BLADENBORO – Guard Gary Parker and center Deonte Lacy combined for 19 points in the fourth quarter as Bladenboro held on for a 56-48 Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over Williams Township.
The Bulldogs took a 36-32 lead into the final quarter, and Parker attacked the rim for 5 baskets and a free throw. Lacy powered inside for 4 more baskets as the Bulldog lead grew to 8 points. Teammate Aaron Wren added a free throw.
Jamal Brown who topped all scorers with 29 points tried to rally the Aggies with a 3-point bomb, 2 baskets and 2 free throws. Teammate Cameron Ridgeway netted 2 baskets in the final period. Ridgeway finished with 10 points.
Lacy racked up 23 points to lead the Bulldog scoring. Parker finished with 17 points. Teammate Anthony Mitchell totaled 8 points, and Landon Stanley netted 5 points.
Stanley and Mitchell drained a 3-point shot and a 2-point basket each in the opening quarter as the Bulldogs took a 13-7 lead. Parker flipped in a basket, and Lacy made a free throw. Brown scored all 7 of the Aggie points in the period.
Lacy worked the paint for 5 second quarter baskets, and Mitchell nailed another 3-point shot as the Bulldog lead grew to 26-18 at halftime. Brown threw in 3 baskets and 3 free throws in the period to keep Williams close.
Parker and Lacy dropped in 2 baskets each in the third quarter, and Andre Moore tallied a basket to keep Bladenboro on top 36-32.
Coach Phillip Penny’s Bulldogs improved to 7-3 on the season and will travel to Nakina Tuesday.
Williams 7 11 14 16 – 48
Bladenboro 13 13 10 20 – 56
BLADENBORO (56) –Landon Stanley 5, Anthony Mitchell 8, Gary Parker 17, Deonte Lacy 23, Michael Young, Walter Bealon, Hezekiah Adams, Cade Allen, Andre Moore 2, Aaron Wren 1, Jemiah Ross, Brandon McDonald, Aaron Thompson.Share: