Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Manchester High School
Lloyd C Bird High School
LC Bird defeated Manchester, 89-68, Wednesday evening to open the season. The Skyhawks overcame a first quarter deficit to start the season out with a win on Chuck Tester Court.
Bird had five players score in double figures in the contest. Tyrek Williams led a balanced attack with a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds. Mack Burgette added 15 points and seven rebounds.
Senior Rahim Jenkins chipped in 16 points, while Corbin Slayton and Doc Battle added 15 and 10 points respectively. Chris Ford pulled down eight rebounds and blocked five shots.
The Skyhawks return to action Friday, December 1st when they host Midlothian. JV will tip-off at 5:45, while the varsity will begin at 7:15.