Kerr-Vance outscored Cary Christian by a point in the second and third quarters combined Tuesday, but couldn’t overcome a slow start as the Knights claimed a 48-29 win.
Derrian Markham and R.J. Hunt scored each of Kerr-Vance’s 19 third-quarter points Tuesday as the Spartans erased a 10-point halftime deficit after trailing by as many as 17 in the first half.
Deon Smith and Maurice Howard of Southern Vance received the top Northern Carolina Conference postseason football awards for defensive players.
Northern Vance was defeated 70-37 at Person Saturday in the championship game of the Courier-Times Thanksgiving Classic.
The Northern Vance varsity boys basketball team advanced to the championship game of Person’s Thanksgiving tournament with an 87-50 win Friday over Rockingham County.
Wanda Thompson’s primary goal for her teams is usually to establish an inside presence. That philosophy hasn’t completely changed, but the Warren County head coach wants to take advantage of her sharpshooters this season.
J.F. Webb was outscored 42-21 in the second half of its 69-41 loss Tuesday to Granville Central.
J.F. Webb head coach Leo Brunelli’s first-quarter substitution Tuesday against Granville Central looked more like a hockey adjustment than a basketball switch.
R.J. Hunt and Derrian Markham scored all but seven of Kerr-Vance’s points Monday in the Spartans’ 63-56 win at Oakwood School in Greenville.
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