Cape Hatteras tangles with Northeast Academy

Published 3:26 pm Saturday, December 3, 2022

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In Buxton Monday night, Cape Hatteras hosted four teams from Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technology from Elizabeth City.

Cape Hatteras triumphed in three of the four match-ups.

Cape Hatteras varsity boys defeated Northeast 40-27. For Northeast, 11 players entered the game with five scoring. For Cape Hatteras, 14 players ran the court with eight scoring.

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Leading all scorers was Northeast’s Gavin Farley with 19 points including a quartet of threes in the second half. For Cape Hatteras, Dylan Waters led scorers with 12.

At the half, Cape Hatteras led 24 to 8. In the third quarter, Farley slipped in a trio of threes to propel Northeast’s point production. Both teams scored in single digits in the fourth quarter.

Cape Hatteras varsity girls won 51-4 over the preserving five players from Northeast.

The game’s high scorer was Elizabeth Fairbanks, a tall sophomore center for Cape Hatteras. In the third quarter, Fairbanks scored 10 under-the-basket points with a combination of layups and put-backs. All 14 Cape Hatteras players scored during the game.

In the first two games of the evening, the two middle school teams clashed.

In the girls middle school game, Cape Hatteras won 16-12. High scorer for Cape Hatteras was Paisley Schultz with nine points and for Northeast, Zari Mizelle with four.

Northeast won the boys middle school game, 45-38. At half time, Northeast led by four points, 24-20. By the end of the third, Northeast had stretched the lead by a point to 33-28.

In the fourth quarter, Northeast poured in 12 points and Cape Hatteras 10 for the winning 45-38 score. High scorer for the game was Northeast’s Amari King with 28 points.