Warren County boys, girls exit playoffs
Warren County boys coach Wanda Thompson said a lot of things didn’t go right in the Eagles’ 72-56 2-A state playoff loss Monday at Northwood.
The No. 8 Chargers (17-10) moved on to meet top-seeded Kinston in the second round today.
“They were very physical,” said Thompson. “That bothered us, took us off our game. They executed their offense very well.”
Northwood led 36-25 at halftime. The Eagles (17-9) had the lead down to eight with four minutes to play, but couldn’t get closer.
Charlie Williams led Warren County with 27 points and A.J. Alston added 10.
Bunn is the only Northern Carolina Conference team alive. League champion Corinth Holders was upset in the first round by North Pitt.
Warren County girls fall at Bertie
Warren County dug itself a hole it couldn’t get out of in Monday’s season-ending 60-42 loss at No. 5 Bertie.
Coach Shannon Jones said her No. 12 Eagles faced a disadvantage in size. Bertie advanced to the second round and visits No. 4 Bunn today.
“I think the girls played well in the second half,” said Jones. “They just outhustled us for the most part.”
Warren County finished the season 11-14 after a third-place finish in the 2-A Northern Carolina Conference, which will be represented in the second round by Bunn and North Johnston.