North Carolina High School Basketball - Northern nips HillsideJanuary 26, 2018: Durham, NC 27707
Fans at Friday's league challenge between the Northern Knights (Durham, NC) and the host Hillside Hornets (Durham, NC), saw Northern's basketball squad hold off Hillside by a count of 52-51.
With the victory, Northern upgrades its record to 13-2 on the campaign. The Knights host Cedar Ridge (Hillsborough, NC) to play the Fighting Red Wolves in a Big Eight 3A challenge on Tuesday, January 30. The Fighting Red Wolves come into the challenge with a record of 4-13. Cedar Ridge won 55-38 in their recent league challenge against Orange (Hillsborough, NC)
Next up, the Hornets play the Northwood Chargers (Pittsboro, NC) in a Big Eight 3A challenge, on Saturday, January 27. Hillside will attempt to upgrade on its 8-8 season record. The Chargers come into the challenge with a 7-8 record after their 65-57 league loss to Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC).