North Carolina High School Basketball - East Mecklenburg over Providence
(February 7, 2012: Charlotte, NC 28270) Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the East Mecklenburg Eagles (Charlotte, NC) and the host Providence Panthers (Charlotte, NC), saw East Mecklenburg's basketball squad knock off Providence by a score of 66-55.
With the victory, East Mecklenburg improves its record to 12-8 on the campaign. The Eagles host South Mecklenburg (Charlotte, NC) to battle the Sabres in a 4A Southwestern challenge on Friday, February 10. The Sabres come into the challenge with a record of 19-4. South Mecklenburg won 65-59 in their recent league challenge against Butler (Matthews, NC)
Next up, the Panthers battle the Ardrey Kell Knights (Charlotte, NC) in a 4A Southwestern challenge, on Friday, February 10. Providence will attempt to improve on its 3-20 season record. The Knights come into the challenge with a 9-14 record after their 58-44 league win over Rocky River (Mint Hill, NC).