In the closing seconds of Friday's game against C.A. Johnson, Trey Keels carried the Lewisville Lions on his shoulders. Then, the Lewisville Lions student section carried Keels on their shoulders.
Keels sank one free throw in the closing seconds, then rebounded his miss of a second and converted a lay-up at the buzzer to give his team a 60-58 win.
They play in the backcourt for Chester, but they were front-and-center on Tuesday night.
Point guard Tommy Sanders and shooting guard Malik Williams combined to score 56 points as Chester knocked off South Pointe 92-76. It was Chester's third straight win and was the first region loss of the year for the Stallions.
The game certainly didn't have the appearance of a Cyclones win at the outset, with South Pointe running out to an early 22-8 lead. Chester closed the opening quarter on a 15-4 run though, with Williams scoring eight and Sanders five.
Not one but two hot streaks stayed intact at Great Falls on Tuesday night.
The Great Falls boys improved to 13-5 overall and 6-0 in the region with a 63-43 win over the Governor's School of Math and Science. Nigel Simpson had 31 for the Red Devils, who claimed their 12th victory in the last 13 games.
The Great Falls girls continued their strong recent play as well, taking a 44-41 victory. It was the team's third straight win. Davina Patrick and Carrie Edwards both had 10 points for the victorious Lady Devils.
It would be hard to match the accomplishments of the initial Lewisville Athletic Hall of Fame induction class, but with two NFL players, a national champion, a legendary coach and a state-title-winning team, the second one comes awfully close.
Where you finish is most important but a good start is nice too.
The South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association has released its pre-season rankings and two Chester County teams will start the year in the top 10. In Class A, Lewisville will begin the year at number three while Chester will start the year at number seven.
Basketball games are usually decided in the fourth quarter, but that wasn't the case Friday night.
Great Falls built all the cushion it would need in the opening frame, outscoring Lewisville 12-0, then held off a late Lions charge to take 58-50 win in the county rivalry.
Victor Floyd said he isn't tackling a new challenge, he's trying to finish an old one.
“I’ve always felt like I left a job unfinished. I have an opportunity to come back and possibly complete a job," Floyd said.
The outcome of games is usually decided in the fourth quarter, but that wasn't the case Friday night.
Great Falls played lock-down defense from the start against Lewisville and held the Lions without a single point until the 6:45 mark of the second quarter on the way to a 58-50 victory.