Darlington pulls off upset at Hartsville

Frankie Johnson scored 19 points to lead Darlington past Hartsville.

The Darlington Falcons beat the defending class AAA state basketball champion Hartsville Red Foxes 60-58 in Hartsville on Saturday.

Darlington guard Chris Hooks, who finished with 14 points, hit some key three-pointers in the first half, and Frankie Johnson led all scorers with 19 points and seven steals, in the Falcons upset win over the number one ranked class AAA team in South Carolina.

LaKeith Ingram led Hartsville with 23 points.

Darlington, Hartsville, Marlboro County and Lakewood are all tied for first place in region 6 class AAA with 2-1 region marks.