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.
South Carolina scored a touchdown with 16 seconds remaining in the game to sneak away with a 28-23 victory over the North Carolina All-Stars, led by Lee County High School Coach Burton Cates, in this past weekend’s Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in Spartanburg, S.C.
Chatham Central 75, East Montgomery 71
Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA), announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2013 fall sports season earlier this week.
Southern Lee 50, Western Harnett 41
Southern Lee and Lee County both had individual victors, while Terry Sanford won the girls meet and Union Pines won the boys meet, as the Cape Fear Valley's swim squads held their fourth meet of the season at Campbell University's Johnson Aquatic Center Tuesday night.
South View Duals
Union Pines 37, South View 30
Lee County 58, Douglas Byrd 49
Gaston Collins won his 100th game as Southern Lee's head boys basketball coach, with a 62-47 win over Cape Fear Valley foe Gray's Creek Friday night, on Orange Crush Crew Night, on Cavalier Court.
Facing another team on a four-game winning streak, Southern Lee didn’t lead for much of Friday night’s Cape Fear Valley girls basketball game versus visiting Gray’s Creek.
Both Southern Lee varsity basketball squads took their winning streaks to four Tuesday night with lopsided Cape Fear Valley Conference wins at Douglas Byrd Tuesday night.
Southern Lee 60, Douglas Byrd 36
Northwood 53, Jordan-Matthews 34
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.