Strom Thurmond defeated Hanahan at home 55-37 Tuesday in the First round of the state playoffs.
Strom Thurmond used speed and strength to make easy baskets over a younger Hanahan. Baylor Jones led the Rebels with 20 points, including a pair of three-pointers early in the game. Jaserigo Kemim finished the night with 13 points for Strom Thurmond. The Rebels will host the winner of Darlington and Wilson on Friday, February 15.