CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Tashawn Mabry had 26 points and 10 rebounds, leading four Rocky Mount players in double figures as the Gryphons held off Concord 84-79 on Saturday night in the Class 3-A North Carolina High School Athletic Association men's basketball championship game.
It was the fourth state title for the Gryphons (24-3), who last won a championship in 1982 when the school was in Class 4-A.
Detrail Jenkins added 15 points and 11 rebounds for Rocky Mount, which also got 14 points from Darius McKnight and 11 from William Young.
Concord (25-7) was making its third finals trip in five years and won the title in 2007.
Jacquise Moore paced the Spiders with 28 points and 11 rebounds, followed by Jalen Cannady with 17 points and Griffin Templeton with 14.