Local Roundup: Northern at Webb moved to Saturday

Jan. 18, 2013 @ 07:59 PM

The Northern Vance at J.F. Webb basketball games, scheduled for Friday night, have been moved to Saturday.

The JV boys match will tip off at 4:30 p.m. in Oxford with the varsity girls to follow at 6 p.m. and the varsity boys at 7:30 p.m.

Southern Vance’s contests at Chapel Hill were moved to Thursday at their original times.

Lady Spartans win physical battle in Raleigh

Kerr-Vance earned its third 2-A Eastern Plains Independent Conference win of the season Thursday at Grace Christian of Raleigh.

The 43-24 win improved the Spartans’ record to 10-7 overall.

“It was a good win. They were a very physical team,” said KVA coach Brian Russell. “Every possession was really a battle.”
KVA, up 23-9 at the half, was led by Price Wester’s 13 points. All eight Spartans scored.

KVA visits Halifax Academy Tuesday.

KVA boys fall at Grace of Raleigh

The Kerr-Vance varsity boys basketball team was defeated by Grace Christian of Raleigh Thursday, 54-52.

R.J. Hunt left the game early on with an injury and Brandon Dickerson fouled out of the game.

The Spartans (13-4, 6-2) were down 10 at halftime before rallying to tie it in the third quarter.

“I really like the fight we showed. I think we got better as a team,” said KVA coach Dave Carrier.

Derrius Perry led the Spartans with 24 points and Tyson Carrier added eight points.

KVA is on the road at Halifax Academy Tuesday.