01/06/11 — Thursday preps

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Thursday preps

By Ryan Hanchett
Published in Sports on January 6, 2011 2:02 PM

Boys' basketball

North Lenoir 46, Greene Central 44

* SNOW HILL -- North Lenoir and Greene Central traded baskets for most of the night but in the end the Hawks made the final play and captured a 46-44, non-conference win over the Rams on Wednesday night.

Josh Poole led the North Lenoir attack with 13 points. Maurice Morgan added nine points in the win.

Malcolm Dawson paced the Greene Central offense with 17 points and 13 rebounds.

Greene Central entertains Eastern Plains 2-A Conference foe SouthWest Edgecombe on Friday. North Lenoir (9-6 overall) returns to action Jan. 14 against Southern Wayne.

JV sports

* Boys' basketball: Wayne Christian 51, Cape Fear 33 -- Dylan Smith led the Eagles with 23 points and nine rebounds. Chris Easom added 20 points and seven boards. Wayne Christian (7-0 overall) faces Community Christian today.