Newton-Conover boys, Maiden girls win rivalry games

The Newton-Conover boys basketball team surged late in the first half and exploded in the second half on their way to a rivalry win against Maiden on Friday night.

Meanwhile, in girls action, Maiden picked up its sixth victory of the season against Newton-Conover.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition (Saturday through Monday) of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.