Lee County 68, Gray's Creek 50
Southern Lee’s girls basketball team had an easy Friday night on its home court. A 54-22 win over Douglas Byrd was what the Lady Cavaliers needed to stop a six-game losing streak and they’ll hope it’s what will start a good run through the last three weeks of the regular season.
Southern Lee was on the wrong side of a lopsided score last Friday night at Terry Sanford. After an unplanned week off, the Cavaliers were on the right side of a blowout, a 66-35 win over Douglas Byrd, Friday night on Cavalier Court.
Terry Sanford, the defending swimming champs of the 4A Mid-South Conference, swept the two conference team titles in its new home, the Cape Fear Valley Conference at the conference championship meet at Campbell University Thursday night.
Chatham Central 58, East Montgomery 6
Westover 58, Lee County 39
Terry Sanford took over sole possession of first place in the Cape Fear Valley boys basketball campaign Friday night and the Bulldogs did so emphatically on their home floor with a 65-38 win over Southern Lee.
Southern Lee’s girls basketball team traded hoops with Terry Sanford for half of Friday night’s conference game.
Charger Cup at Northwood
Thomasville 66, Lee County 18
Southern Lee 68, Westover 65
Southern Lee (10-4, 4-0) won a battle of Cape Fear Valley Conference unbeatens Friday night on Cavalier Court.
Southern Lee 68, Westover 65
Terry Sanford 58, Lee County 36
Pins decided all 12 contested matches, with Lee County earning seven of them, as the Yellow Jackets beat county-rival Southern Lee 48-36 Wednesday night in the first-ever dual which was a conference dual between the Jackets and Cavaliers.
Lee County's Morgan Vogelsang and Southern Lee's Sara Linedohm each won two races as the Yellow Jackets and Cavaliers got back into the pool after a three-week break, at least from competitive meets, Tuesday night at Campbell University's Johnson Natatorium.
Southern Lee won the fourth quarter, and the Cavaliers had to, and defeated Union Pines 72-65 in a frantic conference basketball contest Friday night as both the Cavs (9-4, 3-0) and Vikings (5-8, 0-4) got back into Cape Fear Valley action after a holiday break.
Southern Lee’s girls basketball squad had its starting five back together again as Cape Fear Valley Conference play resumed Friday night. It didn’t make much of a difference to Union Pines (11-2, 4-0) as two unbeaten teams in the CFVC standings became just the Lady Vikings as they got a 63-40 win at home.
Former Southern Lee basketball star Akeem Richmond set a new Gore Arena record with 37 points and 10 three-pointers carrying East Carolina to a 79-71 win at Campbell Thursday night.
Coming off a 69-63 victory over Georgia Southern, Campbell looks to continue its winning ways when East Carolina visits Gore Arena tonight for a 7 p.m. tip-off.
Chatham Central, Carrboro at Northwood - 5 p.m.
Clinton at Triton - 6 p.m.
The last afternoon of the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic provided an unscheduled Brick City rivalry meeting. Lee County took round one of what will be at least three rounds versus Southern Lee Monday afternoon with the Lady Yellow Jackets jumping out to a big lead and going on to a 51-33 victory.
Union Pines was ready to take advantage of a short-handed Southern Lee girls basketball squad right from the start of Saturday afternoon's game in the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic. The Lady Vikings scored the first 14 points of the game and kept rolling to a 65-30 victory.
Chatham Central 73, West Montgomery 70 - OT
Lee County 58, Overhills 39
Whiteville 52, Southern Lee 49
Northern Vance took advantage of a short-handed Southern Lee squad, as the Lady Cavaliers were without two starters, for a 39-33 win in the first round of the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Friday afternoon inside Lee County’s Packard Gym.