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Nort Pitt's Nyjanique Langley, left, talks to head coach William Knight during their game against Farmville Central on Feb. 9, 2018. (Molly Mathis/The Daily Reflector)

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By Corey Jones
The Daily Reflector

Friday, February 9, 2018

North Pitt’s girls’ basketball team is now in position to potentially win the Eastern Carolina 2-A Conference after downing Farmville Central 67-56 Friday night.

The Panthers (19-4, 8-1) put the game out of reach for the Jaguars (11-9, 3-7), who couldn’t stop the explosive runs and more specifically, senior Nyjanique Langley, in the paint.

“To win the conference, yes! The worst thing that can happen is a tie,” NP head coach William Knight said of the win. “We got Nash Central tomorrow and if we beat them tomorrow we’ll be all out the number one in the conference.

“We came out with a lot of intensity. It’s a rival that brings out the best in both teams. I believe we played a solid game tonight, and defense was spot on tonight. We played a great defensive game. Had some mental lapses there at the end but we held It out.”

NP took the victory with only five players scoring points. Langley was the leading scorer with 27 points, while junior Casandra Watson dominated on both ends of the court and finished with 20 points as well as causing turnovers and grabbing boards on the defensive end. Ashanti Hines added 10.

The Jags had two players with double-digit point in junior Zion Shepard (15) and senior Tierra Pettway (11).

Shots started to fall in the third quarter as both teams scored 21 points apiece. The Jaguars were able to come within four early in the second quarter but that didn’t stop the Panthers’ runs. NP went into the half with a comfortable 11-point lead.

North Pitt came out on fire with a 9-0 run and FC head coach Hollis Harper singled for the games’ first timeout. After the huddle, the Jaguars put their first points on the board and continued to fight back, cutting the deficit to six by the end of the first quarter.

BOYS’ GAME

Farmville Central swept its foes in the Eastern Plains 2-A for the second time in the last three seasons following a 73-60 victory over North Pitt.

The game was back-and-fourth, having a tie score seven times. Justin Wright and Terquavion Smith both found their niche in the second half, accounting for 26 for the Jags in the final two quarters.

The Jaguars (17-3, 10-0) had three players with double-digit points: Wright (19), Smith (18) and Kameron McNeil (17). North Pitt (13-9, 6-3) had two: Zaquarius Sherrod-Wilson (14) and Nasqueonta Staton (10).

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Coastal Rivers Conference championship

Cape Fear 56, Parrott Academy 28

APA (28)

Kim Seibert 16, Ava Blair 4, Kaelyn Langston 3, Darci Basden 2, A.K. Grubb 2, Scarlett Combs 1.

CFA (56)

Chloe Kernan 37, Kaia Simpson 6, P.J. Venckute 6, Elizabeth Filbert 4, Alexa Borstad 3.

Record: APA 14-7.

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Girls' basketball

Bethel 40, Ayden 21

Leading scorers: B – Miranda Tucker 11, Abbi Everett 11, Zykela Staton 10.

Record: B 9-5, 9-4.

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