Wayne Country Day takes care of Friendship Christian
Jaden Cooper scored a team-high 22 points, Marcus Metcalf scored 20 points, Linwood Grandy chipped in 15 points and Tracy Whitfield scored 14 points as Wayne Country Day toppled Friendship Christian 89-79. The Chargers are now 14-9 overall and 4-2 in conference play.
More prep boys' basketball
C.B. Aycock 42, New Bern 37
Alijuan Moore scored a team-high 13 points as the Golden Falcons flew over the Bears 42-37. Charles Walker scored 10 points, while Trever Reid chipped in eight points.
North Duplin 59, Neuse Charter 51
After beating Neuse Charter, North Duplin improved its record to 6-7. Armone Anders was the Rebels' leading scorer with 18 points. Aaron Ross scored 11 points, while Kijah Blow and Christian Powell each knocked in 10 points.
Rosewood 66, Hobbton 30
The Eagles dominated Hobbton 66-30 on Friday night. Roderick Benjamin scored 20 points, and Michael Reid added 11 points. The Eagles are now 8-4 overall and 6-0 in conference play.
D.H. Conley 72, Eastern Wayne 35
Prep girls' basketball
Wayne Country Day 67, Friendship Christian 20
Wayne Country Day dominated Friendship Christian 67-20. Jala Holloman led the way with 23 points, while Lexi Jeffries finished the night with 18 points. Wayne Country Day improved its record to 16-2 overall and 6-0 in conference play.
New Bern 31, C.B. Aycock 26
Abbey Thomas scored nine points, while Katlyn Parrish scored eight points, but Golden Falcons were unable to beat the Bears.
Neuse Charter 53, North Duplin 17
Star Jaco scored eight points, but North Duplin was unable to beat Neuse Charter. The Rebels are now 1-10 overall.
Eastern Wayne 53, D.H. Conley 43
Prep JV boys' basketball
C.B. Aycock 38, New Bern 35
Led by Ashton Perinzeni's 14-point effort the Golden Falcons outlasted New Bern 38-35. Quentavous Barnes scored 11 points.
Wayne Country Day 64, Friendship Christian 57
Jordan Cooper exploded for a game-high 29 points as Wayne Country Day toppled Friendship Christian. Zion Davis scored 11 points and Jack Cole was close behind with 10 points. The Chargers are now 11-2 overall and 5-1 in conference play.
Prep JV girls' basketball
New Bern 28, C.B. Aycock 25
Freshman Bailey Wood scored 11 points, but C.B. Aycock lost a close game against New Bern.
Wayne Country Day 32, Friendship Christian 16
The Chargers played great defense holding Friendship Christian to 16 points. Carleigh Greiman led the way with 15 points, while Hayden Nielsen scored seven points.
Middle school basketball
Greenfield 63, Wayne Christian 33
The Wayne Christian middle school boys loss 63-33 to Greenfield School. Josh Young led the way with 17 points, while Stevie Boswell scored nine points.
Friendship Christian 41, Wayne Country Day 24
Berkley Woodard scored 12 points, but the Chargers dropped a game against Friendship Christian. Thomas Gurley finished the night with seven points. Wayne Country Day is now 4-5 overall and 2-3 in conference play.
Rosewood (ROSE) 41.0 Fike (FIKE) 30.0
120: Malika Haines (ROSE) over (FIKE) (For.) 126: William Kimball (ROSE) over (FIKE) (For.) 132: Chris Hill (ROSE) over (FIKE) (For.) 138: Garrett Weaver (FIKE) over Braeden Reiss (ROSE) (TF 18-2 4:41) 145: Timothy Decatur (ROSE) over Patrick McCullen (FIKE) (Fall 1:09) 152: Jordan Todd (ROSE) over Vincent Page (FIKE) (Dec 6-0) 160: Noah Gullet (FIKE) over Elijah Joyner (ROSE) (MD 13-3) 170: Aaron Bancroft (FIKE) over (ROSE) (For.) 182: Joseph Speight (FIKE) over Patrick Jones (ROSE) (MD 11-3) 195: Jayleen Bullock (FIKE) over Gael Jaramillo (ROSE) (TF 16-1 2:00) 220: Zametrie Bagley (FIKE) over Julissa Jaramillo (ROSE) (Fall 1:27) 285: Nyterrius Williams (ROSE) over Saulo Rodriguez (FIKE) (Dec 3-0) 106: Logan Tortual (ROSE) over Andrew Woodard (FIKE) (Fall 2:40) 113: Christian Decatur (ROSE) over Jahmez Settles (FIKE) (TF 21-6 4:50).
Rosewood (ROSE) 84.0 Clinton (CLIN) 0.0
113: Logan Tortual (ROSE) over (CLIN) (For.) 120: Christian Decatur (ROSE) over (CLIN) (For.) 126: William Kimball (ROSE) over (CLIN) (For.) 132: Braeden Reiss (ROSE) over (CLIN) (For.) 138: Chris Hill (ROSE) over Ayda Portilla-Lopez (CLIN) (Fall 1:06) 145: Timothy Decatur (ROSE) over (CLIN) (For.) 152: Jordan Todd (ROSE) over (CLIN) (For.) 160: Dylan Hubbard (ROSE) over Jabez Skinner (CLIN) (Fall 1:26) 170: Elijah Joyner (ROSE) over Alexandra Anaya (CLIN) (Fall 1:40) 182: Patrick Jones (ROSE) over Zacchaeus Williams (CLIN) (Fall 3:10) 195: Gael Jaramillo (ROSE) over Linele Faison (CLIN) (Fall 2:42) 220: Julissa Jaramillo (ROSE) over Carson Wickebass (CLIN) (Fall 3:17) 285: Matthew Wade (ROSE) over Francisco Rodriguez (CLIN) (Fall 4:33) 106: TJ Ruffino (ROSE) over (CLIN) (For.).