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MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Tigers ease past Chargers 56-25

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The Wilson Preparatory Academy boys basketball team used a 16-1 spurt in the second quarter to cruise to a 56-25 win over Wilson Christian on Friday.

Micah Buck had 16 points for the Tigers, with Zion White adding 10 as Wilson Prep remained unbeaten through eight games.

WPA is at Wayne Prep on Tuesday.

WCA Blue shuts out Bethel

The Wilson Christian Blue girls basketball team held Kinston Bethel Christian without a point Friday in stampeding to a 26-0 victory.

The Lady Chargers led 24-0 at the half. Chloe Villaverde had nine points for the Lady Chargers, with Hannah Parker adding eight.

Wilson Christian is at Winterville Christ Covenant on Tuesday.

Gold Chargers beat Wilson Prep

Gracie Farmer provided 12 points Friday to lead the Wilson Christian Gold girls basketball team to a 22-12 victory over Wilson Prep.

Patsy Price added seven points for the Lady Chargers.

For Wilson Prep (1-4), Layla Bass led the way with six points.

WPA is at Wayne Prep on Tuesday, while Wilson Christian visits Winterville Christ Covenant.

WPA reaches 7-0, topples Wayne

Zion White poured in 14 points Thursday afternoon to lift the Wilson Preparatory Academy boys basketball team to its seventh win in as many games with a 33-23 triumph over Wayne Prep.

Micah Buck added nine points for the Tigers, who return the trip to Wayne Prep on Tuesday.

Lady Tigers get first victory

The Wilson Preparatory Academy girls basketball team halted a three-game losing streak to open its season Thursday afternoon with a 21-17 win over visiting Wayne Preparatory Academy.

Brianna Sigurdason had nine points for Wilson Prep (1-3), with Jaylene McGhee adding four.

Wilson Prep travels to Wayne Prep for a rematch on Tuesday.

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