Prep basketball: Northern Nash sweeps North Edgecombe


Telegram Reports

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.