VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL
Orangeburg Prep 58, Ben Lippen 43
The OPS girls improved to 4-3 with Friday night’s win.
Victoria Williams led the Lady Indians with 25 points, 8 steals and 8 assists, while Ashlyn Fralix had 23 points and 6 rebounds.
Both varsities will play away Friday at North High School with varsity girls starting at 6 p.m.
Orangeburg-Wilkinson 53, Westwood 31
The Bruinettes’ winning streak continued Friday as they improved to 5-0.
Dejoria Howard led O-W with 14 points, followed by Shay Jackson with 11 and Jade Pepper-Williams with 10.
Both varsities play at Calhoun County Saturday. The girls start at 6:30 p.m., followed by the boys at 8 p.m.
Holly Hill Academy 45, Andrew Jackson Aca. 37
Ashley Crider had 12 points and Abbott Hutto 11 to lead HHA’s win and improvement to 3-1 overall and 1-0 start in Region I-A play.
AJA, slipping to 6-3 and 1-1 overall, was led by Caitlin McCallister with 13 points and Cassidy Hall with 12.
Andrew Jackson will be back in action starting Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. for the Andrew Jackson Academy Christmas Tournament, playing Beaufort.
Fort Dorchester 54, Woodland 33
K. Allen led the Woodland girls with 8 points and S. Fulmer led Fort Dorchester with 23 points.
Woodland plays Saturday at Colleton County at 4:30 p.m.
Lake Marion 57, Colleton County 28
LaQuyin Small was the leading scorer for the Lady Gators with 16 points, followed by Carmen Robinson with 14 and Jasmin Jaminson with 8.
Both varsities play at home Saturday against Bethune-Bowman starting at 6:30 p.m.
North 54, Williston-Elko 33
Zhane Mimmons led North with 17 points, D’Asia Howser with 11 and Ziniya Tettus with 10.
North’s victory improves them to 4-2.
Calhoun Academy 43, Robert E. Lee 41
Calhoun Academy improves to 2-3 after the win in overtime.
High scorers for the Lady Cavaliers were Caitlyn Way with 14 points, Savannah Barker with 10 points and 16 rebounds, and Elizabeth Conger with 10 points and 13 rebounds.
VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL
Orangeburg-Wilkinson 51, Westwood 41
The Bruins improved to 4-1 with Friday’s win.
Isaiah Felder led O-W with 13 points, while Frederic Johnson and Jordan Smalls each had 10.
The leading scorers for Westwood were DeMonte Jacobs with 12 points and Kelvin Atkins with 10.
The Bruins’ next game is Saturday at Calhoun County. The varsity girls play at 7 p.m. followed by the varsity boys at 8:30 p.m.
Branchville defeats Whitmire
Lydell Elmore led the Yellow Jackets to victory with 26 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists. He was followed by Navar Elmore with 19 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal and 3 blocks, and Malik Bell with 13 points, 6 rebounds, 10 assists and 4 steals.
Branchville improved to 3-1 with the win and will play Monday at East Clarendon. The varsity girls play at 6 p.m. followed by the boys at 7:30 p.m.
Holly Hill Academy 60, Andrew Jackson Aca. 41
Davis Hutson had a game-high 21 points, Dennis James hit 15 and Devon Noller had 11 to lead HHA to the win, improving to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in Region I-A play.
Andrew Jackson slid to 2-6 overall and 1-1 in region play. T.J. Metzger led the effort with 16 points, while Joseph Stanfield had 11 and Christian Lee had 10.
Williston-Elko 61, North 58
High scorers for North were Josh Harley with 21 points and Tykliree Darby with 13.
North falls to 2-4 with its loss and travels to Calhoun County Tuesday.
Lake Marion 70, Colleton County 66
The Gators won 70-66 in overtime.
Steven Drayton led Lake Marion with 11 points, followed by Tahlik Green with 9.
High scorer for Colleton County was T. Nieves with 29 points.
Lake Marion improves to 2-1 with its win.
Calhoun Academy 67, Robert E. Lee 49
Friday’s win improves Calhoun’s record to 2-3.
Leading scorers for the Cavaliers were Will Spiers with 22 points and Ford Conger with 19.
Ben Lippen 70, Orangeburg Prep 31
Caleb Burnett for the Falcons led all scorers with 21 points.
Orangeburg Prep falls to 1-6 and will travel to North High School next Friday night.
Fort Dorchester 64, Woodland 46
Woodland’s loss leaves the team with a 3-2 record.
Marquez Kelly was high scorer for Woodland with 13 points, followed by Leron Carn with 10.
JV BOYS BASKETBALL
Ben Lippen 60, Orangeburg Prep 6
Cole Owens led the Falcons with 17 points and Aaron Oelhafan added 14.
Bill Metts led OPS with 4.
Orangeburg Prep is now 1-6 and off until Jan. 6, when they travel to Northwood Academy.
Holly Hill Academy 48, Andrew Jackson Aca. 17
Dylan Hill led HHA with 11 points, while Hank Avinger had 10. AJA was led by Cameron Peeples with 9 points and 7 rebounds.
HHA improves to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in Region I-A.
AJA slips to 2-6 and 1-1 in the region.
Lake Marion 58, Colleton County 47
Keyshawn Aiken led Lake Marion with 18 points, 5 assists and 4 rebounds in a 58-47 victory over Colleton County on Friday.
Davondre Robinson added 14 points, 4 assists and 5 rebounds for the Gators, who improved to 2-0.
Robert E. Lee 34, Calhoun Academy 13
Fuller Prickett led the Cavaliers with 8 points.
JV GIRLS BASKETBALL
Ben Lippen 13, Orangeburg Prep 10
High scorer for the Lady Indians was Marlee Robinson with 6 points.
Amelia Sniffin led Ben Lippen with 5 points.
Friday’s loss drops the Indians to a record of 3-4.
Calhoun Academy 34, Robert E. Lee 7
Sarah Swatts led the Cavaliers with 11 points, followed by Paige Steadman with 10.
Holly Hill Academy 31, Andrew Jackson Aca. 22
Sarah Becker had 10 points to lead HHA, while Faith Sweatman had 8.
Andrew Jackson was led by Hannah Martin with 5 points.
HHA improves to 2-2 overall and 1-0 in Region I-A.
AJA falls to 3-4 overall and 1-1 in the region. The girls are back in action on Jan. 6 at Dorchester Academy.