Sports Round Table (video): Four-way tie in boys basketball; New Hanover girls riding high

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WILMINGTON — Looking across New Hanover County this week Joe Cats caught up the four girls basketball coaches from the Wilmington high schools on Sports Round Table. The broadcast airs Wednesday’s at 8 p.m. on Time Warner Cable Channel 5 and Charter Cable Channel 91 during the course of the season.

Moving into Friday’s Mideastern Conference schedule, the division standings show a lot of parity on the boy’s side, with a four-way tie between Ashley, Hoggard, New Hanover and West Brunswick. All four clubs have two losses in league play.

The New Hanover girls grabbed a one-game lead in conference following a 57-41 victory over previously unbeaten Hoggard. The Wildcats are riding a nine-game winning streak. Listed below are updated standings.

Josh Woodard. Photo courtesy- Joe Stanley.
Josh Woodard. (Photo courtesy of Joe Stanley)

Mideastern Conference Boys Standings 

Team                Conf.         Overall

Ashley                   5-2                11-7

Hoggard               5-2                11-6

New Hanover      5-2               14-5

West Brunswick  4-2               12-5

South Brunswick 2-4               8-8

Laney                       2-4             9-9

Topsail                     0-7             8-9

Ayonna Cotten. Photo courtesy- Rodney Williams
Ayonna Cotten. (Photo courtesy of Rodney Williams)

Mideastern Conference Girls Standings

Team                   Conf.           Overall

New Hanover        7-0                   16-2

Hoggard                 6-1                   15-2

Laney                      3-3                  12-6

Topsail                   3-4                    9-7

West Brunswick   2-4                    8-9

South Brunswick    1-5                 8-9

Ashley                       1-6                  4-12