The John Paul II boys opened their season with 81-41 victory over visiting Patrick Henry Academy on Tuesday.
The Golden Warriors shot 53 percent from the field and forced 44 turnovers. JP2 finished with 4 players in double figures led by Freshman Amere Cherry who finished with 24 points, 7 rebounds, 5 steals and 4 assists. Seniors Nyleem Wright and Thomas Kender combined for 8 assists and 8 steals.
Thomas Heyward sweeps doubleheader
Thomas Heyward boys and girls defeated Coastal Home School on Monday.
The girls won, 42-31, behind Ivy Bryan’s 24 points. Alayna DeLong added 10.
In the boys’ game, the Rebels won 44-37. Matt Malphrus, Bryce Tillotson and Zack Black each had nine points.