Aiken 67, Spring Valley 57
The Hornets avenged their lone loss of the season and beat the Vikings on their home court. Shawn Moore had 36 points to lead Aiken to a win, and Dramel Coleman also contributed 10. Stacy Toole scored seven points and had a strong game defensively, according to head coach Tony Harrell.
Aiken pushed its record to 5-1 and will play on Tuesday at home against Westside.
Silver Bluff 57, Bamberg-Ehrhardt 40
The Bulldogs picked up a win in their Region 5-AA opener to move their record to 3-4. Donte Wright had 22 in the win, followed by Brian Hickson, who had 11, and Gyasi Yeldell, who had nine.
Sliver Bluff will play again on Tuesday at home against Midland Valley.
Strom Thurmond 45, Saluda 41
Daquarius Johnson led the Rebels with 14 points, and Strom Thurmond picked up a win over Saluda. The win pushed the Rebels to 4-3 on the year, and their next game will come on Tuesday at Butler (Ga.) at 7:30 p.m.
North 63, Williston-Elko 56
The Blue Devils got a strong game from Justice Wallace, who had 18 points and eight rebounds, and Kalief Freeman, who had 12 points and 10 rebounds, but fell short in their region opener. The loss dropped Williston-Elko to 2-3 on the year. The Blue Devils will be back in action on Monday at Barnwell and Tuesday at Wagener-Salley.
Northside Christian MS 30, Mead Hall 26
Turner Neal had 17 points, and Zac Hoyt added in nine for Northside in its win over Mead Hall. The Panthers pulled within two points in the last minute of the game before falling short. Ben Gilligan scored 13 points to lead the Panthers, followed by Chris Brinkley with six points. Other scorers included Dimitri Martin with three points, and both Zion Glover and Griffith James scored two points each.
Curtis Baptist MS 43, Mead Hall 19
After a tight first half, Curtis Baptist pulled away in the second half to beat Mead Hall. Chapman Hamron was the leading scorer for Curtis Baptist with 14 points. Chris Brinkley led the Panthers with six points, followed by Ben Gilligan with five. Zion Glover and Griffith James both scored four points each.
Aiken 67, Spring Valley 58
The Lady Hornets (6-2) picked up a win on the road against Spring Valley. Erin Gilmore led the team with 19 points, while Monique Tyler had 14 and Alexis Odom contributed 12 of her own. Aiken will be back in action on Tuesday at home against Westside.
Silver Bluff 58, Bamberg-Ehrhardt 22
Ashanti Brown had 27 points and led Silver Bluff to a win over Bamberg-Ehrhardt. Kippen Wallace had nine points as well. The Bulldogs girls are now 5-2, 1-0 in Region 5-AA, and their next game will come on Tuesday at home against Midland Valley at 6 p.m.
Strom Thurmond 38, Saluda 32
Ridge Spring-Monetta 44, Hunter-Kinard-Tyler 29
Williston-Elko 37, North 36
Mead Hall MS 28, Northside Christian 15
The Lady Panthers continued their undefeated season with a win over Northside Christian. Sydney Toole scored eight points, followed by Caroline Wolcott with six points. Malia Bryan and Kendall Johnson scored four points each, and Catherine Orlowsky, Donna Andres and Lauren Guillabeau each scored two points each.
A.L. Corbett MS 33, Ridge Spring-Monetta 13
Ta’Nauzaih Corley lead the the ALC Lions with 12 points, and Wyneshia Williams added eight of her own. The win bumped their record to 2-2, and they will play again on Thursday against Kennedy Middle School.
Mead Hall MS 36, Curtis Baptist 24
The Mead Hall Middle School girls picked up a win on Monday as well over Curtis Baptist. Faith Kneece was the high scorer for the Lady Panthers with 28 points. Ansleigh Eaves scored four points followed by Isabel Igoe and Catherine Orlowsky both scored two points each.
Aiken Tech 101, S.C. Sports Academy 71
The Knights picked up a win to push their record to 4-6. They will be back in action today at 4 p.m.
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