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LAKE WACCAMAW – Anthony Cowan and Jordan Underwood combined for 20 points Friday night to lead West Bladen to a 35-27 Three Rivers Conference jayvee boys basketball victory over East Columbus.

Underwood and Cowan finished with 10 points each, and Keshawn Ballard added 5 points for the winners.

Cowan drained a 3-point shot and 2 other baskets in the first period as the Knights raced to a 16-6 lead. Underwood bombed in a 3-point shot, and Ballard, Javontae Matthews and Travail Baldwin tossed in a basket each.

Underwood nailed a 3-point shot and another basket in the second quarter, Cowan buried another 3-point shot, and Anthony Mitchell dropped in a basket as the Knights padded their lead to 26-10 at halftime.

Matthews and Josiah Brown tossed in baskets in the third quarter as West Bladen maintained a 31-17 lead. Ballard sank 3 free throws in the final period, and Underwood made 2 free throws.

Coach Jason Hemingway’s Knights improved to 6-8 on the season and will host East Bladen Monday.

West Bladen     16  10  5   5 – 35
East Columbus  6    4  7  10 – 27

WEST BLADEN (35) – Travail Baldwin 2, Javontae Matthews 4, Anthony Cowan 10, Amir Stepps, Jordan Underwood 10, Keshawn Ballard 5, Anthony Mitchell 2, Aaron Thompson, Josiah Brown 2, Alan Breakfield.

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