Local Roundup: Lady Raiders advance with win over Orange
The Southern Vance girls earned a date with Cardinal Gibbons in the semifinals of the 3-A Carolina Conference Tournament with a 63-40 win over No. 6 Orange Monday.
The third-seeded Raiders meet No. 2 Gibbons Wednesday at 6 p.m. The Crusaders swept the regular season meetings against Southern.
Kiyanna Kearney led Southern Monday with 18 points. Carslin Talley had nine points and Breona Jones finished with eight points and 12 assists.
In the other semifinal, No. 4 J.F. Webb visits No. 1 Chapel Hill.
Northern, Southern boys eliminated; Webb hosts Gibbons
The Northern and Southern Vance varsity boys basketball teams bowed out of the 3-A Carolina Conference Tournament Monday.
No. 5 Northern fell at No. 4 Orange, 54-40, and No. 6 Southern lost at No. 3 Cardinal Gibbons, 71-50, ending both of the teams’ seasons.
Orange advanced to face No. 1 Chapel Hill Wednesday while No. 2 J.F. Webb hosts Gibbons.
Webb, which had a bye through the first round, took the first regular season meeting over the Crusaders, 77-50, before winning 43-30 in Raleigh Feb. 1.