Rose wins, Conley loses as tournament week tips off

GREENVILLE (WNCT) – Number 2 seed JH Rose advanced to the Eastern Carolina 4A/3A semifinals with a 78-54 win over Southern Wayne on Tuesday night.

Across town, DH Conley wasn’t as fortunate. The Vikings fell to CB Aycock 48-46. The Falcons got off to a hot start with a flurry of three-pointers and held off the Vikes in the fourth quarter.

Rose will host Ayock Wednesday night in one ECC semifinal. New Bern will face South Central in the other semifinal. The Bears beat Eastern Wayne, 85-79 in overtime.

In girls play, DH Conley beat Eastern Wayne, 42-29. Conley travels to face top seed JH Rose on Wednesday in one semifinal. South Central visits New Bern in the other semi. The Falcons opened the week with a 50-48 win over Southern Wayne.

In regular season finales, Kinston beat Ayden-Grifton 55-38 to wrap up the Eastern Carolina 2A title. Also from the ECC, South Lenoir beat North Lenoir 68-57 and  Goldsboro beat Greene Central,  72- 66.

Other scores from first round play around the area run down like this….


North Pitt 66, North Johnston 53

West Carteret 61, White Oak 53

Pamlico 65, Lejeune 32

Jones Sr. 78, Bear Grass 34

Tarboro 83, North Edgecombe 72

North Brunswick 75, Croatan 46

Southside 77, Northside 59

Wilson Fike 74, Southern Nash 39

Washington 66, SW Edgecombe 51

West Craven 83, Richlands 63

Dixon 68, SW Onslow 57

Jacksonville 80, Swansboro 27


North Brunswick 48, SW Onslow 21

East Carteret 60, Bear Grass 23

New Bern 68, CB Aycock 42

Jacksonville 71, White Oak 21

East Duplin 56, Dixon 33

Goldsboro 58, Greene Central 45

Washington 57, Beddingfield 45

Kinston 60, Ayden-Grifton 29

Jones Senior 58, Southside 33

Wallace-Rose Hill 48, Union 40

Lejeune 48, Northside-Pinetown 43



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