Saints snap losing skid with easy win win over Trojans

After suffering three straight losses by single-digit scores, the Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach boys basketball team got a much-needed breather in Friday night’s 86-52 victory at Green Sea Floyds.

The Saints (9-3) jumped out to a 21-8 lead in the first quarter and coasted the rest of the way to the school’s sixth-ever win over a public school. Three of them have come against the Trojans, and three of them have come this season.

“After a rough three-game stretch of losing some close games, we came out with some passion and intensity in our press and defense and that turned into good rhythm shooting and great team work, unity and selfless play on the offensive end,” CAMB coach Darren Gore said. “We finally started playing the way we are capable of playing.

CAMB’s Kendall Henry and Bernard Jones scored a game-high 25 points apiece. Henry and pulled down 11 rebounds and added seven assists and four steals, while Jones had seven boards and four assists.

Garrett Richards scored 12 points and made six rebounds, Austin Guyton had eight points and four rebounds and Cole Gore chipped in seven points and five boards for the Saints, who return to action Tuesday at Aynor.

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