Farmer nets 1,000th point; NMB clinches share of title

Friday turned out to be a banner night for the North Myrtle Beach girls basketball team, which scored an impressive 75-46 victory over visiting Georgetown.

The Lady Chiefs (20-2 overall, 8-0 Region 7-3A) captured their 20th win of the season, clinched at least a share of the region championship and saw senior India Farmer reach a milestone with her 1,000th career point.

Farmer did it in her usual all-around fashion, just missing out on a triple-double with 21 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Senior teammate Taylor Allman, who surpassed the 1,500-point plateau earlier this season, tallied a game-high 24 points. Ja’Quella Livingston grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Lady Chiefs on the boards.

The red-hot Lady Chiefs scored 21 points in each of the first two quarters to build a dominating 42-23 at halftime. They then tallied 23 points in the third to put the game out of reach and empty the bench against the Lady Bulldogs (10-8, 3-5).

North Myrtle Beach can wrap up the division title with a win over Socastee on Tuesday. The only way they can split the regular-season title would be to lose to the Lady Braves and again Thursday at second-place Myrtle Beach.

Photo by Digital Magic Photo

 

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