HOMER -- The Banks County boys basketball team overpowered Fannin County 70-54 on Tuesday in Homer thanks in large part to its post presence.
Austin Venable scored 14 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked six shots, while Zac Orr scored 11, nabbed 11 rebounds and added three blocked shots.
Zez Steeple also put up a game-high 18 points for the Leopards, who pulled away from a 30-26 halftime lead.
Will Holloway scored 17 points to lead Fannin County.
Banks County will travel to take on East Hall on Friday.