Rabun County Sweeps Union County in a Pair of Nail Biters in Region Openers

Both Rabun County Varsity Basketball squads are 1-0 in region play after getting a sweep over Union County in Blairsville on Tuesday night.

The Lady Wildcats took the court for the first game of the double-header, and got out to a quick double digit lead. Union County clawed their way back into the game in the second half.

With 0.4 seconds left, Union County missed a free throw that would have tied the game, sealing the 74-73 win for the Lady Wildcats.

In the Boys game, the Wildcats were down by as many as 12 points in the contest and came back to win 72-67.

With the wins, the Lady Wildcats improved overall record to 13-3 and (1-0) in the Region. The Wildcat Boys improved to 13-4 overall and (1-0) in the Region.

Up next, the Wildcats will be playing host to Riverside Military Academy on Friday night at RCHS.