Miracle buzzer beater lifts SCD past Cadets; other Saturday scores

Hornets' furious rally leads to overtime win over BC

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - It looked like it just wasn’t Country Day’s night. Until the shot fell.

SCD's miracle buzzer beater

The Hornets beat Benedictine 71-68 in overtime Saturday as Rhodes Pendarvis hit the miracle shot as time expired. It was a fitting end for what was already an improbable comeback from SCD.

The Cadets led by double digits most of the second half, including an 11-point advantage with less than two minutes to play.

But Country Day’s furious rally was complete when Pendarvis tied the game with a layup to force overtime. It was just his first heroic moment of the game.

The Hornets improve to 14-6 with the win, their eighth victory in a row. BC falls to 8-9 with the loss.

OTHER SATURDAY SCORES:

Boys:

Treutlen 42 Calvary Day 36 F

Swainsboro 75 Liberty County 71 F

Claxton 53 Tattnall County 68 F

ECI 67 Metter 87 F

Bacon County 44 Appling County 65 F

Wayne County 66 Pierce County 55 F

Southeast Bulloch 85 Screven County 46 F

Ridgeland-Hardeeville 60 Whale Branch 45 F

Girls:

Treutlen 12 Calvary Day 55 F

Swainsboro 63 Liberty County 27 F

Claxton 22 Tattnall County 56 F

Wayne County 56 Pierce County 38 F

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