Defending Class 4A state champion Spring Valley had a productive weekend set, sweeping second-ranked Irmo and Orangeburg-Wilkinson to improve to 6-1 in the early going.
Xylina McDaniel, Asia Dozier and Shaquita Walker led the Vikings to a 54-36 win over Irmo on Friday at home. McDaniel rang up 13 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and three steals. Dozier had a game high 16 points to go along with seven steals and four assists. Walker tallied 15 points, grabbed six rebounds, dished out three assists and had two steals.
On Saturday against visiting O-W, Spring Valley pulled away in the second half for a 65-44 win over the Bruins after leading by six points at the break.
McDaniel scored 26 points and had six steals and three assists. Dozier had the double-double this time, finishing with 16 points and 11 boards. Walker contributed eight points, six steals and three assists.