JEFFERSON — Patrick Jackson scored a game-high 28 points to lead Lumpkin County's 77-67 come-from-behind win over Monroe Area in the Tabo Tip-off Classic today.
Trailing 33-32 at the half, the Indians outpaced the Hurricanes 22-18 in the third to take a 54-51 lead at the end of three. In the fourth, behind Jackson, Peyton Polk and Gus Faulkner, the Indians' offense was tough to keep up with, outscoring Monroe Area, 23-16 to put the game out of reach.
Jackson pulled eight boards and had six takeaways to go along with his 28 points while Polk turned in a double-double with 18 points, 10 rebounds and 4 blocks. Faulkner finished with 15 points and Jacob Cumbie had 8 points and 7 rebounds.
Lumpkin will take on St. Pius X on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.