RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - L.C. Bird and George Wythe both picked up key wins on the boys basketball court to headline Monday night's high school action.
The Skyhawks were coming off their first loss of the season, but bounced back in a big way, topping Clover Hill, 109-52. Bird led 29-12 after the first quarter and never looked back. Kenny Williams scored 16 points and pulled down seven rebounds in the victory, while Mario Haskett chipped in 15 points. Johquin Wiley fell two steals short of a triple double, scoring 12 points, dishing out eleven assists and tallying eight steals. The Skyhawks are now 9-1 on the season.
George Wythe hosted Huguenot in a cross-town rivalry match-up. The Falcons held a 30-26 lead early in the third quarter, but the Bulldogs came alive, pulling ahead and pulling away from Huguenot in the fourth to secure the 64-50 victory. Brandon Holley scored 17 points to pace Wythe, which betters its record to 9-2.
L.C. Bird and George Wythe will meet on Friday on the Skyhawks home court. Click on the above video to see highlights of tonight's games.