The Norfield Hornets football program, under the leadership of coach Craig James, won the varsity division little league football national championship in Tampa, Fla., in December.

The Hornets defeated defending national champion Lake Gibson, Fla., 26-0 in the title game.

The Hornets travel team won a total of eight games in a three-week span to capture the title, beginning the quest by winning the Wildcat Invitational in Lexington.

They later captured the Holiday Bowl title on Thanksgiving weekend in Atlanta, defeating teams from across the Southeast. The Hornets garnered a first-place finish in this tournament before heading to Tampa for the National Championship Series.


Orangeburg-Calhoun Prep 80,

Queen City Prep 74

O-C Prep ran its record to 18-4 in the game played in Charlotte on Saturday and plays again Sunday at 1 p.m. in Jacksonville, Fla., vs. Reach International at 1 p.m.

For OCP: Shykeem Marlow 18 points; Caleb McLaughlin 17; Jamie Portee 15; Russell Famble 12 and 12 rebounds; Brannon Dark 11 points, 15 rebounds and 6 blocked shots.



Denmark Tech 80

Clinton Junior College 67

The Denmark Tech women (13-1, 4-0) defeated Clinton Junior College 80-67 on Saturday.

Leading scorers were Tonya Jackson 16, Tiyanna Burwell 15, Kadraha Rembert 14 and 16 rebounds, and Latisha Burns 13.

Denmark Tech plays its homecoming Saturday against Middle Georgia Tech.



Jefferson Davis 45,

Clarendon Hall 41

Dustin Way and Kevin Bennett led the Saints (0-14, 0-7) with 10 points each in the Friday night game.

Whale Branch 84,

Branchville 23

Whale Branch improved to 12-13 with the Friday win at Branchville. Denzel Daniel scored 21 points for the winners.



Jefferson Davis 55,

Clarendon Hall 32

Clarendon Hall (4-9, 0-5) was led by Sonam Kuber with 12 points and 5 rebounds in the Friday conference loss.



Jefferson Davis 26,

Clarendon Hall 21

Clarendon Hall fell to 2-9 and 1-4 in the game played at Blackville on Friday. Matthew Corbett led the Saints with 14 points, 8 rebounds and 6 steals.



Jefferson Davis 27,

Clarendon Hall 21

The conference loss Friday in Blackville was the first for Clarendon Hall. Delaney Peeler led the Lady Saints ( 8-2, 4-1) with 10 points and 4 rebounds.



Orangeburg Prep 26

Heathwood Hall 10

Orangeburg Prep hosted Heathwood Hall Saturday in B-team girls basketball, winning 26-10. Leading OPs were Morgan Baltzegar with 10, Brooke Nettles with 8 and Karlynn Wannamaker with 6. Orangeburg Prep’s record improves to 8-3. The next game is Monday at Wilson Hall at 5 p.m.

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