Men’s Basketball

Tigers outlast Jaguars in league test

WILSON — Christen Battle scored 25 points on Tuesday to lead Wilson Prep past Tar Roanoke 1A guest Northampton County, 61-54.

The Tigers, now 5-1 overall this season and 3-1 in league play, return to the floor on Monday versus Southern Durham.

Northampton County (2-4, 2-3 TRAC) also resumes play on Monday against Northeastern.

Women’s Basketball

Tigers book landslide victory over Jags

WILSON — Wilson Prep cruised past Northampton County on Tuesday, 71-11, in a matchup of Tar Roanoke 1A teams.

WPA (5-0, 4-0 TRAC) returns to the office on Tuesday versus Southside, while Northampton (4-2, 4-1 TRAC) picks up play on Monday against Northeastern.

Monday Men’s Basketball

KIPP Pride captures tourney title

PLYMOUTH — Chicale Ward proved unrelenting on Monday, scoring 40 points to lead KIPP Pride past Washington County in the title game of the Panthers’ holiday tournament.

The 92-82 triumph, earned in double-overtime, moved the Pride to 7-0 this season.

In addition to Ward’s theatrics, the Royal Blues also got inspired play from Kyhelle Ingram and Tre’ Hardie, who finished with 19 points apiece.

On Saturday, the Ward-Ingram duo went for a combined 43 points as KIPP dealt Southside, 82-67, to reach the tourney final.

KIPP doesn’t return to the office until Jan. 4, when Tar Roanoke 1A neighbor Rocky Mount Prep visits Gaston, while Washington County (4-2) resumes play at Perquimans.

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