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Local Roundup: Lady Gamecocks hold off BCHS

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Local Roundup: Lady Gamecocks hold off BCHS

    SYLVANIA — The Screven County Lady Gamecocks trailed by as many as 14 points, but fought back for a 53-50 win Tuesday against Burke County.
    The Gamecocks (11-1) were led by Courtney Burns (15 points, nine rebounds) and Bria Lonon (14 points, nine rebounds).
    Screven trailed 36-22 in the third quarter, but clawed back. The Gamecocks took the lead when Lonon hit a bucket with 3:15 remaining that capped a 13-0 run and gave SCHS a 42-41 advantage.
    The basket also gave Lonon, a senior, her 1,000th-career point.
    The boys fell Tuesday against Burke, 80-41. Nigel Campfield led the Gamecocks with 13 points and Josh Lee added 10.
    Screven turns around to face Burke County again on Saturday, this time on the road.
    The game is a makeup of a cancellation due to a football conflict earlier in the season.
    The girls tip off at 5 p.m. and the boys will follow.

PCA tops BA girls in region opener

    BELVILLE — The Bulloch Academy Lady Gators (11-2, 0-1 Region 4-IAAA) fell 55-25 Tuesday in the region opener at Pinewood Christian Academy.
    The Lady Patriots were led in scoring by Kaitlin Ray, who netted 16 points. Rachel Gilbert led the Gators with six.
    Bulloch returns to the court at home Thursday when they host David Emanuel Academy at 6:30 p.m.   

    If you have a score to report, please call the Statesboro Herald sports desk at (912) 489-9408.

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