Lady Raiders lose to Northern Nash; Southern boys drop close game

Dec. 07, 2013 @ 01:32 AM

The Southern Vance girls basketball team was defeated 60-37 by Northern Nash Friday.

Southern was down 25-16 at halftime.

Breona Jones and Kechae Parker each had 13 points for the Raiders, who fell to 1-1.

Southern hosts Northern Vance on Tuesday.

Roberts’ double-double not enough

Southern Vance dropped a 53-47 decision to Northern Nash in boys basketball action Friday.

The Knights were up 22-21 at halftime before Southern took a 35-34 lead into the final quarter.

The Raiders were within four points with about a minute remaining before the visitors iced it at the free throw line.

Ty-Traveon Roberts led Southern Vance with 14 points and 12 rebounds and Kean Branch was also in double-figure scoring for the Raiders with 10.

Southern (0-2) hosts Northern Vance Tuesday.