Patriots, Rebels compete in Tuesday night hoops action

Published 11:35 am Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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Pike Liberal Arts School and Zion Chapel High School both competed in basketball action on Tuesday night.

The Pike Patriots (0-2) traveled to Abbeville and dropped a 56-15 game. Pike hung tough with Abbeville in the first quarter, trailing 13-8 going into the second quarter, before Abbeville pulled away.

“We started really well and obviously things fell off in the second half,” Pike coach Charlie Scofield said. “We are making small steps but our hope is to continue to build until we can put a complete game together.”

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Levi Deboer led PLAS with 10 points, while Wilson Cotton scored four points and Will Rice scored one point.

The Lady Patriots (0-1) opened up the 2022 season with a 68-7 loss to Abbeville on the road. Ja’Mya Glover led Abbeville with 14 points.

The Rebels opened 2022 with a home win. (Submitted photo)

The Zion Chapel Rebels (1-0) boys basketball team opened the 2022-2023 season with a 74-64 win over the Dale County Warriors at home.

Zion Chapel and Dale County battled to a 59-59 tie at the end of regulation but the Rebels outscored the Warriors 15-5 in overtime to secure the victory. Slade Grantham had a huge night for ZCHS with 31 points, while Jacob Chestnut added 18 points and Mason Stuart scored 13 points. Jamarion Scott led Dale County with 28 points.

The Lady Rebels (0-1) also opened the season at home against Dale County but dropped a close matchup 25-20. Dale County was led by Adrianna Koonce with 14 points and 10 rebounds.