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Friday, February 18, 2011

Stunner: Rosewood upsets No. 1 Princeton

PRINCETON -- Rosewood's roller coaster ride continued on Thursday night. The Eagles found themselves at a high point in the odyssey. Four Rosewood players reached double figures en route to a 67-59 win over archrival Princeton in the semifinal round...

Top-seeded Saints dispatch Aycock

DUDLEY -- Been there. Done that. Got the T-shirt. Charles B. Aycock couldn't avoid a repeat of its season-ending meeting with Southern Wayne on Thursday evening. Early turnovers, poor shooting and an in-your-face defense led to a 68-30 loss against...

Goldsboro slows down game, eases into title contest

PRINCETON -- North Duplin gave Goldsboro fits for three quarters on Thursday night. The Cougars owned the final period. James Williams pumped in 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Goldsboro held off North Duplin 63-54 in the semifinals of...

Local Preps Digest

Boys' basketball Faith Christian 57, Tri-City Christian 54 * DURHAM -- Faith Christian held off Tri-City Christian for a 57-54 win on Thursday night and advanced to the N.C. Christian Schools Athletic Association 2-A state semifinals. The Conquerors (21-6 overall)...

Prep basketball boxes

BOYS Rosewood 15 14 17 21 -- 67 Princeton 11 12 11 25 -- 59 ROSEWOOD (12-9) Dee Mabry 2 1 4-7 11, Jyonte Raynor 2 0 3-4 7, Cody Harris 0 1 0-2 3, Jacquez Raynor 4 0 2-4...

Stevens: Jones, Montgomery prove wins, losses aren't true formula for success today

Today's society measures athletic success in wins, state championships and Division I scholarship offers. Goldsboro's Andre Montgomery and Freddie Jones are walking examples that there's much more that goes into being a winner. The Cougars' heralded backfield duo combined to...