Laney and West Columbus take next step in title run


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)–The Laney girls and West Columbus boys basketball teams are one step closer to bringing home a state title after winning on Thursday night.

The Laney girls will host South Central out of Winterville, NC on Saturday at 6:00 P.M. South Central is currently sporting a 24-3 record and the No. 6 seed in the Class 4A state playoffs. Laney on the other hand had a close game with Millbrook in round two in which the Bucs won 48-44. Laney is now riding a 27 game win streak.

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The West Columbus boys basketball team continues their title hopes. The Vikings will play host to the No.5 seed Granville Central in Cerro Gordo on Saturday. Granville heads into the third round with a 19-8 record. The winner of West Columbus and Granville Central will most likely meet the No.1 seed Washington County in the final eight.