S.C. State’s Goodwin gets conference honor
Lady Bulldog center Persephone Goodwin was named Monday the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week.
The 6-2 freshman out of Decatur, Ga. grabbed 16 rebounds and blocked 11 shots in two games last week. Against Florida A&M, she recorded a career-high six blocks.
S.C. State returns to action Monday at Howard University.
Fort Valley State 87, Claflin 78 (women)
Claflin 60, Fort Valley State 57 (men)
T&D REGION COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Edward Waters at Voorhees (men) 7:30 p.m.
Voorhees at West Virginia Tech (women) 6 p.m.
USC-Salkahatchie at Denmark Tech (men) 7 p.m.
Hampton at South Carolina State (men) 7:30 p.m.
Claflin at Paine College (DH) 5:30 p.m.
Middle Georgia Tech at Denmark Tech (“Homecoming” DH) 1 p.m.
JUNIOR VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL
Lake Marion 52, Lee Central 17
SANTEE - Laquiyn Smalls scored 21 points and Jessica Blanchard had 13 to lead the JV Lady Gators (8-1) Monday.
The two teams meet again tonight in Bishopville.
MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL
Clark 37, Elloree 5
Autheria Dantzler scored 11 points and Jade Pepper-Williams added 10 for Clark which improved to 9-0 on Monday.
Clark plays host to Holly Hill-Roberts Monday.
Howard 25, St. Matthews 21
Howard was led by Serinity Evans with 10 points and 5 steals followed by Ahriana Brown who had 9 points and 4 steals. Howard’s record is now 8-5.
Orangeburg Prep 23, Wilson Hall 20
The B-Team Lady Indians closed out their season with a victory Monday.
Leading OPS (8-4) were Brooke Nettles with eight points, Morgan Baltzegar with seven and Karlynn Wannamaker with four.
MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL
Holly Hill-Roberts 64, Scott’s Branch 28
HOLLY HILL - Jacquez Daniel scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds, Keyshawn Aiken added 10 points and five rebounds, Deandre Gailliard finished with 10 points and four assists and DaVondre Robinson had 10 points and five assists for the Bulldogs Monday.
HH-R (11-1) travels to Clark Middle School Thursday.
Clark 49, Elloree 33
Zion Utsey scored 18 points and Matthew Jennings added 13 to lead Clark on Monday.
Clark (9-2) plays host to Holly Hill-Roberts Thursday.
Howard 35, St. Matthews 26
Howard was led by Ty’reek Mack with 11 points, 3 steals, and five assists followed by Jasaun Grainter with 10 points and 9 rebounds. Howard’s record is now 10-4 and they travel to Felton on Thursday.
T&D REGION PREP BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
S.C. HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE
Bamberg-Ehrhardt at Wade Hampton 6 p.m.
Edisto at Silver Bluff 6 p.m.
Orangeburg-Wilkinson at Stall 6 p.m.
Woodland at Battery Creek 6 p.m.
Denmark-Olar at Bethune-Bowman 6:30 p.m.
Blackville-Hilda at North 6:30 p.m.
Allendale-Fairfax at Branchville 6:30 p.m.
Barnwell at Calhoun County 6:30 p.m.
Williston-Elko at Hunter-Kinard-Tyler 6:30 p.m.
Lake Marion at Lee Central 6:30 p.m.
Thomas Sumter Academy at Calhoun Academy 6 p.m.
Palmetto Christian Academy at Dorchester Academy 6 p.m.
Andrew Jackson Academy at St. Francis Xavier 6 p.m.
Wilson Hall at Orangeburg Prep 6:30 p.m.
Patrick Henry at Jefferson Davis Academy 6:30 p.m.
South Aiken Baptist Christian at Holly Hill Academy 6:30 p.m.
Orangeburg Prep at Bamberg-Ehrhardt 6:30 p.m.
Blackville-Hilda at Denmark-Olar 6:30 p.m.
Saints Archery Tournament Set
ST. MATTHEWS - The Calhoun County High School Archery Team will hold a second annual “Saints Archery Tournament” on Feb. 13 at the Calhoun County High School Gymnasium starting at 4:30 p.m.
The Saints’ Archery Tournament is a qualification event for the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). Archers from as far away as Charleston will be participating in this year’s tournament.
Last year’s tournament winner, Manning High School, will return this year to try to repeat.
The tournament is open to the public and there is no admission charge. Participants are asked to bring two canned goods that will be donated to a local soup kitchen.
This year’s tournament features three special awards: The Bull’s Eye Award, The Tournament Shoot-Off, and the Overall High Score Award.
For more information, contact Tillmon Ancrum at (803) 874-3071 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org