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Hoops team handed first loss

In a battle of unbeaten teams, Dollar General/Unarco upended Presto/Halifax 62-61 Sunday in the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League.

Joey Barksdale, named one of three Players of the Week, scored a team-high 19 points, including five three-pointers, to help his team get the win.

DG/Unarco improved to 5-0 with the win and remained one of two unbeaten teams along with United Steps/Felton Bros., which defeated Aquatics/Pacific Headwear 54-35.

Other action saw Player of the Week James Allen scored a game-high 24 points, including a pair of three-pointers, to help AW II rally from a two-point halftime deficit and beat SVHEC 63-50.

Kajeah/Pathways won its second game in a row after an 0-3 start, beating ABB 58-42, and the 40 + Warriors, behind Player of the Week Calvin Chaney, got past Goodyear 72-67.

The Rec. Volunteers won by forfeit over AW I.


DG/Unarco 62 Presto/Halifax 61

Joey Barksdale scored 19 points, 13 in the second half, as DG/Unarco edged Presto/Halifax.

Tye Barksdale scored 12 of his 17 points in the first half to help stake DG/Unarco to a 29-28 lead at halftime, and Joey Barksdale and Jerail Howerton took over in the second half, with Howerton scoring nine of his 14 points after intermission.

Accuracy both at the foul line and behind the three-point line paved the way to the win for DG/Unarco, who were 10-14 from the charity stripe as a team and hit 10 three-pointers.

Sterling Williams scored a game-high 25 points for Presto/Halifax, including three three-pointers, while Eric Pounds added 12 points and Lymon Gregory chipped in nine points.

Presto/Halifax was only 7-21 at the foul line, and it connected on four three-pointers.

United Steps/Felton Bros. 54 Aquatics/Pacific 35

Aaron Hill scored 14 points and Donald Watson and Shumane Terry added 13 and eight points, respectively, as United Steps/Felton remained unbeaten with a big win over Aquatics/Pacific.

United Steps/Felton led 19-10 at halftime but scored 35 points in the second half to pull away, behind 10 second-half points from Hill and 11 from Watson.

Blaine Key finished with 10 points for Aquatics/Pacific, while Thomas Barksdale added nine points.

United Steps/Felton connected on three three-pointers for the game and was 7-14 from the charity stripe as a team, while Aquatics/Pacific hit five three-pointers and was 4-9 from the free throw line.



Player of the Week James Allen scored 16 of his team-high 24 points in the second half, and Kevin Allen added 23 points, including a 7-10 game at the foul line as AW II rallied to beat SVHEC.

Anthony Moore added seven points for AW II, which trailed 29-27 at intermission before rallying in the second half.

AW II outscored SVHEC 36-21 in the second half, going 6-10 at the foul line as a team to help it get the win.

Deshon Dabbs scored a team-high 18 points for SVHEC, including three three-pointers, while Kejuan Mayo added 12 points and Robert Jackson seven points.

AW II connected on three three-point attempts for the game and was 14-22 at the charity stripe, while SVHEC connected on three three-pointers and was 9-18 at the free throw line.


Kajeah/Pathways 58 ABB 42

Abdula Marrow scored a game-high 26 points, 22 in the first half as Kajeah/Pathways built a 39-15 lead at halftime and coasted to the win over ABB.

Two other players hit double figures for the winners, including Hakeem Ager with 12 points and Jermaine Dunkley also with 12 points.

Daniel Roller and Michael Jackson each scored 12 points to lead ABB, Roller scoring all but two of his points in the second half, including a pair of three-pointers.

Obie Coleman was next in line for ABB with six points for the contest.

Each team connected on four three-pointers for the game, while Kajeah/Pathways was 10-20 from the foul line.

ABB was 6-12 from the charity stripe as a team.


40 + Warriors 72 Goodyear 67

Player of the Week Calvin Chaney scored a game-high 23 points, including two three-pointers, as the Warriors improved to 3-2 with a close win over Goodyear.

Chaney scored 16 points in the first half to help give the Warriors a 38-23 lead at halftime, while teammate Matthew McCargo chipped in nine of his 18 points before intermission.

Waverly Harris and David Garner each scored seven points for the Warriors, who connected on five three-pointers and were 9-20 from the foul line for the game.

Goodyear put three players in double figures, with Eric Ferguson leading the way with 17 points, including a 5-10 effort at the foul line.

Terry Bowe scored 15 points for Goodyear, all on three-pointers, while Justin Reynolds added 12 points, including a pair of three-pointers.

The Warriors connected on five three-pointers as a team and were 9-20 from the free throw line as a team, while Goodyear connected on 10 three-pointers and were 7-14 from the charity stripe as a team.