Winter sports roundup, Dec. 29, 2012
Sat. December 29, 2012 at 11:29 p.m. | By StarNews Sports Department
Gaston Day 53, Coastal Christian 49
Omarri Holland scored 4 points in 30 seconds in the 4th quarter to put Gaston ahead for good as they went on to defeat Coastal Christian in an evenly contested game. Morgan Whiteside scored 21 points to lead all scorers.
Whiteville 41, Clinton 32
Jordan Ray and LaLaDavius McMillan eached scored 14 points as Whiteville beat Clinton in the Consolation match of the Woodsman of the World Christmas Tournament.
Coastal Christian 53, Grace Christian 25
The Centurions came out strong and built a 34-10 halftime lead.
Nicki Huntley led Coastal with 27 points, seven steals and five assists.
“We played a quality 2A opponent and I am really pleased with our overall effort. This was our best game of the year,” said Coastal coach Mike Scheffel.
James Kenan 72, North Duplin 11
Kaythan Stroud led the Tigers with 15 points.
North Duplin (1-9) plays at Dixon on Thursday.
Trask 44, S. Brunswick 35
The Titans were down by 3 at the half and then came back in the second half.
“I had to have a pep talk at the half, get them focused, and they came back out and played much better,” said Trask coach Lindsey Noble.
Gaston Day 53, Coastal Christian 40
Foul trouble, turnovers and missed free throws overshadowed three quarters of solid play from the Coastal Christian basketball team.
Wes Age and Chase Roberts each picked up their 4th fouls before the end of the 3rd quarter and Coastal Christian couldn’t make the proper adjustments to stay in the game, as they let one slip away against Gaston Day.
New Bern 67, West Bladen 58
Malcom Vought scored 24 points to lead New Bern over West Bladen, 67-58, in the consolation match of the Woodsmen of the World Christmas Tournament.
Whiteville 59, Lumberton 45
Johnny Lee Willis scored 15 and Shaun Kirk added in 13 as Whiteville captured the championship of the Woodsmen of the World Christmas Tournament, beating Lumberton 59-45.