Boys Varsity Basketball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Dec 15, 2018
- : 49
CAPITAL CITY JAM IN COLUMBIA (TBA): 59
Columbia, SC- The Varsity boys basketball team participated in Phenom Hoops "Capital City Jam" Saturday evening at Ben Lippen High School in Columbia. The Gators squared off against Liberty Heights Prep School out of Charlotte, NC in a rematch game that saw the Gators come out victorious last season in one of the biggest wins in school history.
The Gators got off to a slow start ending the first quarter down 14 to 7. The second quarter belonged all to the Gators as they went on a 20-10 run to close out the half and lead 27-24 at the half. Junior Quentin Hodge scored 18 points in the first half to lead the charge for the Gators.
In the second half Liberty Heights went on a run of their own taking the lead going into the 4th quarter. The Gators would pull as close as 2 points with about 5 minutes remaining and would only be down 4 with about 2 minutes remaining. Liberty Heights was able to ice the game from the free throw line and extend their lead to 10. The Gators lost 59-49 in which could be considered yet another breakout game for junior Quentin Hodge. Hodge had 26 points and 12 rebounds. Nazir Andino chipped in 10 and Juwan Perdue had 8. The Gators travel to Hartsville on Tuesday evening with the girls starting at 6:00.