The Southside High School girls basketball team improved to 10-0 Wednesday afternoon by rallying to beat Triton 52-51 at the Holiday Basketball Tournament at West Craven High School in Vanceboro.
Southside trailed 44-23 heading into the 4th period but rallied to score 29 4th period points to keep their unbeaten record in tact.
Chante Painter scored a team high 15 points for the Lady Seahawks. Deandrea Purdue and Kyajia Morning each added 10 points.
The teams leading scorer Katisha Hyman, who is battling an illness, failed to score in double figures for the first time this season. Hyman is averaging 28 points per game.
Southside will face Swansboro Thursday at 3:30pm on day two of the tournament.
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