North Carolina High School Basketball - Purnell Swett crushes Douglas ByrdJanuary 13, 2023: Pembroke, NC 28372
Purnell Swett Rams (Pembroke, NC) backers were pleased Friday as they saw their basketball squad bounce the visiting Douglas Byrd Eagles (Fayetteville, NC), 74-45 in a league bout.
With the victory, Purnell Swett upgrades its record to 14-1 on the campaign. The Rams travel to Apex Friendship (Apex, NC) to play the Patriots in a non-league bout on Monday, January 16. The Patriots come into the bout with a record of 13-3. Apex Friendship won 55-44 in their recent league bout against Green Level (Cary, NC)
Next up, the Eagles play the Seventy-First Falcons (Fayetteville, NC) in a 3A/4A Conference 22 bout, on Tuesday, January 17. Douglas Byrd will attempt to upgrade on its 1-15 season record. The Falcons come into the bout with a 3-10 record after their 59-27 league loss to Lumberton (Lumberton, NC).