Goldsboro outscored St. Pauls 23-6 in the first quarter as the Cougars ran past the Bulldogs 93-52 in the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 2A playoffs.
The Cougar advanced to the third round for the third time in four years. No. 2 Goldsboro will host No. 10 Franklin Academy (19-10) in the third round on Saturday.
E.E. Smith 68, C.B. Aycock 43C.B. Aycock’s season came to an end in the second round of the NCHSAA 3A playoffs.
The Golden Falcons fell to E.E. Smith 68-42. C.B. Aycock ends the season with a 23-6 overall record and as the Quad County 3A Conference tournament champions
Wilson Prep 59, Rosewood 42
Down 12-2 at the start of the second quarter, Rosewood did everything it could to come back and win the game, but ultimately, the Eagles fell 59-42 to the Tigers in the second round of the NCHSAA 1A playoffs.
Rosewood ends the season with a 15-10 overall record. The Eagles also won the Carolina 1A Conference tournament this season.
Seaforth 48, Eastern Wayne 24
The Warriors put up a good fight but fell to Seaforth 48-24 in the second round of the NCHSAA 2A playoffs. Eastern Wayne finishes the season with a 19-8 overall record.
Cape Fear 75, Southern Wayne 49
In the second round of the NCHSAA 3A playoffs for the second year in a row, the Saints faced off against Cape Fear.
Down 16-14 at the end of the first quarter, the Saints battled back but could not catch up to Cape Fear, which won the game 75-49.
Southern Wayne ends the season with a 20-8 overall record and as Quad County 3A Conference tournament champions.