First Posted: 2/4/2011
ROCKINGHAM Lumberton rallied from a halftime deficit to down Richmond 74-58 in a Southeastern Conference clash Friday night.
Austin McNeill led the Pirates (6-13, 2-6) with 24 points and Dorian Davis added 19 in the win.
Lumberton will play host to Scotland Tuesday.
Raiders down Graham’s Pirates
ROCKINGHAM Richmond used a 12-0 run in the first six minutes of the second half to pull from Lumberton for a 55-44 Southeastern Conference win Friday night.
With the victory, the Raiders (15-2, 8-0) clinched the regular season title and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament.
Lumberton had its five-game winning streak snapped and fell to 13-6 overall and 5-3 in the SEC. Keana McNeill netted 11 points for the Pirates.
Lumberton faces Scotland at home Tuesday night.
Balanced scoring lifts Pinecrest past Swett
SOUTHERN PINES Pinecrest used a big third quarter Friday night to upend Purnell Swett, 78-50, at home.
The Patriots had four players reach double figures. The Rams were led by Juan Jones who tallied 16 points.
McRaes late bucket pushes St. Pauls past East Columbus
ST. PAULS Larry McRaes bank shot from the right block with 1:24 left in the game gave St. Pauls the lead for good in a 46-42 Three Rivers Conference win over East Columbus Friday night.
It wasnt a called play, but I thought we could get the ball inside and we talked about it at halftime, St. Pauls coach Travis Lemanski said. After I called timeout, I told the guys to push it inside.
Antonio Henderson added two free throws with just under 27 seconds on the clock to seal the victory for the Bulldogs (6-11, 3-5).
Antonio struggled all night, Lemanski said. He kept looking for his offense, but it wasnt there.
Anthony Sansbury scored a team-high 11 points for the St. Pauls, while Albert Demery netted a game-high 16 points in the loss for East Columbus.
Red Devils notch road victory
FAIRMONT Red Springs snapped a three-game losing streak Friday night at Fairmont, topping the Golden Tornadoes, 48-31, for its fourth victory of the season.