North Carolina High School Basketball - Jacksonville holds off White Oak
(January 18, 2011: Jacksonville, NC 28540) Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the Jacksonville Cardinals (Jacksonville, NC) and the visiting White Oak Vikings (Jacksonville, NC), saw Jacksonville's basketball squad hold off White Oak by a score of 43-37.
With the victory, Jacksonville improves its record to 5-8 on the campaign. The Cardinals host New Hanover (Wilmington, NC) to play the in a non-league challenge on Tuesday, January 18. The come into the challenge with a record of 11-3. New Hanover won 60-48 in their recent non-league challenge against Jack Britt (Fayetteville, NC)
Next up, the Vikings play the Havelock Rams (Havelock, NC) in a 3A Conference 3 challenge, on Friday, January 21. White Oak will attempt to improve on its 1-15 season record. The Rams come into the challenge with a 2-11 record after their 89-62 league loss to West Craven (Vanceboro, NC).