High School Basketball Roundup - Feb. 1, 2013
Sat. February 02, 2013 at 12:22 a.m. | By StarNews Sports Department
New Hanover 68
New Bern 44
The Wildcats led by 10 at the half and outscored New Bern 42-28 in the second half.
Trevon Brown led New Hanover with 25 points and Nigel Holley added 15.
New Hanover (10-8, 4-2) plays Ashley on Tuesday.
Pender 65, J. Kenan 48
The Patriots jumped out to an eight-point halftime lead and pulled away from James Kenan in the third quarter with a 17-5 run.
Pender's Khalil Lewis led all scorers with 24.
Pender (8-9, 5-3) plays at Midway on Tuesday.
Cape Fear Academy 42
Harrells Christian 28
The Hurricanes jumped out to an early lead over the Crusaders with a 15-3 run in the first quarter.
Evan Head led the Hurricanes with 16 points. Graham DiPinto led the Crusaders with nine points.
Cape Fear (7-13) plays Coastal Christian on Monday. Harrells Christian (4-12,1-6) plays at Village Christian on Tuesday.
Coastal Christian 48
Wilmington Christian 35
Jonah Attoe led the way for the Centurions with 11 points, and they took control of a one-point game in the second quarter with a 33-13 run that lasted through the third quarter.
Coastal Christian (10-12) plays at Cape Fear Academy on Monday.
Ashley 53, Rose 45
Felecity Havens scored 22 points to lead the way for the Screaming Eagles as they battled back from a five-point halftime deficit and pick up the road win.
Ashley (14-4,5-1) plays at New Hanover on Tuesday.
New Bern 60
New Hanover 51
Tomisha Davis led the way for the Bears with 16 points and Jotionette Jones added 15 as the Bears picked up their first conference win.
New Hanover (10-5, 3-3) plays Ashley on Tuesday and New Bern (4-15, 1-5) plays at Hoggard on Tuesday.
E. Duplin 40, Richlands 29
Amber Hall and Brittney Woodard led the way for the Panthers. Hall had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Wood-ard had 10 points and 11 rebounds.
East Duplin 16-4, 8-2 plays at Croatan on Tuesday.
East Columbus 57
West Columbus 23
The Gators outscored West Columbus 29-4 in the third quarter and remained undefeated in conference play.
Lauren Jenkins led the Gators with 14 points.
East Columbus (12-3,6-0) play Red Springs on Tuesday.
Trask 31, Wallace-RH 24
Trask used a few big buckets from Ceandria Murphy to pull away from a larger Wallace-Rose Hill team and kept a stranglehold on the No. 3 spot in the Tri-County Conference.
Murphy finished with 11 points to lead Trask and added 11 rebounds.
"She's huge for us," Trask coach Lindsey Noble said. "She's had to be point guard, shooting guard, the post and get rebounds – she's our leader."
Coastal Christian 61
Wilmington Christian 29
The Centurions' Nicki Huntley knocked down four 3-pointers and scored 28 points to lead all scorers.
Coastal Christian (15-7) plays at Cape Fear Academy on Monday.
J. Kenan 53, Pender 8
James Kenan came out the locker room on a 23-0 run and ran away with the game in the first half by out- scoring Pender 30-2.
Christy Debnam and Dezazrae Phillips led the Tigers with 11 each.
Pender (1-17, 1-7) plays at Midway on Tuesday.
Harrells Christian 44
Cape Fear Academy 15
Bucky Everett led the Crusaders with 13 points and five steals.
Harrells Christian (15-2,7-1) play at Village Christian School on Tuesday.