Lions’ Taylor named North-South all-star

CENTRAL — The South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association announced Friday that Daniel High School senior Bobby Taylor has been selected to take part in the 73rd annual North-South Basketball All-Star Game.

Previously announced as an all-state selection, Taylor was critical in leading the Lions into the third round of the playoffs this season,

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where they fell to eventual Class 3A state champion Blue Ridge.

Taylor, a guard, averaged 16.6 points, 5.1 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 2.2 steals per contest this season.

The North-South game is scheduled for Saturday at Brookland-Cayce High School in Cayce, with the girls’ game set for 1 p.m., followed by the boys’ game at 3 p.m. Tickets — which are $10 for those ages 6 and older — are available at