Cold shooting third quarter leads to end of season.
By Dave Whitaker
Feb 5, 2019, 23:42
|Shontavian Manuel gets a rebound.|
After starting the season 11-2, the Royals won just three of their final 12 games to finish the regular season 14-11. Amongst the losses included blown leads against both Dodge County and Washington County. Despite that, BCHS was fourth seed going into region tournament play.
|A Patriots player defends Nykeem Farrow's shot attempt.|
They’d avenged a previous loss to Southwest by winning in Macon last Friday. Tuesday, Bleckley took on the fifth-seeded Patriots in round one of region. Though leading 18-15 lead in the second, five straight by Southwest put them ahead by two at halftime.
|Deandre Pitts is fouled on this shot.|
BC managed just eight third quarter points as the deficit grew to eight. A Nykeem Farrow three-point play with 1:21 left cut the deficit to five but Southwest scored six straight to win 46-35. Farrow had 19 points, Shontavian Manuel scored 10 points.
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