In high school basketball action over the weekend, Liberty County picked up a victory on the road against Appling County with a 73-55 victory.
The Panthers held on to the lead for the majority of the game, outscoring the Pirates in the first three quarters. Senior Davion Mitchell lead the Panthers with 24 points. Junior Will Richardson recorded a triple-double with 17 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists.
Liberty (13-5) is now on a 5-game winning streak, and at 6-1 in region play.
They look forward to returning home to face Brantley County at 8:30 p.m. Friday, and Brunswick at 6:30 p.m. Saturday for their final two home games of the regular season.
Results from the Lady Panthers’ game were not available by press time.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy also continued their winning ways with a dominant 91-40 win on the road against Toombs Christian Academy. The Highlanders crushed the Crusaders early in the first half and went into halftime with a 55-8 lead.
The win puts FPCA at 12-3 on the year, a 3-0 record in the conference, and extends their winning streak to seven games. They return home with a four-game home stand against CAN Academy, Bethesda Academy, Citizens Christian Academy and Royal Live Oaks Academy this week.
Over the weekend, Bradwell Institute girls had their six-game winning streak snapped in a loss to Brunswick High 63-52. The Lady Tigers fought continuously throughout the game, remaining close to the Pirates, but were not able to take the lead.
The loss puts the Lady Tigers back under .500 at 9-10.
On the boy’s side, Bradwell was also not able to pull out a win, losing to Brunswick 78-60. The Tiger fought well, being down by only six heading into the fourth quarter, but the Pirates outscored Bradwell 26-14 in the final quarter.
It was the Tigers’ fifth straight loss.
Head coaches Faye Baker and William Douberly look to pick their teams up as they return home for contests against Effingham County, Tattnall County and Ware County this week.