Long County’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams dropped their games to Wayne County on Saturday in nonregion action in Jesup.
The Lady Tide fell to the Lady Jackets, 69-39, dropping their overall record to 4-13 as of Monday.
Long County coach Brian Todd said that he was pleased with the individual play of Malaka Elix, Kicha May, Keke Calhoun and Keshawdra Cooper.
“I thought we got some good physical play out of Kicha May, which we have been lacking as a whole all season long,” Todd said. “Also, Elexxus grabbed 12 rebounds, and we got better play from Keke Calhoun, who is getting more aggressive game by game.”
With his team being outgunned on the court, Todd took the opportunity to play many of his underclassmen.
“All year long, we have played from buzzer to buzzer, no matter the score,” he said. “Also, our (junior varsity) played the entire fourth quarter against most of Wayne’s varsity and never backed down.”
In Saturday’s second game, the Blue Tide lost to the Yellow Jackets, 71-56, falling to 4-11 overall. Long County remained at 2-3 in the region. No comments or information was provided for Saturday’s game.
Pick up Friday’s Coastal Courier to find out how the Lady Tide and the Blue Tide did in Tuesday’s home games against Bryan County.