The Lady Royals led West Laurens by 11 in the third quarter Saturday at home. It was cut to six by the fourth. BC had just two baskets as the Lady Raiders got within four with under three minutes left. WLHS scored four points in the final two minutes as BC won 54-46. Dewanda Blackshear scored 22. Tia Troup added 13.
Down ten to begin the fourth, the Royals got within six but could not sustain the comeback and lost 71-58. D'Andre Pitts scored 16. Shaunkendrick Brown had 11.
Bleckley plays at Taylor County Tuesday. JV girls tip at 4 pm with varsity to follow.