Southern Lee 45, Pinecrest 42
Southern Lee 45, Pinecrest 42
The Central Carolina Community College Cougars extended their winning streak to four games, going to a 9-2 record with a 106-53 blowout win over Mount Olive's JV team in CCCC's first game back from the Thanksgiving holiday Tuesday night.
Former Southern Lee star Akeem Richmond broke his own school record with 10 three-pointers in a game as East Carolina rolled to a 96-78 win over visiting Fayetteville State Tuesday night.
Lee County 51, Broughton 50
After two tight wins Monday night, both Southern Lee varsity basketball squads rolled past their Western Harnett opponents on Cavalier Court Tuesday night.
Southern Lee's starting five played the whole game - all five playing all 32 minutes - in the Lady Cavalier contest against Franklinton Monday night, and the Lady Cavs were their best in the final few minutes for a 33-27 victory.
Southern Lee drained seven three-pointers, with three each by Charles Wicker and Jamal James, in the last eight minutes to shoot past visiting Franklinton for a 57-54 win, the first Cavalier win of the season, Monday night.
The Cape Fear Valley Conference released its all-conference football honors on Saturday.
Cape Fear Valley Conference
Lee County 39, Leesville Road 37
Chapel Hill 44, Southern Lee 39
The Central Carolina Community College Cougars soared high for an 81-68 win over UNC-Chapel Hill's junior varsity basketball team at the Dean Smith Center last Sunday.
Douglas Byrd 40, Southern Lee 36
There was some good news for Southern Lee in its boys basketball home opener Thursday night. Mainly, the Cavalier offense had a much better game than in the Cavs' 43-36 loss at Pinecrest earlier in the week.
Southern Lee rallied in the third quarter, but Grace Christian took over in the fourth quarter for a 43-32 win in a cross-city girls basketball contest Thursday evening at Cavalier Court.
Southern Lee pitched a shutout for a quarter and went on to a 41-20 victory to begin its girls basketball campaign at Pinecrest Tuesday night.
Chatham Central 60, Southern Lee 23
- Pinecrest 44, Southern Lee 36
Central Carolina C.C.
Men's basketball - CCCC at North Carolina JV - 1 p.m.
Southern Lee's basketball season is a week away from its opening night but former Cavalier running mates, Josh Mellette and Josh Lee
Akeem Richmond scored 19 points and hit the go-ahead free throw to lift East Carolina over UNC Greensboro, 85-84, Tuesday night.
Southern Lee hosted the fourth annual Chatlee Boat and Marine Preseason Basketball Jamboree and both Cavalier basketball squads, with a little more than a week to go before their seasons start, scrimmaged against tough competition Saturday.
Southern Lee will host a big, preseason tip-off to the high school basketball campaign with the annual Chatlee Boat and Marine 2013 Preseason Basketball Jamboree.
Lee County won its fifth consecutive Brick City Bowl Friday night, but the Yellow Jackets had to fight from behind in the fourth quarter to do it.