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Farmville Central boys and girls highlight second round of state basketball playoffs

Published: Feb. 25, 2021 at 11:12 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 26, 2021 at 8:10 AM EST
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FARMVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The Farmville Central boys and girls basketball teams rolled into the third round of the state basketball playoffs with second round wins Thursday night.

The ninth-seeded Jaguars boys team went on the road and handed top-seeded South Granville a 99-81 loss to stay unbeaten on the season. NC State commit Terquavion Smith led the way for the Jags with a game-high 31 points, five assists and one steal. The boys will travel to play No. 5 Reidsville on Saturday. The Rams knocked Kinston out of postseason play with a 59-55 win in the second round.

The Farmville Central girls, also a No. 9 seed, rolled past visiting North Pitt, 78-57. The ladies are also unbeaten and will visit No. 5 Randleman on Saturday in the third round of the playoffs.

Other final scores from the second round of the state playoffs:

BOYS

3A East

(13) Northwood 59 - (5) D.H. Conley 40

(6) West Carteret 63 - (3) New Hanover 45

*West Carteret will host Northern Guilford on Saturday, Feb. 27. Time TBD.

2A East

(9) Farmville Central 99 - (1) South Granville 81

*Farmville Central will visit Reidsville on Saturday, Feb. 27. Time TBD.

(6) James Kenan 57 - (3) Washington 76

Northeastern won because St. Pauls had to forfeit due to COVID-19 protocols.

*Washington will host Northeastern on Saturday, Feb. 27. Time TBD.

(13) Kinston 57 - (5) Reidsville 60

1A East

(8) East Carteret 80 - (1) Granville Central 62

(5) Riverside 85 - (4) Holmes 69

*Riverside will host East Carteret on Saturday, Feb. 27. Time TBD.

GIRLS

3A East

(16) Person 69 - (8) Swansboro 49

(7) Asheboro 64 - (2) D.H. Conley 61

2A East

(16) North Pitt 57 - (9) Farmville Central 78

*Farmville Central will visit Randleman on Saturday, Feb. 27. Time TBD.

(14) Croatan 48 - (6) SW Onslow 36

*Croatan will visit McMichael on Saturday, Feb. 27. Time TBD.

1A East

(13) Riverside 32 - (5) East Carteret 43

(16) Lakewood 55 - (9) Northside-Pinetown 83

*East Carteret will host Northside-Pinetown on Saturday, Feb. 27. Time TBD.

(15) Southside 48 - (7) Gates County 40

(6) North Edgecome 58 - (3) Princeton 78

*Southside will visit Princeton on Saturday, Feb. 27. Time TBD.

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