High School Basketball Roundup: Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

Boys Basketball

Laney 60, New Bern 56

Laney picked up their first conference win by holding off a New Bern  fourth quarter comeback.

“We shot the ball well tonight, haven’t done that all year, but we played ugly in the fourth and almost let it get away,” said Laney coach Nathan Faulk.

Kevin Bell led the way for Laney with 16 points and  Tevin Jones added 12.

Laney (6-10,1-3) play Ashley on Tuesday.

Trask 59, Midway 57

Rasheed Brown sunk two free throws with 1.6 seconds left to give the Titans their first conference win.

“We played with toughness in the fourth quarter, we were tied going into the fourth and only turned the ball over twice in the quarter and it some key free throws to pick up the win,” said Titans coach Rodney Orr.

Brown led all scorers with 23.

Trask(5-13, 1-7) plays Lakewood on Tuesday.

Wilmington Christian 61, Greenville Christian 43

The Patriots jumped out to a 36-14 half time lead and held on for the victory.

Jake Conner led the way for the Patriots with 16 points and  Jonah Attoe added 15.

Wilmington Christian (13-9) plays Coastal Christian on Friday.

Girls Basketball

Laney 53, New Bern 34

The Buccaneers opened up strong with a 16-4 run and continue to roll in conference play.

Amber Doniere led the way with 15 points and Paulette Addison added 10.

Laney (14-1) plays Ashley on Tuesday.


Greenville Christian 31, Wilmington Christian 18

The Patriots were shut out in the first quarter and trailed by nine after the first half.

Wilmington Christian  (3-15) plays Coastal Christian on Friday.

Harrells Christian 30, Fayetteville Christian 25

The Crusaders took control early with a 12-3 run in the first quarter.

Regan Murphy led the way for the Crusaders with a double-double. Murphy scored 11 points and pulled down 12 rebounds.

Harrells Christian (13-2, 5-1) plays O’Neal on Tuesday.

Trask 44, Midway 30

Kate Friesin led the way with 12 points and CeCe Murphy added 10.

The Titans took a four point lead into the fourth quarter and then went on a 14-4 run to close out the game.

Trask (11-7, 6-2) plays Lakewood on Tuesday.