Pinecrest Falls to Raiders
Justin Ray scored 22 points and Adam Cummings poured in 18, but it was not enough as Pinecrest fell 78-67 at Richmond Senior Monday night.
The Patriots dropped to 10-5 overall and 2-2 in the Southeastern Conference after their second league loss in a row.
They were scheduled to meet first place and sixth-ranked in the state Hoke County (16-2, 4-0) at home on Tuesday. They travel to Lumberton on Friday.
The Raiders, 13-4, 3-1, led by as many as 20 points late in the third quarter. The Patriots got as close as six with just over a minute remaining on a basket by Ray before the home team wrapped it up at the foul line.
Trey Wooten was another double-figure scorer for the Patriots with 11 points. Trey Pettigrew led the Raiders with 17.
Pinecrest 16 11 19 21 — 67
Richmond 20 16 18 24 — 78
Pinecrest: Justin Ray 22, Adam Cummings 18, Trevion Wooten 11, Jvyhoun Justice 6, Sam Brower 5, Brendan Ortiz 3, Frankie Painter 2
Richmond: Trey Pettigrew 17, Josh Calhoun 12, Jalen McDonald 12, Shydamion Ellerbe 11, Jordan Richardson 9, Kendo Wallace 7, Sidney Neely 6, Raheem Bowden 3, Xavier Davis
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