Local Sports Results:
Boys: The boys have been participating in the Greer Fellowship of Christian Athletes Christmas Classic so lets catch up with them:
- Wade Hampton 83 – Clinton 46… In their opening game on Thursday night, the Red Devils lost to the Generals of Wade Hampton by a score of 46-83… Not many other details available but I can tell you that Shakilyl Smiley led the Red Devils with 10 points.
- Clinton 74 – Union County 69… Clinton bounced back on Friday and took a 74-69 win over region foe Union Count… Sorry no other details.
Girls: The Lady Red Devils started their tournament play on Friday in the Lady Sandlapper Invitational at Eastside High..
- Eastside 29 – CHS 21….A poor second period where the Lady Devils managed only 1 point proved to be too much for them to come back from as they fell 21-29 to the host school Eastside…. Maleaka Neal led the Lady Devils with 7 points.
- CHS 43 – Christ Church 42… The Red Devils won against Christ Church in a tight one…After being down 13 (39-26) with 5 minutes to go they finished the game on 17-3 run to take a 43-42 win over the Lady Cavaliers.. Down 1 with 15 sec. to go Queena Cunningham grabbed a rebound on a missed shot by Christ church, took two dribbles and hit KT Speaks down the court who hit the layup with 6 seconds remaining for the win… Maleaka Neal led the way with 18 points (12 in the 4th qtr)… They will play Berea Monday at 4:30.
LDHS: The Raiders boys’ basketball team was involved in the Taco Bell Classic down in Columbia over the weekend…
- AC Flora 60 – LDHS 38… In Friday’s game it was a tale of 2 halves as Flora took a 60-38 win over the Raiders… The Raiders trailed by 2 at the half (24-22) but suffered a near complete collapse on offense in the second half as Flora cruised to the win… Kezario Whitmore led the Raiders in scoring with 12.
- LDHS 67 – BHP 51… The Raiders then matched up against the Bears of BHP and had a better day as they took a 67-51 win… The Raiders started slow in the first half and only had a 23-21 lead at the half but managed to find the range more in the second half as they pulled away to the win… Chuck Johnson led all scorers with 22 points and Davon Boyce had 21 to be the tip 2 Raiders in scoring… Also scoring for Laurens were Toby Jackson with 8 points, Kezario Whitmore 7 and Ladarius Williams 6… Laurens will play today at Keenan High against either Heathwood or Lancaster…. Tipoff is scheduled for 2:30..