Prep basketball: Northern Nash sweeps North Edgecombe
Thursday, January 3, 2019
The Northern Nash boys’ basketball team extended its winning streak to 12 games with a 77-48 home win over North Edgecombe on Thursday.
The Knights improved to 12-1 on the season, and will open Big East Conference play on Tuesday at home against Wilson Hunt.
North Edgecombe (4-4) has lost three out of its past four games after a three-game win streak early in the season.
Northern Nash 64, North Edgecombe 28
Northern Nash has its first winning streak.
The Knights (2-7) earned their second win in as many games, the latest coming at home against the Warriors on Thursday. Northern Nash began the season with seven consecutive losses before earning a 45-32 victory over Southern Nash on Dec. 21.
The two wins were separated by nearly two weeks.
For North Edgecombe (1-7), the loss was its sixth straight.