Senior guard Olivia Melvin passed the 1,000th point plateau and Bryan County High School stayed unbeaten in Region 3A-A with a 69-53 win over Claxton on Tuesday in Pembroke.
Aliyah Johnson scored 22 points and Sydney Miller added 11 as Richmond Hill High School (10-8, 4-2) beat Liberty County in a Region 2A-AAAAA basketball contest Tuesday night.
It has been a season of firsts for Richmond Hill basketball.
In sports there is rarely middle ground. Instead, there is success and failure and there are winners and losers.
Richmond Hill High School's wrestling team finished second in the annual Mark Toomey Invitational on Saturday at Groves.
Bryan County High School moved up a notch to No. 4 in the most recent Atlanta Journal-Constitution state Class A girls' basketball poll.
Richmond Hill used a balanced scoring attack and a lot of hustle at the Wildcat Gym on Friday to edge visiting Brunswick 67-61 in a region 2A-AAAA contest.
The Bryan County girls' basketball team improved to 15-2 and ran its Region 3A-A mark to 5-0 with a 65-49 win over Calvary Day on Friday in Pembroke.
No. 5 Bryan County beat Metter High 67-14 on Tuesday in Pembroke.
Richmond Hill over came a turnover laden game by both teams to edge visiting Ware County 48-44 in a girls' Region 2A-AAAA matchup Friday at the Wildcat Gym.
The Bryan County High Lady Redskins improved to 13-2, 3-0 with a 53-31 win Friday night over Savannah Country Day in Pembroke. Olivia Melvin led the Lady 'Skins with 18 points. The Lady Redskins also moved up a notch to No. 5 in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution state rankings released Sunday. BCHS beat former No. 5 Savannah Christian last week.
Georgia Game Changers Running Company and a number of other Richmond Place Plaza's businesses, including Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant of Richmond Hill, and the Hale Tea Company, will be hosting what is sure to be one of the area's 'hottest' summer road races Saturday.
Lady Redskins moving up
The Richmond Hill swim team competed July 12 at the Savannah Coastal Swim League City Meet in Savannah.
For Bryan County High School softball coach Al Butler, the Lady Redskins' upcoming Fourth Annual Summer Slam accomplishes two things.
Georgia Game Changers and the Coastal YMCA are hosting a three-day running camp for teens beginning Monday at the Richmond Hill YMCA. The camp is for kids ages 13-18 and will be from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information call the YMCA at 756-5856.
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