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Winter sports roundup: Jan. 8, 2012


Girls Basketball

Trask 43, Hobbton 35

Ceandria Murphy scored 27 points for the Titans as they used the second half to bounce back from a four-point deficit.

Trask (8-6) plays Union on Friday.



South Brunswick 52

South Columbus 30

The Cougars picked up their first win of the season by building a 10-point first-half lead.

Ta'Chondria Bryant led the way with 15 points and Kacy O'Connor added 12 points and 11 rebounds.

South Brunswick (1-9, 1-2) Thursday at St. Pauls.



Fayetteville Christian 60,

Cape Fear Academy 23

The Hurricanes struggled in the second period when Fayetteville Christian went on a 21-1 run.

Cape Fear Academy (3-11) Friday at O'Neal.



East Bladen 61

West Brunswick 41

The Eagles remained undefeated in conference play. They trailed by one at the half and then went on a 26-7 run in the third quarter.

Alexus Smith led the way with 13 points and Imani Turner-Dobson added 11 points and 11 rebounds.

East Bladen (12-2, 3-0) plays Whiteville on Friday.



Hoggard 65

North Brunswick 25

Hoggard dominated from start to finish in a defeat of North Brunswick. The Vikings spent the first half in a full-court press that forced North Brunswick into turnovers and led to easy buckets for the Vikings.

The starters and the bench were equally effective for Hoggard, which saw 11 different players score. Brianna Smith led Hoggard with 15 points, while Emma Haywood had 11 and Sarah Downing scored 10.



Boys Basketball



Clinton 75, Topsail 51

Devin Williams scored 20 points for the Pirates, but they fell behind by 10 at the half and were never able to come back.

Topsail (6-6) plays Croatan on Friday.



Cape Fear Academy 45

Fayetteville Christian 43

The Hurricanes took control in the third quarter when they outscored Fayetteville Christian by eight.

Cape Fear Academy (5-9) plays Friday at O'Neal School.



Hobbton 51, Trask 49

Rasheed Brown scored 27 points, but the Titans remained winless in conference play after blowing a 10-point halftime lead.

Trask (4-10, 0-4) plays Union on Friday.



Wallace-Rose Hill 60

Union 32

The Bulldogs led by eight at the half and then turned it up in the second half and went on a 29-9 run.

Marcus Scarborough led the way with 14 points for the Bulldogs. Wallace-Rose Hill (6-5, 3-0) plays Wednesday at Midway.