First Flight men, Manteo men, Ocracoke men, Hatteras women win basketball playoff contests

By on February 22, 2023

The First Flight, Manteo and Cape Hatteras men’s and women’s basketball teams split their Feb. 21 opening round games of the NC State High School basketball tournament.

The First Flight men defeated J.H. Rose 84-64 and will next host East Wake on Feb 23 at 7 p.m. The First Flight women’s team did not fare as well, ending its season by falling to Currituck 51-33.

At Manteo, the men’s team moved past Southwest Onslow by a 70-54 margin and will next play on the road against South Granville at 7 p.m. on Feb. 23. In a hard-fought contest, the Manteo women fell to Roanoke Rapids, 55-44.

Further south, the Cape Hatteras women won their first-round home game against Union by a 51-40 score. They’ll now hit the road for a 6 p.m. Feb. 23 contest against Southside. The Hatteras men went down to defeat on Feb. 21 at the hands of Bertie County.

The Ocracoke men’s team defeated Jones Senior by a score of 74-70 and will play Feb. 23 at home vs #9 West Columbus. at 6 p.m.

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