North Carolina High School Basketball - Hickory overwhelms FreedomJanuary 23, 2018: Morganton, NC 28655
Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the Hickory Red Tornadoes (Hickory, NC) and the host Freedom Patriots (Morganton, NC), saw Hickory's basketball squad wallop Freedom by a tally of 82-56.
With the victory, Hickory improves its record to 15-2 on the campaign. The Red Tornadoes host South Caldwell (Hudson, NC) to confront the Spartans in a Northwestern 3A/4A challenge on Friday, January 26. The Spartans come into the challenge with a record of 2-15. South Caldwell lost 62-45 in their recent non-league challenge against Hibriten (Lenoir, NC)
Next up, the Patriots confront the West Caldwell Warriors (Lenoir, NC) in a Northwestern 3A/4A challenge, on Friday, January 26. Freedom will attempt to improve on its 16-2 season record. The Warriors come into the challenge with a 7-12 record after their 78-76 league loss to Watauga (Boone, NC).