Hoggard & Laney set for MEC Girls Championship rematch


BOLIVIA, NC (WWAY)–It didn’t take long for the Laney girls basketball team to proved why they are the top seed in the Mideastern Conference tournament on Wednesday night. The Buccaneers jumped out to the 17-0 lead over the No.5 seed Ashley after the first quarter.

The Bucs would cruise the rest of the game to the lopsided 56-22 win over Ashley.

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In the second semi-final it was a slow start offensively for both Hoggard and Topsail. Hoggard held the slim 8-5 lead after the first quarter. The third quarter proved to be the difference for the Vikings as they outscored Topsail 11-3 to pull away for the 46-20 win. Icess Tresvik lead Hoggard with 12 points, while Lauren Caveness finished with 8 for the Lady Pirates.

Hoggard and Laney now meet up for another girls title in the Mideastern conference on Friday night set for a 6:00 P.M. tip-off.