The Barnwell High varsity boys drubbed Branchville High 71-47 Friday in the final round of the Hawks’ Invitational holiday basketball tournament.
Barnwell High, which trailed briefly in the first quarter, shot a season-best 50.7 percent from the field on 28-of-55 field goal tries.
It was a second half surge by Barnwell High that turned the game into a rout in the final quarter. During the last two quarters, the Warhorses dominated the Yellowjackets with a 45-22 advantage in scoring. The Warhorses also won the battle on the glass with a 23-11 edge in rebounding.