Miya Nance scored eight of her best points in the first period as Rodger O. Borror Middle School eighth-grade girls’ basketball team defeated Waynesville 34-26 on Saturday.
Nance finished the game with 18 points and helped Wilmington take an 11-6 first-quarter lead in what was ultimately an eight-point win. The Hurricane is now 5-0 on the year.
Addison Martin hit a pair of three-pointers to finish with six points and played solid defense, coach Judah Jamiel said. Chante’ Brown had eight points and also controlled the pace of the game, added Jamiel. Auna Hudson had two points but was dominating on the boards, the coach said.