Archive - Feb 25, 2013 - Sports Article
The Bandys girls basketball team had Newton-Conover's number for the second-straight week on Monday.
The Lady Trojans (25-2) pulled out to a double digit lead on their way to a 68-37 victory at Bost-Matheson Gymnasium, eliminating the Lady Red Devils (15-11) from the postseason.
Senior Raheim Connelly scored eight points in overtime on Monday, helping the Hickory boys basketball team survive a thriller in the first round of the 3A playoffs with a 67-59 victory against rival St. Stephens.
The Indians finish their season with a 19-8 record overall.
Below is a look at Monday night's first round playoffs scores from prep basketball across Catawba County:
Bandys 68, Newton-Conover 37
Hickory 78, Ashbrook 53
R-S Central 68, Fred T. Foard 58
West Caldwell 60, Newton-Conover 52
Shelby 87, Bunker Hill 55
Fred T. Foard 87, Patton 48