BHS boys beat Early Co. in scrimmage
Tyree Crump and Dontavius Marshall combined for 33 points Tuesday night, in Blakely, Ga., leading coach Rickey McCullough’s Bainbridge High School Bearcats to a 74-48 preseason basketball scrimmage victory over the Early County High School Bobcats.
Crump, who is just a freshman, led the way with 18 points, and Marshall put in 15.
McCullough said he thought his team played well overall, pointing out that all of the 10 players who saw action contributed to the victory.
Behind Crump and Marshall in the Bearcats scoring column were Garvus Kelly with eight, Dominic Douglas and Deion Thomas with four apiece, Patrick Middleton with three, and Franklin Bryant, Myles Thomas and Devonte Campbell, all with two.
Patrick Curry and Traquez Wells topped the Bobcats scoring column, with eight points apiece.
The game remained close in the first half. The Bearcats led 15-10 at the end of the first quarter, and increased their lead to 36-29 at halftime.
The Bearcats outscored the home team 21-6 in the third quarter, to take a commanding 57-35 lead after three quarters.