Sumter beats South Florence 61-52

From staff reports
Posted 1/31/18


FLORENCE – Sumter High School’s varsity boys basketball team had four players score in double figures and two others finish with nine as it defeated South Florence 61-52 on …

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Sumter beats South Florence 61-52


FLORENCE – Sumter High School’s varsity boys basketball team had four players score in double figures and two others finish with nine as it defeated South Florence 61-52 on Tuesday at the SF gymnasium.

The Gamecocks improved to 14-7 on the season and 6-1 in Region VI-5A.

Isaiah Moore led SHS with 12 points. Zykiem Jackson added 11, while Tyree Smalls and Calvin Felder both had 10. Omar Croskey and Jaylen Johnson both had nine, all on 3-point baskets. Sumter finished with 11 treys.

Nick Ford led the Bruins, who trailed 22-6 after one quarter, with 18 points. Justice Jackson had 13 and Brian Sparks 11.


Moore 12, Jackson 11, Smalls 10, Felder 10, Croskey 9, Johnson 9.


Ford 18, Jackson 13, Sparks 11, Rainey 8, Black 2.

Laurence Manning 72

Florence Christian 45

MANNING – Laurence Manning Academy remained undefeated in SCISA Region II-3A with a 72-45 victory over Florence Christian School at Bubba Davis Gymnasium.

The Swampcats improved to 14-5 overall and 5-0 in region play.

Grayson Dennis led LMA with 19 points. Taylor Lee had 12, while Chase Lee had 11 and Wyatt Rowland and Jake Jordan both had eight.

Laurence Manning plays at Thomas Sumter Academy today.

Thomas Sumter 41

Carolina 34

DALZELL – Thomas Sumter improved to 6-2 in SCISA Region II-2A with a 41-34 victory over Carolina Academy on Tuesday at Edens Gymnasium.

Zach Fugate led the 10-7 Generals with 15 points. Eli Kessinger added 14, while Tyler Millwood had eight points and nine rebounds.

Will Matthews led Carolina with 11 points.



Lee Central 53

Central 41

BISHOPVILLE – Lee Central High School had three players score in double figures in a 53-41 victory over Central on Tuesday at the LC gymnasium.

KJ Holloman led the Stallions with 13. Omari Martin added 13 and Daurrion Kelly had 10.

Orangeburg Prep 37

Wilson Hall 29

ORANGEBURG – Wilson Hall fell to 9-8 with a 37-29 loss to Orangeburg Prep on Tuesday at the OP gymnasium.

Nathan Harris led the Barons with eight points.

Sumter 39

South Florence 36

FLORENCE – Tylee Craft and Marcus Lane combined for 29 points as Sumter High School defeated South Florence 39-36 on Tuesday at the SF gymnasium.

Craft led the Gamecocks with 15 points. Lane followed with 14.




Thomas Sumter 31

Robert E. Lee 15

BISHOPVILLE – Thomas Sumter Academy improved to 7-3 with a 31-15 victory over Robert E. Lee Academy on Tuesday at the REL gymnasium.

Sammy Kessinger led the Generals with 12 points and five assists. Brandon Burns had nine points and nine rebounds.

Wilson Hall 38

Orangeburg Prep  16

ORANGEBURG – Wilson Hall improved to 13-3 with a 38-16 victory over Orangeburg Prep on Monday at the OP gymnasium.

Dylan Richardson led the Barons with 11 points. Doc Walker added 10 and Jackson Duvall had eight.



Bates 53

Ebenezer 13

Bates Middle School defeated Ebenezer 53-13 on Monday at the BMS gymnasium.

Zyeir Gamble led the Bantams with nine points. Devin Quattlebaum had eight points and Corean Nelson had six points and three assists.

Mayewood 45

Alice Drive 40

Alice Drive fell to 12-2 with a 45-40 loss to Mayewood on Monday at the MMS gymnasium.

Nakeem Isaac led the Hawks with 16 points. Joseph Durant added 10 and Ryan McCants had five.

Lee Central 56

D.P. Cooper 46

BISHOPVILLE – Lee Central improved to 12-0 with a 56-46 victory over D.P. Cooper on Monday at the LC gymnasium.

Rylik Slater led the Stallions with 17 points. Lebron Thomas added 10 and Deangelo Century had nine.