North Carolina High School Basketball - East Duplin nips ClintonFebruary 9, 2021: Clinton, NC 28328
Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the East Duplin Panthers (Beulaville, NC) and the host Clinton Dark Horses (Clinton, NC), saw East Duplin's basketball squad hold off Clinton by a tally of 56-49.
With the victory, East Duplin improves its record to 5-2 on the campaign. The Panthers travel to Midway (Dunn, NC) to play the Raiders in a East Central 2A challenge on Wednesday, February 10. The Raiders come into the challenge with a record of 2-8. Midway won 52-29 in their recent league challenge against Spring Creek (Seven Springs, NC)
Next up, the Dark Horses play the James Kenan Tigers (Warsaw, NC) in a East Central 2A challenge, on Friday, February 12. Clinton will attempt to improve on its 3-6 season record. The Tigers come into the challenge with a 8-2 record after their 77-63 league win over Goldsboro (Goldsboro, NC).