The Rocky Mount Academy varsity basketball teams emerged with a sweep in nonconference play at home against Community Christian (Wilson) Tuesday night.

The Eagle boys improved to 2-0 with an 84-47 victory.

RMA jumped out to a 21-8 lead in the first quarter and led 34-20 at halftime. The Eagles outscored the Cyclones 27-14 in the third quarter and 23-13 in the fourth.

Kameron Wright led RMA with 13 points and 15 rebounds while Marti McKnight and Chandler Cockrell added 12 points each.

Wells Hutson hit two of the Eagles’ four 3-point shots; Reynolds Cobb and Miller Rogers added the others.

Cuthrell grabbed seven rebounds while Isaac Lewis and Marshall Dunn pulled down six boards each.

The RMA girls improved to 3-1 overall with a 41-14 triumph.

The Eagles led 20-0 at the end of the first quarter, 32-3 at halftime and 35-6 after three quarters.

Lindsey Boyette led RMA with 15 points, while Isabella Daze added six.

Firebirds split with Fike


The Southern Nash varsity boys basketball team improved to 2-0 overall with a 59-47 nonconference win over Fike Tuesday night in Wilson.

The victory was part of a split, as the Southern Nash girls fell 44-31 to the Demons.

In the boys game, Southern Nash was led by 20 points from Ty Tabron and 16 from Jordan Vick.

Jackson Vick paced the Firebirds on the boards with seven rebounds.

The Firebird girls fell to 0-2 overall after their second loss to Fike.

Faith Christian rolls past Oakwood

The Faith Christian Academy varsity boys basketball team defeated Oakwood 69-43 Tuesday night in Greenville.

The Patriots improved their record to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in conference play.

Through five games, FCA is averaging 67.4 points per game while the defense is giving up 50 points per outing.