North Carolina High School Basketball - Purnell Swett nips South ViewJanuary 31, 2023: Pembroke, NC 28372
Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the Purnell Swett Rams (Pembroke, NC) and the visiting South View Tigers (Hope Mills, NC), saw Purnell Swett's basketball squad hold off South View by a count of 60-55.
With the victory, Purnell Swett upgrades its record to 17-4 on the campaign. The Rams host Seventy-First (Fayetteville, NC) to play the Falcons in a 3A/4A Conference 22 challenge on Friday, February 3. The Falcons come into the challenge with a record of 5-13. Seventy-First lost 68-29 in their recent league challenge against Jack Britt (Fayetteville, NC)
Next up, the Tigers play the Gray's Creek Bears (Hope Mills, NC) in a 3A/4A Conference 22 challenge, on Friday, February 3. South View will attempt to upgrade on its 13-8 season record. The Bears come into the challenge with a 3-15 record after their 53-22 league loss to Lumberton (Lumberton, NC).