- Last Updated on 08:36 AM 12/19/12
- BY Doug Ford
United Steps/Felton Brothers, the last unbeaten team in the South Boston Business & Industrial Basketball League, lost its first game of the season Sunday with a 47-46 loss to SVHEC.
SVHEC rallied from a 25-14 deficit at halftime with a 33-point second half to get the upset win.
Deshon Dabbs, one of two players named Player of the Week for week nine of the regular season, scored 17 points for SVHEC, including 11 in the second half, and he was 9-14 from the free throw line.
In other action, Dollar General/Unarco got seven 3-pointers and 27 points from Player of the Week Joey Barksdale in a 58-47 win over Aquatics/Pacific Headwear, earning a share of first-place in the process.
The 40 + Warriors rolled past AW I 88-41, and ABB routed Presto/Halifax 76-31, while two games ended in forfeits, with HRHS/Volunteers winning by forfeit over AW II and Goodyear winning by forfeit over Kajeah/Pathways.
Two games next Sunday carry significant playoff implications, with the winner of the DG/Unarco-United Steps/Felton game taking sole possession of first place in the league and at least a share of the regular season championship.
The winner of the SVHEC-40 + Warrior game will grab the top seed in their group playoff.
SVHEC, behind 11 second-half points from Dabbs, eight from Demetre Faulkner and seven from Robert Jackson outscored United/Felton 33-21 after intermission in a tight 47-46 win that dropped the last team from the unbeaten ranks.
Dabbs finished with 17 points, and he was 7-10 from the foul line in the second half, while Kejuan Mayo was 3-4. SVHEC was 15-33 from the charity stripe as a team, while United/Felton was 7-13 for the game.
Jackson finished with 10 points and Faulkner finished with eight points for SVHEC (6-3), which connected on two 3-point shots for the game.
Donald Watson led United/Felton (8-1) with 12 points, nine coming on 3-point baskets, and Cordaro Boyd followed with 11 points, seven in the second half.
Andre Clark scored all his eight points in the first half for United/Felton, which hit three 3-point shots for the game.
Joey Barksdale canned seven 3-pointers, including five treys in the first half, as DG/Unarco (8-1) beat Aquatics/Pacific (1-8) to grab a share of first place.
Jerail Howerton added 12 points for the game and Clifton Terry added nine second-half points for DG/Unarco, which led 27-18 at halftime.
Blaine Key led Aquatics/Pacific with 22 points, 15 in the second half, and he finished with a pair of 3-point baskets.
Thomas Barksdale added 10 points and Charles Barnes chipped in six points for Aquatics/Pacific, which connected on two 3-point baskets and was 3-9 at the foul line.
DG/Unarco hit nine 3-pointers and was 7-9 at the charity stripe.
40 + Warriors 88
AW I 41
Calvin Chaney scored a game-high 29 points, including three 3-point baskets, and the 40 + Warriors (6-3) built a 43-9 lead at halftime on the way to a big win over AW I (2-7).
Three other Warriors hit double figures, including Thomas Carrington with 16 points, David Garner with 14 points and Waverly Harris with 13 points.
Darrell Smith scored a team-high 24 points for AW I, 18 coming in the second half, and he counted four 3-point baskets among his scoring totals.
Carl Waddell added nine points and Michael Fields eight points for AW I, which hit seven 3-point baskets and was 2-4 at the free throw line.
The Warriors hit seven 3-point attempts and were a combined 5-6 at the charity stripe.
ABB 76 Presto/
A solid first-half defensive effort by ABB helped give it its third win of the year with a 76-31 victory over Presto/Halifax.
Jermaine Richardson led ABB with 22 points, nine in the first half, and Jonathan Fields added 18 points, including three 3-point baskets.
Thomas Logan scored 14 points for ABB, 10 before halftime as they built a 32-point lead.
Chris Coleman added 13 points for ABB, which hit two 3-point baskets and was 1-5 from the foul line.
Lymon Gregory scored 14 points for Presto/Halifax, 12 coming in the second half, and Freddie Jeffress added 13 points, all but two coming after intermission.
Presto/Halifax connected on two 3-point baskets and was 1-5 at the free throw line.