District 56 Statement:
"Tonight (Feb. 2) at the Varsity home girls basketball game, an altercation occurred during the fourth quarter on the court between a Clinton High player and a Broome player. We do not condone or promote this type of behavior in any of our athletic programs. The safety of all players and fans is crucial to a positive athletic environment. Clinton High School will continue to work collaboratively with the Broome High School administration and Clinton Public Safety to resolve this unfortunate incident.”
Clinton High School.
Broome player MacKenzie Mahoney and Clinton player Terriauna Bennett were ejected from the game.
Basketball, Varsity Boys - Clinton 53, Newberry 51. C scorer: JD Payne 14, Jahleed Cook 12. Coach Eddie Romines said, “Newberry has a good team, but we found a way to get a big road win tonight. We rebounded much better tonight than the first time we played them. Our guards did a pretty good job of handling Newberry’s press. We had several guys come off the bench and contribute to the win.”
Clinton 59, Broome 48. C scorer: JD Payne 18.
Romines said, “We struggled at times offensively in the first half, but we played much better offensively in the second half. Also, we played really good defense in the second, third and fourth quarters. It was a great win for us. I’m very proud of this team. I’m so proud of my assistant coaches, Josh Bridges and Dontavious Glenn. They did an excellent job tonight, also. It was a ‘team’ win tonight!”
C record: 14-6, 7-2 in region, tied for first.
Varsity Girls - Newberry 75, Clinton 41. C scorer: Kailey Cheeks 14. Clinton 47, Broome 36. C scorer: DeShanti Watts 24.
College Men - Presbyterian 67, Longwood 62. PC scorer: Davon Bell 18. UNC-Asheville 75, Presbyterian 61. PC scorer: Reggie Dillard 14.
College Women - Charleston Southern 64. Presbyterian 61. PC scorer: Janie Miles 14. Liberty 63, Presbyterian 55. PC scorer Janie Miles 13.
Clinton High Upcoming:
February - Feb. 12, Varsity Boys and JV Girls Soccer @ Emerald scrimmage, 5:30 and 7 p.m.; Feb. 13, Varsity Baseball @ Ridgeview scrimmage, 6, JV Baseball @ Emerald scrimmage, 6; Feb. 14, JV and Varsity Boys Soccer home against BHP scrimmage 5:30; Feb. 15, Varsity Softball @ Emerald scrimmage 5:30, C-Team Baseball home, 6; Feb. 16, Varsity Baseball home Ridgeview scrimmage, 6 (Professional Work Day).
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