GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — The second round of the NC High School Athletic Association high school basketball playoffs continued Thursday with a number of teams from the WNCT viewing area advancing to Saturday’s sectional finals.
The biggest game of the night involved two local teams in Kinston. Greene Central’s boys, the No. 13 seed, beat No. 4 Kinston, 65-58. The Rams (23-6) will travel to South Granville (22-7), the No. 5 seed in Saturday’s third round.
In other Class 2-A boys’ play, top seed Farmville Central (25-1) will host No. 8 East Carteret (20-6) on Saturday after both teams won.
In other Class 1-A boys’ action, Bertie (No. 1 seed) and Washington County (No. 11) advanced with wins. Bertie (23-4) hosts West Columbus (12-11) while Washington County will go to Chatham Carter (33-0), which beat North Edgecombe on Thursday.
Pamlico County and Wilson Prep also won on Thursday.
South Central’s boys saw their season end with a loss at home against Terry Sanford.
On the girls’ side, South Central (3-A), D.H. Conley (4-A), North Pitt (2-A) and Southside (1-A) each advanced to Saturday play. North Pitt (25-2) will host Southwest Onslow (23-1) in one of the most anticipated games, pitting college prospects Armani Reid against the Panthers’ Zamareya Jones.
The NCHSAA and MaxPreps have schedules and times for each round of games. Scores are also posted on both sites as they come in. Below are links to the NCHSAA website with the updated brackets, matchups, times and more.
1A Men’s Basketball Brackets
2A Men’s Basketball Brackets
3A Men’s Basketball Brackets
4A Men’s Basketball Brackets
1A Women’s Basketball Brackets
2A Women’s Basketball Brackets
3A Women’s Basketball Brackets
4A Women’s Basketball Brackets