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RMHS holds off Nash Central to advance to finals
February 17, 2012Rocky Mount High School
RED OAK - No. 4 Nash Central already had improved its status for next week’s NCHSAA 3-A state playoffs when it stepped on the court against top-seeded Rocky Mount High on Thursday night in the Big East Conference Tournament Semifinals.
Because of their victory Tuesday against Southern Nash, and a loss by No. 3 seed Wilson Hunt on the same evening, the fourth-seeded Bulldogs moved up to snag the Big East’s No. 3 seed come playoffs time.
If Nash Central could have maintained a shooting touch for a full 32 minutes against Rocky Mount, who knows what else could have been been possible.
An energetic Nash Central squad played No. 1 Rocky Mount tight for the better part of three quarters before running out of offensive firepower in a 52-41 loss to the Gryphons at Northern Nash High.
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