NCISAA 1A State Tournament quarterfinal
No. 2 Grace Christian 70, No. 7 Hobgood Academy 42
Grace Christian 78, Cape Fear Christian 73 - OT
West Montgomery at Chatham Central - 2 p.m.
Southern Lee at Lee County - 2:30 p.m.
Union Pines at Gray’s Creek - 4:30 p.m.
Western Harnett at Cleveland - 6 p.m.
Corinth Holders at Triton - 7 p.m.
Lee County will host Southern Lee for a varsity basketball doubleheader Saturday afternoon, with the girls game tipping off at 1 p.m. and the boys game at 2:30 p.m.
Grace Christian senior Anna Murr earned a spot on the Carolina Christian Conference's all-conference girls basketball team for the fourth consecutive season as the conference's regular season concluded last week with the Lady Crusaders (22-2, 9-1) and Northwood Temple sharing the CCC championship.
Zach Boggs poured in 28 points leading Grace Christian to a 65-47 victory over visiting Cape Fear Christian in the regular-season finale for the Crusaders Friday night.
Grace Christian celebrated its senior night Friday as the Lady Crusaders won a share of the Carolina Christian Conference championship with a 70-46 win over Cape Fear Christian.
Grace Christian (12-11, 6-4) dominated visiting county-rival Lee Christian for an 80-33 boys basketball win Thursday night.
Grace Christian (21-2, 8-1) overwhelmed visiting Lee Christian, 64-27, in a girls basketball contest Thursday night.
Cardinal Gibbons at Northwood - 3 p.m.
Southern Lee at Gray's Creek - 4:30 p.m.
Grace Christian typically tries outrunning its opponents on the basketball court. On Friday night versus conference-leading Northwood Temple, and its college-sized frontcourt, the host Crusaders tried patience.
Grace Christian's girls basketball team led throughout the last three quarters to avenge a defeat from earlier this season, and hand Northwood Temple its first Carolina Christian Conference loss, Friday night inside Torgerson Gymnasium.
Friday, Jan. 31
Grace Christian's girls basketball squad ran its winning streak to eight Friday night with a 64-31 rout over visiting Wake Christian.
Union Pines 79, Westover 51
Lee County 68, Gray's Creek 50
Grace Christian 63, North Moore 62
Union Pines 65, Gray's Creek 39
Westover 58, Lee County 39
Grace Christian 68, Vandalia Christian 54
Zach Boggs made sure his team got off to a good start as Grace Christian hosted conference foe Community Christian Tuesday night. He also made sure the Crusaders held on to their lead late in the game.
Grace Christian's girls basketball squad kept rolling through Carolina Conference play Tuesday night, winning its fourth straight CCC game 78-36 over Community Christian.
Grace Christian's girls basketball team made it a perfect, 3-for-3 week Friday night. The Lady Crusaders rolled to their third easy Carolina Christian Conference win of the week, routing Crossroads Christian 70-17 in Grace Christian's first home game in four weeks.
Zach Boggs, mostly from the outside, poured in 33 points and William Kerr, mostly right around the hoop, added 21 points, leading Grace Christian to an 81-66 victory over Carolina Christian Conference opponent Crossroads Christian Friday night.
Northwood 41, Orange 22