BOYS AREA ROUNDUP

LMA opens season with 60-51 victory over Thomas Sumter

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MANNING – Laurence Manning Academy’s varsity boys basketball team had four players score in double figures as it opened its season with a 60-51 victory over Thomas Sumter Academy on Monday at Bubba Davis Gymnasium.

Jerrell Kelley led LMA with 18 points. Grayson Dennis added 12 and Dawson Hatfeld and Chase Lee both had 10.

Zach Fugate led TSA with 13 points and Eli Kessinger had 11.

MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Alice Drive 43
Chestnut Oaks 35
Alice Drive defeated Chestnut Oaks 43-35 in overtime on Monday in the season opener for both teams at the AD gymnasium.

Nakeem Isaac had a double-double for the Hawks with 24 points and 11 rebounds. Marquis Lane-Owens had seven points, five rebounds and four steals, Joseph Durant had six points and three steals and Ryan McCants had four points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals.

Furman 36
Bates 30
Furman defeated Bates 36-30 in the season-opening game for both teams on Monday at the BMS gymnasium.

Nicholas Martin led the Indians with 11 points. Patrick Gibson had seven and Traveon Wright and Javontae Lewis both had five.

Zyeir Gamble led the Bantams with 12 points. Brendan Gathers added five.

JV BASKETBALL
Lee Central 33
Lakewood 25
BISHOPVILLE – Lee Central opened its season with a 33-25 victory over Lakewood on Monday at the LC gymnasium.

Daurrion Kelly led the Stallions with 17 points, while Omari Martin had eight points and 10 rebounds.

Laurence Manning 37
Thomas Sumter 16
MANNING – Laurence Manning opened its season with a 37-16 victory over Thomas Sumter on Monday at Bubba Davis Gymnasium.

Gabe Harris led LMA with 11 points. Kyle Horton and Austin Deppa both had seven and Denzell Sigler had six.

Matthew Dailey led TSA with six.