Coach Hercules Davis Jr. has returned to Denmark-Olar High School to coach varsity boys basketball team.
Davis previously served as Vikings coach, including during the 2004-2005 state championship season.
Davis is a graduate of Sarah J. Hale High School in Brooklyn, New York, and Voorhees College in Denmark.
tri-match at B-B
BOWMAN – The Yellow Jackets (16-3-3, 6-0 in Region 5-A) swept tri-match contests with both C.E. Murray and Bethune-Bowman on Tuesday.
Branchville won by set scores of 25-8 and 25-8 against C.E. Murray and by set scores of 25-15 and 25-10 against Bethune-Bowman.
The Yellow Jackets were led by Danielle McAlhany with 7 kills, Carley Kinard with 5 kills, 13 aces, Abby Funchess with 12 aces, 20 assists, Kelsey Kinard with 6 kills, 3 blocks, 3 digs, and Anna Smith with 17 digs and 12 receptions.
Branchville plays at home on Thursday against C.E. Murray at 6 p.m.
Orangeburg Prep 6
Wilson Hall 3
SUMTER – OP took a road win against Wilson Hall on Tuesday, winning 4 singles matches.
1. Cate Williams (OP) def. Jane McAdams 6-2, 3-6 (10-5); 2. Carlie Fort (WH) def. JoAnna Hinds 6-0, 6-0; 3. Natalia Judge (OP) def. Caroline McElveen 6-4, 3-6 (10-4); 4. Natalie Ford (WH) def. Paige Hewitt 6-2, 6-2; 5. Chrysanthe Greene (OP) def. Rachel Bostic 6-1, 6-4; 6. Lane Inabinet (OP) def. Talan Griffin 6-3, 6-3.
1. Hinds/Judge (OP) def. Fort/Ford 8-4; 2. McAdams/Bostic (WH) def. Williams/Hewitt 8-4; 3. Greene/Inabinet (OP) def. McElveen/Griffin 8-5.
In an exhibition match, Campbell Delaney/Ramsey Albergotti (OP) def. McKinsey Helms/Caroline Chelen 8-3.
COLUMBIA – O-W swept a win at Dreher on Tuesday, with set wins of 25-19 and 25-9.
The JV Bruinettes were led by Mykah Sanders with 11 service points and 7 assists, while Katlin Ham had 7 service points, an ace and 3 assists, Laila Ham and Morgan Hughes had 4 service points each, and Abrianna Shuler had 3 service points.
O-W is 9-1 and plays Thursday at home against A.C. Flora.