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MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Lady Bucks erase Elm City from ranks of unbeaten

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Posted 1/13/20

Behind the 21 points of TiAsia Taylor, the Forest Hills girls basketball team sent Elm City tumbling from an undefeated record with a 42-21 victory Monday.

Jamaria Freeman added seven points for …

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MIDDLE SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Lady Bucks erase Elm City from ranks of unbeaten

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Behind the 21 points of TiAsia Taylor, the Forest Hills girls basketball team sent Elm City tumbling from an undefeated record with a 42-21 victory Monday.

Jamaria Freeman added seven points for Forest Hills (6-1), which moved into a tie for the Tricounties Athletic Conference South Division lead with the Lady Vikings.

For Elm City, Connie Pleasants added eight points.

Forest Hills is at Toisnot on Thursday.

Sutton has double-double in Wildcats’ win

Daidien Sutton compiled a double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds to help the Springfield boys basketball team win its sixth contest in seven tries with a 43-29 win over Darden on Monday.

Sutton added four assists for the Wildcats, while Drew Pittman tallied 16 points and seven rebounds to go along with four assists.

Springfield improved to 6-1, pulling alongside Toisnot for the Tricounties Athletic Conference South Division lead with Toisnot at 6-1.

Alex Speight had seven points for the Wildcats, who visit Speight on Thursday.

Toisnot clips South Edgecombe 21-19

Jalia Daniels led the way with nine points as the Toisnot girls basketball team notched a 21-19 triumph over visiting South Edgecombe.

The Lady Hawks (3-4) picked up seven points from Ainsley Cato and three from Emily Boyd. Toisnot produced the game-winning basket with 19 seconds to play.

South Edgecome dropped to 5-2.

Toisnot hosts Forest Hills on Thursday.

Bucks topple Elm City 50-32

The Forest Hills boys basketball team climbed above the .500 mark with a 50-32 win over visiting Elm City on Monday.

Dearon Kirk had 21 points to pace the Bucks (4-3), with Jordan Scott pitching in with 12. Blessed Carmon had eight points.

Elm City fell to 1-6.

Forest Hills visits South Division co-leader Toisnot on Thursday afternoon.

Greenfield defeats Ridgecroft 37-18

The Greenfield School boys basketball team turned in a 37-18 conquest of visiting Ridgecroft on Monday.

Charles Thomas led the Knights with 13 points as George Batten bucketed 12.

Greenfield visits Parrott Academy in Kinston on Wednesday.

Speight drubs West Edgecombe

Kamyla Hill did all of her damage from the foul line, going 15 for 18 without the benefit of a field goal to lead the Speight girls basketball team to a 45-22 conquest of West Edgecombe on Monday.

Dakota Harris added nine points and seven rebounds for Speight (2-5), which hosts Springfield on Thursday.

Lady Chargers lose at Bethel Christian

KINSTON — The Wilson Christian girls basketball team was handed a 19-8 setback Friday at Bethel Christian.

The Lady Chargers, now 2-7, got two points each from Lilly Hoskins, Megan Clark, Melanie Raper and Alivia Hurteau.

Wilson Christian will visit Greenville Christian on Tuesday.

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