Photos by Kenneth Armstrong
EAST ARCADIA – ShyRon Adams poured in 23 points Thursday to lead Bladenboro to a 46-26 Bladen Five Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over East Arcadia.
The Panthers stayed close in the opening quarter as Roderick Grainger bombed in a 3-point shot and Cody Long and Kari Price added baskets to keep East Arcadia within 9-7.
Adams threw in 2 baskets and a free throw for the Bulldogs in the first period, and teammates Joshua Lewis and Andrew Pait netted baskets.
Adams fired in 4 baskets and a free throw to key an 18-5 Bulldog run that stretched the Bladenboro lead to 27-12 at halftime. Brycen Blackmon threw in 2 baskets during the run, and Jaylen Monse tossed in a basket and a free throw. Donovan Stone also scored a basket.
Grainger drained another 3-point shot, and Long and Price made a free throw each for the Panther points in the second quarter.
Grainger pumped in 2 baskets in the third period, and Emanuel Lewis buried a 3-point shot. Long knocked down another basket to keep the margin at 36-21.
Adams burnt the nets with 3 baskets and a free throw for Bladenboro in the third quarter, and Stone popped in another basket.
Blackmon connected for 2 more Bulldog baskets in the final quarter, and Pait and Walter Bealon dropped in a basket each. Adams hit 2 free throws.
Trevon Sowers and Quantico Fennell rang up baskets for East Arcadia in the final quarter, and Grainger sank a free throw.
Blackmon finished with 8 points for the Bulldogs, and Pait and Stone followed with 4 points each.
Grainger led the Panthers with 11 points, and Long finished with 5 points.
The Bulldogs evened their record at 2-2 for the season.
BLADENBORO (46) – Shy’Ron Adams 23, Joshua Lewis 2, Bryley Williams, Donovan Stone 4, Andrew Pait 4, Jaylen Morse 3, Brycen Blackmon 8, Gary Parker, Walter Bealon 2, Elijah Crabtree, Jude Stanley, Jarrett Kinlaw, Ricky Brisson.
EAST ARCADIA (26) – Cody Long 5, Kari Price 3, Tyler Pyatt, Roderick Grainger 11, Emanuel Lewis 3, Corey Robbins, Quantico Fennell 2, Aljuan Brown, Kenneth Armstrong, Anthony Gregg, Trevon Sowers 2, Christian Valdez.Share: