High School Hoops: Laney boys, girls roll; Ashley falls on the road

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Boys basketball

Laney  74       Purnell Swett 62

Chase Rhew put in 20 points to lead Laney in a 74-62 victory against Purnell Swett. Chris added 22 points and pulled down six boards for the Bucs, while Mark McLaurin put in 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds.

Jack Britt 69     Ashley 49

Laney Coach Nathan Faulk talks x's and o's leading up to Thursday's home opener.  Photo courtesy- Laney Basketball
Laney Coach Nathan Faulk talks x’s and o’s leading up to Thursday’s home opener. Photo courtesy- Laney Basketball


Girls basketball

Laney 59     Purnell Swett 23

Every player on the Laney roster scored Thursday night as the Bucs rolled passed Purnell Swett 59-23 at Michael Jordan Gymnasium. Jenson Edwards led the way with 15 points.

Jack Britt 44    Ashley 35

Dana Craig had nine points to lead Ashley, but the Screaming Eagles let a 19-13 halftime lead slip away in a 44-35 setback at Jack Britt on Thursday night.  Morgan Carpenter added seven points, while Vanessa Fay and Kendall Farrior added five points apiece for Ashley (0-1).