The combo of Donald Sims and Jemaarcus McClinton propelled Chester to a high-scoring win over Westminster Catawba on Friday, 97-70.
The duo teamed up for 56 points. Sims led all scorers with 32.
Sims, a center, tossed in 30 points Thursday night in a double-overtime loss to Olympic. McClinton had 31 points against Olympic.
McClinton, a forward, has topped the 20-point mark in five straight games.
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"Our big guys are carrying the team, but we have to get more consistent guard play," Chester coach Jason Smith said.
Chester will play Lewisville today in the final round of the tournament.
Westminster Catawba got 28 points from Evan Andert and 22 from Ian Brandt.
Indians coach Wes Robertson is a big fan of Andert, a three-sport senior standout.
"He's a kid who gives 100 percent everyday. He is a true athlete. He plays football and basketball, but baseball is his sport," Robertson said.
"This tournament is to give our guys a look at how the public sector plays basketball. This is tough competition for us," Robertson commented.
The Indians are off to a 3-0 start in the South Carolina Independent School Athletic Association.
WCCS 15 24 11 20 -- 70
Chester 31 12 33 23 -- 97
• LEWISVILLE 47, NORTHWESTERN (JV) 36 -- The Lions broke open a close game late in the final quarter to claim the victory in a loser's bracket contest at the Lindberg Moody Tournament.
Ladarius Hinton and Donta Howze paced the Lions with 15 and 13 points, respectively.
"We did not shoot the ball very well tonight," Lewisville coach Brian Dove said. "I give a lot of credit to Northwestern's JV team. They played hard all night."
The Lions took the early lead, but the JV Trojans went ahead midway through the second period. They teams were tied at 17 at halftime.
Lewisville took a quick four-point lead in the third period. It never trailed after that even though the game stayed close until the final four minutes.
"We played pretty good on defense," Dove added. "That helped us keep our lead when we did not shoot the ball so well."
Drayton Wade was the only player in double digits for the JV Trojans. He finished with 10 points.
NW JV 5 12 8 11 -- 36
Lewisville 10 7 14 16 -- 47
• FORT MILL 69, WILSON 54 -- Garrett Copeland led four Fort Mill players in double figures as the Yellow Jackets defeated Wilson in the Hilton Head boys basketball tournament.
Copeland's 18 points headed a balanced scoring effort that featured Chalmers Rogers' 16 points, Cam Smith's 14, and Terrell Priest's 13.
Fort Mill 21 7 14 27 -- 69
Wilson 15 15 20 4 -- 54
• GREAT FALLS 69, NEWBERRY 42 -- Jeremy Simpson scored 24 points to lead Great Falls past Newberry in the consolation game of the Newberry invitational boys basketball tournament.
Desmar Anderson added 22 for Great Falls. Torrey Craig chipped in with 8, and Brandon Crawford scored 6.
The win earned the Red Devils third place in the tournament.
Great Falls 20 23 15 11 -- 69
Newberry 6 16 9 11 -- 42
• NATION FORD 52, CAROLINA FOREST 47 -- Sam Hirsch scored a game-high 25 points and T.J. Everette added 11 to lead the Falcons to their first win of the season, over Carolina Forest at the Shootout by the Sea.
Car. Forest 29 18 -- 47
Nation Ford 18 34 -- 52
• FORT MILL 40, SOUTH AIKEN 34 -- Megan Killmeyer led the Fort Mill past South Aiken's girls basketball team in the semifinal round of the Thoroughbred Classic in Aiken.
Killmeyer scored 15 points for the Lady Yellow Jackets. Jenna White added 7, and Candace Jones 6 to spearhead the balanced attack that led Fort Mill to the victory.
Fort Mill will play in the championship round against Heathwood Hall at 6 p.m. Saturday.
Fort Mill 6 6 12 16 -- 40
South Aiken 8 7 11 8 -- 34
• J.L. MANN 62, YORK 41 -- J.L. Mann used superior interior play to down York in the Beach Ball Classic girls basketball tournament.
Nardia Robbins scored 19 for the Lady Cougars, and Erika Shannon added 13 as York found themselves outmatched inside.
The Lady Patriots muscled their way to 44 points in the paint, 30 points better than York's 14, despite even rebounding numbers from both schools.
York 21 20 -- 41
J.L. Mann 30 32 -- 62