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December 12, 2012

SGTC Jets defeat Atlanta Sports Academy 94-73

AMERICUS — The South Georgia Technical College Jets closed out their 2012 home basketball season with a 94–73 win over Atlanta Sports Academy Monday night in the Hangar. They will be on the road for the rest of 2012 but return to their home court for a conference game on January 9th, 2013.

The Jets are now 11–1 on the season and 4–1 in the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (GCAA).  They are ranked fourth in the GCAA behind Chattahoochee Tech, East Georgia, and Waycross.

Anthony Ethridge led the Jets in scoring over Atlanta Sports Academy with 30 points and he was followed by Stedmon Lemon who tossed in 20 points. Octavius Green closed out the double-digit scoring for the Jets with 15 points. He also pulled down 18 rebounds for the Jets.

Green is currently leading the nation in defensive rebounding with an average of 8.5 per game. He added to that total with 12 defensive rebounds. He is also currently ranked second in the nation in total rebounds per game with an average of 12.5.

 The other Jets scoring against Atlanta Sports Academy included Jacob Obande, 9; B.J. Davis, 8; Ryan Outar, 7; Houston Cabbell, 3, and Jose Hernandez, 2.

 The Jets shot 90 percent from the foul line and 45.5 percent from the floor. They were five of 24 from the three point range.

 The Jets will be participating in the Albany Tech Classic in Albany on December 28th and 29th, but will not return to their home court until January 9th when they face Atlanta Metro College in a double-header.  The Lady Jets open at 5:30 and the Jets will follow at 7:30 p.m.

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