The Richmond Hill boys’ basketball team has gotten off to a 1-1 start for the 2015-16 season.
The Wildcats beat Wayne County 53-35 Saturday in Jesup, but lost to New Hampstead 71-65 in overtime Friday at RHHS.
Against Wayne County, according to stats posted on MaxPreps.com, Isaiah Hill led the Wildcats with 17 points and eight steals. Zane McKenzie had nine points, six rebounds and two steals, while Jordan Jones also had six boards.
The Wildcats had a 22-13 halftime lead.
Hill also shined against New Hampstead, notching 25 points and four steals, again per MaxPreps.com. McKenzie had 13 points and 11 rebounds, and Tyler Thompkins had eight points and six rebounds. Jordan Jones had six points and seven rebounds.
In other RHHS basketball action last week, the Lady Wildcats dropped their first two games.
In the Lady Wildcats’ 54-51 loss to New Hampstead on Friday, Aubri Reed led the team with 13 points. Jamie Bunting added 10 points, while Nia Dunn had seven points and seven rebounds. Allison Benson also had seven rebounds, with six of them coming off the offensive glass.
On Saturday in Jesup, Richmond Hill fell 51-22 to Wayne County. Bunting had a team-high nine points. Kia Davis was second on the team in scoring with four points.
The RHHS teams were scheduled to play Windsor Forest on Tuesday in Savannah. Results were unavailable as this issue went to press.
Next up for Richmond Hill are games next Tuesday against Liberty County in Hinesville.
The Lady Redskins from Bryan County claimed a 55-33 win over Southeast Bulloch in their season opener Saturday in Brooklet.
“We got into some foul trouble in the third quarter, but were able to close out the game with some intensity,” BCHS head coach Mario Mincey said. “I was able to play a lot of players, which will help create some depth.”
Julianne Brown led the Lady Redskins with 17 points and had five rebounds and two assists. Kaylin Leggett added 14 points and three assists, while Yaz Crawford had 10 points and nine rebounds.
On Monday, BCHS fell 58-28 to Coffee in the Jeff Davis Classic in Hazlehurst. Individual stats were not available at press time.
The BCHS girls’ team hosts Claxton at 6 p.m. next Tuesday.