Liberty Tech and Howard Move to the Semi-Finals


Liberty Tech 67

Fulton 62

Kendall Anthony (Liberty Tech) celebrated his future school's stunning NCAA Tournament upset with a sterling effort of his own.

The Richmond bound senior poured in 33 points and helped lift the Crusaders past a determined Fulton squad 67-62 in Class AA quarter-final action.

Richmond pulled the always dangerous 5/12 upset with a win over Vanderbilt this afternoon.

Fulton, behind 18 points from Jaeland Lawson (Fulton) and 14 more from Galen Campbell (Fulton), had battled to knot the score at 46 after three quarters.

Anthony took over in the fourth and Liberty outscored the Falcons 21-16 to arrive at the final score.

Matt Smith (Liberty Tech) added 13 points for the Crusaders, while DeAndre Barnette (Liberty Tech) finished with 10 markers.


Howard 47

Giles County 45

Demontray Suttles (Howard) nailed a foul line jumper with 3 seconds remaining on the clock to lift the Hustlin Tigers past Giles County 47-45 and set up a Friday showdown with Liberty Tech.

Barry Griffin (Howard) led Howard with 16 points in the win.

Levar Johnson (Giles County) led the Bobcats with 16 points.