The Franklin County Rebels beat the Webb School Feet 73-60 on the road Tuesday in their opening game of the season.
The game was incredibly close through the first three quarters with the Rebels pulling away in the fourth to start their season with a victory.
The first quarter set the tone for the rest of the day with the teams remaining very close on the scoreboard.
The Rebels trailed 14-10 after one quarter.
The Rebels were able to cut away part of the deficit in the second quarter, but they still remained behind at the end of the half. Kane Reed scored nine of Franklin County’s 15 points in the second quarter.
They trailed 27-25 at halftime.
The close battle continued in the third quarter with the teams ending the period tied at 44-44.
The Rebels closed out the contest with their highest-scoring quarter as they put up 29 points to create some separation on the scoreboard and secure the 13-point victory.
Reed led the Rebels with 26 points for the game, followed by Ke’Andre Johnson with 15 points and Aydan Yates and Shaimar Lyons with 10 points each.
Devean Shockley scored six points, and Kaleb Rigsby, Jamal Blackwell and Taylor Stovall scored two points each.
With the win, the Rebels started their campaign with a record of 1-0.
They will next play Saturday in a tournament at Lebanon High School. Tip-off for their first game is scheduled for 11 a.m.