Sharpe, Aces cruise past Pirates in basketball

High School Roundup


From staff reports

Friday, February 9, 2018

HERTFORD — The John A. Holmes boys basketball team defeated Perquimans 74-44 on Thursday night in an Albemarle Athletic Conference matchup at Perquimans County High School.

Antuan Sharpe led the Aces (16-4, 9-1 Albemarle Athletic Conference) with a game-high 21 points, Keimonte Raynor scored 12 points, Nakevin Hill and Harrison Powell each scored 10 points in the league win.

Edenton is the AAC regular season conference champion.

Karaye Twine led the Pirates (11-11, 2-7 AAC) with 12 points, Ky’Ron Mallory had 10 points, Malik Watson posted seven points.

Edenton coach Robert Woodley had high praise for the Aces, who played three conference games in four days and battled through sickness this week.

Gates 59, Camden 45: Brock Colson led the Bruins (11-12, 3-6 AAC) with 18 points and two rebounds in the league loss at Gatesville on Thursday.

JR Williams followed with 17 points, 12 rebounds, three assists, three steals and two blocks.

Camden travels to Perquimans today.


John A. Holmes 56, Perquimans 41: The Lady Aces (9-10, 4-6 Albemarle Athletic Conference) end the regular season on a two-game winning streak.

Mikyjah White scored a game-high 19 points with 11 rebounds, five assists and three steals in the win for Edenton.

Kyra Bradley followed with 12 points while Janyryah White posted 10 points.

Chyna Elliott led Perquimans (9-11, 3-6 AAC) with 13 points, five rebounds, three assists and five steals.

Asia Elliott also scored 13 points and added four assists and three steals, while McKayle Knapp posted 12 points and two assists.

The two teams will meet in the first round of the inaugural Albemarle Athletic Conference girls basketball tournament on Monday.

Gates 53, Camden 36: Shea Ferebee scored a team-high 12 points, while Hannah Ferebee and Haley Loyd scored seven points each for Camden (3-19, 1-8 AAC) in the league game on Thursday.

Jaliyah Riddick led Gates (13-9, 6-4 AAC) with 20 points in the win.