Top-Ranked Irmo Wins Region 4-4A Title

Brookland-Cayce Falls at O-W, Airport Boys Make Playoffs


A pair of Chronicle Country boys basketball teams had an opportunity to clinch region titles on the road Wednesday.
Top-ranked Irmo was successful as it defeated Lugoff-Elgin 62-47 at the Demons' middle school to win the Region 4-4A title.
Dylan Williams scored 16 points, Brandon Crawford had 14 and Juice Kiett finished with 10 for the Yellow Jackets (21-4, 8-1). They will have homecourt advantage through the first three rounds of the Class 4A playoffs and open play Thursday.
Irmo and Lugoff-Elgin close out the regular season against each other Friday at the Temple of Doom
Meanwhile, Brookland-Cayce looked to claim the Region 5-3A title with a win at Orangeburg-Wilkinson. For the fifth consecutive time, the sixth-ranked Bearcats fell to the top-ranked Bruins 64-44.
Christian Hall had a game-high 17 points and four three-pointers and Jahmari Kennerly finished with 11 for the Bearcats (19-6, 8-2), who committed 22 turnovers and trailed as many as 21 points.
Berkyl Washington led Orangeburg-Wilkinson (23-3, 9-1) with 17 points and Michael Bowman added 12. The Bruins will have homecourt advantage through the first three rounds of the Class 3A playoffs.
Brookland-Cayce will play host to Waccamaw in the first-round game Wednesday.

Airport 63, Aiken 53

Jeremih Harris scored 34 points and Amari Davis added 10 as the Eagles clinched the final playoff spot out of Region 5-4A.
Airport (8-15, 2-6) will open the Class 4A playoffs Thursday at the second-place team out of Region 6-4A.

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