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Boys Basketball: Red Springs 70, West Bladen 43

RED SPRINGS – Seniors Jordan Ferguson and Corell Love sparked a 42-21 second-half surge that carried Red Springs to a 70-43 Three Rivers Conference boys basketball victory over West Bladen on Friday night

Ferguson and Love shared Red Devil scoring honors with 15 points each, and both of them scored 9 points in the second half. Senior Keyante Graham tallied 13 points.

Jordan Ferguson bombed in a pair of 3-point shots in the first quarter as the Red Devils edged in front 14-12. Junior Shy’Ron Adams fired in a 3-point shot and 2 other baskets in the opening period to keep the Knights close.

A trio of baskets by Love and a 3-point basket by Gary Locklear kept Red Springs on top 28-22 at halftime. Senior Tyre Boykin nailed a pair of 3-point shots in the second period for the Knights, and seniors Nijeah McKoy and Xayvon Davis dropped in baskets.

Boykin poured in 6 baskets and 2 free throws in the second half and topped all scorers for the Knights with 21 points. Adams finished with 7 points.

The Knights, now 0-2 in the TRC and 2-2 overall, will host East Columbus on Tuesday night.

West Bladen  12  10  11  10 – 43
Red Springs  14  14  23  19 – 70

WEST BLADEN (43) – Josh Lewis, Gary Parker 2, Shy’Ron Adams 7, Tyre Boykin 21, Jadacus Register 2, Donovan Stone, Josiah Brown, Tra’shawn Ballard, T.J. Smith, Nijeah McKoy 2, Xayvon Davis 4, Nolan Bryant 5.

RED SPRINGS (70) – Traveze Billinger 4, Brian Foulks 4, Airon Johnson 3, Chandler McMillan, Jordan Ferguson 15, Gary Locklear 11, Zieric Ferguson, Corell Love 15, Corey Newton 5, Keyante Graham 13.

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