Wednesday’s rewind: Ridge View, River Bluff boys, Lexington girls score rivalry wins

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Tracy Glantz/tglantz@thestate.com

The Ridge View and River Bluff boys basketball teams picked up big wins over their rivals on Wednesday.

Ridge View defeated Blythewood, 57-48, in a battle of top two teams in Region 4-5A. GG Jackson scored 18 points and had 15 rebounds for the Blazers, who led the Bengals by a game going into the second half of the region schedule.

River Bluff defeated Lexington, 45-40, in the first of two games this week between the two schools. Preston Hearn scored 20 points in the win. River Bluff is 2-1 in Region 5-5A and Lexington is 2-2. Dutch Fork leads the region at 4-0. River Bluff and Lexington play again on Friday.

The third-ranked Lexington girls stayed unbeaten in Region 5-5A with a 61-24 win over River Bluff. Jenna Yanity had 17 points and Alexis Sexton had 16.

Boys Basketball

Ridge View 57, Blythewood 48

RV: Cohen 9, Xavier Moultrie 10, Powers 4, Holiday 7, Ukata 3, GG Jackson 18, Squirewell 4, Rivers 2. B: Kelly 8, Nelson 5, Williams 4, Isaiah Williams 10, Pack 4, Samaad Wright 17

Heathwood Hall 53, Wilson Hall 41

HH: Godbold 3, JD Gardner 23, Barnes 7, William Morris 11, Titus 4, Avery 2, Porter 3. WH: Anderson 6, Walker 2, Tate Sistare 11, Keziah 2, Burton 2, Humphreys 6, Miller 6, Matthews 6.

River Bluff 45, Lexington 40

RB: Caldwell 5, Boyle 1, Renner 3, Whitt 4, Rodriguez 6, Preston Hearn 20, Chapman 4, Cromer 2. L: Figueroa 7, Coulter Bell 10, Cam Scott 15, Byrd 2, Farmer 6

Orangeburg-Wilkinson 57, Swansea 36

S: Andre Savage 11, Otis Crawford 11, Smaciak 3, Taylor 3, Thomas 2, Brooks 2, Goodwin 2, Smith 2. OW: Jordan Simpson 21, B Washington16, Gordon 8, Sanders 8, Jacques 4

Lower Richland 53, Mid-Carolina 35

Fox Creek 55, Gilbert 48

Girls Basketball

Lexington 61, River Bluff 24

RB: Rogers 1, Gartung 4, Earlington 3, Tucker 2, Dumm 1, Violette 6, Hook 1, Marren 6. L: Carwell 3, Green 6, Griffin 2, Alexis Sexton 16, Cuttino 2, Jenna Yanity 17, Johnson 2, Saville 2, Lindsay Garner 10, Austin 2.

Lower Richland 61, Mid-Carolina 24

LR: Green 6, Chi’Nya Isaac 16, Gomes 2, Jackson 2, Tyra Floyd 13, Anala Nelson 14, Curry 2, Weston 6. MC: Belle-Barber 5, Cary 6, Stewart 4, Wicker 7 Gunter 2

Fox Creek 39, Gilbert 37

G: Flossie 11, Stutts 9, Spencer 8, Gore 6. Monroe 2, Leaphart 1. FC: McCain 17. Harris-Luke 9. Holmes 6. Nevils 5, Herold 2

Ridge View 18, Blythewood 14

Spring Valley 54, Fort Mill 31

Orangeburg-Wilkinson 48, Swansea 6

Northside Christian 51, Calhoun Academy 25

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