HSBBB: Whale Branch finds a way to win (again), stays perfect in region

The Whale Branch boys keep finding ways to win. The Warriors did it again Saturday, earning a 44-41 overtime victory over visiting Cross to improve to 3-0 in region play.

A day after hitting the game-winner in the final second against Palmetto Scholars, Jaylen Reeves scored 17 points to lead the Warriors. AJ Singleton added eight points, and JaQuan Gillison and Devonta Barnard each made big plays in overtime to help Whale Branch prevail.

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Gillison hit a huge 3-pointer in the extra period, and Barnard converted a three-point play as the Warriors outscored the Trojans 10-7 in overtime.

Jenkins and Smalls each scored 12 points for Cross.

Whale Branch (5-2, 3-0) is scheduled to play at Charleston Math & Science on Tuesday. 

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