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Lee Central's Knox gets 500th career victory; Stallions triumph 81-45

BY EDDIE LITAKER
Special to The Sumter Item
Posted 1/31/18

BISHOPVILLE - LaVerne Knox picked up his 500th career victory as his Lee Central High School varsity boys basketball team thrashed Central 81-45 on Tuesday at the LC gymnasium.

The Stallions made Knox's milestone victory a foregone conclusion …

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Lee Central's Knox gets 500th career victory; Stallions triumph 81-45

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BISHOPVILLE - LaVerne Knox picked up his 500th career victory as his Lee Central High School varsity boys basketball team thrashed Central 81-45 on Tuesday at the LC gymnasium.

The Stallions made Knox's milestone victory a foregone conclusion early on in this contest. After beating Central 52-50 last week in Pageland, LC led 27-10 after one quarter and 45-19 at halftime.

Lee Central led 66-37 after three quarters. The Stallions, who improved to 15-2 overall and 10-0 in Region IV-2A, took their biggest lead at 79-41 late in the fourth quarter.

Twelve different players scored for LC. Daquan Thomas led the way with 13, all of them coming in the first half. Daveon Thomas finished with 10, while Amadric Mixon and Treson Pringle both had nine. Kakuan Simon added eight.

Robert Price led Central, 10-8 and 6-4, with 12.

In the girls contest, Lee Central pounded Central 52-7.

Robionne Myers led the Lady Stallions, who improved to 7-3 in region play, with 22 points. Tashanna Harris had 14 and A'Yannah Lucas added eight.