Basketball wins for Jaguars boys, girls
Ridgeland-Hardeeville's boys and girls basketball teams remain among the state's best. The latest S.C. Basketball Coaches Association Class AAA polls have the Jaguars' boys ranked No. 2 in the state and the girls ranked No. 7.
Bluffton's boys (11-4), a Region 8-AAA rival, is No. 3 in the boys rankings. Southside (10-2) is No. 1.
Newberry (12-2) is No. 1 in the girls rankings.
Both teams started the new year with wins Tuesday against visiting May River.
The girls (6-2) won 40-33 and the Jaguars' boys were 68-57 winners. The boys (12-0, 1-0 Region 8-AAA) were led by Rashamel Butler (15 points, 7 steals), Diamonte Robinson (11 points, 7 rebounds) and Jabari Williams (16 points, 4 rebounds).