New Hanover Wildcats win state championship

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — The New Hanover High School boys basketball team rallied from a last minute deficit Saturday night to win a state championship for the first time in 39 years.

The Wildcats won the 4A state championship game 39 to 35 against Zebulon Vance in Chapel Hill.

Seven-footer Ty Walker was the game’s MVP; he finished with 12 points and eight blocks.

Senior guard James Beatty hit the go ahead shot with about a minute to play.

After a couple of years of just falling short of reaching to title game the cats get to Chapel Hill this year and bring another title back to Wilmington.

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