SATURDAY’S REGIONAL BASKETBALL PAIRINGS: E. Lincoln boys, Freedom girls both play at CVCC

HobbsDailyReport.com CHAPEL HILL – East Lincoln’s boys and Freedom girls’ will play in the same venue on Saturday as they go for West Regional basketball championships. In pairings announced Wednesday morning by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA): Top-seeded East Lincoln (29-2) battles No. 2 seed and defending state 2A champion Forest Hills (28-2) at Catawba Valley Community …

SOUTH FORK 2A BASKETBALL: Red Devils’ Cornwell is just scary good

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com Thoughts and observations from the South Fork 2A basketball tournament championship games on Friday night at Lincolnton, and the season so far: Just scary good If Newton-Conover High head coach Sylvia White is correct – and she knows her basketball – this is just simply scary for players hoping to defend the Red Devils’ Chyna Cornwell. …

BASKETBALL CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS (updated): Pairings for all 3 local leagues now official

By CHRIS HOBBS HobbsDailyReport.com The conference basketball tournaments in the South Fork 2A, Northwestern Foothills 2A and Northwestern 3A-4A each begin on Tuesday, and official pairings were finalized on Saturday by each league. The top seeds in the girls’ tournaments are Newton-Conover in the South Fork 2A, East Burke in the Northwestern Foothills 2A and Freedom in the Northwestern 3A-4A …

THURSDAY’S HS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES: Freedom sweeps Hickory

HobbsDailyReport.com THURSDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SUMMARIES   GIRLS FREEDOM 44, HICKORY 34 Freedom         6      21     6      11—44 Hickory            9       7     8      10—34 FREEDOM 44—Blaikley Crooks 14, Christena Rhone 11, Bailey 7, Garrison 6, Moore 3, Davenport 4, Short, Tate, Watkins, Cisneros, Johnson. HICKORY 34—Makayla Hill 12, Soublert 4, James …

TUESDAY’S HS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES: East Lincoln boys’ win streak reaches 10 games

HobbsDailyReport.com TUESDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SUMMARIES   GIRLS SOUTH FORK 2A LINCOLNTON 35, EAST LINCOLN 27 E. Lincoln      11    6        5     5—27 Lincolnton    7      2     13    12—35 EAST LINCOLN 27—Brianna Tadlock 13, Ross 5, T. Robinette 4, A. Robinette 4, Rhoney 1. LINCOLNTON 35—Ashlyn Rhyne 14, Shain 8, Ross 7, Tweed 4, Killian 2. Notes: East Lincoln has lost three …