Fayetteville -- Just one night after the West Craven High School girls basketball team lost at the Eastern Regional Tournament, the West Craven boys team fell 73-53 to Rocky Mount.
The Eagles fell behind by nine points in the first period and never recovered suffering only their second loss of the season and knocking West Craven out of contention for a state title.
Rocky Mount's Kenneth Peoples, Jr. led the way in scoring with a game high 16 points. Terrill Hilliard, Lavon Brutus and Dante Battle also scored in double figures for the Gryphons.
Rocky Mount advances to the Class 3A East Regional Final game on Saturday at 2pm.
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