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DG/Unarco suffers first loss

Player of the Week James Allen scored 35 points, 24 coming in the second half where he also hit 10 of 11 free throws, as AW II handed Dollar General/Unarco its first loss of the season Sunday by a 81-79 score.


Now 5-1 on the season, AW II led 40-32 at intermission and withstood a rally by DG/Unarco in the second half to get the win in the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League.

Allen hit three three-pointers and was 12-15 at the charity stripe for the game, and AW II also got double-figure scoring from Anthony Moore (19) and Kevin Allen (16) in the win.

Moore hit four three-pointers for AW II, which hit nine three-pointers as a team and was 20-26 at the free throw line.

Jerail Howerton scored 28 points and Tye Barksdale added 27 for DG/Unarco (5-1), while Joey Barksdale added 11 points.

Howerton and Tye Barksdale each connected on two three-pointers, while Howerton was 4-6 and Barksdale 7-10 from the charity stripe.

DG/Unarco hit eight three-pointers as a team and was 13-19 from the foul line for the contest.

In other action, Presto/Halifax improved to 5-1 with a 58-38 win over Kajeah/Pathways (2-4), and the 40 + Warriors beat Aquatics/Pacific Headwear 47-34 to improve to 4-2, with Aquatics/Pacific remaining winless at 0-6.

SVHEC evened its record at 3-3 with a 43-37 win over Goodyear (1-5), HRHS/Volunteers improved to 2-4 with a 53-48 win over ABB (1-5), and United Steps/Felton Brothers (6-0) kept its unbeaten record intact with a forfeit win over AW I.


Presto/Halifax 58 Kajeah/Pathways 38

Savaughn Bailey scored a game-high 18 points, including a pair of three-pointers, and Presto/Halifax eased past Kajeah/Pathways after building a 24-15 lead at halftime.

Sterling Williams added 14 points and Eric Pounds six points for the winners, with Williams hitting the other three-pointer for Presto/Halifax.

Abdula Marrow scored 13 points for Kajeah/Pathways, while Jermaine Thaxton added 10 points and Ismall Smalls eight points.

Presto/Halifax was 8-11 from the foul line in the game, while Kajeah/Pathways was 3-8 at the charity stripe and connected on three three-pointers.

40 + Warriors 47 Aquatics/Pacific 34

Player of the Week Calvin Chaney scored a game-high 20  points, 19 in the second half as the Warriors pulled away from a 15-15 tie at intermission to a win over Aquatics/Pacific.

Chaney also hit all four of his team’s three-pointers and was 6-7 from the foul line.

David Garner added 12 points for the Warriors, while Matthew McCargo chipped in seven.

Blaine Key led Aquatics/Pacific with 16 points, including both his team’s three-pointers, while Tony Miles added eight and Thomas Barksdale six points, respectively.

The Warriors held a huge advantage at the foul line, hitting 13 of 19 charity tosses, including 10 of 13 in the second half, while Aquatics/Pacific was 0-7 at the free throw line.

Goodyear 37

A slow-scoring game picked up after intermission, and SVHEC matched Goodyear in points in the second half on the way to a six-point win on Sunday.

Robert Jackson scored 12 points, Deshon Dabbs 11 points and Demetre Faulkner and Kejuan Mayo eight points apiece for SVHEC, with Jackson hitting two three-pointers and Dabbs one.

Travis Brooks led Goodyear with 11 points, nine in the second half, and Justin Reynolds added eight points, six after intermission,

Terry Bowes chipped in five points for Goodyear, which trailed 15-9 at halftime but kept pace with SVHEC in the second half.

SVHEC and Goodyear each hit three three-pointers for the game, but neither team was efficient at the foul line, with SVHEC only 4-15 and Goodyear 4-16 at the charity stripe.


HRHS/Volunteers 53 ABB 48

Player of the Week Demetrius Burrell scored 17 points, 12 after intermission to help rally his team from a four-point halftime deficit, and HRHS/Volunteers went on to a 53-48 win over ABB.

Darius Jennings and Keith Gutrich added 10 points apiece and Justin Long chipped in nine points for HRHS/Volunteers, which hit six three-pointers (three by Jennings) and was 9-17 at the free throw line.

Jermaine Richardson scored a game-high 21 points for ABB, including 15 in the first half as ABB built a 27-23 lead.

Michael Jackson added 12 points and Jonathan Fields eight points for ABB, which hit three three-pointers and was 9-17 at the charity stripe.



AW II 81 DG/Unarco 79

Presto/Halifax 58 Kajeah/Pathways 38

40 + Warriors 47 Aquatics/Pacific 34 

SVHEC 43 Goodyear 37

HRHS/Volunteers 53 ABB 48

United Steps/Felton 2 AW I (forfeit)







AW II51.8331.0

40 + Warriors42.6662.0


AW I24.3334.0







Dec. 2 Schedule 

2 p.m. SVHEC vs. AW I

3 p.m. Goodyear vs. ABB

4 p.m. AW II vs. Presto/Halifax

5 p.m. HRHS/Volunteers vs. Aquatics/Pacific

6 p.m. Kajeah/Pathways vs. United Steps/Felton

7 p.m. 40 + Warriors vs. DG/Unarco