Southern Vance hasn’t been wasting much time putting its opponents in early holes. The last two times out, the Lady Raiders have outscored the competition by a combined 47-3 in the opening quarter.
Warren County watched its 14-point advantage in the third quarter dwindle to two Monday against Carrboro in the first round of the state playoffs.
The visiting Jaguars cut it to 49-47 with 2:46 to play and trailed by four before the Eagles got five points in 22 seconds from Charlie Williams and Tyler Thompson to regain momentum.
The game time for Southern Vance's girls basketball state playoffs game Monday has been changed to 6 p.m.
Southern Vance’s Damonte Blash came up just short of a third-place finish in the state Saturday in Greensboro.
A day after colliding in regular season finales, three of the four area Northern Carolina Conference teams learned their positions in the N.C. High School Athletic Association Class 2-A state playoffs.
Southern Vance’s Damonte Blash upset the third-ranked 126-pounder in 2-A on Friday before falling in the state wrestling semifinals.
The reaction of Shannon Jones following her team’s 49-29 loss at Southern Vance Friday probably sums up the impression that most Northern Carolina Conference teams had of the Raiders this season.
Warren County turned its defense up a notch in the third quarter Friday at Southern Vance, ending the frame on a 24-7 run.
Tyler Thompson capped the rally with a 3-pointer just before the third period buzzer, giving the Eagles an advantage too great for Southern to overcome on its Senior Night.
Three of the four area basketball teams in 3-A Big Eight Conference tournaments were eliminated on the first day of competition Wednesday.
3-A Big Eight Conference Tournament scores.