04/16/2024
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WHITEVILLE — N. Shaw poured in 17 points to lead Whiteville Central to a 35-7 Waccamaw Middle School Conference girls’ basketball victory over Tar Heel Tuesday.

The Lady Hornets improved to 6-3 and will visit East Columbus Thursday. Tar Heel, now 0-7, will host Tabor City Thursday.

Shaw fired in 12 points in the 2nd half as Central pulled away from a 10-4 halftime lead. Teammate C. Cord drilled in a pair of 3-pointer shots and scored 6 points.

Abigail Dew tossed in a 1st period basket and a 3-point basket in the final quarter to finish with 5 points for Tar Heel. Genesis Fernanta-Villafuerte scored the other Lady Panther basket.

Tar Heel     2  2    0    3 —   7
Whiteville  5  5  13  12 — 35

Tar Heel (32) — Abigail Dew 5, Genesis Fernanta-Villafuerte 2, Serenity Council, Jannet Hardin, Carolina Martinez, Savannah Wooten, Bryanna Brady.

Whiteville (35) — J. Harvey 2, O. Young 3, C. Cord 6, N. Shaw 17, K. Best 2, A. McBride, D. Denton, K. Vereen, P. McPherson, G. Cortez, M. Weatherford 3, A. Simmons, L. Bellamy, Z. Shipman 2.

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