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