Winter sports roundup, Dec. 20, 2012

Boys Basketball

New Hanover 47, Pine Forest 29

The Wildcats led by one at the half and turned it on in the second half when they outscored Pine Forest 27-9.

Nigel Holley led the way with 16 points and 14 rebounds.

New Hanover (4-4) plays North Myrtle Beach (S.C.) on Thursday.

Lakewood 70, Trask 65

Rahseed Brown hit six 3-pointers and scored 27 points and Tynaffit Davis added 18 as the Titans lost a close game at home.

Trask (2-8, 0-2) plays Jan. 4 at Wallace-Rose Hill.

Union 50, Pender 35

The Patriots were down by two at the half but struggled in the second half when Union went on a 19-5 run.

Dezmond Faison led the way for Union with 13 points.

Union (4-4, 2-0) plays Dec. 28 vs. Lakewood.

South Columbus 54, West Bladen 49

A big third quarter was the deciding factor for South Columbus.

Blake Donnelly led the way for West with 19 points and four 3-pointers.

West Bladen (5-4) plays Dec. 28 in the Christmas tournament at West Bladen.

Girls Basketball

Clinton 41, East Bladen 34

The Eagles held a halftime lead, but a tough third quarter sent them to their second loss of the season.

Lacey Suggs had 11 points and nine rebounds for East Bladen (9-2), which is off until opening Waccamaw Conference play vs. South Columbus on Jan. 2.

Lakewood 52, Trask 28

The Titans struggled in the first half, were outscored 25-7 and couldn't bounce back in the second half.

Shawntia Green led Trask with 12 points.

Trask (4-6) plays West Brunswick next Thursday.

Covenant Day 63, Cape Fear Academy 43

The Hurricanes came out slow as Covenant Day jumped out to a 16-2 first-quarter lead.

Jay Batchler led the way with five 3-pointers and 15 points.

Cape Fear (3-7) plays Cannon on Friday.

Fairmont 67, South Brunswick 56

Ta-Chondria Bryant led the Cougars with 16 points and Brieanna Hewett added 12.

South Brunswick (0-6) plays Jones Senior next Thursday.