The Wilson Hall's varsity girls basketball team and the Laurence Manning Academy boys team advanced to the championship games of the SCISA Region III-3A tournament with semifinal wins on Monday at Sumter County Civic Center.
The Lady Barons …
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The Lady Barons defeated Trinity-Byrnes 62-53 in overtime, while LMA rolled to a 76-54 win over Orangeburg Prep.
Wilson Hall will face the winner between Florence Christian School and Orangeburg Prep at 6:30 p.m. today, while the Swampcats will meet either Trinity-Byrnes or Florence Christian at 8. Both games will be at the civic center.
Wilson Hall outscored Trinity-Byrnes 18-9 in overtime to win the girls game. T-B's McKenzie Davis hit a 3-point basket with six seconds left to force the overtime.
Natalie Jackson led the Lady Barons, who improved to 19-3 on the season, in scoring with 14 points. Cameron Duffy had a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Haley Roone McCaffrey had 10 points.
Liza Segars and Susanna Hutson both had nine.
The LMA boys improved to 13-12 while placing four players in double figures. Umar Lawson led the Swampcats with 23 points. Chase Lee had 16, while Brandon King had 13 and Wyatt Rowland 11.
Clarendon Hall 82
Jefferson Davis 41
SUMMERTON - Clarendon Hall's varsity boys basketball team closed out its regular season undefeated with an 82-41 win over Jefferson Davis Academy on Friday at the CH gymnasium.
The Saints, who are 25-0 overall and finished 14-0 in SCISA Region I-2A/1A, were led by Kylic Horton's double-double of 27 points and 12 rebounds.
Tyrese Mitchum also had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Zyan Gilmore had 14 points and Jordan Boyd nine points.
In the varsity girls game, Clarendon Hall won 55-46. Amberly Way had a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds to go with eight steals to lead the Lady Saints, who improved to 4-10.
McKenzie Bagnal and Hannah Johndrow added 11 points apiece.
Crestwood High School's junior varsity girls basketball team defeated Lakewood 32-16 on Thursday at The Swamp to finish the season with a 13-1 record.
Nia English led the Lady Knights with nine points while La'Asia Akers had five.
Browns sign suspended RB Hunt
BEREA, Ohio - The Cleveland Browns believe there's remorse in Kareem Hunt's heart.
Following their own investigation, the Browns signed Hunt to a one-year contract Monday, giving the former star Chiefs running back a second chance after a video showed him pushing and kicking a woman.
"I think we're all appalled by it," general manager John Dorsey said at the team's headquarters, hours after the Browns announced the controversial signing. "It is an egregious act. We all understand that. But after doing our research, extensive research, analyzing the situation, we came to the conclusion that I am willing to help a man from a second chance moving forward to be a better person, and that's all you can ask for in society, and that's all I'm trying to do."
From staff and wire reports
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