North Carolina High School Basketball - East Columbus edged by FairmontFebruary 7, 2017: Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
The East Columbus Gators basketball team (Lake Waccamaw, NC), was nudged 65-63 in Tuesday's league battle with the visiting Fairmont Golden Tornadoes (Fairmont, NC)
The Golden Tornadoes now possess a 17-4 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to South Columbus for a Three Rivers 1A/2A battle on Wednesday, February 8. Fairmont will confront a Stallions team coming off a 42-34 league loss to Red Springs (Red Springs, NC). The Stallions record now stands at 6-12.
The Gators (7-14) will now prepare for their battle against West Columbus (Cerro Gordo, NC). The Vikings come into the Three Rivers 1A/2A battle with a 6-12 record. In their last battle, West Columbus was nudged by St. Pauls (St. Pauls, NC), 65-42, in a league battle.