North Carolina High School Basketball - North Johnston overwhelmed by SouthWest EdgecombeFebruary 2, 2021: Pinetops, NC 27864
The North Johnston Panthers basketball team (Kenly, NC), was overwhelmed 64-40 in Tuesday's league battle with the host SouthWest Edgecombe Cougars (Pinetops, NC)
The Cougars now possess a 7-1 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to North Pitt for a Eastern Plains 2A battle on Friday, February 5. SouthWest Edgecombe will confront a Panthers team coming off a 67-56 league loss to Farmville Central (Farmville, NC). The Panthers record now stands at 3-5.
The Panthers (1-5) will now prepare for their battle against South Johnston (Four Oaks, NC). The Trojans come into the non-league battle with a 5-3 record. In their last battle, South Johnston was overwhelmed by Cleveland (Clayton, NC), 66-41, in a league battle.