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Friday, February 23, 2018

Girls' Basketball -- Faith Christian School 46, Faith Christian Academy 27

Faith Christian School 46, Faith Christian Academy 27 RAMSEUR -- Abbey Stout and Ashley Avelino scored 14 points apiece on Thursday to lead Faith Christian School past Faith Christian Academy, 46-27, in quarterfinal-round play of the NCCSA 2A girls' basketball...

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Girls' Basketball --Goldsboro 42, Bertie 38

WINDSOR -- Freshman Aleesha Boyette scored 15 points to lead No. 25 seed Goldsboro past No. 8 Bertie, 42-38, on Tuesday. GHS (13-12), which also got 13 points from junior point guard Tziah Kelly, continues its road tour tonight at...

Boys' Basketball --Rosewood 53, Franklin Academy 44

Senior guard Conner Vernon scored 18 points on Tuesday to lead Rosewood High School past Franklin Academy, 53-44, in opening-round play of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 1A basketball playoffs. Michael Reid and Marquel Vaughn finished with 10 points...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Boys' Basketball --Rosewood 53, Franklin Academy 44

Rosewood improved to 16-7 on Tuesday with an opening-round playoff triumph over Franklin Academy of Wake Forest. The Eagles travel to face No. 7 Granville Central on Thursday....

Boys' Basketball --First Flight 76, Goldsboro 69

Hot-shooting First Flight of Kill Devil Hills turned back host Goldsboro on Tuesday at Norvell T. Lee Gymnasium. GHS finished its season with a 20-5 overall mark....

Girls' Basketball --Eastern Wayne 61, Western Alamance 53

Nyesha Best scored 17 points, dished five assists and grabbed four rebounds on Tuesday to propel Eastern Wayne to a 61-53 victory over Western Alamance during first-round play of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A girls' basketball playoffs. The...

Monday, February 19, 2018

Middle School Girls' Basketball --Norwayne 31, Greenwood 23

FREMONT -- Norwayne capped a perfect season on Feb. 15 by turning back Greenwood, 31-23. Camryn Ryan and Destiny Mason paved the way to victory with nine points apiece, while Bailey Wood scored six points. Mikayla Vernon rounded out the...

Boys' Basketball --WCDS falls to Trinity Christian

FAYETTEVILLE -- Marcus Metcalf and Tracey Whitfield scored 12 points apiece as Wayne Country Day School fell to mighty Trinity Christian, 81-44, on Saturday during quarterfinal-round play of the NCISSA 1A state basketball tournament. The Chargers finished the season with...

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Girls' Basketball --East Duplin 55, Goldsboro 48

BEAULAVILLE -- Junior  Tziah Kelly scored 17 points and Aleesha Boyette finished with 16, but it wasn't enough to propel Goldsboro past East Duplin on Friday in the finals of the East Central 2A girls' basketball tournament. East Duplin (22-2),...

Girls' Basketball --Burlington School 72, Wayne Country Day 36

BURLINGTON -- Lexi Jeffreys finished with 13 points as Wayne Country Day suffered at the hands of the Burlington School on Saturday during the quarterfinals of the NCISSA 1A girls' basketball playoffs. The loss arrived just two days after Jala...

Boys' Basketball --Clinton 67, Spring Creek 41

BEAULAVILLE -- Spring Creek fell to league juggernaut Clinton on Thursday during the East Central 2A boys' basketball tournament. The setback moved SC to 10-13 overall this season....

Boys' Basketball --James Kenan 58, Goldsboro 55

BEAULAVILLE -- Isaiah Wilder scored 16 points as Goldsboro fell to James Kenan during the second round of the East Central 2A boys' basketball tournament on Thursday. GHS now stands 20-4 on the season....

Boys' Basketball --South Central 80, Southern Wayne 55

WINTERVILLE -- Antonio Broadie scored 11 points on Thursday as Southern Wayne absorbed a lopsided defeat to South Central at the ECC 3A/4A boys' basketball tournament. Jakevious McCullen and Jamari Leach each scored eight points for the Saints, who now...

Boys' Basketball --Rosewood captures Carolina 1A tourney

SMITHFIELD --  Senior guard Chance Howard and Michael Reid scored 14 points apiece as Rosewood -- which claimed the Carolina 1A regular-season basketball crown a week ago --  cemented its status as the association's premier outfit this season by throttling...

Prep Basketball --Area teams earn playoff spots

Seven area prep basketball outfits were selected as playoff-worthy troupes by the N.C. High School Athletic Association on Saturday, with Carolina 1A champion Rosewood and Goldsboro High sharing the readership's highest seed. RHS, which won its league tournament on Friday...