Bruins roll in split with SP Stallions

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County Hoops Roundup

By The Staff

The Lancaster High boys rolled to a season’s sweep of South Pointe for a hoops split with the host Stallions on Tuesday night in Rock Hill.

The Bruins were in control from the start in an 81-46 win over the Stallions.

In the girls’ game, South Pointe posted a 59-32 victory.

LHS sophomore Sindarius Thornwell hit 22 of his 26 points in the opening half to spark the Bruins to a 45-25 lead at the break.

Ron Trapps, who hit 23, had 14 in the first two periods to boost the Bruins.

LHS, 10-3, outscored South Pointe 17-5 in the third period to hold 62-30 spread.

Terrell Ingram hit eight, including two treys, and Qua Duncan scored five.

KeAnthony Foster and Brien Clyburn chipped in four points each.

Derae Montgomery, Forrest Woodard and Alan Robinson each tallied three points. C.D. Pelham added two points.

Manzey Miller led South Pointe with 16 points. Cody Blake scored 10.

In the girls game, Lancaster dipped to 3-6 with a 59-32 loss to the Lady Stallions.

South Pointe led 15-6 after one period and held a 23-15 edge at the half.

The SPHS girls were up 42-28 after three and outscored LHS 17-4 in the final eight minutes to seal the win.

Timisty Nelson led the Lady Stallions with 19. London Minor scored 18.

“We battled with them, but lost our focus,” LHS coach Ronnie Robinson said. “We have to play well for four quarters.”

Chanda Nivens and Shannon Truesdale led LHS with eight points each.

Shantail Evans and ShaRon Brunson had four points each. Kyia Hough tallied three.

Torri Cunningham netted two. Tarah Tipton, Brittany Reese and Aliya Davis added one point each.

Lancaster hosts Chester tonight. The Bruins launch region play Tuesday when they host Spartanburg.

Warriors sweep Rams

The Indian Land Warriors came out strong in a pair of impressive home wins over Class A foe Chesterfield on Tuesday night.

The 5-5 Warriors completed the sweep of the Rams with an 89-69 win.

Indian Land High School junior ace Terrell Rodgers paced the Warriors with 42 points, 31 in the first half when IL built a 52-30 lead on the Rams.

Rodgers’ night included four treys and a 16 of 16 effort at the foul line.

“Terrell had an excellent game for us,” IL coach Nate Smith said. “He has been working hard getting ready for the upcoming region play.”

Rodgers had plenty of help from his Warriors’ teammates.

Shaq Lathan netted 14 points, including four treys, and Hayden Sawyer hit 13 in the 20-point win.

The Warriors shot to a 22-10 lead and were in control for the victory. IL hit 12 treys.

Darnell Rodgers and Tyler Watkins each netted seven points.

Cameron Davis finished with three and Jalan Burrell hit two. Marty Cauthen chipped in one.

The Rams were paced by Markel Melton’s 15 points. Lamonte Lowery hit 14 for the Rams.

In the girls’ game, IL rolled to a 54-26 win as senior Mariah Williams netted 23 points, 13 in the first half. IL led 29-11 at the break and used a 11-5 run to gain a 40-16 lead.

“We played well and were able to get a lot of players in the game,” IL coach Tamara Jacobus said.

Jessica Floyd hit nine, while Brittany Montgomery and Khadijah Sistare scored seven each. Genesis Gonzalez netted four and Toi Lathan scored one

 The Lady Rams were led by Krysten White’s 10 points. Yasmeen Jones added eight points for the CHS girls.