North Carolina High School Basketball - Pender nips James Kenan
(December 17, 2010: Burgaw, NC 28425) Fans at Friday's league challenge between the Pender Patriots (Burgaw, NC) and the visiting James Kenan Tigers (Warsaw, NC), saw Pender's basketball squad hold off James Kenan by a score of 37-36.
With the victory, Pender improves its record to 5-3 on the campaign. The Patriots travel to Midway (Dunn, NC) to battle the Raiders in a 1A Conference 6 challenge on Tuesday, January 4. The Raiders come into the challenge with a record of 5-2. Midway lost 55-28 in their recent league challenge against Lakewood (Roseboro, NC)
Next up, the Tigers battle the North Duplin Rebels (Calypso, NC) in a non-league challenge, on Monday, December 20. James Kenan will attempt to improve on its 0-4 season record. The Rebels come into the challenge with a 0-5 record after their 42-26 non-league loss to Lejeune (Camp Lejeune, NC).