Goldsboro beat Weldon 59-55 inthe opening game of the 2010 Eastern Regional High School Basketball Tournament at Minges Coliseum in Greenville.
The Cougars were led by RaSean Brewington who scored a game high 22 points. Teammate James Williams added 11 points and pulled down 17 rebounds.
Goldsboro rebounded from a poor first half shooting effort (25.8%) by hitting 40% from the field in the second half.
Goldsboro will face the winner of the other semifinal game between Pender and Perquimans Saturday at 11am in the Class 1A Finals.