North Carolina High School Basketball - West Bladen holds off East BladenJanuary 11, 2019: Elizabethtown, NC 28337
Fans at Friday's league challenge between the West Bladen Knights (Bladenboro, NC) and the host East Bladen Eagles (Elizabethtown, NC), saw West Bladen's basketball squad hold off East Bladen by a tally of 59-57.
With the victory, West Bladen improves its record to 5-8 on the campaign. The Knights host Fairmont (Fairmont, NC) to confront the Golden Tornadoes in a Three Rivers 1A/2A challenge on Tuesday, January 15. The Golden Tornadoes come into the challenge with a record of 4-10. Fairmont lost 73-51 in their recent non-league challenge against Lumberton (Lumberton, NC)
Next up, the Eagles confront the Whiteville Wolfpack (Whiteville, NC) in a Three Rivers 1A/2A challenge, on Tuesday, January 15. East Bladen will attempt to improve on its 3-12 season record. The Wolfpack come into the challenge with a 8-7 record after their 75-68 league loss to South Columbus (Tabor City, NC).