WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896

MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Wilson Christian doubles up Faith Christian in 2018 finale

Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing.

Posted

The Wilson Christian girls basketball team cruised to a 30-15 win over Faith Christian of Rocky Mount on Tuesday in its final game of 2018, improving to 7-4.

Katelyn Parker, a sophomore, led the way with six points and 12 steals on defense. Freshman Hailey Carnes had nine points.

WCA boys Blue beats DASH

A pair of double-doubles from Seth Quinn and David Greene cleared the way for the Wilson Christian Blue boys basketball team in a 39-28 win over DASH United on Tuesday.

Quinn tallied 14 points and 10 rebounds, with Greene adding 10 points and 12 boards.

Elm City wallops Springfield 37-17

Avery Lentz had 14 points and Jewel Brewington added 12 as the Elm City girls basketball team won its first game with a 37-17 conquest of Springfield on Monday.  Jordan Corbett had eight points for Springfield (1-3).

Vikings now 4-0 with win over Wildcats

A balanced effort from the Elm City boys basketball team helped the Vikings stay unbeaten Tuesday afternoon with a 54-41 win over Springfield.

David Telfer had 14 points for Elm City to lead three players in double figures. Lavon Dickens had 12 and J.D. Graziani netted 10. Drew Pittman added nine points.

Springfield (2-2) was paced by Daidien Sutton, who led all scorers with 19.

Lady Cougars trounce Toisnot 50-24

Behind double-doubles from Daneesha Briggs and Keyarah Hinnant, the Speight girls basketball team departed for the holiday break with a 4-0 record following a 50-24 victory over Toisnot.

Briggs had 29 points and 11 rebounds, while Hinnant had 12 points and snared 10 boards for the Lady Cougars. Speight is off until Jan. 9, when it hosts Forest Hills.

Defense keys Toisnot by Speight

A stout defensive effort keyed the Toisnot boys basketball team to a 59-28 romp against Speight on Monday.

The Hawks upped their record to 2-1.

Triggering the Toisnot attack were Jahmar Jones with 22 points and five steals; E.L. Avent with eight points and eight rebounds; and Ceonte Jones with six points and three steals.

Comments