Temple Christian grabs share of conference crown
LORIS, S.C. — The Temple Christian boys basketball team earned at least a share of the Carolinas Christian Athletic Association regular season title with its 64-51 road win Friday night at Grace Christian School in Loris, S.C.
Temple Christian is now 15-2 on the season and 9-1 in the CCAA.
Kurth Nelson and Cuentin Bridges both scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the way for the Tigers. Greg Hagins chipped in with 17 points and nine steals.
Temple Christian will return to action at approximately 6 p.m. today at home against Bible Baptist Christian School, which is located in Matthews.
Temple Christian’s girls team will battle Bible Baptist at 4:30 p.m. today. The Tigers are 12-0 overall and clinched the CCAA regular season championship last week with their win over Scotland Christian Academy.
Raiders return to action
ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior boys and girls basketball teams will square off against Purnell Swett in a doubleheader beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
The game was originally slated for Jan. 14, but academic testing forced the schools to reschedule the contests.
The Raiders boys are the only remaining undefeated team in Southeastern Conference play at 2-0. There are three schools at 1-1 — Hoke, Lumberton and Purnell Swett. Pinecrest and Scotland are both 1-2.
On the girls side, Scotland sits atop the standings with a 3-0 mark. Hoke, Lumberton and Richmond are all 1-1. Pinecrest is 1-2 and Purnell Swett has yet to win a conference game in two outings.
Cheer night set for RSHS
The Richmond Senior cheerleading team will have one more Cheer Night during the basketball season. It is scheduled for the Hoke game on Jan. 31 for the middle school cheerleading teams.
For information, contact coach Meredith Hood at 910-206-0254.
Soccer signups continue until February
Rockingham Parks and Recreation will still accept registrations for its spring soccer program until Feb. 12. The cost is $20 for city residents and $25 for others.
Participants must be at least 4 years of age by Aug. 1 and cannot turn 17 by the same date.
For information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 910-895-6910.
— Sports editor Shawn Stinson may be reached at 910-997-3111, ext. 14 or on Twitter @scgolfer.
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