North Carolina High School Basketball - East Duplin nips James KenanFebruary 2, 2021: Beulaville, NC 28518
Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the East Duplin Panthers (Beulaville, NC) and the visiting James Kenan Tigers (Warsaw, NC), saw East Duplin's basketball squad hold off James Kenan by a count of 51-47.
With the victory, East Duplin upgrades its record to 2-2 on the campaign. The Panthers host Clinton (Clinton, NC) to play the Dark Horses in a East Central 2A challenge on Wednesday, February 3. The Dark Horses come into the challenge with a record of 2-4. Clinton lost 61-51 in their recent league challenge against Wallace-Rose Hill (Teachey, NC)
Next up, the Tigers play the Wallace-Rose Hill Bulldogs (Teachey, NC) in a East Central 2A challenge, on Friday, February 5. James Kenan will attempt to upgrade on its 6-2 season record. The Bulldogs come into the challenge with a 7-1 record after their 65-38 league win over Spring Creek (Seven Springs, NC).