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100 years a Buffalo Soldier

South Boston resident Raymond Shelton celebrated a milestone many of us may never reach. On Aug. 20, Ray Shelton turned 100.

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Industrial has key meeting

SoVaNow.com / December 05, 2012
There was a key regular season meeting in the South Boston Business and Industrial league basketball action Sunday.

Presto/Halifax defeated AW II 56-54. The winners improved to 6-1, while the AW II club fell to 5-2.

Sterling Williams led the winners with 14 points, sparked by three 3-pointers and three-of-seven free throw shooting. Freddie Jeffress added 13.

James Allen had 13 points and Clyde Waller added 12 for AW II.

Presto/Halifax led 30-29 at the half and held on to the win.

Presto/Halifax had a slight edge at the foul line, sinking seven of 15, including six of 12 in the second half.

Dollar General/Unarco defeated the 40-plus Warriors, 74-61.

DG/Unarco improved to 6-1, while the Warriors are 4-3.

Tye Barksdale led the winners with 21 points and Jerail Howerton had 20. Joey Barksdale had 19 points for the winners.

Calvin Chaney had 20 and Matt McCargo 17 for the losing club.

HRHS/Volunteers defeated Aquatics/Pacific Headwear, 56-46. HRHS/Volunteers improved to 3-4, while Aquatics/Pacific Headwear remained winless at 0-7. Demetrius Burrell had 27 points and Justin Long added 13 for the winners. Blaine Key had 19 and Jarvis Hawkins eight for the losing team.

SVHEC defeated AW I, 72-51. SVHEC improved to 4-3, while AW I fell to 2-5. Deshon Dabbs led the winners with 21 points, while KeJuan Mayo had 14. Demond Pittman had 23 and Markese Jennings scored 10 for the losing team. SVHEC led 35-21 at the half and rolled on to the win.

ABB defeated Goodyear, 58-35. Jermaine Richardson led ABB with 20 points and Daniel Roller had 12. Jesse Lumpkin had 15 points and Eric Ferguson eight for Goodyear.

United Steps/Felton Bros. won by forfeit over Kajeah/Pathways. The winners are still unbeaten at 7-0; the losers fell to 2-5.

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Freddie Jeffress of Presto/Halifax and Jermaine Richardson of ABB were the players of the week.

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