SPARTANBURG, SC: The SC76ers (girls) and TSF Mack (boys) emerged victorious in the Southeast Regional today, in Spartanburg. They will represent the region at the Jr. NBA World Championship in Orlando, August 7-12.
The SC76ers defeated Carolina Dream, 48-47, came back from a nine point deficit to claim victory. They were led by the standout performance of Malaysia Fulwiley. She lifted her team to the win with 14 points. The game had no shortage of excitement, as much of the action took place inside the paint. The SC76ers leaned on a huge performance by Ashlyn Watkins who collected 14 total boards in the win.
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Teamwork, Determination, Respect and Community are the core values promoted by the Jr. NBA. Players that personified these values over the course of the tournament were recognized during the awards ceremony to close out the day
The Determination Award is given to players for their relentless effort during the tournament. SC76ers’ Fulwiley won the award.
Team members include McCall King 2022 Christ Church, Ashlyn Watkins 2022 Cardinal Newman, Laila Acox 2021 Ridge View, Peris Smith 2023 Lavelle McCampbell, Drew Alexander 2023 Mills Park NC, Keona Curtis 2022 Grovetown GA, Maylaysia Fulwiley 2023 Sanders & Keenan, Anala Nelson 2022 Lower Richland, Tyra Myers 2022 Hammond, Zuri Goldsberry 2023 Paul Knox
JrNBA Published FINAL STATISTICAL LEADERS
REBOUNDS: #1 Ashlyn Watkins 7.5 RPG, #3 Laila Acox 5.4 RPG, #10 Drew Alexander 3.6 RPG
SCORING: #1 Maylasia Fulwiley 57 Total Points, #4 Laila Acox 54 Total Points, #7 Drew Alexander 36 Total Points
ASSIST: #1 Maylasia Fulwiley 3.4 APG, #4 Tyra Myers 1.8 APG