OPS 56, FCS 54
The Orangeburg Prep Indians concluded the 2018-2019 regular season by defeating Florence Christian School by a score of 56-54 on Thursday night.
Leading the Indians were Timothy Junious with 20 points, Benjamin Davis with 14 points, A.J. Tolbert with 8 points, Ian Scott with 6 points, Will Shaw with 4 points, and Evan Lambrecht and Brison Ardis with 2 points apiece.
OP will travel to the Sumter Exhibition Center to play Laurence Manning in a region tournament game at 5 p.m. on Monday.
Edisto 58, Swansea 41
CORDOVA – The Edisto Cougars finished Region 5-3A play on Thursday with a home win against the Swansea Tigers.
Edisto was led by Dawn Muller with 15 points and 9 rebounds, and Chris Grant with a double-double of 12 points and 12 rebounds. Jabarie Williams added 8 points.
K. Coates led the Tigers with 15 points.
Edisto (18-4 overall, 6-2 in region) will host a first-round playoff game on Tuesday against either Bishop England or Hanahan.
H-K-T 73, RS-M 61
NEESES – The Hunter-Kinard-Tyler Trojans defeated the Ridge Spring-Monetta Trojans by a score of 73-61 on Thursday.
Leading the H-K-T Trojans were Marlow Gilmore, who scored his 1,800th career point, with 26 points, 13 rebounds, and 3 blocks; I’rek Hartwell with 18 points and 7 rebounds, and Jamal Edwards with 18 points and 14 rebounds.
H-K-T will travel to North to play in a region tiebreaker game on Friday.
D-O 63, North 61
NORTH – Denmark-Olar Vikings, the Region 3-A champs, defeated the North Eagles by a score of 63-61 on Thursday.
Leading the Vikings were Harold Johnson Jr. with 21 points, 11 rebounds, 5 steals and 4 assists; Malik Palmer with 15 points, 11 rebounds, 2 steals and 4 assists; Kevin Middleton with 11 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 assists; Tony Nimmons with 10 points, 10 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 assists; Trey Wiggins with 10 rebounds and Larry Sanders with 5 rebounds.
D-O (16-10, 11-3) will host a playoff game on Friday, February 15.
DA 58, CA 50
ST. MATTHEWS – The Dorchester Academy Raiders defeated the Calhoun Academy Cavaliers by a score of 58-50 on Thursday.
Leading the Raiders were Rhett Mizzell with 20 points and 13 rebounds, Chase Way with 16 points and 6 rebounds, Colby Weeks with 8 points and 9 rebounds, and Corey Judy with 10 rebounds.
DA 52, CA 39
ST. MATTHEWS -- The Calhoun Academy Lady Cavaliers lost to Dorchester Academy by a score of 52-39 on Thursday.
CA was led by Rebekah Haigler with 16 points, Bari Arden Arant with 8 points, and Rachel Ulmer with 6 points.
The DA Lady Raiders were led by Elizabeth Huff with 18 points, and Lydia Hofstetter with 16 points. Senior Elizabeth Huff scored her 1,000th point.
CA (11-9, 3-4) will host Palmetto Christian on Monday at 6 p.m.
DA will host St. John's Friday night in a region matchup.
FCS 56, OPS 34
Orangeburg Prep lost to Florence Christian by a score of 56-34 on Thursday.
Leading the Indians were Marlee Robinson with 15 points, Madison Garrick with 8 points, Mary Stack Summers with 4 points, and Alyson Hay with 3.
Orangeburg Prep will play host to Laurence Manning on Saturday at 4:15 p.m. in the first round of the region tournament.
Swansea 65, Edisto 20
CORDOVA – Clemson commitment Danae McNeal scored a game-high 27 points on Thursday to lead the Swansea Lady Tigers to a Region 5-3A win at Edisto.
It was the last game of the regular season for both teams.
The Lady Cougars were led by L. Simmons with 7 points.
L. Robinson added 22 points for Swansea.
The two teams will play again in a region tiebreaker in Swansea on Friday at 6 p.m.
North 57, D-O 12
NORTH – The North Lady Eagles defeated the Denmark-Olar Vikings by a score of 57-12 on Thursday.
Leading the Eagles were seniors Jessmen Darby with 10 points and Ziniya Pettus with 23 points; and Zoe Hawkins with 13 points.
FC 43, OP 33
Orangeburg Prep lost to Florence Christian School by a score of 43-33 at home on Thursday.
Leading the Indians were Prusher Bair with 11 points, Stokes Kirby with 10 points and 4 blocks, Peyton Inabinet with 9 points, McCullough Mims with 2 points, and Chase Williams with a free throw.
This was OP’s final game of the regular season.
Edisto 53, Swansea 16
CORDOVA – The Edisto Cougars defeated the Swansea Tigers by a score of 53-16 on Thursday.
Leading the Cougars were J.J. Simons with 12 points, and Jaquas Goodwin with 11 points.
The Tigers were led by J. Smith with 6 points.
Edisto completed a second consecutive undefeated season with a 13-0 record.
O-W 44, L. Richland 36
HOPKINS – The Orangeburg-Wilkinson Bruins defeated the Lower Richland Diamond Hornets by a score of 44-36 on Thursday night.
Leading the Bruins were Daylen Buckley with 13 points, and 4 rebounds, Ethan Leaf with 11 points, Donovan White with 6 points, and Keondre Dickson with 5 rebounds.
O-W finishes 15-2 overall and 9-1 in the region.
DA 32, CA 24
ST. MATTHEWS – The Dorchester Academy Raiders defeated the Calhoun Academy Cavaliers by a score of 32-24 on Thursday.
Leading the Raiders were Hunter Hartzog and Ben Singletary with 9 points apiece.
DA will host St. John's Friday night.
OPS 34, FCS 12
Orangeburg Prep defeated Florence Christian by a score of 34-12 on Thursday.
Leading the JV Lady Indians were Cate Fogle with 12 points, Campbell Delaney with 8, Anna Beth Lambrecht with 6, and Isabelle Waddell and Ryn Grubbs with 4 apiece.
OP will host Trinity-Byrnes at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday for the first round of the Region tournament.
DA 36, CA 22
ST. MATTHEWS -- Calhoun Academy lost to Dorchester Academy by a score of 36-22 on Thursday.
Reagan Kizer led the JV Lady Cavaliers with 8 points.
Leading the JV Lady Raiders were Abigail Weathers with 16 points, 7 rebounds and 4 steals; and Abigail Holmes with 6 points and 6 rebounds.
CA will play Northside on Friday at 6 p.m.
DA will host Patrick Henry on Tuesday.