Visiting teams win
The East Wake girls basketball team threatened Durham Hillside, a 4A East Regional finalist last season, but came up short by a score of 49-46 in Wendell on Friday. The Warriors (2-3) led by a basket after three quarters, but were outscored 13-8 in the final frame.
East Wake’s boys had less troubles in a 57-44 triumph at Hillside. The Warriors improved to 4-1 with the win.
Both East Wake teams begin play this week with games Wednesday at Rocky Mount, starting with the girls game at 6:15 p.m.
Upward registration upcoming
Bethlehem Baptist Church is offering a middle school-age basketball and cheer league that will run Jan. 16 through the end of February.
Evaluations and registration will be Thursday, Dec. 11 from 6-8 p.m. at the church, located at 8400 Poole Road in Knightdale. Registration is $85 with a jersey and shorts included.
Practice will be held one night per week and games will be held Friday nights. Full court man-to-man will be allowed throughout the duration of games.
For more information, contact Kelly Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org@gmail.com or 919-749-6090.
Holiday invitational cast set
Broughton, Knightdale, Apex, Garner, Millbrook and Leesville Road are playing in the public school bracket in the Holiday Invitational at Broughton on Dec. 26 through Dec. 30. Word of God and Ravenscroft are in the private school bracket.
The girls field at Cary Academy has locals Broughton, Athens Drive, Durham Hillside, Knightdale, East Wake, Millbrook and Durham Riverside.