North Carolina High School Basketball - Patton thwarted by Highland Tech
(December 27, 2011: Gastonia, NC 28052) The Patton Panthers basketball team (Morganton, NC), dropped 67-50 in Tuesday's non-league battle with the host Highland Tech (Gastonia, NC)
The now possess a 5-3 record. They play next when they travel to Draughn for a non-league battle on Wednesday, December 28. Highland Tech will meet a Wildcats team coming off a 77-53 league loss to East Burke (Connelly Springs, NC). The Wildcats record now stands at 2-4.
The Panthers (2-10) will now prepare for their battle against Rutherfordton-Spindale Central (Rutherfordton, NC). The Hilltoppers come into the 3A/2A South Mountain battle with a 3-4 record. In their last battle, Rutherfordton-Spindale Central dropped by East Rutherford (Forest City, NC), 94-55, in a non-league battle.