Prep basketball roundup: North Edgecombe gets by RMP
Friday, February 8, 2019
North Edgecombe 88
Rocky Mount Prep 81
North Edgecombe drew even with RMP in the Tar-Roanoke Conference with the road win.
The Warriors improved to 11-11, 7-5, while the Jaguars dropped to 10-11, 7-5.
The Vikings dropped a Coastal Plains Conference road game and fell to 13-7, 7-4.
Farmville Central 106
SouthWest Edgecombe 55
The Cougars couldn’t keep up with one of the better basketball programs in the state in a home loss.
SWE fell to 11-11, 4-4. The Jaguars, meanwhile, improved to 22-0, 8-0.
Southern Nash 32
The Firebirds battled back with a strong fourth quarter, but couldn’t catch Franklinton in a Big East Conference loss.
Southern Nash dropped to 4-18, 0-10, while Franklinton moved to 15-7, 5-4.
Farmville Central 79
SouthWest Edgecombe 66
The Cougars challenged the undefeated Jaguars (18-0, 8-0), and had to fight back from a 48-25 halftime deficit.
SWE (18-4, 6-2) outscored FC 41-31 in the second half, but couldn’t pull off the upset. The only two losses for SWE in Eastern Plains play came against the Jaguars.
Rocky Mount Prep 64
North Edgecombe 54
The Jaguars picked up a home win in the final game of the regular season and improved to 5-15, 5-5.
North Edgecombe dropped to 4-17, 2-10 with the loss.