WHITEVILLE – Elaysia Dawson and Egypt Childers combined for 15 points to lead Whiteville Central to a 27-12 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls basketball victory over Tar Heel Thursday.
The Lady Hornets built leads of 7-1, 15-6 and 19-12 before an 8-0 closing run widened the final margin.
Sherlyn Martinez sank a first period free throw, and Kiera Lewis fired in a 3-point bomb and another basket to keep the Lady Panthers within 15-6 at halftime. Teamates Violet Allen and Tiannah Willis buried 3-point shots in the third period.
Lewis led the scoring for Tar Heel with 5 points. The Lady Panthers will travel to Williams Township Thursday.
Tar Heel 1 5 6 0 -12
Central 7 8 4 8 – 27
Tar Heel (12) –Kiera Lewis 5, Violet Allen 3, Tah’Leyeh Singletary, Trinity Brayboy, Sheryln Martinez 1, Tiannah Willis 3, Alina Chavez, Karla Rodriguez, Jahyrah Priest, MarKesha Leach, Jadyn Govan, Leidi Zuniga.