HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: St. Stephens goes for 30-0 start on Friday with matches at Freedom

HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – St. Stephens High will go for a 30-0 record on Friday night in wrestling when it faces Freedom and South Caldwell in a Northwestern 3A-4A tri-match at Freedom. The Indians, coached by Billy Baker, moved to 29-0 on Wednesday night with a 59-15 victory over Alexander Central. The tri-match at Freedom on Friday starts at 5 p.m. …

HOLIDAY BASKETBALL SUMMARIES: Both Freedom teams advance to tournament semifinals

HobbsDailyReport.com WEDNESDAY HOLIDAY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT SUMMARIES FREEDOM INVITATIONAL GIRLS ASHEVILLE CHRISTIAN 40, DRAUGHN 34 Asheville Christian     12           5        9  14—40 Draughn                           6           1        6     11—34 ASHEVILLE CHRISTIAN 40 (incomplete)—Caroline Sikkink 16, Nahadi Smith 14, Waites 5, Sluder 3. DRAUGHN 34—Jenna Davis 22, Kincaid 6, Parker 4, Suttles 2. Notes: Asheville Christian faces Freedom in a semifinal on Thursday at 7 …

FRIDAY’S HS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES: Freedom sweeps East Burke

HobbsDailyReport.com FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SUMMARIES GIRLS FREEDOM 59, EAST BURKE 32 E. Burke                      6       5      10     11—32 Freedom                    14    14      17      14—59 EAST BURKE 32—Ariana Hawkins 10, Hise 6, Cooke 3, Arney 7, Hildebran 6, Ruff, Chrisco, Ramsey, Smith, Haas. FREEDOM 59—Blaikley Crooks 17, Madison Bailey 15, Adair Garrison 14, Short 2, Watkins 2, McGee 2, Rhone 2, Cisneros …

HOLIDAY BASKETBALL: Freedom Christmas Invitational starts on Wednesday

Draughn, East Burke join Patriots in tournament field HobbsDailyReport.com MORGANTON – Burke County rivals Draughn, East Burke and Freedom are headed into the Freedom Christmas Invitational next week, three days of basketball with all of the games at Freedom High. The three-day tournaments open with eight games on Wednesday, the first game tipping at 10 a.m. (East Burke versus R-S …