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Ashley standout Saniya Rivers named Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year

In its 36th year of honoring the nation’s most elite high school athletes, Gatorade today announced Saniya Rivers of Eugene Ashley High School in Wilmington, N.C. is the 2020-21 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. 

Scott Wainwright stepping down as South Brunswick boys basketball coach

After nearly a decade there will be a new coach at the helm of the South Brunswick boys basketball program next season. It was announced over the weekend that longtime Cougar head coach Scott Wainwright was stepping down from his position.

Ashley standout Saniya Rivers named NCBCA Girl’s Basketball Player of the Year

Saniya Rivers finished her high school basketball career as one of the most decorated athletes the area has ever seen and the accolades continue to pile up for the Screamin' Eagle senior. 

Coastal 8 Conference announces end of season basketball awards

The Coastal 8 Conference wrapped up their high school basketball season last week. Today, they announced their all-conference teams and end of season awards. 

MEC releases All-Conference Basketball Awards

High School basketball teams across the Cape Fear have wrapped up their seasons. The Mideastern Conference released their all-conference teams and awards late last weeks. 

Strong second half pushes Garner past Ashley girls in the State Semifinals

Garner Magnet outscored Ashley by eight points in the third quarter of Tuesday nights NCHSAA State Semifinal game and that proved to be the difference. The Trojans advance to the Class 4A title game with the 73-67 win over the Screamin' Eagles. 

NCHSAA State Basketball Tournament – Second Round

Headed into Thursday night just three local basketball teams were left fighting for a state championship. That number dropped to one after tonight's second round games. WWAY Sports Director Tanner Barth brings you the highlights from the Port City. 

Saniya Rivers one of 24 selected as a McDonald’s All-American

As the high school basketball season slowly comes to an end the accolades are piling up for Ashley High School girls basketball star Saniya Rivers. This week Rivers was named a 2021 McDonald's High School All-American. 

NCHSAA State Basketball Tournament – Round One

The first round of the NCHSAA High School Basketball state tournament kicked off on Tuesday night. The week started with 10 Cape Fear area teams fighting for the title, after tonight just four remain. 

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