TABOR CITY – Shy’Asia Ratliff poured in 19 points Monday to lead Clarkton School of Discovery to a 38-17 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball victory over Tabor City.
Ratliff and Alaya White threw in 3 baskets each in the first period as the Lady Blue Devils raced to a 13-4 lead. Ratliff fired in 4 more baskets and a free throw in the second quarter, and Gabby Nealy and Kaniyah Hairston netted baskets as the lead grew to 26-8 at halftime.
White tossed in 2 more baskets in the third quarter, and Ratliff and Nealy added baskets to push the lead to 34-13. Ratliff and Hairston popped in fourth period baskets.
White finished with 10 points for Clarkton, and Z. Drayton led Tabor City with 11 points. Zyeria Ripley scored a Clarkton basket in the fifth quarter.
Coach Chris Callihan’s Lady Blue Devils are scheduled to return to action on Jan. 9th at Nakina.
Clarkton 13 13 8 4 – 38
Tabor City 4 4 5 4 – 17
CLARKTON SCHOOL OF DISCOVERY (38) – Alaya White 10, Addie Bowen 1, Molly Evans, Shy’Asia Ratliff 19, Mialanni McDowell, Gabby Nealy 4, ShaNidra Richardson, Emmee Ward, Traveyuana Gaskins, Kaniyah Hairston 4, Calaia Baldwin, Brenna Hester, Zyeria Ripley.