MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Trojans conquer Vikings 40-36

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Host Darden emerged with a 40-36 boys basketball triumph against Elm City on Tuesday.

Xavier Honey bucketed 16 points for the Trojans while J. Edwards added 12 points. Christian Battle’s 20 points led the way for the Vikings, who dropped to 2-3.

Elm City will visit Toisnot on Wednesday.

Elm City thumps Darden 34-14

Avery Lentz scored 13 points to lead the Elm City girls basketball team past Darden 34-14 on Tuesday.

Nevaeh Wilder added eight points for the visiting Lady Vikings.

No scoring information was available on the Lady Trojans.

WCA Blue girls lose 30-20

The Wilson Christian Blue girls basketball team’s first-half offensive struggles proved too much to overcome in a 30-20 loss at home Monday to Lighthouse Christian homeschool team from Raleigh.

The Blue Lady Chargers managed just four points in the first half but outscored Lighthouse 17-11 in the second half. Kate Hoskins scored 13 points to lead Wilson Christian, which plays Friday afternoon at Friendship Christian in Raleigh.

Cyclones fall 34-31 at RMA

ROCKY MOUNT — Community Christian’s boys basketball team came close to its first win of the season but host Rocky Mount Academy pulled out a 34-31 triumph Tuesday.

Rylan Gay led the Cyclones with 13 points while Seth Huston added eight points.

CCS will host Kerr-Vance Academy on Friday.

WCA Gold girls falter 19-7

RALEIGH — The Wilson Christian Gold girls basketball team could not muster a third quarter field goal Tuesday afternoon in dropping a 19-7 outcome to Raleigh Christian.

Sophia Nesbit led the Lady Chargers with four points, while McKenzie Barnes tallied the remaining total.

The Lady Chargers (1-5) visit DASH Homeschool next Tuesday.