EVERGREEN – Unique Kelly and Tristan Tubbs keyed a 29-11 second-half surge that vaulted West Columbus past Bladenboro 40-34 Tuesday night in Waccamaw Middle School Conference boys basketball action.
Kelly racked up 11 of his team-high 15 points in the second half, and Tristan Tubbs tallied all 9 of his points after intermission. Jaylen Bellamy also totaled 9 points for the Warriors.
The Bulldogs raced to a 15-3 first quarter lead. Hezekiah Adams buried a pair of 3-point shots and another basket in the period. Andre Moore nailed a 3-point shot, and Landon Stanley sank 2 free throws and a basket.
Stanley blistered the nets with four baskets in the second quarter to keep the Bladenboro lead at 23-11. Stanley bombed in a 3-ball in the third period, center Chase Williams powered in a basket, and Aaron Lewis made a free throw to keep the Bulldogs even at 29-29.
Adams cashed in 2 free throws in the final quarter, and Stanley fired in another 3-pointer. Stanley led all scorers with 18 points. Adams finished with 10 points.
The Bulldogs, now 3-4 in Division AA play and 5-5 overall, will travel to Whiteville Central Thursday.
Bladenboro (34) – Andre Moore 3, Hezekiah Adams 10, Chase Williams 2, Cade Allen, Aaron Lewis 1, Landon Stanley 18, Jackson Pait, Elijah McCollum, Tylik McCall, Jemiah Ross, Brandon McDonald, Breenan Greene, Trent Meares, Aiden Russ, Gavin Elks.Share: