Clinton 70, West Bladen 48
Clinton’s relentless pressure defense keyed a 42-25 second half surge that carried the Dark Horses to a 70-48 Four County Conference jayvee boys victory at West Bladen Friday night.
Kalvin Page tossed in 4 points, and sophomore John Bowen drilled a 3-point shot as the Knights grabbed a 13-8 first quarter lead.
The Dark Horses outscored the Knights 20-10 to go up 28-23 at halftime.
Bowen bombed in a pair of 3-point shots and led the Knights with 12 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocked shots. Kalvin Page finished with 10 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals.
Traquan Smith grabbed 8 rebounds and scored 8 points for the Knights. Teammate Kasson Page contributed 8 points, 4 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 steals.
Fred Walters added 4 points for West Bladen.
West Bladen, now 2-2 in the Four County and 6-4 overall, will host Midway Friday after the exam break.
WB (48) –Traquan Smith 8, Gerardo Reyes 3, Kalvin Page 10, Fred Walters 4, John Bowen 12, Emmanuel Jessup, Jacquel Jessup, Pablo Suarez, Dayvon Swindell, Messiah Swindell, Jimmy Williams 3, Zion Barrett, Hunter Jackson, Kasson Page 8.