River Mill ends up in a battle with Northwood, but Lady Jaguars prevail 48-42 to go (32-1)

Posted by Andy Durham on February 19, 2011 at 12:52 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

River Mill 48
Northwood 42

The #1 seeded River Mill Lady Jaguars defeated #3 seeded Pittsboro Northwood 48-42,
to win the girls Carolina 10 2-A/1-A Conference Tournament Championship. The 1st
quarter of this exciting contest ended with the score knotted a nine apiece, and the
first half ended with River Mill clinging to a 16-12 lead.

River Mill extended it’s lead to 12 in the second half, but Northwood refused to
fold. Northwood’s 19 fourth quarter points included three 3’s, but the Lady Jaguars
secured the victory by also scoring 19 points in the final stanza.

Both teams will host 1st round games on Monday in the NCHSAA State Playoffs.
Northwood will represent the conference in the Class 2-A East, while River Mill will
be in the Class 1-A West.

Northwood 19-10 9 3 11 19 = 42
River Mill 32-1 9 7 13 19 = 48

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