High School Basketball Roundup: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013
Tue. January 29, 2013 at 11:36 p.m. | By StarNews Sports Department
Wallace-Rose Hill 57
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.
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
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.