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NEWBERRY – Laurens Academy easily rolled into the second round of the SCISA Region 1-A Tournament with a 62-22 victory over Palmetto Christian on Tuesday night.

Noah Moore hit eight of his 15 shots and led the Crusaders with 21 points. Dawson Foster connected on five of his six and added 14. Diamonte Grant’s 10 points included five out of six free throws.

Thomas Lowry scored five, Cal Robertson and Aidan McCall three, Luke Sperber and Jared Jin two and Charlton McCall one.

Zaden Morton scored nine to lead Palmetto Christian.

Laurens Academy (17-9) plays Anderson Christian on Friday at 5:30 p.m.