Local Roundup: Four hoops teams earn wins

By: Staff Report

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont basketball teams swept Richmond at home in their final non-conference tune-up before Three Rivers Conference play tomorrow. The girls team earned a 55-51 win and the boys team won 63-49.

Corry Addison finished with a team-high 26 points for the Golden Tornadoes (2-0), while Jayvon Morris and Derrick Arnette added 13 and 10 points, respectively.

Kiara Page had a double-double with 29 points and 23 rebounds for the girls team (1-1).

Pirates sweep South View

LUMBERTON — Both the Lumberton boys and girls basketball teams used fourth-quarter runs to top South View at home.

In the girls game, London Thompson scored 28 points and 13 rebounds to help the Lady Pirates (5-1) surpass a one-point South View lead early in the fourth quarter to come away with a 64-50 win.

To go along with Thompson, Madison Canady had 21 points and 13 rebounds. South View’s D’Asia Jackson and Lillian Flantos had 13 points each.

The Lumberton boys team (3-3) used a 7-0 early in the final period to turn away South View for a 65-54 win.

Jordan McNeill had 23 points and eight rebounds for the Pirates along with a double-double from Kwashek Breeden with 10 points and 16 rebounds. Christian Locklear scored 18 points for South View (0-4).

Lumberton and South View

County wrestling teams earn wins at Hoke

RAEFORD — All three Robeson County wrestling teams picked up valuable dual wins at the Grapple Fest hosted at Hoke last week.

Purnell Swett grabbed four wins in the event and Lumberton won three. Both schools’ only loss in the dual tournament came against Cary, the top-ranked team in the East region.

Purnell Swett topped Harnett Central ,78-6, Lee ,82-0, Triton, 69-12 and Broughton, 63-9. Lumberton defeated Broughton, 60-20, Lee ,69-12 and Pine Forest ,52-29.

The Rams’ Rommie McNeill picked up a 6-4 decision over Broughton’s Nash Philbeck in a meeting of the top 138-pound wrestler and the top 145-pound wrestler in the state in a 145-pound bout.

St. Pauls went 2-3 in the tournament with wins over Lee and Hoke.

All three teams return to the mat on Saturday at the Caleb Hawkins round robin tournament at West Brunswick


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