Hoggard basketball sweeps New Hanover in Tuesday’s rivalry game

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)–Anytime New Hanover and Hoggard get together in any sport there is always a chance for fireworks. On Tuesday the night belonged to the Hoggard Vikings.

In the girl’s game New Hanover held the 18-16 lead at the half, but Hoggard would switch things up offensively in the third quarter. The Vikings outscored the Wildcats 14-8 in the third quarter to fuel them to the 42-29 win.

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The boy’s game started out going back and forth for much of the first half. This one would slow down in the second half, but the Vikings would ice it at the free throw line winning it 65-52.

The New Hanover Wildcats will return back home on Friday night to host North Brunswick, while Hoggard will welcome in the West Brunswick Trojans.