High School Sports

Hometown heroes

Following are updates and statistics of former Midlands-area high school athletes now competing at the collegiate level:

Men's Basketball

Auburn senior forward Lucas Hargrove (Richland Northeast): Scored 13 points on 5-of-12 shooting with two 3-pointers, grabbed six rebounds in 76-72 loss to Florida State. Had 11 points, three rebounds in 107-89 loss to Sam Houston State. Averaging 13.1 points, team-high 7.4 rebounds for 5-6 Tigers.

College of Charleston junior guard Jordan Turok (Chapin): Has played in three games for the 5-4 Cougars.

South Carolina senior guard Robert Wilder (Chapin): One steal in 68-61 loss to Wofford. One assist in 76-58 victory against Richmond. Has played in six games for 7-3 Gamecocks.

Armstrong Atlantic State senior forward Marquise Duvall (Spring Valley): One assist in 69-66 victory against Lenoir-Rhyne. Six points, four rebounds, two steals in 75-67 loss to Mount Olive. Nine points, four rebounds in 79-63 victory against Allen. Averaging 5.2 points, 3.8 rebounds for 4-4 Pirates.

Coker College freshman guard Marshall Cabbagestalk (Crestwood): Has played in two games for 4-4 Cobras.

Coker College junior guard Vatrick Thompson (White Knoll): Averaging 15.6 points, 3.6 rebounds with team-high 17 3-pointers.

Florida Southern senior forward John Thompson (White Knoll): Three points, seven rebounds in 87-81 victory against Freed-Hardeman. Tops 9-0 Moccasins with 15.2 points, 8.7 rebounds per game.

Francis Marion sophomore guard Mark Sinkler (Lugoff-Elgin): Has scored three points in four games for 8-1 Patriots.

USC-Aiken junior guard Byron Faison (Crestwood): Eight points, two 3-pointers, three rebounds in 68-47 victory against Allen. Named USC-Aiken student-athlete of the week. Averaging team-high 12.6 points with 17 3-pointers for 5-3 Pacers.

USC Aiken freshman guard Ronald Zimmerman (Spring Valley): Has played in four games.

USC Aiken sophomore guard Sterling Council (Camden): Five points, one 3-pointer against Allen. Averaging 7.0 points, 3.1 rebounds.

College of Coastal Georgia sophomore guard Antonio Tribble (Newberry): Topping 5-9 Mariners with 17.9 points, 5.0 assists, 2.6 steals per game.

Women's Basketball

Clemson freshman guard Ashlee Wilson (Chapin): Averaging 1.0 rebound for 8-4 Tigers.

Coastal Carolina sophomore guard Olivia Irick (Keenan): Two points in 70-40 loss to UNC-Wilmington. Scoring 6.6 points per game for 7-3 Chanticleers.

College of Charleston senior center Deidra Jones (Dutch Fork): Had 10 points, eight rebounds in 77-74 victory against Furman. Averaging 9.3 points, team-high 7.9 rebounds for 7-3 Cougars.

Duke senior guard/forward Keturah Jackson (Dreher): Had 10 points, four rebounds, five assists in 79-65 victory against No. 24 James Madison. Four points, five rebounds in 71-55 loss to No. 2 Stanford. Averaging 6.1 points, 4.3 rebounds for No. 7 Blue Devils (8-2).

High Point junior guard Frances Fields (Sumter): Six points, six rebounds, two assists in 66-58 victory against William & Mary. Had 14 points, six rebounds, six assists in 76-68 loss to Longwood. Averaging 6.4 points, 3.5 rebounds with team-high 47 assists for 5-6 Panthers.

Maryland-Eastern Shore junior center Alicia Green (Ridge View): Averaging 1.4 points, 2.4 rebounds for 1-4 Hawks.

Morehead State senior guard Tiffanie Stephens (Richland Northeast): Nine points, two 3-pointers, two rebounds in 58-57 victory against Robert Morris. Four points in 73-71 loss to Marshall. Season-high 12 points, two 3-pointers, seven rebounds in 78-44 victory against Kentucky Christian. Averaging 6.2 points, 1.8 rebounds for 9-4 Eagles.

South Carolina State junior guard Mary-Regina Baker (A.C. Flora): Has played in six games for 4-6 Bulldogs.

South Carolina State freshman guard Tiara Knotts (A.C. Flora): Four points, one 3-pointer, three rebounds in 59-55 loss to North Florida. Averaging 5.3 points, 2.7 rebounds.

South Carolina State sophomore guard Whitney Wiley (Spring Valley): Eight points, four rebounds against North Florida. Averaging 9.0 points, 2.0 rebounds.

Elon freshman forward Arayael Brandner (Blythewood Heathwood Hall): Averaging 4.0 rebounds for 4-6 Phoenix.

Francis Marion freshman guard Kristen Dickerson (Heathwood Hall): Three points, four rebounds in 111-77 victory against Bluefield College. Averaging 1.7 points, 1.3 rebounds for 9-1 Patriots.

Wingate junior forward Erica Crumlin (Dutch Fork): Nine points, six rebounds in 87-75 victory against Francis Marion. Had 14 points, eight rebounds in 69-65 loss to Clayton State. Two points, six rebounds in 76-51 victory over Anderson. Averaging 5.2 points, 4.7 rebounds for 6-4 Bulldogs

Georgia College & State University junior forward Deja Montgomery (Dutch Fork): Averaging 3.9 points 2.8 rebounds for 5-3 Bobcats.

Newberry College sophomore guard Keisha Henderson (Blythewood): Two points, two rebounds in 76-57 victory against Anderson. Three points in 68-51 victory against Pfeiffer. Scoring 1.4 points for 8-2 Lady Falcons.

Newberry College freshman guard Amelia Dozier (Spring Valley): Has played in four games.

Newberry College junior forward Briana Johnson (Irmo): One rebound against Anderson. Six points, three rebounds versus Pfeiffer. Averaging 3.2 points, 3.3 rebounds.


Clemson freshman center Dalton Freeman (Pelion): Named to Rivals.com All-ACC freshman team.

South Carolina freshman wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (Calhoun County): Named to Scout.com Freshman All-America first team.