The Strom Thurmond Varsity Rebel Boys played Batesburg-Leesville on Wednesday, December 5th @ STHS. As play began, the Rebels took control and seemed to dominate the court in the first half. The teams went into the half with Thurmond leading by 10. As the teams took to the court in the second of play, it would be all Batesburg-Leesville as they battled to close the gap on the score. At the end of the 3rd quarter, they were only down by 2. As the 4th quarter began, Batesburg-Leesville continued to fight hard and moved ahead of the Rebels. The Rebels gained the lead again close to the end of play and was able to keep the ball away form Batesburg-Leesville to secure the win 57 – 54.
Scoring for the Rebels were:
Jikael Brown – 1; Jequan Harris – 4; Kendall Stover – 2; Jamarvious Jones – 9; Dale Culbreath – 14; Dalton Hitt – 6; Robert Whitt – 13; DeShawn Miles – 5; Brandon Williams – 2; and LaSavion Johnson – 1
Next up for the Rebels is Friday, December 7th @ 7:30 pm @ STHS. They will play Fox Creek High School.