Local results for Feb. 19
Fox Creek 54
Fox Creek (20-4, 12-0 Region 4-A) completed its region slate undefeated with the 54-46 road win over Williston-Elko on Tuesday, a win that knocked the Blue Devils from playoff contention.
The Predators will now turn their attention to Lewisville, a team that ousted them from the third round of last year’s Class A playoffs.
“So some of these kids are anxious to play them for a little revenge factor,” said Fox Creek head coach Andrew Peckham.
Marques Sumner was Fox Creek’s leading scorer against Williston-Elko with 22 points. Brandyn Quiller added 11 points, and Caleb Veihman chipped in 10.
In the girls’ game, Fox Creek won 39-35 over Williston-Elko.
Dutch Fork 66
North Augusta 62
Despite 22 points from Chandler Harrison, North Augusta fell 66-62 on the road at Dutch Fork.
The Jackets (17-5, 7-2 Region 5-AAAA) also got 13 points from Christian Davis and 12 from Malik Dunbar.
North Augusta will host Aiken tonight with a chance at the region title. A loss would drop the Jackets to second place.
In the girls’ game, Dutch Fork beat the Jackets 72-8.
Ridge Spring-Monetta 56
Ridge Spring-Monetta (16-4, 12-0 Region 4-A) finished off its undefeated region championship run with the win over North. Crystal Preston led the Lady Trojans with 18 points, and Porsha Quattlebaum added 13. RS-M will host either Lewsville or McBee on Thursday in the Class A playoffs.
Calhoun County 49
Silver Bluff 40
Despite three players scoring in double digits, Silver Bluff couldn’t get past Calhoun County in the Region 5-AA championship game.
Ashanti Brown and Alexus Robertson scored 12 points each, and Kippen Wallace added 12. No one else scored more than four points for the Lady Bulldogs, who will host Academic Magnet on Thursday in the first round of the Class AA playoffs.
Silver Bluff held a lead in the second quarter, but a 14-2 run by the Lady Saints gave a halftime lead they wouldn’t relinquish on the way to a region title.
The Times and Democrat’s Emory Glover contributed to this report.