Winter sports roundup: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012
Tue. December 04, 2012 at 11:46 p.m. | By StarNews Sports Department
After leading for the first 31 minutes, the Vikings struggled in the fourth quarter and were outscored 19-6.
“We played awful,” said Hoggard coach Brett Queen. “In the fourth we shot 4-of-11 from the free throw line and we committed over 25 turnovers in the game.”
Trevor Singleton led the Vikings with 20 points and Joe O’Donnell added 18. Hoggard (1-2) plays Millbrook on Friday.
North Brunswick 63
“If there is one word that would describe how our team played tonight it would be hard,” said North Brunswick coach Bryan Hayes.
Nick Sloan led the way for the Scorpions with 23 points. Laney made a late fourth- quarter comeback and scored 27 points in the final quarter.
“We play good in spurts but we need to put it together for a complete game,” said Laney coach Nathan Faulk.
North Brunswick (2-1) plays Laney next Tuesday and Laney (1-2) plays Pender on Friday.
North Duplin 52
Union exploded for 31 points in the first quarter and held on for the victory. Brandon Lovett led the way with 15 points. Union(1-1) will play Clinton on Friday.
Wilmington Christian 45
Wilmington Christian led by eight at the half but could not hold on to the lead as they were outscored 28-16 in the second half. Ben Tawes led the way with 12 points. Wilmington Christian (5-2) plays at Harrells Christian on Friday.
East Columbus 55
South Columbus 49
The Gators jumped out to an eight-point, first-quarter lead and played South Columbus even the rest of the game. Ronald Ratcliffe led the Gators in scoring with 12. East Columbus (2-1) plays Whiteville on Friday.
East Bladen 58
Wallace-Rose Hill 55
Jaquon Jones led the way for the Eagles with 23 points. The Eagles jumped out to an 11-point, first-quarter lead before Wallace was able to cut the lead to three at the half. East Bladen then held on and playedWallace even in the second half. Wallace (1-2) plays East Duplin on Friday.
Wilmington Christian 16
The Patriots were outscored in the second quarter 18-2. Jensen Attoe led the way with eight points, but with the second-quarter struggles they were unable to bounce back. Wilmington Christian (1-5) plays Harrells Christian on Friday.
West Brunswick 60
West Columbus 29
Yana Bland led the way with 20 points and 10 steals for the Trojans, and Dazia Gause added 10 points and controlled the boards with 16 rebounds. West Brunswick (2-1) travels to Ashley on Thursday.
North Brunswick 21
Brianna Braham knocked down two 3s and scored 10 points for the Buccaneers as they remain undefeated. Laney (3-0) palys Pender on Friday.
New Hanover 61
Grace Cameron scored 20 points and hit three 3-pointers, and Alex Simmons scored 13 and had 10 rebounds as New Hanover evens their record. New
Hanover (2-2) plays Socastee on Thursday.
East Bladen 56
Wallace-Rose Hill 28
Asha Graham led the way for the Eagles with 15 points, and Lacey Suggs and Iesha Swindell added 11 each. East Bladen (5-0) plays St. Paul’s on Friday.
Coastal Christian 50
Cape Fear 47
Lauren Duncan led the Centurions with 24 points and Madison Huckabee added 10 points and 10 rebounds. The Hurricanes attempted a late comeback and went on a 14-3 run in the fourth to cut the lead to three, but it was too little too late. Nicole Miller led the Hurricanes with 20 points. Coastal Christian (5-2) plays O’Neal on Friday.