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Johnson's 35 points lifts Warren County over Lincoln County, 73-53

WARRENTON, Ga. - Stanley Johnson's 35-point performance provided Warren County's Screaming Devils with more than enough firepower to turn back the visiting Lincoln County Red Devils last Saturday night, 73-53.

The same two teams were scheduled to have battled it out on the hardwood in Lincolnton on Tuesday night.

"The win over Lincoln County was a big one for us," admitted Warren County first year Head Coach Lavon Grant. "We played a real good game, both offensively and defensively."

The Screaming Devils already know they will be playing in the region tournament at home against Twiggs County. What they don't know yet, however, is when and at what time.

"We're suppose to find out when and the time after a meeting on Thursday," Coach Grant said. "It's great knowing that we'll be in the playoffs."

Overall, it's been a positive season, Coach Grant added.

"We really weren't expecting to win as many games as we have this season to be real honest," he said.

As for the impressive shooting performance of Johnson, a junior, against Lincoln County last weekend, Coach Grant said he was most pleased.

"Stanley really turned in an outstanding game," Coach Grant said. "I couldn't have asked for him to have played any better than he did."

Two other players also scored in double-figures for the Screaming Devils. They included point guard Tay Erwin with 16 and senior Jonathan Lewis with 10 points.

Web posted on Thursday, February 12, 2009

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