The Fairfield Central girls jumped to a six-point lead after one quarter and held on to claim a 49-45 win over the Chester Cyclones in nonregion basketball action Friday night in Chester.
After falling behind, Chester rallied and forged a tie midway through the third quarter, but the Griffins regained the lead and won for the second time this year against the Cyclones.
Stakeria Sanders and T’Erica Sanders led the Chester attack with 12 and 11 points, respectively.
Fairfield Central 49, Chester 45
FAIRFIELD CENTRAL T. Thompson 12, R. Rivers 1, C. Moore 15, J. Martin 15, T. Pearson 2, T. Davis 2, T. Jeter 2.
CHESTER Brittnee Stinson 5, Stakeria Sanders 12, Donnesha Crockett 2, Deja Marshall 6, Alexus Young 2, T’Erica Sanders 11, Diamond Simpson 5, Browniee McCrorey 2.
3-POINTERS Fairfield Central - 4 (Thompson 2, Moore 2), Chester - 1 (Stinson).
FOULS Fairfield Central 19, Chester 12. FOULED OUT Rivers, Pearson (FC)
RECORDS Chester 7-6
Great Falls 54, Chesterfield 52: O.B. Holmes scored on a 6-foot jump shot from the baseline with 3 seconds remaining to give the Red Devils a win over the Rams in nonregion action at Chesterfield.
Great Falls led 25-21 at halftime, but Chesterfield took the lead late in the third period and held it until the Red Devils came back and tied the count late in the game.
Jamarcus Culp led Great Falls with 18 points. Holmes joined him in double figures with 13. Makhal Gaston led Chesterfield with 13 points.
Great Falls 54, Chesterfield 52
GREAT FALLS Nigel Simpson 8, Jamarcus Culp 18, Mardre Dean 4, O. B. Holmes 13, David Jeter 4, Chris Culp 7.
CHESTERFIELD Justin Morrow 2, John Johnson 5, Monroe Jackson 4, Denzel Rivers 12, Chuck Jackson 6, David Grant 8, Makhal Gaston 13, Craig Marshall 2.
3-POINTERS Great Falls 3 (J. Culp 2, Holmes 1), Chesterfield 3 (Johnson 1, Rivers 2).
FOULS Great Falls 8, Chesterfield 6. FOULED OUT None.
RECORDS Great Falls 7-3.
Westchester 71, Westminster Catawba 69: Westchester edged the Westminster Catawba Indians in nonregion action in Rock Hill. Luke Hamrick led the Indians with 28 points.