Kaydra Duckett and Jhileiya Dunlap put on a show while leading unbeaten Dreher to a 55-47 win over William Fleming (VA) Wednesday at the CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational.
The Blue Devils (6-0) will square off against unbeaten Midlands rival Heathwood Hall in a 6:45 p.m. second-round game on Thursday at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
Duckett, a four-year starter, tallied 25 points while contributing three rebounds, six assists and eight steals to the Dreher cause. Dunlap, meanwhile, posted a double double while dominating inside. The sophomore center scored 17 points and pulled down 18 rebounds, and also was credited with three steals and two blocked shot.
Dreher’s defensive pressure was a decisive factor in the game. The Blue Devils hounded the Colonels from Roanoke into 30 turnovers, while limiting their own miscues to 18.
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