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Clarkton School of Discovery

CLARKTON – Lee Barnes and Samaj Dove scored 10 points each to lead Clarkton School of Discovery to a 40-18 Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over Hallsboro Tuesday night.

Barnes tossed in 2 baskets and 2 free throws, and NyQuan Richardson dropped in 2 baskets in the first quarter to lead the Blue Devils to an early 12-7 lead.

Martin Rojas-Jacinto, Dove, and Barnes threw in a basket each in the second period to keep Clarkton ahead 18-14 at halftime.

Dove fired in a 3-point shot, another basket and a free throw to key a 12-4 third-quarter Blue Devil spurt. Lafon Monroe pumped in a couple of baskets as the Clarkton lead grew to 30-18.

Richardson, Monroe, Barnes, Corey Robbins and Rodney Lacewell scored a basket each for Clarkton during a 10-0 fourth quarter run.

Coach Robert Mazur’s Blue Devils evened their record at 2-2 and will host Williams Thursday.

Hallsboro     7     7     4      0   – 18
Clarkton      12    6    12    10  – 40
CSD (40) –Shannon Hankins 2, Matt Kemp, Lee Barnes 10, Lafon Monroe 6, Aniyaes Bethea, Martin Rojas-Jacinto 2, Rodney Lacewell 2, Janathan Johnson, Corey Robbins 2, Samaj Dove 10, Nyquan Richardson 6.