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Bronson batters football-depleted Newberry

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By Jenna McKenna

With all but one varsity player unavailable last Thursday night, Dec. 6, Newberry High's basketball Panthers brought up the whole junior varsity and went out to face the Bronson Eagles.

Bronson overwhelmed them 72-42 in a hard-fought mismatch.

Nine of Newberry's varsity players are on the football team that played Saturday for the state championship, and one more player was hurt. That left the Panthers' JV alone to handle the varsity Eagles.

They started off pretty well.

"The JV gave us all we wanted in the first half," Bronson head coach Kelly Beckham said.

Newberry came out game, riding two baskets from Chris Gilyard and a pair of threes from Josh Robinson to a 15-14 first quarter lead.

The Eagles had to reevaluate their position after the first eight minutes.

Bronson came with a renewed purpose from then on, tightening their defense and waxing the boards. Wilberton Encarnacion, William Harris and James Rivers each had a pair of buckets on the quarter, and Rivers banged inside to get to the line, sinking three of four.


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