Lions finish third at Christmas tourney

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Editor

CENTRAL — The Daniel High School boys’ basketball team had a good showing at its annual Christmas basketball tournament finishing 2-1 but fell short of its goal of a championship win.

The Lions opened the tournament with a strong 78-52 win over the Palmetto Mustangs with five Daniel players scoring eight points or more in the victory. Sophomore center Jackson Conley led the way with 16 points for the Lions.

Daniel head coach Ben Touchberry was impressed by the depth the Lions showed in the victory.

“Today was our first day that we were able to dress everybody,” Touchberry said. “Anytime you can play 15 guys, it’s

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