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HALLSBORO – Hallsboro built a 13-5 halftime lead en route to a 36-29 Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over Clarkton School of Discovery Tuesday night.

Shannon Hankins scored the only Clarkton basket in the first period as the Tigers edged ahead 3-2. Samaj Dove pumped in a basket and a free throw in the second quarter for the Blue Devils, but Hallsboro tallied 10 points to open up the 13-5 lead.

Aniyaes Bethea tossed in a basket and 2 free throws for the Blue Devils in the third quarter, and Corey Robbins nailed a 3-point shot. Lee Barnes added a free throw, but the Tigers maintained a 22-13 lead.

Both teams caught fire in the final period as Keyon McKoy bombed in a pair of 3-point shots for CSD. Teammate Jonathan Johnson drained a 3-point shot, and Barnes cashed in a trio of free throws. Dove and Rodney Lacewell also threw in baskets.

Bobby Barsh scored 7 of his team-high 11 points for Hallsboro in the final period. Teammate Jayson Holmes finished with 9 points.

The Blue Devils, now 3-9, will visit Williams Township Thursday.

Clarkton    2    3  8  16 – 29
Hallsboro  3  10  9  13 – 36

CLARKTON SCHOOL OF DISCOVERY (29) – Shannon Hankins 2, Keyon McKoy 6, Matt Kemp, Lee Barnes 4, Aniyaes Bethea 4, Martin Rojas-Jacinto, Rodney Lacewell 2, Corey Robbins 3, Samaj Dove 5, Nyquan Richardson, Jonathan Johnson 3.

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