TAR HEEL- Shy’Ron Adams lit up the scoreboard with 30 points Thursday night as he led Bladenboro to a 45-39 Bladen Five Middle School boys basketball victory over Tar Heel.
Center Kai Belle worked the paint for a pair of first quarter baskets, and Khalil Lloyd pumped in a basket and a free throw for Tar Heel. Antonio Candeleria netted a basket as the Panthers took an early 9-6 lead.
Adams and Donovan Stone threw in first quarter baskets for the Bulldogs, and Andrew Pait knocked down 2 free throws.
Lloyd drained a 3-point shot and another basket in the second period as the Panthers stretched their lead to 21-17. Jordan Underwood dropped in a pair of baskets, and Belle powered in a basket and a free throw.
Adams kept the Bulldogs close with 3 baskets and a free throw, and teammates Bryley Williams and Jaylen Morse added baskets.
Adams blistered the nets with 7 baskets in the third period as he led a 16-6 run that vaulted Bladenboro in front 33-27. Brycen Blackmon delivered the other Bulldog basket in the quarter.
Lloyd connected for a pair of Panther baskets in the quarter, and Belle muscled in a basket.
Adams continued to lead the Bulldog offense in the final period, nailing a 3-point shot and tacking on 2 other baskets. Pait fired in a pair of baskets, and Williams hit a free throw.
Belle rallied the Panthers with a pair of baskets, and Demarius Robinson made 2 free throws. Lloyd and Underwood also scored baskets in the period for Tar Heel.
Pait followed Adams with 6 points for the Bulldogs. Lloyd topped the Tar Heel scoring with 14 points, and Belle was right behind him with 13 points. Underwood totaled 8 points in the game.
The Bulldogs improved to 1-1 with the victory, and the Panthers are now 1-2.
B’bro (45) – Shy’Ron Adams 30, Joshua Lewis, Bryley Williams 3, Donovan Stone 2, Andrew Pait 6, Jaylen Morse 2, Brycen Blackmon 2, Gary Parker, Walter Bealon, Elijah Crabtree, Jude Stanley, Jarrett Kinlaw, Ricky Brisson.
TH (39) – Kai Belle 13, Demarius Robinson 2, Jordan Underwood 8, Khalil Lloyd 14, Tucker Carroll, Ke’Shawn Ballard, Alex Brisson 2, Cory Clanton, Larry Council, Antonio Candeleria 2, Johnny Sims, Blake Smith.Share: