The Appling County Pirates (2-1 overall) basketball team started the season hosting Jeff Davis on November 27 with the Pirates getting the win over the Jackets 55-49. Leading the Pirates in scoring was Ronald Handsome 22 points, Jordan Vann 12 points, Anthony Rayner nine points and Kevin Johnson eight points.
The Pirates next game came at home against Wayne County on November 30 with the Pirates losing to the Yellow Jackets 42-50. The Pirates top scorers were Handsome 10 points, K. Johnson 10 points, Heisman Johnson six points.
The Pirates final game of the week came on December 1 in Bacon County with the Pirates defeating the Red Raiders 58-50. The Pirates were lead by Davontae Wilkerson 12 points, Rayner 11 points, Handsome 11 points, Vann eight points, K. Johnson six points and H. Johnson six points.
The Pirates are scheduled to face Pierce County at home to begin Region 1-AAA play on Tuesday, December 4. The Pirates will travel to play New Hampstead in Savannah on Friday with both games to follow the Lady Pirate games that are scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. each night.