High School Sports

Irmo girls basketball off to 3-1 start

Irmo’s girls basketball team returns to action on Dec. 9 at home against Ridge View.

The Yellow Jackets stand at 3-1 to date – going 3-0 to win the Claw Classic preseason tournament championship for the second year in a row, and then suffering an 82-38 loss to highly regarded Spring Valley in their regular season opener on Tuesday.

Brooke McCants, Ta’rea Yates and Sarah Green have been the Irmo leaders so far. McCants is averaging 11.8 points and 3.0 rebounds a game, has a team high 11 assists and is shooting 47% from the floor (15-for-32). Yates is averaging 11.3 points and 4.5 rounds and shares the team lead in steals (6) with Brianna Stanton. Green is averaging 9.3 points and 5.5 rebounds.