Green Wave boys roll past Cougars

  • Thursday, January 16, 2014

Roger Lee/Journal Scene Senior John Jenkins scored 22 points for Summerville Tuesday.

The Summerville boys opened strong and closed strong Tuesday to win their Region 8-AAAA opener.

The Green Wave claimed a 20-10 lead in the first period but had trouble sinking baskets in the second and had a sluggish start to the third as the Cougars cut the lead to 4 points. Then Summerville forced some turnovers and scored on some breaks to regain momentum and secure the win.

“We only had eight turnovers so that was good, but we left a lot of points on the board with missed layups and free throws,” Summerville coach Greg Elliott said. “We didn’t really break the game open until Colleton got down and had to press in the fourth. John Jenkins had a great game and Xavier Robinson had 10 rebounds for us.”

Jenkins scored 11 of his game-high 22 points in the fourth period. Tyler Palmer finished with 8 points and Robinson had 7.

Latrell Nieves led the Cougars with 11 points.

Summerville improved to 11-4 on the season with the win while Colleton fell to 3-8.

The Green Wave hosts Beaufort Friday for another region contest.

The boys’ game will follow the girls’ game, which is scheduled to tipoff at 6 p.m.

“We need to get all five guys going at peak performance for 11-1 Beaufort,” Elliott said. They only have one loss.”


Colleton County (37): Neives 11, Sanders 9, Warren 6, Broughton 4, Marks 2, Hand 1, Tealsdale 2, Morgan 2.

Summerville (53): John Jenkins 22, Palmer 8, Robinson 7, Singleton 6, Wiklerson 4, Kalacanic 7.

Colleton County 10 8 9 10—37

Summerville 20 6 12 16—53


Notice about comments:

The Journal Scene is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not The Journal Scene.

If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full terms and conditions.

Upcoming Events
 Latest News
Print Ads
Latest Videos

The Journal Scene

© 2015 The Journal Scene an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.