North Carolina High School Basketball - Independence edges Rocky RiverFebruary 7, 2017: Mint Hill, NC 28227
The Independence Patriots (Charlotte, NC) basketball nipped the host Rocky River Ravens (Mint Hill, NC), 58-54 in Tuesday's league test.
The Patriots (19-4) will now prepare for their test against David W. Butler (Matthews, NC). The Bulldogs go into the Southwestern 4A test with a 23-0 record. In their last test, David W. Butler got by Porter Ridge (Indian Trail, NC), 75-51, in a league test.
The Ravens now own a 14-9 record. They play next when they travel to Porter Ridge for a Southwestern 4A test on Friday, February 10. Rocky River will encounter a Pirates squad coming off a 69-63 league loss to East Mecklenburg (Charlotte, NC). The Pirates record now stands at 9-12.