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January 17, 2014

Local teams jump back into action

TARBORO — All six Edgecombe County high school basketball teams have seen limited action recently due to the exam schedules of their conference foes. Next week, Edgecombe County schools will have exams, which will put another kink into their schedules and limit them to just one game that week.

Heading into tonight's game, no county team has played a game in seven days and after tonight, it will be another seven days before they play again. They will also see limited practice time (one hour) next week because of school rules based on exams.

Meanwhile, the 1-A girl's Two Rivers Conference is shaping up nicely for several teams as they start to get into the thick of things.

The Tarboro Lady Vikings (9-5) head into tonight's game against county and conference rival North Edgecombe, sitting atop the conference with a 2-0 conference record and are tied for first with Riverside. The Lady Warriors (5-10, 1-2) on the other hand are looking to get back on track after losing two straight conference games.

The two teams met in the annual holiday tournament and Tarboro found a way late in the game to seal the 45-39 win.

For the complete story, see today's print edition of The Daily Southerner.

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