Whale Branch boys basketball couldn’t keep pace with a strong Wade Hampton squad on the road Saturday, falling 51-36 to the No. 2 team in Class 2A.
Football star Jamian Risher led the way for Wade Hampton with 10 points, six rebounds, and five steals to head a list of six Red Devils who scored five points or more. Robert Clark added eight points and four steals, and Zymir Grant and Temaj Butler each had seven points.
Jashaun Gillison put up 15 points to lead the Warriors, while Xavier Chaplin added six. Wade Hampton limited Whale Branch star AJ Singleton to just two points.
The Warriors (8-4, 4-0) return to region play Tuesday at Military Magnet.
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