TAR HEEL – Mallory Bryan and Noria Singletary keyed a 14-5 opening surge that propelled Bladenboro to a 31-20 Waccamaw Middle School Conference victory over Tar Heel Tuesday.
Noria Singletary and Megan Pait scored first period baskets, and Bryan tossed in a free throw as the Lady Bulldogs grabbed a 5-0 lead.
Bryan pumped in 2 baskets and a free throw in the second quarter. Noria Singletary nailed a 3-shot and netted a free throw to stretch the lead to 14-5. Kiera Lewis bombed in a 3-point shot, and Alina Chavez popped in a basket for Tar Heel.
Pait, Marlie Walters and Holland Davis threw in baskets, and Noria Singletary made a free throw in the third quarter. Violet Allen answered with 3 free throws, Lewis delivered another 3-ball and Sherlyn Martinez dropped in a field goal to keep the Lady Panthers within 21-13.
Bladenboro’s Bryan, Noria Singletary, Pait and Natalie Sykes connected for a basket each in the fourth period. Bryan and Davis cashed in free throws. Lewis buried a 3-point shot, and Chavez and Tah’Leyeh Singletary drilled in baskets for Tar Heel.
Noria Singletary and Bryan topped the Lady Bulldog scoring list with 9 points each. Pait followed with 6 points. Lewis led Tar Heel with a trio of 3-point bombs for 9 points. Chavez finished with 4 points.
Coach Otis Evans’ Lady Bulldogs, now 8-1 in Division AA play and 9-3 overall, will travel to Elizabethtown Thursday for a game that will decide the Waccamaw AA Division championship.
Bladenboro 5 9 7 10 – 31
Tar Heel 0 5 8 7 – 20
BLADENBORO (31) – O’Mara McDonald, Natalie Sykes 2, Kali Allen, Mallory Bryan 9, Megan Pait 6, Holland Davis 3, Marlie Walters 2, Marly Crabtree, Noria Singletary 9, Trinity Meares, Kallie Bass, Montserrat Castro, Brookee Singletary.
TAR HEEL (20) –Kiera Lewis 9, Violet Allen 3, Tah’Leyeh Singletary 2, Sherlyn Martinez 2, Sarah Dillard, Tiannah Willis, Alina Chavez 4, Karla Rodriguez, Jahyrah Priest, Leidi Zuniga, Jamiaya Ballard, Trinity Brayboy, Markesha Leach.Share: