South Johnston swept Hobbton in a girls and boys basketball doubleheader Wednesday night, capturing two convincing victories.
South’s boys held the Wildcats scoreless in the first quarter on the way to a 46-25 victory. The Trojans led 21-0 at the end of the first quarter and 28-6 at the half.
Alan Johnson led South with 12 points in the win, while DeParis Patterson added 10.
The Trojan girls team took a 52-30 victory. Anna Webster and McKinley Johnson had 15 points each for South Johnston.
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Princeton 66, North Duplin 50: Princeton dominated North Duplin early and rolled to a 66-50 Carolina 1A Conference victory Wednesday night. The Bulldogs outscored the Rebels 22-9 in the opening frame.
Michael Wooten had 19 points to lead Princeton, while Tanner Woodard added 18.
C.B. Aycock 62, Smithfield-Selma 51: C.B. Aycock outscored Smithfield-Selma’s boys basketball team by 10 points in the second half for a 62-51 victory Tuesday night. Chris Turner led SSS with 14 points in the loss, while D.J. Williams added 12.
Lakewood 64, Princeton 58: Tanner Woodard poured in 22 points but it wasn’t enough for Princeton’s boys as Lakewood grabbed a Carolina 1A Conference win Tuesday. Princeton led 17-16 after the first quarter of play but was outscored 40-27 in the next two frames by the Leopards.
The loss dropped the Bulldogs to 1-4 in conference play.
Southeast Raleigh 59, Garner 44: Southeast turned back Garner to win its seventh Greater Neuse River 4A Conference girls game of the season Tuesday night in as many tries. Cherelle Turrentine led the Bulldogs (15-1) with 20 points. Teammate Tamia Hicks added an even dozen.
Garner’s Abaya Thorpe led all scorers with 21 points in the loss. The Trojans are 2-5 in conference play and 2-11 overall.
Princeton 37, North Duplin 33: Charley Cox led the way with a big night as Princeton got back to .500 in Carolina 1A Conference play with a Wednesday night win. Cox had 10 points, eight rebounds, six assists and six steals in the victory.
Emily Ricks was strong for Princeton (5-9 overall, 3-3 conference) as well with 10 points and nine rebounds. Presley Whitley led the Bulldogs with 12 rebounds.
C.B. Aycock 48, Smithfield-Selma 30: Smithfield-Selma struggled to score to start both halves and couldn’t recover in a non-conference girls battle with the Golden Falcons. SSS scored just five first-quarter points and four third-quarter points in the contest.
Lakewood 55, Princeton 34: Lakewood dominated Princeton in a Carolina 1A Conference girls basketball game Tuesday night. Charley Cox, Presley Whitley and Jordan Benson had six points each for the Bulldogs (4-9 overall, 2-3 conference) in the loss.
Lakewood was led by 11-point efforts from Jada Mave and Brianna Evans.