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High school roundup: Seneca girls reach 20-0 on season

HONEA PATH — The Seneca High School girls’ basketball team held Belton-Honea Path to just 15 points through three quarters and cruised to a 73-25 win Friday that pushed the Bobcats’ record to 20-0 overall and 9-0 in Western AAA play.

Icey Patterson led all scorers with 23 points in the win, and Kianna Holland and Jalisa Earle also finished in double figures with 13 and 10 points, respectively.

Seneca will host West-Oak for Senior Night and look to close out a perfect regular season on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Seneca 73, BHP 25

SHS 17 18 20 18 — 73

BHP 6 7 2 10 — 25

Seneca (73) — Patterson 23, Holland 13, Earle 10, Haymond 7, Holliday 6, Johnson 6, Cunningham 2, Dendy 2, Parham 2, Rector 2

BHP (25) — Trazia 10, Bryant 5, Ballentine 4, Burns 4, Bosean 2

Pendleton 75

Abbeville 36

PENDLETON — The Pendleton High School girls’ basketball team exploded out of the gate to a 27-point halftime lead and rolled to a 75-36 win over Abbeville on Friday that kept the Bulldogs unbeaten atop the Skyline AA standings.

Pendleton’s Sterling Blakely led all scorers with 19 points, and Charlee Earle and Alnessa Hickman joined her in double figures with 16 and 12 points, respectively, in the win.

The Bulldogs (16-5, 8-0 Skyline AA) return to the court on Tuesday to host Walhalla at 6 p.m. Abbeville fell to 2-14 overall and 1-7 in region play with the loss.

Pendleton 75, Abbeville 36

AHS 4 12 11 9 — 36

PHS 15 28 17 15 — 75

Abbeville (36) — Rayford 15, Owens 10, Morgan 4, Elmore 2, Lewis 2, Miller 2, Woods 1

Pendleton (75) — Blakely 19, Earle 16, Hickman 12, Williams 9, Scott 6, Martin 5, Moon 4, Johnson 2, White 2

OCA 36

EHE 26

SENECA — The Oconee Christian Academy girls’ basketball team outscored Easley Home Educators 16-1 in the second quarter and held on for a 36-26 win for Homecoming on Friday at Utica Baptist.

Ali Van Minos led all scorers with eight points in the win, and Gabrielle Cloer added seven points on the night for OCA.

The Warriors (12-6) will wrap up their regular season schedule on Tuesday as they play host to Oakwood Christian School at Gignilliat at 5 p.m.

OCA 36, EHE 26

EHE 7 1 7 11 — 26

OCA 8 16 1 11 — 36

EHE (26) — Denton 7, Cash 5, Howard 4, McConnell 4, R. Smith 3, S. Smith 2, Wendt 1

OCA (36) — Van Minos 8, G. Cloer 7, A. Cloer 6, Winkler 6, Jones 4, Strawderman 4, Farrar 1

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Seneca 57

BHP 46

(boys’ basketball)

HONEA PATH — Michael Earle scored a game-high 24 points to the lead the Seneca High School boys’ basketball team to a 57-46 road win over Belton-Honea Path in region play on Friday.

Jamal Smith also finished in double figures for the Bobcats with 10 points in the win.

Seneca (13-8, 5-4 Western AAA) clinched third place in the region with the win, coupled with West-Oak’s loss to Daniel. The Bobcats will face the winner of the tiebreaker between Blue Ridge and Union for second place in Region II-AAA in the first round of the playoffs.

Belton-Honea Path fell to 4-16 overall and 1-8 in region play with the loss.

Seneca 57, BHP 46

SHS 17 14 13 13 — 57

BHP 11 16 7 12 — 46

Seneca (57) — M. Earle 24, Smith 10, Blassingame 9, Stephens 8, Hunter 4, D. Earle 2

BHP (46) — Hurley 21, T. Peters 12, Lattimere 4, Pratt 3, Brock 2, Brownlee 2, A. Peters 2

Abbeville 58

Pendleton 47

PENDLETON — The Pendleton High School boys’ basketball team dropped a 58-47 decision to Abbeville on Friday in Skyline AA action.

No details or statistics were provided for the game.

OCA 44

Easley HS 41

SENECA — The Oconee Christian Academy boys’ basketball team picked up its fourth straight win and avenged an earlier defeat as it beat Easley Homeschool 44-41 on Friday at Utica Baptist.

Grayson Williams led all scorers with 19 points, including five 3-pointers, and Scooter Gaines added 12 points for OCA in the win.

The Warriors (6-12) will return to action on Tuesday as they host Oakwood at Utica Baptist.

OCA 44, Easley HS 41

EHS 14 7 9 11 — 41

OCA 14 10 10 10 — 44

Easley HS (41) — Cash 10, T. Harmes 10, Pelicano 9, M. Harmes 6, Collins 2, Moore 2, Mann 1, Strawberry 1

OCA (44) — Williams 19, Gaines 12, Chewnning 8, Mahoney 2, Ridley 2, Jones 1

Ware Shoals 61

Tamassee-Salem 52

SALEM — The Tamassee-Salem High School boys’ basketball team couldn’t overcome an early deficit on the way to a 61-52 loss to Ware Shoals on Friday night.

The Eagles (7-16) trailed 10-2 after the first quarter, and couldn’t mount a comeback in what was their final game of the season.

Ethan Priest led Tamassee-Salem with 12 points, while Jeremy Talley dropped in another nine points for the Eagles.

Ware Shoals 61, Tamassee-Salem 52

WS 10 14 20 17 — 61

T-S 2 18 14 18 — 52

Ware Shoals (61) — Richardson 19, Spikes 10, Williams 10, Hammonds 8, Callahan 5, Canty 2, Jordan 2, Smith 2.

Tamassee-Salem (52) — Priest 12, Talley 9, Brown 8, Richardson 8, Moss 6, Tilson 6, Garrett 3.