VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL
Calhoun County 75
ST. MATTHEWS - Calhoun County edged out a home playoff win to start Class 2A Lower State play on Wednesday, taking a 75-72 home win against Mullins.
Zamuel Fredrick scored 22 points for the Saints, while Nyriek Milligan added 21 points and Ethan Tullock added 10 points.
The Saints made 8 of 16 free throws in the fourth quarter, outscoring Mullins by a 19-16 count, for the final margin.
J.B. Brantley led the Auctioneers with 19 points, while C.J. Gilchrist added 14 points and L. Davis added 13 points.
Calhoun County will play host to Wednesday's winner between Burke and Andrews in a second-round contest on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Carvers Bay 71
HEMINGWAY - The Red Raiders saw their postseason end in the first round of SCHSL Class 2A playoffs with a road loss against the Bears on Wednesday.
Quincy Irons had a team-high 14 points for Bamberg-Ehrhardt, while Blaze Bunch and Deamare Vanzego each added 7 points.