Hickory beats Saint to advance to NWC title game

The Hickory boys basketball team took advantage of St. Stephens’ struggles to advance to Friday’s Northwestern 3A/4A title game with a 74-53 victory against the Indians at David Craft Gymnasium on Tuesday.

The Red Tornadoes meet Foard in Friday’s tournament final at 8 p.m. at Hickory High School.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.