SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - CAVALIERS DOWN RAIDERS 62-55
It was a full house at Calvary Friday night as the Cavs hosted the Raiders of Savannah Christian Prep.
The Raiders were looking to rebound after losing a two straight, but it was a tough night to do so as they visited a tough 11-2 Calvary squad.
In the first half, things were tight, tied at 11 all when the Raiders' Kam Waddy fed Amahad Johnson waiting underneath the basket for the easy bucket.
Later, A.J. Sanders showed off his handles with the crossover, then he rolls off of his man to hit the jumper from the top of the key to help the Raiders extend their lead.
The Cavs responded as A.J. Keene took the no look pass for the easy bucket off the glass, getting Calvary back in the game, now down 28-23.
The Cavaliers made up ground in the second half and pulled off the 62-55 win to improve to 12-2.
CLAXTON DEFEATS SAVANNAH COUNTRY DAY 49-46
Also in boys play, the Savannah County Day Hornets played host to the Claxton Tigers Friday night.
The Hornets struck first as Jake Lee hits the long three to give the Hornets the early lead.
Claxton's Kyle Vilet returned the favor as he drained the three to tie up the game.
Tigers built some good momentum early on as Cornelius Taylor hit the jumper off the wing for two of his 21 points to lead the Tigers to a 49-46 win, improving their record to 10-9.
CLAXTON GIRLS WIN OVER COUNTRY DAY 53-38
In girls play Friday night, the Lady Hornets were trailing by four at the half against the Lady Tigers of Claxton High.
Amari Oliver hit the jumper from the top of the key for two of her seven points for Country Day.
In the fourth, Claxton's Jazmine Price with the nice feed to Nyeisha Kirkland as she goes off the glass for two. Kirkland ended the night with a double-double, scoring 24 points and grabbing 15 rebounds.
The Lady Tigers go on to take this one 53-38.
WARE COUNTY BOYS WIN OVER GROVES 52-49
In Garden City, Jeff Grimes' Groves squad played host to Ware County.
In the third quarter, the Scottish Rebels were hanging close as Sa'Von Lowe hit the three, but Ware came right back with the short jumper by Sharieff Medlock.
Then, Sammy Burley goes through the lane for the bucket as the Gators go on to beat Groves 52-49.
OTHER AREA SCORES:
BRANTLEY COUNTY 36
HILTON HEAD 49
COUNTRY DAY 38
PIERCE COUNTY 55
SOUTHEAST BULLOCH 48
SAVANNAH CHRISTIAN 42
MCINTOSH ACADEMY 61
WARE COUNTY 61
SAINT VINCENTS 50
BACON COUNTY 36
WAYNE COUNTY 51
SOUTH EFFINGHAM 64
JENKINS COUNTY 32
PORTAL GAUD 55
HILTON HEAD PREP 74
COUNTRY DAY 46
SAVANNAH CHRISTIAN 55
HILTON HEAD 50
LIBERTY COUNTY 37
BURKE ACADEMY 45
MEMORIAL DAY 59
RICHMOND HILL 50
TATTNALL COUNTY 56
NEW HAMPSTEAD 52
WARE COUNTY 52
JENKINS COUNTY 59