Winter sports roundup, Jan. 4, 2013

Girls Basketball


Wilmington Christian 37, Faith Christian 30

Meredith Bunn led the way for the Patriots with 14 points as they took an 11- point lead at the half and managed to hang on.

WCA (3-10) plays Cape Fear Academy on Monday.


Ashley 59, Rose 25

Felecity Havens led the way with 24 points and Breanna Edwards added 15 as  the Screaming Eagles picked up their seventh win in a row.  

Ashley (10-3, 1-0) plays New Hanover on Friday. 


Coastal Christian 68, Fayetteville Academy 50

Lauren Duncan led the way for the Centurions with 20 points and six rebounds. 

Nicki Huntley added 15 points and Annie Marsh added 16.

Coastal Christian (8-5) plays East Carteret on Monday. 


Boys Basketball

New Hanover 46, New Bern 30

On a night when the Wildcats hung another state championship banner, Trevon Brown scored 15 and they came back from one down at the half to outscore New Bern 29-12 in the second half. 

 New Hanover (7-5, 1-0) plays at Ashley on Friday.


South Lenoir 47, Topsail 35

The Pirates started off sluggish and were never able to bounce back.

Tyler Hagan led the way with eight points.

Topsail (6-5) plays at Clinton on Tuesday.


Wilmington Christian 54, Faith Christian 42

Jonah Attoe scored 18 points and knocked down six 3-pointers as the Patriots built a seven-point first half lead and held on for the victory.

Wilmington Christian Academy (9-7) plays Cape Fear Academy on Monday.


Union 53, Hobbton 31

Union remained undefeated in conference play with the help of Brandon Lovett, who scored 20 points and hit two 3-pointers.

Union (6-5, 3-0) plays Tuesday at Wallace-Rose Hill.


West Bladen 72, West Brunswick 54

The Knights came out strong and outscored the Trojans 32-17 in the first half.

Stefan McDonald scored 16 and was one of five players in double figures for the Knights.

West Bladen (6-6, 1-2) plays Fairmont on Wednesday.


Wallace-Rose Hill 62, Trask 50

The Titans played without leading scorer Rasheed Brown.

“It was a team decision,” said Trask coach Rodney Orr.

Trask was on a two-game win streak, but their luck ran out when they fell behind by 12 in the first half.

Tyquan Davis led the Titans with 15 points and Tynaffit Davis scored 8.

Trask (4-9) plays at Hobbton on Tuesday.