North Carolina High School Basketball - East Bladen overwhelms East Columbus
(January 25, 2012: Elizabethtown, NC 28337) Fans at Wednesday's non-league challenge between the East Bladen Eagles (Elizabethtown, NC) and the visiting East Columbus Gators (Lake Waccamaw, NC), saw East Bladen's basketball squad trounce East Columbus by a count of 63-42.
With the victory, East Bladen upgrades its record to 15-2 on the campaign. The Eagles host South Brunswick (Southport, NC) to play the Cougars in a 3A/2A Waccamaw challenge on Friday, January 27. The Cougars come into the challenge with a record of 6-9. South Brunswick lost 42-40 in their recent league challenge against West Bladen (Bladenboro, NC)
Next up, the Gators play the West Columbus Vikings (Cerro Gordo, NC) in a 2A/1A Three Rivers challenge, on Friday, January 27. East Columbus will attempt to upgrade on its 6-9 season record.