North Carolina High School Basketball - Fairmont overwhelmed by LumbertonJanuary 5, 2019: Lumberton, NC 28358
The Fairmont Golden Tornadoes basketball team (Fairmont, NC), was overwhelmed 88-59 in Saturday's non-league battle with the host Lumberton Pirates (Lumberton, NC)
The Pirates now possess a 9-3 record. They put it on the line next when they host Pinecrest for a Sandhills Athletic 4A battle on Tuesday, January 8. Lumberton will battle a Patriots team coming off a 54-53 league win over Purnell Swett (Pembroke, NC). The Patriots record now stands at 12-1.
The Golden Tornadoes (3-8) will now prepare for their battle against East Columbus (Lake Waccamaw, NC). The Gators come into the Three Rivers 1A/2A battle with a 4-8 record. In their last battle, East Columbus was overwhelmed by East Bladen (Elizabethtown, NC), 55-43, in a league battle.