Here are some prep basketball scores from Rutherford County for Friday, Jan. 30, 2015:
Come Saturday, scores will be settled and champions will be crowned as Chase High School will host the South Mountain Athletic Conference wrestling tournament.
Chase coach Joe Jessen and R-S Central coach Greg Wright have the same goal ahead of tonight‘s matchup of the two county rivals: control the tempo of the game.
The R-S Central mens team found an answer for Burns’ three-point attack, but succumbed at the last minute, 66-62 Thursday night at the Palace.
When the R-S Central Lady Hilltoppers and the Chase Lady Trojans meet on the court tonight in Henrietta, it will be a picture of two teams going in opposite directions.
R-S Central’s women’s basketball team started hot and never lifted their foot off the gas, knocking off Burns 67-43 Thursday night at the Palace.
R-S Central filled a void in their open week before the South Mountain Athletic Conference tournament with a match with Polk County on Tuesday night at the Palace.
The Chase High School women’s swimming team — fresh off its Rutherford County Championship, came in second at the South Mountain Athletic Conference Championships Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Valdese Aquatic Club.
Crest and R-S Central’s men’s basketball teams went back and forth early, but the Hilltoppers went scoreless over the last 1:30 of the game to drop a 55-49 decision Friday night.
With the top spot in the South Mountain Athletic Conference on the line, the R-S Central women’s basketball team squared off with a determined, league-leading Crest squad Friday night.