Briarwood Academy basketball kicks off 2017-18 season
By Caitlin Boland

Tommy Wells goes up for a shot.
The Briarwood boys and girls basketball teams played their first home game of the season on Nov. 28.
The B-team Lady Bucs fell to the Gatewood Lady Gators by a score of 35-25. Mattie Grae Cheely led the Lady Bucs, scoring 10 points. Grace Bridges and Maci Dyson both scored four points.
The B-team Bucs also lost by a score of 53-29. Aaron Land led the Bucs, scoring 16 points.
The Lady Bucs varsity team lost to the Lady Gators with Amy Kersey leading the Bucs with six points. Camille Wilson scored five points.
The Runnin’ Bucs lost in a game that went into overtime, losing by a score of 49-46.

On Dec. 1, the Bucs traveled to Siloam to face Nathanael Greene Academy. The Runnin’ Bucs defeated the Patriots by a score of 67-43. Cushman led the scoring with 24 points followed by Connor Corbitt with 12 and Tommy Wells with 10 points.
The Lady Bucs fell to the Lady Patriots by a score of 36-26.
On Dec. 4, Edmund Burke defeated the Lady Bucs by a score of 35-31. The Runnin’ Bucs defeated the EBA Spartans 61-46. Reese led the team in scoring with 13 points, followed by Pate with 12, Corbitt with 10 and Stadler and Wells with nine.
On Dec. 7 Briarwood’s middle school team will face Brentwood at home. The 6th/7th grade Lady Bucs will play at 4 p.m., the B-team MS Bucs will play at 5 p.m., the 8th grade Lady Bucs will play at 6 p.m., and the A-team MS Bucs will play at 7 p.m.
On Dec. 8, the Bucs will host Augusta Christian. The B-team Lady Bucs will play at 4 p.m., the B-team Bucs will play at 5 p.m., the Lady Bucs will play at 6:15 p.m. and the Bucs will play at 7:30 p.m.
On Dec. 9, the Bucs will travel to Watkinsville to face Bethlehem Christian. The B-team Lady Bucs will play at noon, the B-team Bucs will play at 1 p.m., the Lady Bucs will play at 3 p.m. and the Bucs will play at 4:30 p.m.
FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS, see the full story in the Dec. 7, 2017 issue of The McDuffie Progress. To have The McDuffie Progress delivered to your home or business each week, simply call 706-595-1601 to subscribe. Or, follow the link on our home page to subscribe.





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