Goldsboro uses great fourth quarter to beat East Duplin
Down 37-35 going into the fourth quarter Goldsboro scored 24 points in the fourth quarter to beat East Duplin 63-55. Isaiah Wilder led the Cougars with 23 points, Xavion Atkinson scored 14 points and Christian Bullock chipped in 11 points.
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Spring Creek 63, Wallace-Rose Hill 54
Demartae Bizzell was one of four Spring Creek players in double figuers as Spring Creek beat Wallace-Rose Hill 63-54. Bizzell scored a team-high 19 points and four rebounds. Three Spring Creek players had double-doubles, Dominique Morse had 15 points, 10 rebounds, and three assists, Landon Smothers scored 13 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out three assists, while Tyrse Artis scored 14 points and snagged 10 rebounds.
Union 53, North Duplin 46
North Duplin lost to Union 53-46, D.J. Simmons led the way for North Duplin with 16 points, while Armone Anders finished with 12 points. Kijah Blow and Christian Powell each scored eight points.
D.H. Conley 55, C.B. Aycock 44
Charles Walker scored 10 points, but C.B. Aycock loss to D.H. Conlry 55-44. Alijuan Moore scored eight points, Josh Gooding and Tyrie Artis each scored seven points, while Trever Reid and Myron Poindexter both finished with six points.
Southern Wayne 59, New Bern 51
Freshman Mikhail Pocknett scored 14 points, Demetric Wright chipped in 13 points and David Brewer added 12 points as the Saints beat the Bears 59-51 on Friday.
South Central 88, Eastern Wayne 39
Prep girls' basketball
Union 42, North Duplin 18
Glendy Lopez scored seven points, and Hannah Martin added six points, but North Duplin dropped a game against Union 42-18. Amaya Jackson was Union's leading scorer with 19 points.
D.H. Conley 58, C.B. Aycock 15
Katlyn Parrish, Heaven Tatum and Taylor Gay each scored three points. Dasani Jackson, Abbey Thomas and Madeline Patnaude all scored two points, but the Golden Falcons were unable to beat D.H. Conley.
South Central 59, Eastern Wayne 54
Prep JV boys' basketball
Goldsboro 65, East Duplin 48
Aaron Scott scored 23 points, while Jakir Fowler added 15 points as Goldsboro handled East Duplin 65-48.
C.B. Aycock, D.H. Conley 36
The Golden Falcons won a close game against D.H. Conley on Friday evening. Ashton Perinzeni led the way with 17 points, while Quentavous Barnes was close behind with 14 points.
Prep JV girls' basketball
D.H. Conley 44, C.B. Aycock 11
Presley Gray, Bailey Wood and Tamia Myers combined to score all of C.B. Aycock's 11 points, but the Golden Falcons loss to D.H. Conley 44-11.