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BI, Liberty winning games
Basketball roundup
Both the Bradwell Tigers and Liberty Panthers have won recent games.

Liberty County won its second straight game Tuesday, beating Appling County 75-54 in a Region 2-AAA game.

The Panthers (2-5) got 13 points each from Ladarrius Mack and Jaden Young, according to MaxPreps. Mack added seven rebounds and blocked six shots during the game.

Keannon Taylor chipped in 11 points for Liberty County, which played host to Brantley County on Friday night.

The Panthers, who opened the season 0-5, earned Liberty’s first win of the season by knocking off Long County 74-60 on Dec. 8.

Nick Roberts had 14 points to lead the team in scoring. Taylor and Young had 13 and 10 points, respectively.

Diondre Samuel was the team’s top rebounder with nine.

The Lady Panthers (2-7) also are on a winning streak. Liberty County downed Appling 30-27 in a nailbiter Tuesday behind 11 points and nine rebounds from Tynia Freeman. Asiayana Achane added eight points for the Lady Panthers, who on Dec. 8 edged Long County. Destiny Craig scored 12 points, Achane had eight points and Freeman finished with six points to pace the Lady Panthers.

Bradwell Institute splits with Ware

The Bradwell Institute Tigers (7-2) ran past Ware County on Tuesday, downing the Gators 67-45 in a nonregion boys game.

The Lady Tigers (6-3) fell 55-42 to Ware County in the girls’ game.

Both teams played Friday in the Savannah Holiday Classic. The Tigers took on Jenkins at Beach High, while the Lady Tigers faced Johnson at Islands High.

The tournament continues Saturday and Monday.

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