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Local Roundup: Southeast Bulloch sweeps Jefferson

    BROOKLET — Southeast Bulloch knocked off Region 3B-AA rival Jefferson County 47-44 Tuesday at home.
    Matthew McBride led the way with 12 points. Blake Lundy added 11 in the win.
    Jefferson was led by Stan Smith, who scored 12.
    The Lady Yellow Jackets knocked off JCHS by a simalar margin, defeating the Lady Warriors 46-43.
    Southeast Bulloch's Crystal Mikell led all scorers with 21 points.
    The Jackets return to action when they host Portal Friday.
    The girls play at 6 p.m. and the boys play at 7:30 p.m.

MCHS holds off Portal
    MT. VERNON — The Portal Panthers fell 53-50 Tuesday on the road at Montgomery County.
    The MCHS Eagles improved to 6-8 and 5-1 in region play.
    The Panthers (9-6, 5-2 Region 3W-A) were led by Stacy Morgan, Corey Reese and Robert Lee, who each scored 13 points.
    Portal returns to action Friday when it faces Southeast Bulloch. The girls play at 6 p.m. and the boys at 7:30 p.m.

2nd half propels Lady Gamecocks
    SYLVANIA — It was all Screven County in the second half as the Lady Gamecocks held Swainsboro to only two third-quarter points and came away with a 52-40 win Tuesday night at home.
    Swainsboro's only points of the third came with 45 seconds remaining on a pair of free throws.
    Yana Felton scored six of her 12 points in the third and Monet Roberts had four as Screven (14-2, 3-1 Region 3B-AA) went on an 11-2 run.
    Bria Lonon had a double-double, leading SCHS with 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Courtney Burns added nine rebounds in the win.
    Screven travels to Jefferson County at 6 p.m. Friday.

Tigers take care of Bryan County
    PEMBROKE — The Metter Tigers took to the road to defeat Bryan County, 75-51, Tuesday in Region 3E-A action.
    The Tigers (8-6, 2-1) were paced by Devin Byrd, who scored 20 points. Michael Edwards added 17 points and Devin Dekle finished with 16.
    Metter hosts the Claxton Tigers in a region showdown Friday at 7:30 p.m.
    Bryan County's girls defeated Metter 57-14. The Lady Tigers host Claxton at 6 p.m.

GSU baseball hosting skills camp
    Georgia Southern is set to host a baseball preseason skills camp Saturday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
    The camp, scheduled from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., will be run by head GSU coach Rodney Hennon and the Eagles’ coaching staff.    Cost of the camp is $125 for children six years of age through their senior year of high school, and there are limited spots available. Registration has already begun.
    For more information, contact (912) 478-1350 or e-mail