North Carolina High School Basketball - Independence nips Rocky RiverJanuary 9, 2018: Mint Hill, NC 28227
Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the Independence Patriots (Charlotte, NC) and the host Rocky River Ravens (Mint Hill, NC), saw Independence's basketball squad hold off Rocky River by a tally of 75-74.
With the victory, Independence improves its record to 15-1 on the campaign. The Patriots host Myers Park (Charlotte, NC) to play the Mustangs in a Southwestern 4A challenge on Friday, January 12. The Mustangs come into the challenge with a record of 12-4. Myers Park won 65-56 in their recent league challenge against Porter Ridge (Indian Trail, NC)
Next up, the Ravens play the Garinger Wildcats (Charlotte, NC) in a Southwestern 4A challenge, on Friday, January 12. Rocky River will attempt to improve on its 11-4 season record. The Wildcats come into the challenge with a 3-13 record after their 84-38 league loss to David W. Butler (Matthews, NC).