Editor's note: This story has been updated to include the correct name of the Loris basketball coach.
The Lions secured their second win in a row, this one coming against Lincoln 74-62, but coach Travis Scott isn’t celebrating just yet.
“We’re not where we need to be to compete in this region,” Scott said. “We played well enough to get the win, and I’d always rather win ugly than lose pretty, but to compete in our region we need to be able to stay at a high intensity for 32 minutes.”
Tyree Floyd had back-to-back breakout performances, scoring nearly half of the Lions’ points at 35. Floyd was also responsible for 34 points, 25 rebounds, four assists and a steal in Loris’ OT thriller against Green Sea on Friday night. Floyd finished Friday’s game 14-of-22 from the field.
“Tyree Floyd is just amazing,” Scott boasted. “He’s just playing some really good basketball right now and I couldn’t be more proud of him.”
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High School boys basketball
Shaquand Durrand and Da’Shaun Aiken each led Carvers Bay with 11 points.
Bonner grabbed nine rebounds and scored 15 of his 25 points in the third quarter. Green is 13-for-15 from the field in the previous two games.
Nolan Butler was 11-for-12 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter for Myrtle Beach, which had only two field goals in the fourth quarter and scored 16 of their 20 points off free throws.
Conway was up by eight points with a little under five minutes to go, but late turnovers doomed the Tigers.
High school girls basketball
Lion teammates LeReba Jackson had 11 points and eight rebound and Nasrah Gill had nine points, eight rebounds and four blocks.
Nasrah Gill led Loris with 14 rebounds and added 10 points and Demisha Phillips added nine rebounds.
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