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Rough week for local basketball teams
Liberty and BI find victories hard to come by
Liberty Countys Bryonna Graham led the Lady Panthers in scoring in Saturdays 63-55 loss to Jenkins in Savannah. - photo by Courier file photo

Fresh off their win against Bradwell Institute, the Lady Panthers of Liberty County High School had to try and ward off a strong attack from Jenkins on Saturday in Savannah.
Despite double-digit scoring from Bryonna Graham, Brianna Reece and Emone Fisher, the Lady Warriors nabbed more rebounds to key their 63-55 win.
Graham finished the game with 18 points, Reece chipped in 12 and Fisher added 10.
Liberty entered the week with a 1-2 record.
The Liberty boys’ team also played Jenkins; scores were not available, and a request for stats was not returned in time for press.
The Bradwell boys’ basketball team fell to the Brunswick Pirates, 54-44, Saturday in Brunswick to put the Tigers’ record at 2-2 entering this week’s action.
The Lady Tigers, who are off to a sluggish start, fell to 0-4 after losing, 49-32, to the Lady Pirates.
In Ludowici, Faith Baptist Christian Academy’s boys’ team is 2-1. The Crusaders opened the season Nov. 27 with an 87-80 loss to Bible Baptist in Savannah.
The Crusaders rebounded for two wins last weekend in the Breaks Interstate Park Tournament in Virginia.
FBCA topped Wesley Christian, 77-65, on Nov. 30, and Oak Hill, 73-59, on Saturday.
This week, Liberty was scheduled to host Richmond Hill on Tuesday and will host Brunswick on Friday starting at 6:30 p.m.
The Tigers played Beach High on Tuesday and will be at Glynn Academy at 6 p.m. Friday.
Faith Baptist was set to play Bible Christian School on Tuesday in Valdosta and will host Coastal Home School of Pembroke on Friday.
Long County
The Long County High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams are in the midst of plenty of action this week.
On Tuesday, the Blue Tide were scheduled to host Benedictine, and the Lady Tide were scheduled to play St. Vincent’s the same night.  
Also on Friday, the Long County teams will be back on the court to host Jeff Davis.  The girls’ game tips off at 6 p.m., with the boys’ game to follow.
See Friday’s Courier for more about Tuesday night’s games.

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