Bearcats sweep two in Subway Shootout

Published 2:58 pm Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Coach Rickey McCullough’s Bainbridge High School Bearcats basketball team had a couple of big wins over the weekend at the Subway Shootout at Chipola College in Marianna, Fla.

On Friday, they defeated the Interlachen (Fla.) High School Rams 69-62 and on Saturday they defeated the shootout’s hosts, the Marianna High School Bulldogs, 67-56.

Leading the way for the Bearcats against Interlachen were Devon Baulkman with 22 points, Rodney Glenn with 17 and Dontavius Marshall with 10.

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Rounding out the Bearcats scoring column against the Rams were Jamar Venisee-Cosby and Trea Kelly with 6 points apiece, Ronald Crawford with four and Shawn Samuels with two.

Tarick Williams of the Rams took game-high scoring honors with 37 points. The Bearcats led 19-13 at the end of the first quarter, 31-28 at halftime and 51-39 after three quarters.

In Saturday’s win over Marianna, the Bearcats were led by Marshall with 14 points and Baulkman with 13.

The Bulldogs’ Tre Jackson took game-high scoring honors with 16. Jackson’s teammate, Kruize Pinkins, scored 13.

The Bearcats trailed the Bulldogs 13-11 after one quarter but roared back to outscore them 28-11 in the second quarter to take a 39-24 halftime lead.

The Bearcats continued their hot shooting in the third quarter, outscoring the Bulldogs 13-11 to take a 52-35 lead into the fourth quarter.

The only quarter during which the Bulldogs had the scoring edge was the fourth, when they scored 21 and held the Bearcats to 15.