LIVE OAK – Columbia had to dig deep after squandering a 17-point lead.
CHS boys basketball
Down at halftime, the Tigers desperately needed a spark. Columbia found a hero in center Jacquise Brown, who was seemingly unstoppable in the second frame.
As the contest reached its most pivotal moments, experience proved crucial, and the young Tigers watched the veteran Hurricanes run away triumphantly.
Daryl Richardson was hardly a blip on the recruiting radar a few months ago.
The 6-foot-6 senior didn't have many options when Columbia's basketball season ended in February.
It was Senior Night for Columbia on Friday, but as usual, one senior in particular shined for the Tigers.