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SANFORD — After several losing streaks this season, the Community Christian varsity boys basketball team suddenly has a winning streak. The Cyclones posted their season-best fourth straight win Thursday with a 72-55 conquest of host Lee Christian in a nonconference affair.
Senior Jimmy Forte led the way again for the Cyclones, now 8-14, with 33 points while junior Andrew Gattis knocked down five 3-pointers on his way to 17 points and seven rebounds.
Landon Beamon collected eight points and eight rebounds while seniors Mike Piccolo and Christian McFarland each scored seven points.
The 1-A Cyclones return to 1-A/2-A Coastal Independents Conference play Friday against Kerr-Vance Academy at Peace Church.
Lady Chargers zap Faith for 14th win
ROCKY MOUNT — Wilson Christian won for the 14th time in 15 girls basketball outings this season with a 31-11 defeat of host Faith Christian on Thursday.
Hailey Carnes led the Lady Chargers with nine points while Gracie Farmer added seven points.
WCA will visit DASH home school team Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Rocky Mount.