State championship pairings announced
From staff reports
Saturday kicks off the 89th annual men's NCHSAA basketball championships and the 32nd annual women's NCHSAA basketball championships. Class 1A and 3A will be playing at Reynolds Coliseum on the North Carolina State campus in Raleigh while Class 4A and 2A title will be contested at the Dean E. Smith Center at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
At Chapel Hill
CLASS AA women – noon
RED SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL LADY RED DEVILS (26-0) VS. MITCHELL HIGH SCHOOL MOUNTAINEERS (25-6)
CLASS AA men – 2:30 p.m.
WEST COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL VIKINGS (20-7) VS. REIDSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL RAMS (22-4)
CLASS AAAA women – 5 p.m.
SEVENTY-FIRST HIGH SCHOOL LADY FALCONS (29-1) VS. ZEBULON VANCE HIGH SCHOOL LADY COUGARS (28-2)
CLASS AAAA men – 7:30 p.m.
LEE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL YELLOW JACKETS (25-4) VS. ZEBULON VANCE HIGH SCHOOL COUGARS (26-4)
CLASS A women – noon
FARMVILLE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL LADY JAGUARS (23-5) VS. THOMASVILLE HIGH SCHOOL LADY BULLDOGS (31-0)
CLASS A men – 2:30 p.m.
PERQUIMANS HIGH SCHOOL PIRATES (25-4) VS. THOMASVILLE HIGH SCHOOL BULLDOGS (28-2)
CLASS AAA women – 5 p.m.
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL LADY COUGARS (28-2) VS. ASHEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL COUGARS (28-2)
CLASS AAA men – 7:30 p.m.
GOLDSBORO HIGH SCHOOL COUGARS (20-10) VS. WEST ROWAN HIGH SCHOOL FALCONS (30-0)