- Last Updated on 12:22 PM 04/23/12
- BY Joe Chandler
The number of undefeated teams in the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League has been reduced to one. In a battle between the league’s two undefeated teams Dollar General/Unarco scored a 79-68 win over the 40-Plus Warriors to become the league’s lone undefeated team.
Dollar General/Unarco took control of the game in the first half, moving out to a 44-37 lead at halftime and holding it the rest of the way.
Joey Barksdale led Dollar General/Unarco with 19 points, including five three-point baskets. His play in the game earned him one of the league’s pair of Player of the Week honors.
Tye Barksdale was next in line in the scoring column with 18 points, with Linwood Chappell (12 points) and Chris Murphy (11 points) also reaching double digits.
Tommy Walker led the 40-Plus Warriors with 25 points. Matthew McCargo also hit double figures with 12 points.
SVHEC 54 Presto 52
While Sunday’s round of league play featured a battle of undefeated teams, it also featured a battle between a pair of teams searching for their first win.
Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC) scored its first win of the season, edging Presto 54-52.
It was a close game all the way with SVHEC leading Presto 23-20 at halftime. Free throw shooting was the big difference in the game, with SVHEC hitting 12 of 16 attempts at the free throw line while Presto connected on five of 10 attempts.
Robert Jackson led SVHEC with 21 points that included one three-point basket and a 6-8 mark at the charity stripe. That performance was good enough to earn Jackson one of the leagues two Player of the Week honors.
Tevin Walton also had a good game for SVHEC, chipping in nine points.
Edward White led Presto with 12 points. Jamie White and Donald Watson both had 11 points in the contest.
Goodyear 62 ABB 42
Goodyear entered Sunday’s game against ABB undefeated but was unable to keep its record unblemished as Goodyear pulled off a big 62-42 win.
With the win Goodyear improved its record to 2-1 while ABB fell to 2-1 on the season.
ABB led 25-22 at halftime, but Goodyear rallied in the second half to outscore ABB 40-17 to take the win.
Justin Reynolds led Goodyear with 13 points, with his night including a pair of three-point baskets and a 3-4 tally at the free throw line. Corey Williams scored 12 points, including a pair of three-point shots. Walter Scott also hit double figures with 10 points.
Mike Jackson led ABB with 15 points, while Travis Foy chipped in 11 points and Jermaine Richardson added nine points.
SoBo Mentors 29 Pacific Headwear/Kajeah 27
In what was a tough, tense defensive struggle, the SoBo Mentors edged Pacific Headwear/Kajeah 29-27 to break a deadlock in the standings between the two teams.
Pacific Headwear/Kajeah held the upper hand at halftime, sporting an 11-8 lead. That changed in the second half as the SoBo Mentors cashed in at the free throw line and pulled out the win.
Rykawawn Windsor was a one-man show for the SoBo Mentors, scoring 22 of the team’s 29 points. Windsor hit 18 of 25 attempts from the free throw line, with 15 of his free throws coming in the second half.
Shyquan Lambert chipped in four points in the SoBo Mentors’ win.
Torrence Dunkley led Pacific Headwear/Kajeah with 12 points. Morgan Brown scored nine points.