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Panthers go 3-0 in Gentlemens Classic
Lady Tiger Myala Wells had a breakout game, scoring 11 points, eight rebounds and seven blocked shots against New Hampstead. - photo by Patty Leon

After winning the first two games of the Gentlemen’s Classic Tournament in Statesboro last week, the Liberty County High School boys’ basketball team took game three beating Osborne, 75-67.
The boys finished the tournament 3-0.
Panthers Davion Mitchell and Richard LeCounte both scored 22 points in the matchup. Milik Wallace chipped in 16, Jishaun Harris added six, Tyreon Freeman contributed three, Tyler Thomas and Tracy White both added two points each. Leviticus Brown and Tyriq Reece both chipped in one point.
LeCounte had a double-double also nabbing 17 rebounds. Wallace made a three point shot.
The Panther boys are 9-2 overall.
The Liberty girls and boys were scheduled to host Tattnall County Saturday, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

The Bradwell Institute girls went 1-1 at the Joe Greene Classic Monday and Tuesday in Savannah. The Lady Tigers beat New Hampstead, 43-32, but lost to Beach High in game two, falling 59-47.
Against New Hampstead, Lady Tiger coach Faye Baker said JaVaughna Claridy paced the girls, knocking in 16 points. In game two, Baker said Myala Wells had a breakout game, scoring 11 points, eight rebounds and seven blocked shots. Due to her performance Baker said the coaching staff named her the player of the game.
The coach added that senior Lady Tiger Jakaria Fleming also had a good game and led the girls with 13 points.
The Lady Tigers are 9-4 overall and 3-1 in Region 3-AAAAA.
The Bradwell boys went 1-1 as well, beating Beach and losing to New Hampstead, according to head coach Rhett Hellgren.
The final scores and stats for the boys’ games had not been provided by press time. The boys are 2-13 overall and 1-3 in region play.
The Tigers were set to host McIntosh County Academy Saturday, starting at 4 p.m.

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