 3-0) on Friday, Dec. 13, Bennett scored 14 points, which included four made 3-pointers, in the 61-54 loss for the Rebels in Blue Ridge.

Earlier in the week, Bennett scored eight points in a 65-64 overtime loss to Lumpkin Co. (4-7, 2-2), also in Blue Ridge.

For his efforts, Bennett is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Rebels!

Becca Ledford is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

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Becca Ledford

Becca Ledford is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

Ledford, a sophomore guard, had two strong games last week while helping lead Fannin Co. (7-2, 2-2 Region 7-AAA) to two important region victories.

“Becca is a relentless competitor,” Lady Rebels head coach Ryan Chastain said. “This last week, Becca has really started to settle in offensively. She’s put in extra time working on her shot, and it’s starting to pay off.”

Ledford scored a season-high 20 points in a 68-58 win against Cherokee Bluff (2-8, 0-3) on Friday, Dec. 13, in Blue Ridge.

Earlier in the wee, Tuesday, Dec. 10, Ledford scored nine points as the Lady Rebels earned a huge, 51-38 victory against Lumpkin Co. (7-4, 2-2) in Blue Ridge.

But it’s not all offense from Ledford, according to Chastain.

“(Ledford) and (junior) Mackenzie Johnson bring a speed and toughness element to our back court that is hard to deal with. They are a big reason we are averaging 14 steals per game,” Chastain said. “We expect (Ledford) to help set the tone for energy and hustle every game.”

After starting the region schedule with a pair of losses, earning two wins last week has put the Lady Rebels right back in the middle of things in Region 7-AAA.

For her efforts, Ledford is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

Morgan Holt is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

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Morgan Holt

Morgan Holt is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

Holt, a 5-foot-10 senior who plays all over the floor, is a captain for Fannin Co. (5-2, 0-2 Region 7-AAA).

Holt has been on the varsity squad all four years of her high-school career and provides defense, ball handling, points, and leadership for the Lady Rebels.

Against Union Co. on Saturday, Dec. 7, in Blue Ridge, Holt didn’t make her presence known on the scoreboard until the fourth quarter when the team needed her the most.

Clinging to a 36-35 lead entering the final frame, Holt scored eight points in the period for the Lady Rebels, who pulled away late to earn the big, 52-47 victory of one of the school’s biggest rivals.

For her efforts, Morgan Holt is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

 

To be considered for the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week, a player must play in all games the team plays during that week and must not have any unsportsmanlike conduct (ejections, etc.). Stats considered for Player of the Week run from Monday through Saturday, with Player of the Week being selected Sunday each week.

Miles Johnson is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Rebels!

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Miles Johnson

Miles Johnson is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Rebels!

Johnson, a senior who stands 6-foot-5 and weighs in right around 300 pounds, is a leader on the Fannin Co. boys basketball team.

A starter, Johnson’s main contributions to the team don’t always show up in the stat book, but they are the core of a team that is scrappy, resilient, and determined.

The most important of his contributions to the team is that Johnson has been voted a captain by his own teammates, a sign of respect that is earned, not given.

As a student, Johnson has a 3.8 grade point average, is a member of the National Honor Society, and is a highly-touted offensive lineman who is being recruited by several schools at the next level.

The Rebels (3-4, 0-2 Region 7-AAA) earned a big win Saturday, taking down rival Union Co., 53-51, in comeback fashion.

For his efforts both on and off the court, Miles Johnson is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Rebels!

 

To be considered for the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week, a player must play in all games the team plays during that week and must not have any unsportsmanlike conduct (ejections, etc.). Stats considered for Player of the Week run from Monday through Saturday, with Player of the Week being selected Sunday each week.

Kaeden Twiggs is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Rebels!

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Kaeden Twiggs

Kaeden Twiggs has been selected as the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Rebels!

Twiggs, a junior guard, averaged nearly 15 points per game during the annual north Georgia Thanksgiving tournament Nov. 23 – 26 in Blue Ridge.

Fannin Co. (2-2) placed third in the tournament after a tough, 40-38 loss to Gilmer in the third-place game Nov. 26.

Twiggs scored a team-high 15 points against Gilmer. He did the exact same thing just a day before in a 51-44 loss to Pickens with a team-high 15 points.

Against Hiwassee Dam on the first day of the tournament Nov. 23, Twiggs put up 14 points in the 62-41 Fannin Co. victory. Twiggs was behind only fellow junior Cohutta Hyde’s game-high 21.

Twiggs and Hyde, along with Jordan Bennett, were named to the all-tournament team.

For his efforts, Kaeden Twiggs is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Rebels!

Abby Ledford the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

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Abby Ledford

Junior Abby Ledford is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

Ledford, a 5-foot-8 guard, led the team with 17 points per game during the annual north Georgia Thanksgiving tournament Nov. 23-26 in Blue Ridge.

Fannin Co. (4-0) swept the tournament, defeating Hiwassee Dam (70-47), Pickens (80-73), and Gilmer (40-39) to place first in head coach Ryan Chastain’s second season at the helm.

Ledford was a consistent scoring threat for the Lady Rebels, scoring team-highs against Hiwassee Dam (17) and Gilmer (11), and was second only to standout senior Morgan Holt’s 25 points with 24 of her own against Pickens.

Ledford and Holt, along with senior Sadie Collins, were named to the All-Tournament Team.

For her efforts, Abby Ledford is the TeamFYNSports Writer’s Player of the Week for the Lady Rebels!

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