Lady Bengals shut out River Bluff in 4th

LEXINGTON – After a week-opening home loss against Irmo, the Lady Bengals hit the road and sought to end their week on a good note against the River Bluff Gators. The regional opponents battled to a first-half tie, but the second half was all Bengals, and Blythewood notched the 42-24 win.

At the end of the first half, the Gators and Bengals were all locked up at 19-19, but Blythewood opened the second half with a 13-5 third quarter. Blythewood’s defense dominated in the fourth, and River Bluff did not put up a single point.

Blythewood’s Alexis Mims led all scorers with 12 points and teammate Lakyra Weeks followed closely with 10. Daley Walker’s seven points topped the River Bluff offense.

BHS – 7-12-13-10 – 42

RBHS – 7-12-5-0 – 24

BHS – V’dell Carter -8, Lakyra Weeks -10, Alexis Mims -12, Faith Nichols -2, Chisom Emetu —2, Makayla Weeks -4, Keshunia Jackson -3, Emiya Gallman -1.

RBHS – Cooper Carson – 6, Alanna Harper – 3, Reagan Ross -4, Daley Walker -7, Lamarria Colter -4.