BCHS Splits Region Opener at Putnam County | HS Sports
The Lady Royals, after leading by nine in the first quarter and six in the third, had cut a six-point deficit to one in the fourth. They had the ball with 34 seconds left but could not get off a clean shot in a 52-49 loss to open region play. Tia Troup scored 20. Cam Tillman had 14. Both were season highs. N'yasia Anderson did not reach double figures for just the second time.
Mario Beck had six first quarter points and a buzzer beating putback to end the third. The Royals had a 23-point lead at halftime and were up 31 to end the third as they rolled 50-13. Beck had 19 points. Ken Hughes had a season high 14.
Region 4-AA play continues Friday at home versus Crawford County. Tip time is 6 p.m.