Lions roar past Pirates in River Conference play

Henry’s Ben Scott (left) gets off a shot over a pair of Camden defenders in a River Conference game played Monday at Henry School. Camden rolled to a 62-15 victory.

Camden’s Lions roared through the gymnasium at Henry School to capture girls’ and boys’ victories on Monday night.

The Lady Lions took a 36-4 triumph over the Lady Pirates while the Lions raced past the Pirates 62-15. Henry’s teams will be back in action in the River Conference on Thursday with games starting at 6 p.m. at Stewart County.



Henry didn’t get on the scoreboard until the fourth quarter when Serenity Crosser and Emily Robertson scored baskets.

Camden ran out to an 18-0 first quarter lead and added eight points in the second frame to hold a 26-0 halftime advantage. The Lady Lions’ lead swelled to 32-0 by the end of the third quarter and Camden hit for four more points in the final stanza to win 36-4.

Lauren Pierce led the Lady Lions in scoring with 12 points. Emma Pierce chipped in six points with both Lexi Lynch and Kendall Hilliard hitting for four points. Scoring two points each were Jaylin Peebles, Kayedence Christopher, Abbi Wallace, Jolce Fields and Sophie Lynch.



Camden also controlled the boys’ contest from the opening tipoff. The Lions built a 17-4 lead by the end of the first quarter. An 18-4 scoring run in the second period pushed Camden’s lead to 35-8 by halftime.

In the third quarter, the Lions blanked the Pirates 14-0 to push the score to 49-8. Camden finished the win by posting a 13-7 scoring edge in the fourth period that made the final score 62-15.

Henry got six points in the game from Ben Scott while Hayden Capps scored four. Jimmie DeWeese sank a 3-point shot and Keenan Bomar scored two points.

Camden was led in scoring by Ayden Melton with 17 points and Nowah Porter who had 11 points. Isaac Moore contributed 10 points while Kade Johnson added nine and Skylar Kee scored four.

The Lions got three points from Matthew Arnold with Angelo Arnold, Brady Morris, Memphis Goodwin and Maddox Trull all scoring two points.

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