North Carolina High School Basketball - Roanoke Rapids can't hold off Northern VanceFebruary 3, 2018: Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
The Roanoke Rapids Yellowjackets basketball team (Roanoke Rapids, NC), was nudged 81-75 in Saturday's league battle with the visiting Northern Vance Vikings (Henderson, NC)
The Vikings now possess a 13-7 record. They put it on the line next when they host J.F. Webb for a Northern Carolina 1A/2A battle on Tuesday, February 6. Northern Vance will battle a Warriors team coming off a 56-54 league loss to Louisburg (Louisburg, NC). The Warriors record now stands at 5-13.
The Yellowjackets (12-5) will now prepare for their battle against Bertie (Windsor, NC). The Falcons come into the non-league battle with a 8-11 record. In their last battle, Bertie edged Pasquotank County (Elizabeth City, NC), 64-40, in a league battle.