Originally created 01/19/00

Marcus Rivera leads Barnwell in OT



BARNWELL, S.C. -- Marcus Rivera hit two 3-pointers in overtime to power Barnwell past Bamberg-Ehrhardt 86-84 in a Region 6-AA game.

Wade Johnson also hit a key free throw in overtime for the War Horses.

Barnwell's Orlando Rivera sent the game into overtime by hitting a 3-point goal with 7.2 seconds left in regulation.

Barnwell improved to 12-5 overall, 1-2 in Region 6-AA.

In the first game of the night, Barnwell's girls won 89-32.

BAMBERG-EHRHARDT (84) -- Willy Bostic 22, Tony Brown 20, Daniel Walker 18, Russell Shepard 13, Cory Kinard 11. Totals 28 19-35 84.

BARNWELL (86) -- Marcus Rivera 25, Orlando Rivera 19, Daniel Creech 14, Wade Johnson 11, Rocky Lee 6, William Hammon 5, Jermaine Jeter 4, Aubrey Prester 2. Totals 31 13-21 86.

Bamberg -- 15 8 26 22 11 -- 84
Barnwell -- 12 23 11 28 12 -- 86

3-point goals: Bamberg 8 (Bostic 4, Walker 2, Kinard, Brown), BARNWELL 11 (Rivera 5, O. Rivera 2, Creech 2, Lee). Records: Barnwell 12-5, 1-2 in region 6AA. Next: Barnwell travels to Edisto on Friday at 8 p.m.

Barnwell girls -- 89
Bamberg-Ehrhardt -- 23

BAMBERG-EHRHARDT (23)Stephanie Hicks 8, Brantley Ellis 6, Raynesha Furlow 7, Arleen Toomer 2. Totals 10 1-7 23.

BARNWELL (89) -- Melanie Johnson 30, Sarah Buxton 23, Kisha McDuffie 11, Chanda Booker 10, Shadana Archie 4, Shay Dorch 2, Shaniqua Hammond 2. Totals 37 6-10 89.

Bamberg -- 4 9 6 4 -- 23
Barnwell -- 23 26 17 16 -- 89

3-point goals: Bamberg 2 (Hicks 2), Barnwell 2 (Johnson 2). Records: Bamberg 2-10, Barnwell 9-6. Next: Barnwell travels to Edisto on Friday at 6:30 p.m.

Silver Bluff -- 54
Edisto -- 49

EDISTO (49) -- Tremaine Tyler 6, Terrance Johnson 5, Stanley Mack 2, Tony Coleman 17, Marcus Livingston 2, Byron Belder 16. Totals 18 13-20 49.

SILVER BLUFF (54) -- Marques Johnson 10, Brandon Wallace 3, Ernest Doe 7, Brandon Key 17, Kenny Bates 4, Jamie Williamson 2, Marcus Lawrence 6, Aaron Parker 4, Jarvous Brown 1, Isaac Cantrell 2. Totals 20 13-23 54.

Edisto -- 14 12 10 12 -- 49
Silver Bluff -- 14 9 18 13 -- 54

3-point goals: Silver Bluff 1 (Wallace). Records: Silver Bluff 9-6, 3-0 in region 6AA. Next: Silver Bluff travels Laney today at 5:30 p.m.

Edisto girls -- 47
Silver Bluff -- 43

EDISTO (47) -- Tosha Dash 4, Candance Darby 4, Shawnda Price 12, Nicole Johnson 2, Lashanta Fielder 8, Shakirah Williams 15, Ayisha Johnson 2. Totals 18 9-17 47.

SILVER BLUFF (43) -- Lakeisha Bates 8, Shauna Barefield 2, Ariel Bush 22, Kendra Brown 2, Alexis Green 7, Artara Bradley 2. Totals 17 7-14 43.

Edisto -- 16 8 10 13 -- 47
Silver Bluff -- 7 7 21 8 -- 43

3-point goals: Edisto 2 (Price 2). Silver Bluff 2 (Bush, Green). Record: Edisto 7-5. Silver Bluff 4-10. Next: Silver Bluff plays at Laney, today, at 5:30 p.m.

Ridge Spring-Monetta girls -- 60
Dixie -- 29

RIDGE SPRING-MONETTA (60) -- Brandi Holloway 2, Natasha Valentine 2, Kimberly Mobley 2, Ameka Corley 8, Chiquita Bussey 4, Kendra Settles 13, LaKeisha Corley 12, Rasalyn Brunson 8, Lawanda Billings 4, Kikki Valentine 5. Totals 26 8-21 60.

DIXIE (29) -- Shakia Johnson 14, Antoya Arnold 9, Latoya Arnold 1, Sarah King 2, Janna Gray 2, Catrina C. 1. Totals 11 7-26 29.

Ridge Spring-Monetta -- 14 14 14 18 -- 60
Dixie -- 4 14 7 4 -- 29

Records: Ridge Spring-Monetta 7-5, 2-1 in Region 1-A. Thornwell at Ridge Spring-Monetta, Friday, 6:30 p.m.

Dreher -- 80
Strom Thurmond -- 58

DREHER (80) -- Travon Pauling 15, Jermiane Washington 27, Brent Harris 5, Reggie Ball 20, Marcus Richardson 2, Chris Young 4, James Gillie 3, Will Collins 4. Totals 33 13-23 80.

STROM THURMOND (58) -- Tomas Glover 6, Sergio Mealing 9, Josh Brantley 5, Antwaun Hillary 18, Marquis Talbert 16, Tylore Holmes 1, Deric Tolen 2, Victor Gibson 1. Totals 24 6-10 58.

Dreher -- 21 18 19 22 -- 80
Strom Thurmond -- 12 14 16 16 -- 58

3-point goals: Dreher 1 (Pauling), Strom Thurmond 4 (Mealing 2, Hillary 2). Records: Strom Thurmond 3-15, 0-5 in region 4AAA. Next: Strom Thurmond plays host to Camden on Friday at 8:30 p.m.

Solomon Christian -- 75
Southgate -- 46

SOLOMON CHRISTIAN (75) -- Michael Stephens 30, Shawn White 15, Al Carmon 13, Jordan Brown 9, Casey Linn 8. Totals 34 3-4 75.

SOUTHGATE (46) -- Justin Dorsey 31, Charles Hilliard 6, Chi Nygen 5, Ira Whitaker 4. Totals 19 1-10 46.

Solomon Christian -- 15 19 23 18 -- 75
Southgate -- 11 15 8 12 -- 46

3-point goals: Solomon Christian 4 (Stephens, White, Carmon, Brown); Southgate 7 (Dorsey 6, Nygen). Records: Solomon Christian 13-6. Next game: Solomon Christian at Lone Cane Academy, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Note: Solomon Christian's Shawn White also had 15 rebounds and 18 assists.

Southgate girls -- 30
Solomon Christian -- 16

SOLOMON CHRISTIAN (16) -- Pam Goble 8, Jaclyn Goble 8. Totals 8 0-5 16.

SOUTHGATE (30) -- Jamie Newman 12, Radiance Bradshaw 10, Jamie Smith 6, Rosemarie Hahn 2. Totals 14 0-0 30.

Solomon Christian -- 6 2 2 6 -- 16
Southgate -- 7 5 14 4 -- 30

3-point goals: Southgate 2 (Smith 2). Records: Solomon 0-18. Next game: Solomon Christian at Long Cane Academy, Thursday, 6 p.m.

Lexington girls -- 54
South Aiken -- 52

SOUTH AIKEN (52) -- Melanie Henkes 12, Nicole Armstrong 7, Ashley Dyches 11, Tiffany Bell 18, Tyeshia Woods 2, Laura Poston 2. Totals 19 8-15 52.

LEXINGTON (54) -- Courtenay Etheredge 6, Jessica Parker 2, April Hankey 1, Tammy Harris 3, Sarah Roberson 7, Tashay Jones-Black 15, Jessica Davis 20. Totals 20 8-11 54.

South Aiken -- 11 15 15 11 -- 52
Lexington -- 19 5 15 15 -- 54

3-point goals: South Aiken 6 (Dyches 3, Bell 3); Lexington 5 (Davis 3, Harris, Roberson). Records: South Aiken 10-3, 1-2 in region. Next game: South Aiken vs. Orangeburg-Wilkinson, Friday, 6:30 p.m.

Wade Hampton girls -- 74
Allendale-Fairfax -- 33

ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX (33) -- L. Walker 12, M. Roberts 5, S. Jefferson 1, T. Brooks 5, T. Cohen 5, T. Priester 5. Totals 13 6-17 33.

WADE HAMPTON (74) -- Lakeisha Allen 10, Shadeequah Davis 9, Rosa Riley 13, Urannie Johnson 4, Latoya Jackson 10, Rafayele O'Banner 2, Wandrika Moore 9, Kim Youmans 12, Cheryl Terry 5. Totals 35 6-12 74.

Allendale -- 9 9 8 7 -- 33
Wade Hampton -- 21 16 21 17 -- 74

3-point goals: Allendale 1 (Brooks). Wade Hampton 1 (Davis). Record: Allendale 1-13, 0-3. Wade Hampton 9-6, 3-0. Next: Wade Hampton plays host to Silver Bluff, Friday Jan 21, at 6 p.m. Allendale play host to Blackville-Hilda, Friday Jan 21, at 7 p.m.