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02/08/2013 12:00 AM
02/07/2013 9:57 PM
RICHLAND NORTHEAST BOYS AT SPRING VALLEY
Spring Valley has a solid hold on a No. 2 seed from Region 4-4A but is looking to snap a two-game losing streak before the playoffs. When the Cavaliers and host Vikings met in January, Spring Valley won by 8. Led by Dominique Taylor and P.J. Dozier, the Vikings’ defense must limit Richland Northeast’s perimeter game, which is bolstered by shooting from Quiron Cooke and Aaron Scott. Look for the Cavaliers’ Kendall Benjamin and Devante Anderson to make things physical in the post.
PROVIDENCE DAY GIRLS AT HEATHWOOD HALL
The SCISA Class 3A-leading Highlanders take on North Carolina’s independent schools leader in their regular-season finale. Though the visiting Chargers are on a 12-game win streak, they average 43 points per game, compared to the Highlanders’ 64. The Chargers are led by Jatari White and Ja’da Brayboy, who combine for 30 points per game. Heathwood’s leader A’Ja Wilson averages 28 points per game, while Gadson Lefft and Victoria Dickerson regularly add double-digit scoring.
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