RCS girls fall at Vance Charter


The Vance Charter girls’ basketball team raced out to a huge first-quarter lead and never looked back in its 71-28 victory against Roxboro Community School Friday in Henderson.

The Bulldogs dipped to 5-11 overall and 5-5 overall with two regular season games remaining following Tuesday night’s meeting with Oxford Prep. Results from the RCS-Oxford Prep contest were unavailable at press time.

Mackenzie Oliver paced the Bulldogs against Vance Charter with 12 points and four steals. Oliver hit 9-of-13 free throws for the game.

Georgia Carver chipped in five points, while Nyah Daye added four.

Paige Melton scored two points and pulled down three rebounds while Madison Dunkley finished with two points and four boards. Trinity Cheek scored two points and Zoe Russell rounded out the scoring with one point.

RCS entered Tuesday’s home finale tied with Voyager Academy for fourth place in the North Central Athletic Conference and the two will meet next week.

Conference-leader Vance Charter raced out to a 21-5 first quarter advantage against RCS Friday and led by double digits for the remainder of the game.

The Knights are 17-2 and a perfect 10-0 in the NCAC. They are 15th in this week’s MaxPreps Adjusted Ranking released Monday by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.

RCS will travel to Henderson Collegiate tonight. Game time is set for 6 p.m.

Bulldog boys blast Knights, pick up fifth
win in a row

The Roxboro Community School boys’ basketball extended its winning streak to five with an 85-56 rout of Vance Charter Friday in Henderson. The Bulldogs evened their record at 10-10 heading into Tuesday’s home finale against Oxford Prep.

Results were unavailable at press time.

Jalen Bailey led a balanced scoring attack with 18 points and nine rebounds, while point guard Nasir Stokes finished with 17 points and 10 assists.

Dylan Jones poured in 16 points, while J.R. Paylor added 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Bryson Pleasant pulled down 11 rebounds to go along with nine points, while Karson McKenzie came off the bench and finished with seven points. Jaylen Pointer and Thomas Humphries finished with two points each.


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