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JV Boys Basketball: East Bladen 33, West Columbus 30

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East Bladen High SchoolCERRO GORDO – East Bladen’s jayvee boys rode a 13-2 fourth-quarter blitz to a 33-30 Three Rivers Conference basketball victory over West Columbus Thursday night.

West Columbus took a 28-20 lead into the final period, but Kasey Price fired in a pair of baskets, and Charles Brown threw in a basket and 2 free throws. Rasean McKoy sank 3 free throws, and Lefrederick Wooten tossed in a basket as the Eagles pulled out the win.

Tayshaun Berkeley topped the East Bladen scoring with 9 points, and Wooten finished with 6 points. Allen Owens and Rasean McKoy followed with 5 points each.

Wooten and Owens bombed in 3-point shots in the opening period to keep the Eagles within 14-7. Berkeley racked up a trio of baskets in the second quarter, Owens flipped in a basket, and Rasean McKoy hit 2 free throws but East still trailed 24-17 at halftime.

Another Berkeley basket and a Wooten free throw accounted for the East scoring in the third period.

The Eagles travel to Fairmont Friday.

East Bladen (33) – Charles Brown 4, Jaquez McKoy, Allen Owens 5, Tayshaun Berkeley 9, Lefrederick Wooten 6, Charles Dixon, Doneven Keith, Orlando Murchison, Corey McKoy, Makhi Cromartie, Juwan Baldwin, Rasean McKoy 5, Rashard Willis, Kasey Price 4.