BISHOPVILLE – Laverne Knox picked up his 499th career victory on Friday as his Lee Central varsity boys basketball team defeated North Central 49-43 at the LC gymnasium.
Knox will go for win …
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Knox will go for win No. 500 on Tuesday when the Stallions play host to Central on Tuesday.
Lee Central, which improved to 17-3 on the season and 9-0 in Region IV-2A, was led in scoring by Amadric Mixon with 12 points. Daequan Thomas had 10 and Kaquan Simon added eight.
Laurence Manning 82
Orangeburg Prep 51
MANNING – Laurence Manning Academy remained undefeated in SCISA Region II-3A with an 82-51 victory over Orangeburg Prep on Friday at Bubba Davis Gymnasium.
Grayson Dennis and Taylor Lee led the Swampcats, who improved to 13-5 overall and 4-0 in region play, with 23 points apiece. Jerrel Kelly had 13, Brewer Brunson 10 and Wyatt Rowland eight.
Wilson Hall 55
Florence Christian 51
FLORENCE – Wilson Hall improved to 3-1 in SCISA Region II-3A with a 55-51 victory over Florence Christian School on Friday at the FCS gymnasium.
Daulton Dabbs led the 9-8 Barons with 13 points. Walker Jones added nine points, while Chandler Scott and Landon VanPatten both had eight and Grant DeVarona six.
EJ Porter led the Eagles with 20 points and JC Merritt had 12.
Holler 2, G. Van Patten 2, Meyers 4, Zhang 3, Scott 8, Dabbs 13, L. VanPatten 8, Jones 9, Grant DeVarona 6.
Merritt 12, McDuffie 8, EJ Porter 20, Gray 2, Elliott 3, Livingston 3, Miles 4.
West Florence 39
Sumter High School lost to West Florence 39-34 on Friday at the SHS gymnasium.
Tylee Craft led the Gamecocks with 10 points. O’Donnell Fortune added eight.
Lee Central 53
North Central 32
KERSHAW – Lee Central High School had three players score in double figures in a 53-32 victory over North Central on Thursday at the NCHS gymnasium.
KJ Holloman led the Stallions with 14 points. Daurrion Kelly and Naquan Peeples each had 10 points.
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Wilson Hall 44
DARLINGTON – Wilson Hall improved to 12-3 with a 44-37 victory over Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate on Thursday at the TBC gymnasium.
Tate Sistare and Jackson Duvall both had 11 points to lead the Barons. Doc Walker added eight points, seven rebounds and six steals, while Dylan Richardson had eight points.
Thomas Sumter 23
DALZELL – Thomas Sumter Academy fell to 6-3 with a 37-23 loss to Williamsburg Academy on Friday at Edens Gymnasium.
Brandon Burns led TSA with nine points and eight rebounds. Landon DeLavan had seven points and Chris Howes had five points and seven rebounds.
Alice Drive 70
Alice Drive Middle School improved to 12-1 with a 70-28 victory over Hillcrest on Thursday at the AD gymnasium.
Matthew Miller and Ryan McCants had 14 points apiece to lead the Hawks. Max Keziah added eight, while Davion Henderson and Nakeem Isaac both had six.
Lee Central 49
C.E. Murray 33
GREELEYVILLE – Lee Central remained undefeated with a 49-33 victory over C.E. Murray on Thursday at the CEM gymnasium.
Rylik Slater led the 11-0 Stallions with 20 points. Lebron Thomas added 12.
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