SC high school basketball semifinals
02/21/2013 11:12 PM
02/21/2013 11:13 PM
Area teams in prep basketball playoff games this weekend:
CLASS 4A: DUTCH FORK VS. AIKEN
7 p.m., today, Florence Civic Center
What to watch: Perimeter shooters Sydney Shull and Ky’Aire Daniels and center Alaina Coates give the Silver Foxes a chance to repeat.
CLASS 3A: LOWER RICHLAND VS. WREN
5 p.m., Saturday, Bi-Lo Center
What to watch: Undefeated LR averages 58 points and 31 rebounds per game, led by Breshay Johnson.
CLASS 2A: KEENAN VS. ABBEVILLE
2 p.m., Saturday, Bi-Lo Center
What to watch: Abbeville will need a tough defense to get past the Raiders (15-6), who average 46 points per game behind guard Keira Robinson.
CLASS 4A: IRMO VS HILLCREST
8:30 p.m., today, Bi-Lo Center
What to watch: Irmo (27-0) is led by Justin McKie and Detrek Browning. Hillcrest has not lost since December.
CLASS 2A: KEENAN VS. NEWBERRY
3:30 p.m., Saturday, Bi-Lo Center
What to watch: Marcus Edmond, Eric Hopkins and Jaquan Allen lead the Raiders (22-5). Newberry averages 80 points per game.
HAMMOND VS. PINEWOOD PREP
3:30 p.m., today, Sumter Civic Center
What to watch: Hammond (16-6) is seeking its first title in 20 years. Pinewood Prep (20-4) returns four starters off last season’s champs.
HEATHWOOD HALL VS. NORTHWOOD ACADEMY
6:30 p.m., today, Sumter Civic Center
What to watch: Heathwood Hall (19-7) is led by A’ja Wilson (28.4 ppg). Northwood (26-4) has Amber Campbell (31.6 ppg).
CARDINAL NEWMAN VS. PORTER-GAUD
5 p.m., today, Sumter Civic Center
What to watch: Austin Ajukwa (19.5 ppg and 6.0 rpg) leads the Cards (16-10). K.J. James, a 6-5 guard, leads the Cyclones.
HAMMOND VS. AUGUSTA CHRISTIAN
8 p.m., today, Sumter Civic Center
What to watch: Hammond (21-4) swept Augusta in the regular season. The Skyhawks are led by Seventh Woods and Xavier McDaniel.
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