North Carolina High School Basketball - Northside thwarted by Clinton
(January 13, 2012: Clinton, NC 28328) The Northside Monarchs basketball team (Jacksonville, NC), was toppled 70-61 in Friday's league battle with the host Clinton Dark Horses (Clinton, NC)
The Dark Horses now possess a 9-3 record. They play next when they host Wallace-Rose Hill for a non-league battle on Monday, January 16. Clinton will battle a Bulldogs team coming off a 74-65 league loss to James Kenan (Warsaw, NC). The Bulldogs record now stands at 5-9.
The Monarchs (10-5) will now prepare for their battle against East Duplin (Beulaville, NC). The Panthers come into the 2A East Central battle with a 7-7 record. In their last battle, East Duplin prevailed over Swansboro (Swansboro, NC), 58-45, in a league battle.