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Roundup: 6th Grade Girls, Boys Beat Bob Jones Academy

The SJCS 6th Grade basketball teams played at Bob Jones Academy on Thursday, and both were victorious.

Finn Potisek and Weston Ward led the boys to a 30-19 win, and the girls rolled to a 40-4 victory.

In Wednesday's games. ...

MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS

Cason McCall's basket with 32 seconds remaining lifted the SJCS Middle School girls team to a 30-28 victory over visiting Langston Charter.

Emme Cook scored inside to give the Knights a 28-27 lead with 1:53 left. After Langston made one of two foul shots to tie the score, McCall hit a shot from just beyond the free-throw line to put the Knights back on top for good.

McCall and Lily Del Collo each scored eight points. Cook scored six points, and Morgan Couchell, Evie Adams, Olivia Varn and Anna Cannon each had two points.

MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS

Langston Charter got off to a fast start and pulled away for a 47-17 win over the SJCS Middle School boys.

Hampton Norwood led the Knights with five points. Sam Covington had four points, and Charlie Walters added three points. Smith Crick, Daniel Leon-Osorio and Hamp Renfrow each scored two points, and Barrett Barnhill had one point.

JUNIOR VARSITY GIRLS

The SJCS JV girls made a run in the third quarter, but visiting Shannon Forest went on to a 34-17 victory.

Trailing 13-0, the Knights scored the first seven points of the second half -- baskets by Stella Nash and Caroline Mruz and a 3-pointer by Elasayd Okuley -- but that was as close as they could get.

Mruz led the Knights with 12 points.

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The MS basketball teams will host Southside Christian today, with the girls tipping off at 4:00 PM and the boys at 5:15.

You can follow all the action of SJCS basketball home games on the SJCS athletic YouTube TV page by clicking HERE.

The JV girls and boys will take on Greenville Home School today at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church at 4:00 PM and 5:15, respectively.