Dreher falls in CresCom Bank semifinals

12/21/2013 12:00 AM

12/21/2013 12:02 AM

Dreher suffered its first loss of the season Friday in the CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

The Blue Devils (7-1) dropped a 57-44 decision to Edgewater (FL) in the semifinals, and will take on Orangeburg-Wilkinson in the tournament third-place final on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. It is a game matching the two top-ranked teams in South Carolina Class 3A girls basketball.

Dreher led briefly in the first half, but Edgewater regained the lead for good with 2:48 to go in the first half.

Kaydra Duckett, Jhileiya Dunlap and Makayla Johnson accounted for the bulk of the Blue Devils’s production. Duckett scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Dunlap had a double double with 14 points and 14 rebounds. Johnson scored seven points, hauled in eight rebounds and blocked two shots.

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