Southern Wayne knocks off J.H. Rose

(TUESDAY)

Prep girls’ basketball

SouthernWayne 53, J.H. Rose 35

Southern Wayne beat J.H. Rose 53-35 on Tuesday night in the first round of ECC tournament play.

Samiya Bess had a game-high 18 points and 11 rebounds for the winners.

D’Mia Wright scored 13 points, while Ty’ Maye added eight points.

Eastern Wayne 58, C.B. Aycock 41

Taylor Gay scored 17 points, and Kaitlyn Smith contributed 10 points, but the Golden Falcons lot to the Warriors 58-41 in the first round of ECC tournament play.

Prep boys’ basketball

C.B. Aycock 49, New Bern 42

Jaylan Robinson scored 12 points, while Charles Walker added 11 points as the Golden Falcons beat New Bern in the first round of ECC tournament play.

S. Wayne 75, J.H. Rose 69

Demetric Wright scored 21 points, Mikhail Pocknett scored 16 points, David Brewer added 13 points, Daetwon Barnes finished with 11 points as the Saints beat J.H. Rose in the first round of ECC tournament play. Southern Wayne advacnes to play Eastern Wayne in the second round on Thursday. The game will be played at South Central High School. Tipoff is 6 p.m.