Prep basketball roundup: North Edgecombe gets by RMP


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Friday, February 8, 2019

Boys basketball

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. 

Northside-Pinetown 64

Tarboro 50

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. 

Girls basketball

Franklinton 57

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.