North Carolina High School Basketball - Watauga holds off St. StephensJanuary 11, 2019: Hickory, NC 28601
Fans at Friday's league challenge between the Watauga Pioneers (Boone, NC) and the host St. Stephens Indians (Hickory, NC), saw Watauga's basketball squad hold off St. Stephens by a tally of 51-45.
With the victory, Watauga improves its record to 7-6 on the campaign. The Pioneers host Hickory (Hickory, NC) to confront the Red Tornadoes in a Northwestern 3A/4A challenge on Tuesday, January 15. The Red Tornadoes come into the challenge with a record of 10-2. Hickory won 85-63 in their recent league challenge against West Caldwell (Lenoir, NC)
Next up, the Indians confront the South Caldwell Spartans (Hudson, NC) in a Northwestern 3A/4A challenge, on Friday, January 18. St. Stephens will attempt to improve on its 6-8 season record.