Callaway cruises at Jordan
By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY
The Callaway Cavaliers remained in second place in Region 5-AA with a 56-48 road win over Jordan on Tuesday.
Callaway (11-6 overall) improved to 8-3 in the region with one region game remaining.
Antinez Blount and Jacob Freeman had 14 points apiece for Callaway, and Javontay Boddie and Duke Simpson had 12 points apiece.
It was a close game at the half, with the Cavaliers clinging to a 27-24 lead, but they outscored the Red Jackets 18-9 in the third quarter to take control.
In the girls’ game, Callaway (9-7 overall) overwhelmed Jordan 56-22 to improve to 7-4 in the region and stay in a tie for third place.
Camryn Stargell and Niakoe Burks had 16 points apiece, and they combined for 14 first-quarter points.
Callaway’s teams visit Valley on Wednesday before closing the regular season with home games against Lamar County on Friday.
LAGRANGE: Sandy Creek maintained its perfect Region 5-AAAA record with a 98-50 home win over LaGrange on Tuesday.
Sandy Creek is 10-0 in the region, while LaGrange fell to 5-6 in region play.
In the girls’ game, LaGrange lost to Sandy Creek 64-20.
LaGrange’s teams close the regular season at Chapel Hill on Friday.
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