Hartsville sweeps West Florence in varsity double-header
By Brayson Aldrich
The West Florence Knights visited the Hartsville Red Foxes looking to bounce back after both varsity teams lost against the Wilson Tigers on January 31st. However, The Red Foxes looked to continue the winning streak both varsity teams possessed and were able to keep the streak alive against the Knights.
Hartsville started this game off in dominant fashion scoring 13 unanswered points, until a minute left where West Florence’s scoring drought came to an end with a layup. Though West Florence began to have a scoring breakthrough with 14 points in the second quarter, the first half was highlighted by the defense and ball movement of the Red Foxes which allowed them to hold a commanding 32-16 lead going into halftime. Hartsville’s defense continued to shine for the rest of the game, and thanks to junior guard Jazzy Frierson’s 19 points, the Red Foxes were able to win in blowout fashion over the Knights 52-25.
Hartsville started this game by jumping to an early lead of 14-4, they thrived in the paint and the height of seniors Kameron Foman and Deandre Huggins allowed them to get almost whatever they wanted under the rim. The Red Foxes continued their offensive attack in the 2nd quarter and only allowed the Knights to make one shot the entire quarter. Hartsville’s Kameon Foman’s athleticism helped a ton as he got multiple blocks and even a few dunks which led to Hartsville leading 25-6 going into halftime. The Knight’s came into the second half aggressive and got to the charity stripe a lot. In the 3rd quarter alone, West Florence scored 3 times more than they did in the first half. West Florence’s Deuce Hudson and Darren Lloyd led this offensive spark with multiple jump shots and layups. In the 4th quarter, Hartsville responded to West Florence’s revived offense thanks to the scoring of Kameron Foman and sophomore Braden Crawley. Overall, the height and scoring of Hartsville allowed them win their 3rd straight game and beat West Florence 56-42.