SATURDAY'S PREP HOOP ROUNDUP: Westover boys rebound, slip by Lee

Photo by Brandon Brigman

Photo by Brandon Brigman

LEESBURG — Herald No. 2 Westover bounced back from a tough loss to No. 1 Monroe on Friday and beat the Trojans, 59-48, on the road on Saturday. Herald Super 6ers Kel Miller, who scored 25 points, and T.J. Cromer, who scored 11 pints, led the way. Donovan Robinson came off the bench to score 11 for Westover, which plays again on Thursday in the U Save It Tournament at Albany High. Lee County (3-6) travels to Seminole on Tuesday.

WESTOVER GIRLS 48, LEE COUNTY 46 (DOUBLE OT): Achanti Layfield hit two free throws with 1:10 left in the second overtime to beat Lee County. Layfield led the Lady Patriots (6-6) with 15 points and Alicia Samuels scored 10 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Westover. Lee County (2-6) was led by Maggie O'Conner, who scored 11 points.

RANDOLPH-CLAY GIRLS 73, EARLY COUNTY 48: The Herald No. 3 Red Devils were led by freshman Kobi Thornton, who scored 22 points and 13 rebounds. Kanekia Washington dropped in 15 points and handed out 10 assists, and Andrianna Blackmon scored 14 points.

The Lady Red Devils are now 7-1 with their lone loss coming to Herald No. 1 Monroe. They play in the Carrollton Christmas Tournament beginning Thursday.

RANDOLPH-CLAY BOYS 63, EARLY COUNTY 55: Herald Super 6er Gary McRae led the way with 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Kwamente Parker followed with 13 points. Cornelius Bennett scored 10 for the Herald No. 3 Red Devils, who are 5-2. Randolph-Clay plays in the Carrollton Christmas Tournament, which starts on Thursday.

PELHAM GIRLS 51, SEMINOLE COUNTY 44: Herald No. 5 Pelham stayed unbeaten at 3-0 as Hillary Williams led the Lady Hornets with 16 points and Herald Super 6er Briunna Freeman scored 15. Freeman has scored 57 points in the first three games of the season.

Seminole (4-2) was led by Alexus Watson (13 points) and Katrese Brown (12 points). Seminole plays at home on Tuesday against Lee County and Pelham is at home Tuesday against Baker County.

WESTWOOD GIRLS WIN TWICE: The Lady Wildcats won two games in the Robert Toombs Tournament on Saturday. They beat Edmund Burke, 57-14, and had an easy time against Robert Toombs with a 53-16 win.

Rachel Harrell scored 16 against Burke and 19 against Toombs to lead the way. Morgan Singleton had 16 points against Burke and Perra Harrell scored 11 against Toombs. Westwood (6-1) plays at rival Crisp Academy on Tuesday.

DEERFIELD-WINDSOR GIRLS 38, SGA 27: Casey Kincheloe scored 12 points to lead the Lady Knights, who improved to 3-5 for the season. Allison Warren (9 points) led SGA.

TERRELL ACADEMY GIRLS 47, PINEWOOD CHRISTIAN 29: Marilauren Farr led the way with 14 points and TAE improved to 6-4 with the win. TAE doesn’t play again until Dec. 27 when the Lady Eagles play in the Lakeside (Ala.) Tournament.

CRISP ACADEMY GIRLS 50, WESTFIELD 44: Herald Super 6er Madi Mitchell led Crisp (9-2) with 28 points and Kayla Childress, Kendall Wilson, and Jay Jay Yawn scored six points each.

Crisp plays host to rival Westwood on Tuesday.

TAE BOYS 62, PINEWOOD 54: Terrell Academy improved to 3-5 as three lpayers led the eagles with double figures: Alan Stewart 18, Gable Freeman 13, and Conor Walsh 17. TAE plays in Lakeside Christmas Tournament in Alabama Dec. 27.

AMERICUS-SUMTER BOYS 73, WEBSTER 39: Xavier Willis and Juan High both scored 15 points to lead the Panthers, who improved to 3-4 for the season. Americus meets powerhouse Wilcox County on Dec. 27 in the Turner County Christmas Tournament.

TIFT COUNTY BOYS 72, CRISP COUNTY 43::Class AAAAAA Tift, which is ranked No. 2 in the state in the largest classification, beat the Cougars to stay unbeaten. Crisp (2-6) was led by Davion Harvery, who scored 20 points.

Crisp travels to Atlanta to play in the Columbia Christmas Tournament on Dec. 26. If they win against Alcovy in the opener, the Cougars will face powerhouse Columbia in the second round.

SEMINOLE COUNTY BOYS 78, PELHAM 72 (OT):Seminole bounced back from its first loss of the season -- to Lee County on Friday -- and beat Pelham in overtime on the road Saturday night. Freshman Jordan Harris led the Indians with 23 points. Robert Speights scored 17 and Jakhari Martin added 11 for the Indians, who are now 5-1, and meet Lee County again on Tuesday night in Donalsonville. Pelham (0-3) was led by Duntez Moore. The Hornets host Baker on Tuesday.


hotdog 2 years, 8 months ago

I was wrong...Lee does look much improved


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