North Carolina High School Basketball - Independence tops R.J. ReynoldsJanuary 6, 2018: Charlotte, NC 28227
Fans at Saturday's non-league challenge between the Independence Patriots (Charlotte, NC) and the visiting R.J. Reynolds Demons (Winston-Salem, NC), saw Independence's basketball squad knock off R.J. Reynolds by a count of 71-62.
With the victory, Independence upgrades its record to 14-1 on the campaign. The Patriots travel to Rocky River (Mint Hill, NC) to play the Ravens in a Southwestern 4A challenge on Tuesday, January 9. The Ravens come into the challenge with a record of 11-3. Rocky River won 109-69 in their recent league challenge against Porter Ridge (Indian Trail, NC)
Next up, the Demons play the Ronald Reagan Raiders (Pfafftown, NC) in a Central Piedmont 4A challenge, on Tuesday, January 9. R.J. Reynolds will attempt to upgrade on its 8-6 season record. The Raiders come into the challenge with a 4-8 record after their 77-56 league win over Glenn (Kernersville, NC).