ELIZABETHTOWN – A 25-7 second-half surge carried Whiteville to a 35-21 Three Rivers Conference jayvee boys basketball victory over East Bladen Friday night.
Nazire Smith fired in 2 baskets and 2 free throws to lead the Eagles to a 7-4 first quarter lead. Teammate Malaki Monroe added a free throw.
Monroe, Ahmad Powell and Sam Inscoe threw in second quarter baskets as the East Bladen lead grew to 14-10 at halftime.
Smith led the Eagle scoring with 7 points. Freshman teammate Malcolm Bolden finished with 4 points.
East Bladen will travel to South Columbus Tuesday.
Whiteville 4 6 12 13 – 35
East Bladen 7 7 3 4 – 21
EAST BLADEN (21) – Ahmad Powell 2, Nazire Smith 7, Yontee Dobson, NyQuan Richardson, Sam Inscoe 2, Marvin McKiver, Zamar Lewis 3, Brandon Fine, Corey Robbins, Malaki Monroe 3, Jacob Nixon, Weston Hatcher, Malcolm Bolden 4.Share: