Bennett's double-double lifts LMA to 58-50 win over Oakbrook Prep


DARLINGTON - Brooke Bennett had a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Laurence Manning Academy to a 58-50 victory over Oakbrook Prep on Saturday in the Trinity-Byrnes Christmas Tournament.

Abbie Patrick, Olivia Coker and Sarah Frazier each had 10 points for the Lady Swampcats, who evened their record at 2-2 on the season.

On Friday in the tournament, LMA defeated Beaufort Academy 57-43.

Coker led LMA with 17 points. Bennett followed with 13, while Frazier had 12 and Lexi Bennett nine.

Crestwood 56

Lee Central 15

Crestwood improved to 2-0 with a 56-15 victory over Lee Central on Friday at The Castle.

Destinee Jamison had a big game for the Lady Knights, who led 28-1 at halftime. Jamison scored 18 points with nine steals and five assists.

Ashanti Washington added 11 points, Sedajah Rembert had 10 and Brittany Epps had eight.

Kendra Lesane led 0-2 LC with eight points.

Pinewood Prep 39

Wilson Hall 34

SUMMERVILLE - Wilson Hall suffered its first loss of the season, falling to Pinewood Prep 39-34 on Friday at the PP gymnasium.

The Lady Barons, who fell to 3-1 on the season, were led by Madison Elmore and Natalie Jackson, both of whom had nine points. Courtney Clark had seven points and 11 rebounds and Cameron Duffy also had seven points.

Amanda King led Pinewood with 17 points.


Elmore 9, Clark 7, Jackson 9, Duffy 7, Hutson 3.


Lerales 1, Powell 6, King 17, Bryant 10, Bennett-Shafer 3.

East Clarendon 56

Lake City 25

LAKE CITY - East Clarendon High School improved to 2-0 with a 56-25 victory over Lake City on Friday at the LC gymnasium.

Talayshia Cooper led the Lady Wolverines with 17 points. Valencia Garris added 11 and Kaitlin Timmons had nine.

Tierra Burgess had 10 points to lead Lake City.


Cooper 17, Garris 11, Timmons 9, Watts 8, Anderson 5, Scott 2, Floyd 2, Whack 2.


Burgess 10, Brayboy 5, Dixon 4, Epps 3, Montgomery 3.


Alice Drive 42

Manning 25

Alice Drive evened its record at 1-1 with a 42-25 victory over Manning Junior High School on Thursday at the AD gymnasium.

Stevye Sinkler led the Lady hawks with 26 points. Dayziana McCray added seven and Angela Dennis had six.

Bates 26

Hillcrest 21

DALZELL - Bates improved to 1-1 with a 26-21 victory over Hillcrest on Thursday at the HMS gymnasium.

Alicia Spann led the Lady Bantams with 14 points.

Chestnut Oaks 44

Ebenezer 11

Antiyona Roach scored 20 points to lead Chestnut Oaks to a 44-11 victory over Ebenezer on Thursday at the EMS gymnasium.

Avianna Johnson and Nay Vanburen both had five points

Ronald McNair 17

Lee Central 12

BISHOPVILLE - Lee Central lost its season opener to Ronald McNair Middle, 17-12, on Thursday at the LC gymnasium.

Kamonie Charles led the Lady Stallions with six points.


Lee Central 40

Lakewood 9

Lee Central defeated Lakewood 40-9 on Saturday at The Swamp.

Brianna Jenkins led the Lady Stallions with nine points while grabbing seven rebounds. Trastaria McCants added eight points while Nicah Johnson and Fantasia Gardner both had six points.

On Thursday in Sumter, Crestwood defeated Lee Central 42-28.

Shaniyah Davis led CHS with 12 points.

Jada Rogers led the Lady Stallions with nine points and McCants had six.