Local top seed high school basketball teams win comfortably

Top seed teams win first round of high school basketball playoffs

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The first round of the high school state basketball playoffs Tuesday, Feb. 23. didn’t disappoint.

Here’s a look at tonight’s scores:

BOYS

4A

No. 1 Laney beat No. 16 Broughton 71-54.

No. 6 Apex Friendship beat No. 11 Hoggard 61-30.

3A

No. 3 New Hanover beat No. 14 Cleveland 69-64.

2A

No. 15 Northeastern beat No. 2 Heide Trask 79-61.

No. 3 Washington beat No. 14 Wallace Rose Hill 79-61.

1A

No. 2 West Columbus beat No. 15 Perquimmans 80-68.

No. 4 Holmes beat No. 13 Pender 56-50.

GIRLS

4A

No. 1 Ashley beat No. 16 Knightdale 78-69.

No. 3 Heritage beat No. 14 Hoggard 38-30.

No. 2 Pine Forest beat No. 15 Laney 61-54.

1A

No. 9 Northside-Pinetown at No. 8 West Columbus.

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