After 3 quarters Kinston with UNC-signee Reggie Bullock leads Northern Vance 49-39. This is in the Greensboro Dudley bracket with the Panthers playing DH Conley later tonight.
Kinston beat Dudley last year in the East finals at ECU and the Vikings went on to finish 2nd in the state 3-A finals to the Concord Spiders.
If Dudley(27-2) knocks off Greenville DH Conley(25-4) tonight they would meet the Kinston-Northern Vance winner on Saturday afternoon at 1pm at ECU’s Minges Coliseum.
Final score:Kinston 74, Northern Vance 57…..Kinston is in the finals for the second straight year. Saturday 1pm vs. the Dudley-DH Conley winner…..
Kinston is now (26-4) overall and (25-0) against teams from the state of North Carolina.