WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY) — We’ve posted scores and notes from Friday night’s high school basketball action. Click the video icon to see our January 4th show. We had highlights from Laney-Hoggard, New Bern-New Hanover, Ashley-Rose, North Brunswick-Whiteville and Topsail-South Lenoir.
SOUTH COLUMBUS GIRLS 35 – WEST COLUMBUS 32
JAMES KENAN GIRLS 63 – PENDER 20
COASTAL CHRISTIAN GIRLS 68 – FAYETTEVILLE ACADEMY 50
LAUREN DUNCANS HAD 20 POINTS AND 6 ASSISTS FOR COASTAL
WEST BLADEN GIRLS 54 – WEST BRUNSWICK 48
DAZIA GAUSE HAD 18 REBOUNDS AND 14 POINTS FOR WEST BRUNSWICK
TRASK GIRLS 47 – WALLACE-ROSE HILL 27
SOUTH LENOIR GIRLS 44 – TOPSAIL 27
WHITEVILLE GIRLS 58 – NORTH BRUNSWICK 31
NEW HANOVER GIRLS 57 – NEW BERN 48
ASHLEY GIRLS 59 – ROSE 25
LANEY GIRLS 51 – HOGGARD 29
EAST BLADEN BOYS 65 – SOUTH BRUNSWICK 45
SOUTH COLUMBUS BOYS 64 – WEST COLUMBUS 54
JAMES KENAN BOYS 56 – PENDER 47
FAYETTEVILLE ACADEMY BOYS 72 – COASTAL CHRISTIAN 52
WILMINGTON CHRISTIAN BOYS 54 – FAITH CHRISTIAN 42
JONAH ATTOE LED WCA WITH 18 POINTS
WEST BLADEN BOYS 72 – WEST BRUNSWICK 54
STEFAN MCDONALD LED THE KNIGHTS WITH 16 POINTS
WALLACE-ROSE HILL BOYS 62 – TRASK 50
SOUTH LENOIR BOYS 47 – TOPSAIL 35
NORTH BRUNSWICK BOYS 67 – WHITEVILLE 58
THE NORTH BRUNSWICK GAME HAD TO BE COMPLETED WITHOUT FANS DUE TO FAN MISCONDUCT
ASHLEY BOYS 50 – ROSE 49
TJ WILLIAMS IS NOW THE ALL-TIME LEADING SCORER FOR BOYS BASKETBALL AT ASHLEY
HOGGARD BOYS 54 – LANEY 41
KEVIN BELL LED ALL SCORERS WITH 24 POINTS
JOE O’ DONNELL LED HOGGARD WITH 19 POINTS
NEW HANOVER BOYS 46 – NEW BERN 30
THE 2012 NEW HANOVER BOYS BASKETBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM WAS HONORED PRIOR TO FRIDAY’S GAME
WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY) — The Laney High School Sports Hall of Fame grew by seven members on Friday night. The new inductees were Mike Causey, Fred Lynch, Tanner Sewell, Katie Swain Simmons, Ruby Sutton, Kevin Whitted and Tamera Young. Once our video loads, click the play video icon to see our report on the ceremony from Laney. This includes reaction from Sewell, Whitted and Young.
JACKSONVILLE, FL (UNCW) -– Senior Carly Tanner won both the 50 and 100 Freestyles for the Seahawks, but UNCW dropped a 129-109 decision to North Florida in women’s swimming and diving action on Friday at the UNF Aquatics Center.
Tanner, who owns the top time in the 50 Freestyle in the Colonial Athletic Association, posted a time of 24.32 in her first action of the spring portion of the 2012-13 schedule. She also recorded a winning time of 53.60 in winning the 100 Free and swam the leadoff leg of the Seahawks’ winning 200 Freestyle Relay squad that included Miller, Sears and sophomore Chelsea Tomko.
Also winning individual events for the Seahawks were sophomore Hannah Stephenson (200 Backstroke), senior Rachel Wilson (500 Free) and freshman Jenson Engen (200 Breaststroke).
UNCW opened the meet with a win in the 200 Medley Relay as Stephenson, Engen, Rachel Sears and Nicole Miller won with a time of 1:48.90.
The Seahawks return to competition on Jan. 19 at Wingate.
ROCKY POINT, NC (WWAY) — Corrina Reece has been named the new Varsity Softball coach at Trask High School.
Coach Reece is a former assistant softball coach at Jack Britt. She is presently is a teacher and coach at Cape Fear Middle School. She graduated from UNCW. Reece played softball for the Seahawks.