East Carteret Boys Fall Short Of State Title

Chapel Hill -- A last second shot at the buzzer by Jaque Brown hit the front of the rim as East Carteret falls 72-71 to Winston-Salem Prep in the 1A state championship game.

Trevor Willis scored a game high 24 points and teammate Sam Johnson added 20 points for the Mariners who suffered the teams only loss of the season.

East Carteret was looking to secure the school's first ever state title in basketball and ends the season as the 1A state runner-ups with a 31-1 record.