The Orangeburg-Wilkinson Bruins (13-2 record) remained unbeaten in the Orangeburg County Sweet Sixteen Tournament by taking a 67-40 victory over Manning in the late game Thursday.
Christian Joseph led the Bruins with 18 points and 10 rebounds, while Jordan Snell added 17 points, and Yohannes Utsey added 4 points and 8 rebounds.
O-W will play host to Colleton County (10-3 record) on Friday at 8 p.m. in the tournament title game.
Friday's schedule for Orangeburg
County Sweet Sixteen play
ALL GAMES AT
7TH-PLACE GAME: 3:30 p.m. - canceled
5TH-PLACE GAME: 5 p.m. - Fort Dorchester vs. Calhoun County
3RD-PLACE GAME: 6:30 p.m. - Kingstree vs. Manning
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: 8 p.m. - Colleton County vs. Orangeburg-Wilkinson
Colleton County 68
De'Iajae Ferguson scored 22 points to lead Colleton County to a win against Kingstree on Thursday at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School in the semifinals of the Orangeburg County Sweet Sixteen Tournament.
Tristian Nieves added 15 points for the Cougars (10-3 record), while Nyeem Green added 12 points.
Quinton Alston scored 24 points for the Jaguars (10-2 record), while N'Chez Alston added 12 points.
Colleton County will play on Friday at O-W at 8 p.m. in the tournament championship game.
Kingstree plays Manning at O-W on Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the 3rd-place game.
Lake Marion 46
Edisto took a 62-46 win against Lake Marion on Thursday in the Orangeburg County Sweet Sixteen Tournament at Orangeburg-Wilkinson.
Leading scorers for Lake Marion were Jaewon Jefferson with 17, Gervaris Wearing with 11 points and Traveon Davis with 9.
Lake Marion (5-6 record) plays host to Hanahan on Wednesday, Jan. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Edisto (6-6 record) plays next on Tuesday, Jan. 2 at home against winless Allendale-Fairfax.
Calhoun County def. Metrolina Christian Academy
The Saints took a win in the Orangeburg County Sweet Sixteen Tournament at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School on Thursday against the Warriors of Metrolina Christian Academy (N.C.).
Calhoun County will play again on Friday at Orangeburg-Wilkinson in the 5th-place game against Fort Dorchester at 5 p.m.
Allendale-Fairfax 55 OT
Having lost an overtime game at Lake Marion against Lake Marion on Wednesday night, the Swansea Tigers rebounded with a morning overtime win against winless Allendale-Fairfax on Thursday at Orangeburg-Wilkinson in the Orangeburg County Sweet Sixteen Tournament.
It was the final game of the tournament for both teams.
Effix Miller led Swansea (7-6 record) with 23 points, while Keenan Coats added 11 points.
Allendale-Fairfax (0-7 record) was led by Lonzado Badger with 13 points.
Fort Dorchester 58
The Patriots took a win against the Mohawks at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School on Thursday in the Orangeburg County Sweet Sixteen Tournament.
Fort Dorchester will play again on Friday in the 5th-place game against Calhoun County at 5 p.m.
Hanahan took a win against the Trojans on Thursday in each team's final game of the Orangeburg County Sweet Sixteen Tournament at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School.
Hanahan was led by Nick McKnight's 12 points.
H-K-T was led by Marlow Gilmore's 20 points.
The Trojans will play next at Wagener-Salley on Friday, Jan. 5 in a Region 3-A contest.
Wade Hampton (Hampton) def. Cross Creek (Ga.)
Wade Hampton took a win against Cross Creek on Thursday in each team's final game of the Orangeburg County Sweet Sixteen Tournament at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School.
VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL
Wingate Andrews 46
CHARLESTON - The Orangeburg-Wilkinson varsity girls captured a 49-46 victory Thursday over P. Wingate Andrews High from High Point, N.C., in the Carolina Invitational in Charleston, being played at Cane Bay High.
O-W, now 8-1 on the season, plays on Friday against Berkeley.
The Bruinettes were led by D'Mya Tucker with 25 points and 12 rebounds. Tucker is currently ranked in the Top 50 in the Nation in ESPN top recruits for the class of 2020. Brandi Rivers had 11 points and nine rebounds for O-W.
The Lady Red Raiders took a win in Thursday's opening round of play in the Hawk Invitational Basketball Tournament at Blackville-Hilda High School.
J. Baxter led B-E with 8 points.
Schedule for play Friday
in the Hawk Invitational at
Blackville-Hilda High School
GAME 1 GIRLS 9 AM
Wagener-Salley VS Denmark-Olar
GAME 2 GIRLS 10:15 AM
Ridge Spring-Monetta VS Williston-Elko
GAME 3 BOYS 11:30 AM
Wagener-Salley VS Branchville
GAME 4 GIRLS 12:45
Barnwell VS Whale Branch
GAME 5 BOYS 2:00 PM
Bamberg-Ehrhardt VS Denmark-Olar
GAME 6 GIRLS 3:15 PM
PELION VS loser of Wagener-Salley/Denmark-Olar
GAME 7 GIRLS 4:30 PM
Allendale-Fairfax VS Bamberg-Ehrhardt
GAME 8 BOYS 5:45
Barnwell VS Williston-Elko
GAME 9 7:00 PM
Ridge Spring-Monetta VS Blackville-Hilda