Kynew Barnwell poured in a school-record 37 points as Whale Branch girls basketball avenged last week’s loss to Wade Hampton with a 51-40 home win Saturday.
Barnwell scored 18 first-half points to get the Warriors into the locker room tied at 24, and she added 19 more after the break, including 15 in the fourth quarter to close out a hard-fought win. Heaven Grant added eight points, and Erin Rivers had six for Whale Branch.
Shia Kinard scored 16 points and J. Carter added 15 for the Red Devils.
Whale Branch (8-6, 2-2) resumes region play at home against Charleston Math & Science on Tuesday.
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