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Tuesday November 29th, 2022 4:59PM

Basketball roundup: Bluff girls whip Clarke Central; WHall boys get 1st win

By AccessWDUN Staff

ATHENS Ga. — The Cherokee Bluff girls got the inaugural Peach State Explosion off to a hot start with a 53-33 thumping of Clarke Central on Saturday at Cedar Shoals high School.

Cherokee Bluff (3-1) was paced by Mia Williams and Claire Carlson, who each poured in 17 points. Carlson also added 5 assists and 7 steals while Williams pulled down 8 rebounds.

Emma Reynolds chipped in with 8 points and Kaitlin Cook had 6 points for the Lady Bears.

Cherokee Bluff, which has won three straight, will take part in the Hoops4Hunger Elite High School Showcase (Nov. 25 & 26) at Eagles Landing Christian. The Lady Bears will play host Eagles Landing Christian on Saturday at 10 a.m.


WEST HALL BOYS 75,
JACKSON COUNTY 44 (Friday)

The Spartans outscored the Panthers 41-20 in the second and third quarters to pull away for their first victory of the season at home.

West Hall (1-1) led just 15-11 after the opening period. But behind the shooting of Owen Jenkins, the Spartans would take 55-31 lead into the fourth quarter. 

Jenkins finished with a game-high 29 points, including 7 3-pointers. Xavier Felix added 12 points, Andrew Malin had 11 points, Ethan Clifford 10 points, and Isaiah Holder 9 chipped in with 9 points and pulled down 7 offensive rebounds.

West Hall next will play Windsor Forest at home on Monday in the AIS Feast Week Tournament.

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