Skip links

Wolfpack girls win, boys fall in Thursday tourney action

Revised on: 01.7.2017 at 11:47 a.m.

Posted on: 12.30.2016 at 09:31 a.m.

Outside shooting helped Whiteville’s girls to a 49-28 victory over the Northside JV team in the seventh-place contest of the East Coast Classic Basketball tournament at Northside. The Northside junior varsity team was added to the field when one of the initial schools invited could not participate.

Whiteville connected on six three-point field goals. Alex Bellamy splashed three and Nsaia Rogers two. Rogers led Whiteville scoring with 15 points. Alex Bellamy, a freshman playing against similar-aged girls, added nine.

Cameron Smith’s outside shooting was not enough to bring home a Whiteville win in the second round winner’s bracket game against West Bladen in the Woodmen Life tourney. The Knights outscored Whiteville 25-16 in the final period to earn a 67-63 win. The Wolfpack had erased a 32-26 halftime deficit with a 15-3 run to open the second half and led 47-42 after three quarters.

Smith led Wolfpack scoring with 24 points that included five three-pointers. Tyrell Kirk added 19 for Whiteville. Whiteville faces Fairmont tonight (Friday) at 6 p.m. in the third-place contest.

Reader Interactions

Community Events

september, 2018

28sep12:00 pm1:00 pmTailgate for Prostate – Free Prostate Exams and PSA Blood WorkTailgate party at Southeast Urology

29sep9:00 am1:00 pmColumbus Regional Healthcare System Back to School Health & Wellness FairHosted at Whiteville Recreation Center

29sep9:00 am4:00 pm5th Annual Brunswick Stew Festival

Whiteville
73°
Fair
07:0619:05 EDT
Feels like: 73°F
Wind: 0mph E
Humidity: 97%
Pressure: 30.07"Hg
UV index: 0
TueWedThu
min 69°F
89/72°F
85/72°F

Download Our App

 

Stay Connected

RSS National News (Via BBC News)

Announcement

X