Orangeburg (SC)-Wilkerson defeated Myrtle Beach (SC) 59-33 to advance to the semifinal round of the consolation bracket of the 2014 CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational.
The Lady Bruins (10-1) used a pressure defense to force 21 Myrtle Beach (6-2) turnovers in the opening half. Orangeburg-Wilkerson turned those miscues into a 16-0 points off of turnovers advantage that led to a 35-10 cushion for the Lady Bruins at halftime.
Orangeburg-Wilkerson was led by Tchenavia Jackson and Dejoria Howard’s 14 points each. Brandi Rivers came off of the bench to chip in 12 points and eight rebounds for the Lady Bruins.
Myrtle Beach, which ended the game with 33 turnovers, was paced by Jalah Horton and Kiana Adderton with eight points each. Adderton also added 11 rebounds.