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Jackets open conference with wins

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Jackets open conference with wins Photo by Randy Wrenn

Roanoke Rapids varsity basketball teams opened their Northern Carolina Conference  play Tuesday night at home in the "HIVE".

The varsity Lady Yellow Jackets (1-1) coming off their season opener loss this past Friday night to Bertie answered with style beating NC School of Science and Math 49-18.


Roanoke Rapids Stats:

Anna Vann scored 18 points

Michelle Stewart scored 11 points

Haley Farrow scored 10 points

Abbi Carpenter scored 6 points

Taylor Medlin  scored 2 points

Kamryn Little scored 2 points



The Roanoke Rapids boys (2-0) continued with their second win of the season beating NC School of Science and Math 57-39.


Roanoke Rapids Stats:

Tyjarek Simmons scored 12 points

Tyraybiya Kearney scored 8 points

Zachary Vincent scored 7 points

Dre Terry scored 7 points

Paul Whitby scored 7 points

Semaj Smith scored 7 points 

TJ Scott scored 6 points

Quincy Vann scored 3 points 


Post game comments from Roanoke Rapids head coach Tyler Snyder, "We played a very up tempo game that I think took them away from their strengths. They had a lot of size. We played great defensively putting pressure on the ball handlers and causing them to turn the ball over a bunch. These guys passed up open shots to give a teammate an open shot. I'm very proud of them tonight."


 Roanoke Rapids Yellow Jackets host the Weldon Chargers Wednesday December 7th at the "HIVE" with the JV Boys starting at 4:30 PM.


Game photos by Randy Wrenn

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