Local Roundup: KVA boys, girls advance; Eagle boys still unbeaten

Dec. 22, 2012 @ 12:03 AM

Kerr-Vance knocked off Crossroads Christian 85-43 in varsity boys action Friday night to advance to the final of the Chick-fil-A Holiday Hoops Invitational at KVA.

The Spartans will meet St. Thomas More Academy of Raleigh in the championship at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

The KVA varsity girls basketball team also defeated Crossroads Christian 28-22 Friday at Day 1 of the KVA tourney. The Spartans move on to face Franklin Academy at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Crossroads has Franklin Academy in boys consolation action at 1:30 p.m. and the Colts girls begin the day with a consolation match against St. Thomas More at noon.

R.J. Hunt led the KVA boys (10-1) with 25 points. Brandon Dickerson had 16 points and 12 rebounds.

Zach Reeves led the Colts with 17 points.

The KVA girls were down 12-11 at halftime.

Rachel Ross scored eight of her team-high 11 points in the fourth quarter for the Spartans. Price Wester added eight points.

Jessi Hayes had 13 points for Crossroads. 

Warren County boys open league play with win

The Warren County boys improved to 7-0 overall and 1-0 in 2-A Northern Carolina Conference play with a 64-54 win over Louisburg Friday night.

Tyler Thompson led the Eagles with 23 points. Daniel Hunter had 11 points and seven rebounds. Charlie Williams was also in double figures with 10 points and Brian Mayfield and Dennis Waddell added nine and eight, respectively.

The Eagles face Cary Green Hope at the South Granville Christmas tourney Thursday.