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Basketball is back after postponements

Four area teams in action tonight

POSTED: January 31, 2014 12:05 p.m.

After time off due to the inclement weather earlier this week, the local high-school basketball teams are back on the court tonight.
Bradwell Institute will host Richmond Hill in a Region 3-AAAAA conference game. The Lady Tigers tip off first at 7.
Earlier this month, the Bradwell girls lost to the Wildcats, 43-23. The Lady Tigers are sitting at 4-6 in the region and hold a 6-14 overall record.
The Lady Wildcats hold a 14-7 overall mark and are tied in third place for the region with Glynn Academy, both sporting a 6-4 region record.
Richmond Hill’s Keera Jackson leads her team with 14.6 points per game. She also leads the team in rebounds per game with 8.1.
Teammate Kristen McCauley is a threat from behind the arc, making 14 of 57 3-pointer attempts so far for the season.
In the previous boys’ matchup, Bradwell beat Richmond Hill, 51-39. Daniel Wilder leads the Wildcats with 16.3 points per game.
Bradwell rescheduled Tuesday’s game at Jenkins to Saturday, Feb. 8.
Liberty County High School is on the road tonight at South Effingham.
The Lady Panthers (11-10, 2-2 in Region 3A-AAAA) lost, 58-43, to the Lady Mustangs on Jan. 10. South Effingham is the sub-region’s top seed at 4-0 and holds an impressive 18-3 overall mark. The girls tip off at 5:30.
The Liberty boys will face the Mustangs following the girls’ game.
The Panthers won the first matchup, 55-42. Liberty (15-6, 3-1) and Statesboro are tied for the top spot in the sub-region. The Mustangs (8-12, 1-3) are tied with Wayne County in the bottom tier of the sub-region. In Long County, the Blue Tide (6-14 overall and 4-6 in Region 2B-AA) and Lady Tide (4-18, 2-8) are back in action at Metter. The Tigers bring a 7-13 overall record into the game and a 4-3 region mark, while the Lady Tigers are 4-17 overall and 2-8 in the region. When the teams met earlier this month, it was a good night for Long County as the Blue Tide won, 86-81, as did the Lady Tide, 59-49.
Tonight’s action begins with the girls’ game at 6:30, with the boys’ game to follow.
Tuesday’s home game against McIntosh County, which also was scheduled to be senior night, has been rescheduled to Thursday, Feb. 6. The Lady Tide tip off at 6 p.m., with the Blue Tide to follow. Seniors who will be honored are Kicha May, Kadeja Green, James Francis, Gage Kasperian, Quadre Holsendolph, Zac Gay and Vanda Vereen Jr.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy had to reschedule Tuesday’s game at Memorial Day. The FPCA teams will host Edmund Burks on beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday. They play at Memorial Day at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

 

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