PAC-6 moves into semifinals

February 20, 2013 

Northern will have be an absentee host for tonight's semifinals in the PAC-6 Conference's girls' basketball tournament.

Fifth-seeded Riverside, which had twice lost to Northern by a basket or less in the regular season, upset the No. 4 seeds from Northern 40-37 Tuesday night at the Ladies' home court.

In tonight's semifinals at Northern Durham's Poe Gym, Riverside (11-14) will face No. 1 seed Southern (17-5) at 6 p.m. No. 3-seeded Jordan (14-9) will play second-seeded Hillside (20-4) at 7:30 p.m.

Northern also will host Friday's finals, with the girls playing at 6 p.m. and the boys to follow at 8 p.m.

The PAC-6 boys' semifinals will be Thursday at Northern.

No. 1-seeded Jordan (19-4), which has yet to lose to a conference opponent this year, will play No. 6 seed Riverside (10-15) in the boys' first semi at 6 p.m. Thursday. The hosts from Northern (12-9) will play No. 2-seeded Hillside (16-6) at 7:30 p.m. in Poe Gym.

4A PAC-6 GIRLS TOURNAMENT

Tuesday, Feb. 19, Quarterfinals

(2) Hillside 84, (7) Person 17

(3) Jordan 44, (6) East Chapel Hill 26

(5) Riverside 40, (4) Northern 37

Wednesday, Feb. 20, Semifinals

at Northern High School, Poe Gym

(5) Riverside vs. (1) Southern, 6 p.m.

(3) Jordan vs. (2) Hillside, 7:30 p.m

Friday, Feb. 22, Championship

At Northern High School, Poe Gym

Riverside-Southern winner vs. Jordan-Hillside winner winners, 6 p.m.

4A PAC-6 BOYS TOURNAMENT

Tuesday, Feb. 19, Quarterfinals

(6) Riverside 58, (3) Roxboro Person 52 (OT)

(2) Hillside 55, (7) East Chapel Hill 50

(4) Northern Durham 73, (5) Southern Durham 65

Thursday, Feb. 21, Semifinals

at Northern High School, Poe Gym

(1) Jordan vs. (6) Riverside, 6 p.m.

(2) Hillside vs. (4) Northern, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 22, Championship

At Northern High School, Poe Gym

Jordan-Riverside winner vs. Hillside-Northern winner, 8 p.m.

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