Farmville Central boys, girls reach 2-A state finals again, will play Saturday

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — My oh my, times two.

The Farmville Central boys and girls basketball teams are heading back to the state finals again. Both had impressive performances in rolling to wins on Tuesday.

Farmville Central’s boys could have taken on an NBA team on Tuesday as they rolled to a 113-76 win over Northeastern in the Class 2-A East Regional final. It’s the most points the Jaguars have scored this season and could be the highest-scoring game for a Farmville Central boys basketball team ever. It is the most points a team has ever scored in a regional tournament game, according to HighSchoolOT.com.

The Jaguars will face the top seed out of the west, Hendersonville, in Saturday’s state finals. Farmville Central is going for its third straight state title.

Farmville Central’s boys cruised to another Class 2-A East Regional title. (Nolan Knight, WNCT photo)

The Farmville Central girls team rolled past McMichael, 82-42, on Tuesday to win the Class 2-A East Regional title. The Jaguars are the defending co-state champs but lost the previous season. They will play Shelby on Saturday at a time and location to be determined.

The other area girls basketball team in the East Regional title game didn’t fare as well. Northside out of Beaufort County fell to Princeton, 82-67. Princeton will face Murphy in Saturday’s state final.

Saturday’s state championships will be held at Wheatmore High School and Providence Grove High School, which are both south of Greensboro and Winston-Salem and north of Asheboro, in Randolph County.

Tuesday’s Final Four schedule
(From NCHSAA.org)

Boys Basketball

Class 1-A East Final
(3) Wilson Prep 66, (5) Riverside 50
Class 1-A West Final
(5) Lincoln Charter 64, (6) Mount Airy 54

Class 2-A East Final
(9) Farmville Central 113, (11) Northeastern 76
Class 2-A West Final
(1) Hendersonville 75, (3) North Lincoln 59

Class 3-A East Final
(13) Northwood 72, (6) West Carteret 69, OT
Class 3-A West Final
(2) Weddington 81, (4) Crest 57

Class 4-A East Final
(2) Millbrook 79, (8) Lumberton 77, OT
Class 4-A West Final
(1) Audrey Kell 65, (3) North Mecklenburg 62

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Girls Basketball
Class 1-A East Final
(3) Princeton 82, (9) Northside 67
Class 1-A West Final
(13) Murphy 60, (6) Mitchell County 46

Class 2-A East Final
(9) Farmville Central 82, (2) McMichael 42
Class 2-A West Final
(6) Shelby 49, (1) West Stokes 44

Class 3-A East Final
(7) Asheboro 54, (3) Northwood 44
Class 3-A West Final
(3) Jesse Carson 62, (12) Hickory 45

Class 4-A East Final
(6) Garner Magnet 73, (1) Ashley, 67
Class 4-A West Final
(1) Zebulon Vance, 57, (3) Providence 41

State Championsips
Saturday at Wheatmore High School and Providence Grove High School

Schedule will be determined after regionals
10:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
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