Fayetteville -- The South Central High School boys basketball team beat Rocky Mount 70-67 in the semifinals of the class 3-A East Regional Basketball Tournament.
South Central led by four at halftime and survived a furious run by Rocky Mount to open the second half.
The Falcons were led in scoring by Anthony Hilliard who poured in 17 points. Donta Harper added 15 points.
Rocky Mount beat South Central twice during the regular season schedule but could not pull off a three game sweep.
South Central advances to the 3-A East Regional Final game against Chapel Hill which will take place Saturday at 4pm at the Crown Arena.