Bradwell Institute’s boys’ basketball team went 2-0 at the Joe Greene Classic held in Savannah this past Tuesday and Wednesday.
Tuesday the boys took on Savannah High winning 70-42. On Wednesday the Tigers beat Woodville-Tompkins, 55-47.
Bradwell improved to 2-1 and for first-year coach William Douberly, it’s a work in progress.
"From our past two games, I can see that our team has resilience. I was interested to see how we would respond after our loss to Liberty," Douberly said. "Since then, our guys have worked hard and they are improving every day. We are also growing closer to each other as a team."
Credit the Tiger seniors, their coach said.
"Our seniors have been showing tremendous leadership. They lead by example. They listen to coaching. They care about their teammates," Douberly said. "I have a good group of guys on this team, and I’m proud of their effort and attitude."
Bradwell has gotten balanced scoring in its wins.
The Tigers got 15 points from Anthony Vicente and 14 from James Hodge against Savannah. Against Woodville-Tompkins, Darryll Johnson had 15, Da Vaughn Felder added 14 and Brandon Hamlet finished with nine points.
"I’m excited to see how we will grow over the course of the year," Douberly said.
The Lady Tigers competed at the Joe Greene Classic, too, going 1-1 in the tournament. The girls beat South Effingham 61-49 Tuesday. Wednesday however, the Lady Tigers fell to Woodville-Tompkins 83-31. The Lady Tigers are 1-2.
The Tigers next play Friday at Tattnall County.
The Lady Tigers are set to play at Camden County Saturday.
The Liberty County Lady Panthers also played in the Joe Greene Classic but their final score against Beach High was not available by press time.
The Liberty boys played Friday in Atlanta.