|Patriots Remain Undefeated|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Friday, 27 December 2013 08:37|
The Freedom High boy's basketball team is off to a roaring start. The Patriots (8-0) have won eight straight to start the season.
They continued their winning ways Thursday night in the opening round of the Freedom Christmas Tournament. The Patriots blasted Asheville-Roberson 90-44 in their first-round game.
Chris Bridges and Austin Butler led four players in double figures with 16 points apeice. The Patriots led 26-11 at the end of the first quarter, and they put the contest away as they built a 47-22 halftime lead.
Gabe Logan and Jeron Hemphill of the Patriots added 15 and 14 points, respectively; Chase Rucker led the Rams with 12 points in the loss.
The FHS girls (5-3) bounced back from Monday's tough loss against East Burke by blasting Forestview 73-35 in their first-round game Thursday night.
AkiQula Mills led three players in double figures with 18 points. The Partiots led 18-3 after one, 35-18 at the break.
Anayana Williams of the Patriots had 15 points; Tamia Gidney had 14 points.
FREEDOM 73, FORESTVIEW 35
CREST 67, ASHEVILLE-ROBERSON 49
ASHEVILLE CHRISTIAN 66, R-S CENTRAL 44
McDOWELL 77, EAST BURKE 75, 2 OT
FREEDOM 90, ASHEVILLE-ROBERSON 44
WEST MECKLENBURG 62, R-S CENTRAL 39
FORESTVIEW 73, McDOWELL 67
WEST CALDWELL 48, EAST BURKE 36
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