Cape Fear CC 83 Brunswick CC 69
Three different players scored in double figures to help propel Cape Fear Community College past Brunswick Community College 83-69 in men’s basketball action at the Schwartz Center on Friday night.
T.J. Evans led the way with 26 points as the Sea Devils broke open a two-possession game in the second half.
“We showed some really good flashes defensively tonight,” said CFCC Coach Ryan Mantlo. “It helped spark some runs. We’re happy to get a big conference win especially at home against your rival.”
Michael Chambers added 15 points in the result, while Tyrek Coger added 12 points. Cape Fear carried a 39-33 advantage at the break and used a pair of long range shots to extend its cushion to nine at the midway point of the second half.
Cape Fear remains unbeaten at 12-0 on their home floor, improving to 2-0 in conference and 17-5 overall. The Sea Devils take an eight-game winning streak to Clinton Junior College on Wednesday, Jan. 27.
No. 15 Cape Fear CC 90 Brunswick CC 52
The nationally-ranked Cape Fear Community College women’s basketball team put forth one of its most efficient efforts of the season en route to a 90-52 victory over Brunswick Community College on Friday night.
Imani Parr sank four treys and finished with a team-high 14 points as all 14 players on the Sea Devils roster got into the scoring column.
“We had some of the best defensive possessions of the year,” said CFCC Coach Chris Harris. “It’s a big rivalry game win in front of a nice crowd. I appreciate the fan support tonight.”
Brunswick Community College shot just 25 percent from the floor and connected on 1 of 14 attempts from behind the arc.
Cape Fear extended its winning streak to 14 straight games and moved to 6-1 in league play.
“We’re now looking forward to another game on Sunday against Catawba Valley. We did not play well there and I would like to redeem ourselves to close out another big weekend in conference.”
The Sea Devils defeated Catawba Valley last week, 90-75. Tip-off on Sunday is set for 2 p.m. at the Schwartz Center.