High School Basketball Roundup: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013

Boys Basketball

Wallace-Rose Hill 57

Midway 41

The Bulldogs controlled the tempo early with a 18-3 first half run.

Marquell Newkirk led the way for the Bulldogs as they  remain undefeated in conference play.

Wallace Rose Hill (13-5, 9-0) plays Friday at Trask.


Topsail 58, East Duplin 37

The Pirates led by six at the half and then ran away with the game in the second half, outscoring East Duplin, 38-23.

Trevor Savidge scored 22 points for the Pirates.

Topsail (8-10) plays South Lenoir on Friday.

South Robeson 55

East Columbus 51

The Gators led by six at the half, but South Robeson outscored them by 10 points in the second half.

Marquise Linden led the Gators with 15 points and Elijah Gresham added 13.

Lakewood 49, Trask 35

The Titans were down by one heading into the fourth quarter, when Lakewood went on a 13-0 run.

Tyquan Davis scored 12  points and Rasheed Brown was held to eight points.

Trask (5-14, 1-8) plays  Wallace-Rose Hill on Friday.

Girls Basketball

Lakewood 66, Trask 17

The Titans struggled with the daunting task of facing a fifth-ranked 1A team, who had suffered one loss all season, 58-26 to Laney at the MLK tournament.

 Trask (11-8,6-3) plays Wallace-Rose Hill on Friday.

East Duplin 40, Topsail 22

 The Panthers remained in a tie for second place with a road win.

“We played good tonight, tried some different things and they worked,” said Panthers coach Mark Lane.

East Duplin (15-4, 7-2) plays Richlands on Friday and Topsail (6-10, 2-7) plays South Lenoir on Friday.

Harrells Christian 36

O’Neal 17

Anna Huff led the way for the Crusades with eight points as they jumped out to a 22-4 halftime lead and outscored O’Neal 14-13 in the second half.

Harrells (14-2, 6-1) plays Friday at  Cape Fear Academy.

East Bladen 46

South Columbus 25

Melissa Macon led the way for the Eagles with 12 points and Imani Turner-Dobson added 10.

East Bladen (16-3,6-1) plays Friday at South Brunswick.