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BLADENBORO – Red Springs raced to a 27-5 first quarter lead en route to a 72-44 Three Rivers Conference boys basketball over West Bladen Tuesday night.

Senior Jordan Ferguson sparked the early Red Devil run with a pair of 3-point shots. Junior Shy’Ron Adams nailed a 3-point shot, and freshman Gary Parker and senior Nijeah McKoy made free throws for the West points.

Senior Tyre Boykin rallied the Knights with a 3-point bomb, a pair of 2-point baskets and 4 free throws in the second quarter. Junior Jadacus Register threw in a basket and a free throw, senior Tra’shawn Ballard tossed in a basket, and junior Josh Lewis cashed in free throws for West.

Junior Jowuan Baker kept Red Springs on top 40-23 at halftime with a pair of 3-balls and 2 other baskets.

Boykin buried a 3-point shot, another basket and a free throw in the third period. Register and Lewis dropped in baskets, but Red Springs held a 55-33 lead.

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Photos by Kenneth Armstrong, https://www.kenarmphoto.com/

Boykin knocked down 6 free throws in the final quarter and led all scorers with 23 points. Junior Donovan Stone delivered a 3-point shot, and freshman Deonte Lacy powered in a basket.

Baker led the Red Devils with 20 points. Senior Traveze Billinger followed with 12 points, and Ferguson finished with 10 points.

The Knights, now 4-11, will travel to Lakewood Wednesday night.

Red Springs     27   13   15   17 – 72
West Bladen     5    18   10   11 – 44

Red Springs (72) – Traveze Billinger 12, Brian Foulks 7, Airon Johnson 1, Chandler McMillan 4, Jordan Ferguson 10, Jowuan Baker 20, Angel Washington, Corell Love 7, Corey Newton 4, Keyante Graham 5, Eddick James 2. 

West Bladen (44) – Gary Parker 1, Josh Lewis 4, Shy’Ron Adams 3, Tyre Boykin 23, Jadacus Register 5, Donovan Stone 3, Deonte Lacy 2, Tra’shawn Ballard 2, Nijeah McKoy 1, Xayvon Davis, Nolan Bryant.

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