SVCC Earns Weekend Sweep

The Southside Virginia Community College basketball team topped Stillwater Christian Prep 112-95 on Sunday afternoon to record its ninth win in the past 11 games.

The victory also improved the two-time defending USA National Postgrad champions to 9-9 on the season.

Mr. JacksonSVCC got off to a great start on Sunday afternoon jumping out to a 15-5 lead at the 17:08 mark of the first half on a bucket by JC Stewart.

A bucket by Na’Jawuan Davis and a trey by Joe Daniel extended the SVCC lead to 28-15 at the 10:50 mark.

A 4-point play by Anthony Harris gave SVCC a 55-31 lead at the 3:29 mark and the local club took a 64-40 lead to the halftime break.

Stillwater didn’t quit and cut the lead to 11 points but Chris Jackson scored two straight buckets and Harris added a bucket at the 4:41 mark of the second half for a 102-86 lead.

Harris led SVCC with 31 points and seven assists while Stith scored 16 points and added 15 rebounds and 12 assists.

Jackson tallied 16 points and added eight rebounds and seven assists while Stewart scored 15 points and added 10 rebounds.

Davis finished with 10 points and eight rebounds.

Justice Wall led Stillwater with 37 points while Zakaer Shivers added 24.


SVCC…………64  48 – 112
SCP……………40  55 – 95
SVCC – Harris 31, Stith 16, Alexander 7, Jackson 16, Stewart 15, Daniel 7, Jordan 6, Davis 10, Walker 2.


SVCC, 98-95

SVCC rallied from a 17-point deficit early in the second half to top Central International College 98-95 on Saturday afternoon for the biggest comeback win of the season.

The local team fell behind early and trailed 49-39 at the halftime break.

Two straight buckets by Davis cut the deficit to 13 points at the 15 minute mark of the second half.

Jackson buried a trey for SVCC and a runner by Stith cut the deficit to 63-59 at the 13:27 mark.

A rebound and putback by Stewart tied the score at 67 at the 10:30 mark.

Harris buried a trey for SVCC at the 9:26 mark to give the local team a 72-67 lead.

Harris hit another long ball at the 3:05 mark to give SVCC a 90-85 lead.

Davis took advantage of a missed shot for a dunk to put the finishing touches on the 98-95 win.

Harris led SVCC with 25 points and seven rebounds while Davis and Stith both finished with 16 points apiece.

Stewart scored 15 points and added 15 rebounds while Jackson scored 12 points and added eight rebounds.

Desmond Hewlett led CIC with a game-high 41 points.


SVCC……39  59 – 98
CIC………49  46 – 95
SVCC – Harris 25, Stith 16, Alexander 9, Jackson 12, Stewart 15, Baskerville 3, Davis 16, Jordan 2.
CIC – Baker 16, Anderson 6, Alexander 2, Hewlett 41, Durham 22, Franklin 6.