CLARKTON – Alaya White fired in 14 points to lead Clarkton School of Discovery to a 33-12 Waccamaw Middle School girls’ basketball victory over Tabor City Thursday.
White drilled in a 3-point basket and another shot in the first period, and Shy’Asia Ratliff worked inside for a basket and 2 free throws. Mialanni McDowell tossed in a basket as the Lady Blue Devils built an 11-4 lead.
An 11-2 Clarkton second period spurt was keyed by 3 baskets and a free throw from White. Gabby Nealy and ShaNidra Richardson threw in baskets as the halftime lead grew to 22-6.
Ratliff drained a 3-point shot and a free throw in the third quarter. Richardson powered in a basket, and Kaniyah Hairston made a free throw to push the lead to 29-6. White and Richardson connected for fourth quarter baskets for Clarkton.
Ratliff finished with 8 points for the winners, and Richardson followed with 6 points. C. Smith scored all 12 Tabor City points.
Coach Chris Callihan’s Lady Blue Devils, now 4-1 in Waccamaw Division A play and 4-2 overall, will host Nakina Monday.
Tabor City 4 2 0 6 -12
Clarkton 11 11 7 4 -33
CSD (33) – Alaya White 14, Addie Bowen, Molly Evans, Shy’Asia Ratliff 8, Mialanni McDowell 2, Gabby Nealy 2, ShaNidra Richardson 6, Emmee Ward, Traveyuana Gaskins, Kaniyah Hairston 1, Cabria Baldwin, Brenna Hester, Zyeria Ripley.