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WHITEVILLE – Gary Parker and Deonte Lacy combined for 26 points to lead Bladenboro to a 47-31 Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over Williams Township Thursday night.

Bladenboro took a 29-24 lead into the final quarter, before Parker tossed in a pair of baskets and 4 free throws to key an 18-7 closing surge by the Bulldogs. Lacy powered in a trio of baskets during the pivotal closing run.

Parker led the Bulldogs with 15 points, and Lacy banged in 11 points. Teammate Michael Young dropped in 8 points, and guard Landon Stanley added 6 points.

Lacy and Young pumped in 2 baskets each in the opening quarter as Bladenboro edged in front 10-8. Stanley popped in a pair of baskets in the second quarter, and Parker drilled in a 3-point shot as the Bulldog lead grew to 21-16.

Hezekiah Adams tossed in 2 baskets and a free throw in the third quarter to keep the Bulldog lead at 29-24.

Jamal Brown topped all scorers for Williams Township with 17 points.

The Bulldogs will entertain Clarkton School of Discovery Monday.

Bladenboro  10  11  8  18 – 47
Williams         8    8   8    7 – 31

BLADENBORO (47) – Landon Stanley 6, Gary Parker 15, Deonte Lacy 11, Michael Young 8, Walter Bealon, Hezekiah Adams 5, Cade Allen, Jabari Adams 2, Aaron Thompson.