The Pinecrest boys varsity basketball team defeated Cape Fear Christian Academy 45-33 Friday night in the consolation game of the Holiday in the Pines Tournament. The Patriots suffered their first loss of the season falling to New Life Christian Academy 58-51 the night before. Pinecrest wraps up the pre-Christmas portion of its schedule at 8-1. The Patriots return to action next Thursday in the West Bladen Christmas Tournament and will face First Flight High School from Kill Devil Hills.
-- Photos by David Sinclair/The Pilot