Pender boys, East Bladen girls advance to the state finals; New Hanover boys fall short
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FAYETTEVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- The vast majority of Sunday's Coach's Corner will involve coverage from the high school basketball state playoffs from Fayetteville. Make sure you check it out. That's Sunday at 6pm on WWAY. It's a "can't miss" for fans of West Bladen, East Bladen, New Hanover and Pender. Those four schools were all represented in Fayetteville this week.

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Score by periods 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total from Saturday's games

Raleigh Millbrook 10 20 20 23 - 73
New Hanover 12 15 17 23 - 67

Pender 16 25 15 18 - 74
Red Springs 16 11 16 22 - 65

East Bladen 22 21 20 8 - 71
Graham 14 8 7 8 - 37

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Below we have the schedule for next weekend and the scores from Saturday's action:

CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2011

97th ANNUAL MEN’S NCHSAA BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
40th ANNUAL WOMEN’S NCHSAA BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

DEAN E.SMITH CENTER--UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL
REYNOLDS COLISEUM – NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, RALEIGH

At Chapel Hill
CLASS AA women--noon
EAST BLADEN HIGH SCHOOL EAGLES (30-1)
VS.
SALISBURY HIGH SCHOOL HORNETS (26-1)

CLASS AA men– 2:30 p.m.
NORTHWOOD HIGH SCHOOL CHARGERS (28-4)
VS.
EAST RUTHERFORD HIGH SCHOOL CAVALIERS (26-1)

CLASS AAAA women – 5 p.m.
MILLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL WILDCATS (31-1)
VS.
SOUTHWEST GUILFORD HIGH SCHOOL COWGIRLS (29-2)

CLASS AAAA men – 7:30 p.m.
MILLBROOK HIGH SCHOOL WILDCATS (22-9)
VS.
WEST CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL LIONS (27-2)

At Raleigh
CLASS A women– noon
SOUTHWEST ONSLOW HIGH SCHOOL STALLIONS (24-3)
VS.
BISHOP MCGUINNESS HIGH SCHOOL LADY VILLAINS (25-6)

CLASS A men– 2:30 p.m.
PENDER HIGH SCHOOL PATRIOTS (24-4)
VS.
NORTH ROWAN HIGH SCHOOL CAVALIERS (26-5)

CLASS AAA women – 5 p.m.
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOLFALCONS (27-4)
VS.
HICKORY HIGH SCHOOL RED TORNADOES (28-2)

CLASS AAA men—7:30 p.m.
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL FALCONS (26-5)
VS.
HUNTER HUSS HIGH SCHOOLHUSKIES (28-2)

END SCHEDULE

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Eastern Regionals--Men

Class 1-A at Crown Arena

Pender 74, Red Springs 65

Class 2-A at Crown Coliseum

Northwood 56, Kinston 42

Class 3-A at Crown Arena

Winterville South Central 67, Chapel Hill 59

Class 4-A at Crown Coliseum

Raleigh Millbrook 73, Wilmington New Hanover 67

Eastern Regionals--Women

Class 1-A at Crown Arena

Southwest Onslow 54, Goldsboro 38

Class 2-A at Crown Coliseum

East Bladen 71, Graham 37

Class 3-A at Crown Arena

South Central 47, Northern Nash 24

Class 4-A at Crown Coliseum

Raleigh Millbrook 57, Hope Mills South View 39

Western Regional-- Men

Class 1-A—Fleming Gym, UNC-Greensboro

North Rowan 92, Winston-Salem Prep 85 (2 OT)

Class 2-A—Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center

East Rutherford 70, Burnsville Mountain Heritage 49

Class 3-A -- Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center

6 p.m.: Gastonia Hunter Huss (27-2) vs. Hickory (26-3)

Class 4-A—Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center

8 p.m.: West Charlotte (26-2) vs. Winston-Salem Mount Tabor (26-4)

Western Regional -- Women

Class 1-A: Fleming Gym, UNC-Greensboro

Kernersville Bishop McGuinness 64, Saxapahaw River Mill Academy 57

Class 2-A: Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center

Salisbury 49, Newton-Conover 35

Class 3-A: Fleming Gym, UNC-Greensboro

Hickory 63, North Iredell 54

Class 4-A: Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center

Southwest Guilford 42, Charlotte Mallard Creek 40

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i meant to say east bladen not pender

THAT GAME UP THERE WITH PENDER VS GRAHAM OR WHATEVER THAT IS THE SORRYEST SCORE IVE EVER SEEN IN A EAST CHAMPIONSHIP GAME EVER THEY NEED TO GET A NEW COACH FOR THAT HE MUST BE A GUY OFF THE STREETS THATS NEVER SEE BASKETBALL GAMES AND PAYS EVERYBODY TO WIN THERE GAMES LMAOO AND EVERYBODY NEW HANOVER WILDCATS WERE THE BEST OVERALL TEAM IN THIS WHOLE LADDER NEW HANOVER (DIAMONDS ALLDAY)!!!!!!!!!!!

Nathan, you might want to pay closer attention to English class and a little less to sports.