North Carolina High School Basketball - Roanoke Rapids knocked off by Rocky MountJanuary 31, 2023: Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
The Rocky Mount Gryphons basketball team scored 70 points and held the host Roanoke Rapids Yellowjackets to 56 in the Gryphons league triumph on Tuesday.
The Gryphons now sport a 16-2 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Southern Nash for a 2A/3A Conference 17 contest on Friday, February 3. Rocky Mount will battle a Firebirds team coming off a 68-43 league win over Bunn (Bunn, NC). The Firebirds record now stands at 15-4.
The Yellowjackets (3-12) will now prepare for their contest against Louisburg (Louisburg, NC). The Warriors enter the 2A/3A Conference 17 contest with a 5-15 record. In their last contest, Louisburg was defeated by Southern Nash (Bailey, NC), 58-42, in a league match.