BLADENBORO- St. Pauls defeated West Bladen 33-22 Wednesday in Southeastern Athletic Conference jayvee boys basketball action.
The Bulldogs grabbed an early 9-2 lead, but Cornelius Esters tossed in 2 baskets and a free throw in the 2nd quarter that rallied the Knights to within 13-9 at halftime.
Photos by Kenneth Armstrong
Andre Moore fired in a 3-point shot and another basket for the Knights in the 3rd quarter, but the St. Pauls lead grew to 22-14. West’s Kelsey Robinson buried a 3-point shot in the final period, and Walker Barkley sank 3 free throws.
Moore topped the Knight scoring with 7 points, and Esters finished with 5 points. M. Smith led the Bulldogs with 8 points, and T. Setzer followed with 7 points. M. Fletcher added 6 points.
The Knight jayvees will travel to Midway Friday.
St Pauls 9 4 9 11- 33
West Bladen 2 7 5 8 -22
St. Pauls (33) – J. McMillan 5, T. Setzer 7, M. Fletcher 6, J. Cook 4, M. Smith 8, M. Graham 1, S. Jackson 2.
West Bladen (22) – Alan Breakfield, Andre Moore 7, Kelsey Robinson 3, Garrett Dunham, Cornelius Esters 5, Noah Hall 3, Walker Barkley 3, Cade Allen 1, Conner Monroe.