North Carolina High School Basketball - East Mecklenburg ripped by IndependenceJanuary 23, 2018: Charlotte, NC 28227
In Tuesday's league match, the host Independence Patriots basketball team scored a decisive 87-53 triumph over the East Mecklenburg Eagles.
In their next game, the Patriots meet the Hickory Ridge Ragin' Bulls (Harrisburg, NC) in a Southwestern 4A match, on Wednesday, January 24. Independence will attempt to move on its 17-1 season record. The Ragin' Bulls enter the match with a 5-12 record after their 51-41 league win over Garinger (Charlotte, NC).
With the defeat, East Mecklenburg moves to 1-16 on the year. The Eagles host Porter Ridge (Indian Trail, NC) to meet the Pirates in a Southwestern 4A match on Thursday, January 25. The Pirates enter the match with a record of 7-9. Porter Ridge won 65-50 in their recent league match against Hickory Ridge (Harrisburg, NC)