Bruins rally to down Demons

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Lancaster boys even mark

By Dylan Knight

The Lancaster Bruins rallied in the second half to notch a 62-56 win over Class AAA Lugoff-Elgin on Tuesday night.

The Bruins' six-point win gave LHS a sweep after the Lady Bruins took a 53-30 win.

L-E held a 31-30 lead at the break, but the Bruins used an 18-7 third-period spree to take a 48-38 lead with a period to play.

“I was proud of our effort,” LHS coach Ricardo Priester said. “We were very efficient. I thought we overcame mistakes and made some big plays.”

Garrett Thompson hit five of his 11 points and Michael Catoe hit five points to spur the Bruins, who improved their record to 4-4.

L-E rallied in the final period, but Lancaster stayed on top for the victory.

Xavier Holloway hit 23 points to lead the Bruins. Thompson tallied 11. Catoe chipped in seven. Avery Harris scored six. Ron Trapps  had five points.

Teron Truesdale and Nehemiah Stewart scored four points each. Jonathan McGriff added two points.

Shaq Elm led the Demons with 19 points. Jonathan Watts, Jonathan Williams and Darius Custard added 10 points each.

Indian rallied in the fourth quarter to register a 55-47 road win over county rival Andrew Jackson on Tuesday night.

The Vols, up 27-26 at the half, owned a 43-41 lead with a period to play.

The Warriors rallied with a decisive 14-4 surge in the final period to take the eight-point win.

“We did a good job on shutting down Ryan Miller,” IL coach Nate Smith said. “I thought we also did a good job of shooting the basketball.

“This was a good game to get us ready for region play,” Smith said.

The Warriors were 11 of 18 at the foul line, while AJ hit 8 of 13 at the foul stripe.

Tre Harvey hit 16 points and Terrell Rodgers scored 13 for the winners. Keyadd Miller tallied 11 points.

Trey McKinney tallied six and Justin Gordan added four. Marcus Williams had three points and Jarrell Robinson added two points.

The Vols were led by O'Marr Truesdale's 16 points. Justin Sellers hit 12 points – four treys. Ryan Miller scored eight. Daniel Wright and Cory Ingram had four points each. Tremaine Jackson supplied three points.

“In the clutch, late in the game, we didn't execute like we need to,” AJ coach Dale Reeves said. “We had a couple of lapses in key periods in our last two games and we have to overcome that. We need to ge back to playing consistent basketball.”