BLADENBORO – Bladenboro’s Lady Bulldogs built a 12-4 halftime lead en route to a 23-11 Waccamaw Middle School Conference victory over Tar Heel Thursday.
Brookee Singletary muscled in a rebound basket, and Megan Pait tossed in a 10-footer as Bladenboro took an early 4-0 lead.
Kali Allen and Mallory Bryan nailed 3-point shots, and Trinity Meares added a basket as the Lady Bulldogs widened the gap to 12-4 at halftime. Kiera Lewis drained a 3-point shot, and Jahyra Priest made a free throw for Tar Heel.
Priest and Tiannah Willis threw in baskets for the Lady Panthers in the third period. Brookee Singletary worked the paint for a basket, and Noria Singletary buried a 3-point shot to push the Lady Bulldog lead to 17-8.
Holland Davis flipped in a couple of baseline runners for Bladenboro in the final period, and Bryan added a basket. Willis popped in a basket, and Violet Allen sank a free throw for the Lady Panthers.
Bryan topped all scorers with 5 points, and Davis and Brookee Singletary finished with 4 points each for Bladenboro. Willis led Tar Heel with 4 points, and Lewis and Priest totaled 3 points each.
Coach Otis Evans’ Lady Bulldogs improved to 4-0 in Waccamaw Division AA play and 5-2 overall and will travel to Whiteville Central Monday. Tar Heel, now 0-4 in league play and 0-5 overall, will visit West Columbus Monday.
Tar Heel 0 4 4 3 – 11
Bladenboro 4 8 5 6 – 23
TAR HEEL (11) – Kiera Lewis 3, Violet Allen 1, Sarah Dillard, Tah’Leyeh Singletary, Trinity Brayboy, Sheryln Martinez, Tianrah Willis 4, Alina Chavez, Karla Rodriguez, Jahyrah Priest 3, MarKesha Leach, Jadyn Govan, Leidi Zuniga, Jamiaya Ballard.
BLADENBORO (23) – Omara McDonald, Natalie Sykes, Kali Allen 3, Mallory Bryan 5, Megan Pait 2, Marlie Walters, Holland Davis 4, Marly Crabtree, Noria Singletary 3, Trinity Meares 2, Kallie Bass, Montserrat Castro, Brookee Singletary 4.Share: