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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Deerfield boys crush Central, 100-51; Lee County boys get a W; Herald No. 3 Bainbridge boys stun state No. 2 Thomasville

Photo by Daniel Kay

Photo by Daniel Kay

ALBANY -- The tide isn't just turning at Deerfield-Windsor, it crashed the shore like a title wave Saturday night as DWS beat Central Fellowship 100-51.

Ramello Carter had a career-high 31 points in just three quarters and Tyrone Culbreath had a double-double, scoring 20 and grabbing 12 rebounds, Banks Kinslow scored 12 and Sam Shellhaas scored 10 for the Knights, who improved to 4-2.

"They just beat the Stratford team that beat us last week," DWS coach Gordy Gruhl said. "Hopefully, we're on our way to start turning the corner and playing better. If you put up 100 points, you must be doing something right.

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LEE COUNTY BOYS 59, SEMINOLE COUNTY 56:

Tanner Stone had 13 points and James Terrell, Sanford Seay and Josh Cabrera all added 11 as the Trojans picked up their first win of the season against Seminole.

Devonta Bullard (14 points) and Nate George (12) led the Indians.

Lee County (1-5) plays Seminole again in its next game on Dec. 17 in a tournament at Calhoun County.

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SEMINOLE COUNTY GIRLS 58, LEE COUNTY 50:

DaQueena Moore, who just rejoined the team after moving from Texas, scored 16 points for the Lady Trojans, but it wasn't enough to match the tough Lady Indians.

"It was a good ball game," Lee County head coach Fran McPhearson said. "But I thought their post play and percentage around the basket was a lot higher than ours was."

Lee County shot 40 percent in the paint, compared to Seminole's 60 percent, and the Lady Trojans only hit four free throws in nine chances, while the Lady Indians hit 15 of their 25 shots from the stripe.

Carle Ely added 14 points for Lee County (3-3), while Meshelay Mobly and Georgette Benton each had 15 for Seminole.

Alexis Watson added 14 points for the Lady Indians, and Katrese Brown had 10.

The two teams play again on Friday in a tournament at Calhoun County.

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PELHAM GIRLS 49, QUITMAN COUNTY 31:

Playing without two of their starters, the Lady Hornets improved to 6-0 on the season thanks to D'Ambria Thomas and Ta'Shaunessy Reese, who scored 19 points each.

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CRISP ACADEMY GIRLS 63, TIFTAREA 32:

Madi Mitchell exploded for 42 points as the Lady Wildcats defeated Tiftarea to improve to 5-3 on the season.

Crisp Academy was only up 22-18 at halftime, but that's when Madi and her team took over.

"The second, half we just kind of took off. But it was a really good game," Crisp head coach Gina Mitchell said. "We played real good defense and took pressure off the ball. We just ran our offense and were able to do a good job scoring."

Kendall Wilson added seven points for the Lady Wildcats, who play Westfield next Saturday.

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MILLER COUNTY GIRLS 56, CALHOUN COUNTY 49:

Miller was led by Salina Diamond and Hillary Williams, who both scored 15 points for the Lady Pirates, who are now 5-1.

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DEERFIELD GIRLS 57, CENTRAL FELLOWSHIP 14:

The Lady Knights used a team effort to cruise to another win, as Miranda Phillips led the way with 13 points.

Courtney Kelson and Morgan Phillips added nine points apiece for DWS (5-3), while Gabby Burt, Heather Lash and Sarah Shellhaas all had six points each.

Morgan Phillips also had six assists and six steals for Deerfield, which plays Pinewood next on Dec. 18 in a Christmas Tournament at Robert Toombs.