Cape Hatteras basketball took on Camden, First Flight in opening games
Published 7:53 am Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Cape Hatteras Secondary Lady Hurricanes took on Camden on the Buxton basketball court Nov. 18 and First Flight Monday, Nov. 21.
Camden claimed the first matchup 45-33, behind the three-point shooting by Faith Underwood. Five three-pointers propelled Underwood to a 20-point game.
For Cape Hatteras, Kylie Phillips swished the net for 17 points, including a trio of threes.
Cape Hatteras against Camden took a 15-7 first quarter lead. Camden closed the gap and by half-time the Cape Hatteras lead was cut to a three-point 20-17 lead.
Camden turned up defense in the third quarter, holding Cape Hatteras to five points while Underwood pumped in 12. Camden emerged from the third quarter 31-25 lead. Camden scored another 14 points in the fourth to finish the game at 45 to 33 for Cape Hatteras.
In the First Flight-Cape Hatteras match-up, the two teams hung close. First Flight finished the initial quarter with an 11-8 lead. At the half, Cape Hatteras had pulled to within one point 25-24.
First Flight bounced ahead 32-28 at the end of the third and claimed the game at 44-38.
The Cape Hatteras and Camden junior varsity boys teams tangled Nov. 18. Camden won the match-up 52-25. Leading scorer for Camden was Ty Stephens with 13 points. For Cape Hatteras, Griffen Couch and Teagen Augustson both scored nine points.