Kane Reed

Franklin County's Kane Reed holds the ball near the 3-point arc during a game Saturday against Marshall County High School. Reed scored 12 points in the 68-44 loss.

The Franklin County Rebels lost to the Marshall County Tigers 68-44 at home Saturday for their third loss of the season.

The Rebels fell into a big hole in the first half and were not able to mount a comeback in the second half.

The Tigers ended the opening period on a 17-4 run as turnovers hurt the Rebels early in the contest.

The Rebels trailed 24-8 after one quarter.

The second quarter would be more even between the two teams, but the Rebels still continued to lose ground on the scoreboard.

They trailed 41-19 at halftime.

The Tigers basically put the game out of reach in the third quarter as they added another seven points to their lead.

The Rebels trailed 58-29 going into the final period.

The deficit would stay at 20 points for the rest of the day as the Rebels took the 24-point loss.

Kane Reed led the Rebels with 12 points for the game, followed by Ke’Andre Johnson with 10 points and Devean Shockley with nine.

Aydan Yates and Ethan Stephens scored four points each, Debron Russell and Kaleb Rigsby scored two points each, and Shaimar Lyons scored one point.

With the loss, the Rebels moved to 5-3 on the season.

They will next play Tuesday at Lincoln County High School. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.