High school basketball teams learn fate for upcoming state playoffs

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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released its brackets for the upcoming state playoffs among the four classifications on Saturday.

A.J. Frye, left, battles in the paint with Acchaeus Fields. Photos courtesy- Rodney Williams
A.J. Frye, left, battles in the paint with Acchaeus Fields. Photos courtesy- Rodney Williams

Twelve teams from the Wilmington area secured a spot in their respective tournament, with six programs hosting first-round games on Tuesday, Feb 23. Click here for the entire listing.

Boys’ basketball

 4A playoffs

No. 5 New Hanover (20-2) vs. No. 28 Sanderson (11-11)

No. 12 Hoggard (16-6) vs. No. 21 Green Hope (15-7)

No. 29 Laney (11-11) at No. 4 South Central (20-2)

No. 30 Ashley (11-11) at No. 2 Garner Magnet (22-0)

3A playoffs

No. 6 West Brunswick (16-6) vs. No. 27 Cleveland (10-12)

2A playoffs

No. 28 North Brunswick (11-11) at No. 5 Northside (19-3)

 

Girls basketball

Aleah Thompson. Photos courtesy- Rodney Williams
Aleah Thompson. Photos courtesy- Rodney Williams

 

 4A playoffs

No. 6 Hoggard (19-3) vs. No. 27 East Chapel Hill (12-10)

No. 15 New Hanover (17-5) vs. No. 18 Laney (14-8)

No. 30 Ashley (10-12) at No. 3 Southeast Raleigh (21-1)

3A playoffs

No. 7 Topsail (13-9) vs. No. 26 Eastern Guilford (10-12)

2A playoffs

No. 18 North Brunswick (15-7) at No. 15 Goldsboro (13-8)

 

 

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