Daily Roundup: February 13, 2020
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New Hanover 59, Hoggard 46
New Hanover (18-5, 13-1 Mideastern) is the No. 1 seed for next week’s MEC Tournament.
Hoggard (19-5, 12-2) is the No. 2 seed for next week’s MEC Tournament.
West Brunswick 66, South Brunswick 61 (OT)
Senior Jadyn Parker scored six of his game-high 30 points in the extra session to help the Trojans end the regular season with a road victory.
West Brunswick (16-8, 8-6 Mideastern) built a 23-14 lead after Parker hit a pair of free throws in the second quarter, but South Brunswick (8-16, 3-11 Mideastern) cut the deficit to two at halftime and neither team led by more than four in the second half.
South Brunswick senior AJ Rossi sent the game to overtime with a field goal. He finished with 28 points in his final home game. The Cougars also got 17 points from Jordan Jenrette.
Christian Williams and Mannie Hankins each finished with 11 points for the Trojans, who will be the No. 4 seed at next week’s MEC Tournament.
South Brunswick will either be the No. 6 or 7 seed. A draw between them and Ashley will be held Saturday morning.
Laney 74, Ashley 56
After falling behind 18-15, the Buccaneers outscored their county rival 45-20 in the middle two quarters to pull away for the win.
Jahi Flowers led Laney (16-7, 9-5 Mideastern) with 21 points, while Reece Edwards chipped in 14 and Marc McLaurin added 12.
The Buccaneers ended the third quarter on a 15-6 run to build a 60-38 advantage. They will be the No. 3 seed at next week’s MEC Tournament.
Ashley (10-12, 3-11) got 17 points from Mikhail Pocknett and 13 from Robbie Helmus. The Screaming Eagles will either be the No. 6 or 7 seed.
Topsail 60, North Brunswick 46
Derek Gardner scored 14 points and Jackson Sullivan added 13 to give the Pirates a victory on senior night.
Topsail (12-11, 6-8 Mideastern) trailed 10-7 after the opening quarter before exploding for 21 points in the second half to build a lead they would never relinquish.
Canon Keziah, Will Pressler and Carlos Vazquez each chipped in seven points for the Pirates, who will be the No. 5 seed at next week’s MEC Tournament.
North Brunswick (5-18, 2-12) got 14 points from Elijah Elwood and 12 from Devonte Beatty. They will be the No. 8 seed.
No. 7 Cape Fear Academy 48, Grace Christian School 44
Second round NCISAA 3A playoffs
The Hurricanes rallied for an 11-point second half deficit to advance to the third round.
Senior point guard Emmanuel Bonsu led all scorers with 21 points, including 10 in the final quarter. CFA (22-7) also got nine points from Ivan Misic, eight from Gavin Guion and seven from Georges Lefebvre.
Next up for the Hurricanes is a road game Saturday at 4 p.m. against No. 2 Carmel Christian.
Ashley 62, Laney 58 (OT)
It wasn’t easy, but the Screaming Eagles finished unbeaten in the Mideastern Conference for the first time in school history thanks to another huge performance from Saniya Rivers.
The junior finished with 26 points, 16 rebounds, six steals and four assists. She also sent the game into overtime by knocking down a free throw with 1.3 seconds remaining in regulation.
Ashley (20-4, 14-0) also got 19 points and four steals from senior Mia Seemadray. She connected on six 3-pointers and Rivers knocked down four.
The Screaming Eagles will be the top seed at next week’s MEC Tournament.
Laney (19-4, 11-3 Mideastern) got a career-high 24 points from Taylor Chism as well as 10 from Jada Simpson. They led 29- 24 at halftime and 46-40 after three quarters.
The Buccaneers will either be the No. 2 or 3 seed. A draw between them and Hoggard will be held Saturday morning.
Hoggard 65, New Hanover 21
The Vikings shot 49 percent (25 of 51) from the field and connected on seven 3-pointers in the lopsided victory.
Icess Tresvik led all scorers with 15 points to go along with four steals. Freshman Lacy Lovitt went 3 of 4 from 3-point range en route to 12 points and Hoggard (20-4, 11-3 Mideastern) also got nine points and four steals from Anya Massey as well as eight points and six rebounds from Madeline Elgart.
The Vikings will either be the No. 2 or 3 seed at next week’s MEC Tournament. New Hanover (8-13, 6-8) will be the No. 4 seed.
South Brunswick 45, West Brunswick 40
Nija Bryant scored 11 of her her team-high 18 points in the third quarter to help the Cougars end the regular season with a home win.
South Brunswick (5-19, 2-12 Mideastern) also got 14 points from Summer Rainwater and six from Tyana Swain.
The Cougars will be the No. 8 seed at next week’s MEC Tournament, while West Brunswick (7-17, 3-11) will be the No. 7 seed.
Topsail 45, North Brunswick 27
The Pirates stormed out to a 15-8 lead after the opening quarter and continued to pull away in their final home contest.
Senior Julia Sullivan had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Bella Kross also finished with 15 points and Sydney Hartgrove added nine points, 11 rebounds and four assists.
Topsail (5-19, 4-10) came away with 11 steals, including three a piece from Sullivan and Kross. They will be the No. 6 seed at next week’s MEC Tournament.
Lydia Bradshaw led North Brunswick (11-10, 6-8) with 13 points. They will be the No. 5 seed.
No. 6 Fayetteville Christian 64, Coastal Christian 35
Second round NCISAA 3A playoffs
In her final high school game, Maya Insley finished with 11 points, four steals and three assists.
Coastal Christian (12-11), which picked up its first playoff win in program history on Tuesday, also got nine points from Bella Lecci, who went 3 of 5 from 3-point range. Bryna Barton chipped in eight points and four steals and sister Brooke Barton finished with seven points and 12 rebounds.More Daily Roundup Posts