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December 30, 2013

Suwannee basketball wins 3 in Hitchcock tournament

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The Suwannee High School boys basketball team posted three wins over three opponents, one which was undefeated going into play, in the Hitchcock Classic at Santa Fe recently. 

The Classic began for Suwannee on Dec. 26 against Bell. Suwannee racked up 49 points against Bell’s 32.

Jamari Wheeler dominated in points for Suwannee, bringing in 14 while Steven Anderson wasn’t far behind with 11. Kevarrius Hayes picked up six; Quez Strickland had five as well as Aaron McAllister. Anthony Walker and Malik Jones each had three and Blake Ulmer contributed two. 

Suwannee took down undefeated Fort White 70-61 in the second day of the tournament on Dec. 27. Suwannee’s Hayes had 35 points, 19 rebounds and 10 blocks and was announced as the player of the game. Wheeler had 10 points, Anderson and McAllister each had eight; Strickland had six and Jones had three.

On Dec. 28, Suwannee defeated Eastside of Gainesville by a score of 65-46.

Wheeler put up 30 points, had six rebounds, four assists and seven steals to become Suwannee’s player of the game.

Hayes had 18 points, McAllister had six; Anderson five and Strickland and Ulmer each had three. 

The Bulldogs (6-6 as of the Eastside game) play against Ocoee on Monday, Dec. 30 in the tournament. 

They take on Madison County again on their turf on Saturday, Jan. 4, at 7:30 p.m.

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