Area 2-A, 3-A and 4-A wrestlers who finished in the top four of their weight classes in regional competition Sunday and Monday will take to the mats at the Greensboro Coliseum Thursday through Saturday for NCHSAA championship competition. Area 1-A qualifiers will begin state title competition Friday and continue on Saturday.
Hillside survived a fourth-quarter rally to beat the East Chapel Hill boys 68-59 in the quarterfinals of the PAC-6 4-A Tournament at Roxboro’s Person High School Tuesday night. In the nightcap of Tuesday’s quarterfinal round, homestanding Person upended No. 4 seed Riverside 75-72
Andrea’Anna Poole scored 17 points to lead Riverside to an easy 61-25 win over Roxboro Person in the quarterfinals of the PAC-6 girls basketball tournament at Person High School here Tuesday. In the day’s second PAC-6 4-A Tournament girls’ quarterfinal, Northern eliminated East Chapel Hill’s girls.
Knights woke up in the fourth period and went to work.
Basketball can be so cruel. The Riverside boys’ PAC-6 game against visiting Jordan on Senior Night could have just concluded with a numbing double-digit loss. Instead, the Pirates fought back from a double-digit deficit with four minutes remaining only to lose in heartbreaking fashion in overtime, 77-74, on Friday.
C.J. Carpenter drilled a 3-pointer with 22.4 seconds left as his Pirates completed a stunning 46-44 comeback victory.
Riverside started strong. Northern finished strong.
Riverside looked to have a laugher against visiting East Chapel Hill on Friday night, blowing out to a 31-10 lead at halftime. But the Wildcats had no designs on being the punch line, playing tough ball and outscoring the Pirates in the second half but falling 77-62.
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N.C. State’s T.J. Warren has thrived all season despite facing defenses geared to stop him.
On Saturday in the MLK High School Basketball Classic, the Voyager Academy boys basketball team shot just well enough to keep things interesting but ultimately lost to Riverside 69-59 on Riverside’s home floor.
Friday against Riverside, Jordan’s guards more than overcame any height differential. Josh Thompson and Mike Lee were dominant on both ends of their home court as the Falcons whipped the Pirates 69-56.
Nation's top high school sophomore center, 7-1 Thon Maker of Martinsburg, Va.'s Carlisle School, will be on hand for Monday night game. Games are scheduled throughout the day Saturday and Monday and feature area programs Hillside, Northerm, Riverside, Mount Zion Christian, Voyager Academy, Durham School of the Arts and Bull City Prep.
Junior wing Robert “R.J.” Robinson Jr. hit a corner three-point field goal with 6.3 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Hornets a 68-67 PAC-6 victory.
West Forsyth didn’t have a single player reach double figures in scoring but it was enough to beat Riverside 44-32 in the first round of the High School OT Invitational girls’ bracket.