Concord's boys' basketball team defeated Weddington in Wednesday's second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association playoffs to move on to the sectional finals.
The Spiders will host Harding Friday at 7 p.m.
Jay M. Robinson, the only Cabarrus County girls' basketball team to get out of the first round, lost a close game to Carson to end its season. The Lady Bulldogs finish their year 23-6.
Second round scores
(1) Concord def. (9) Weddington at 68-56
(11) Carson def. (3) Jay M. Robinson 59-57
Third round (Friday)
(5) Harding (15-10) at (1) Concord (24-2)
Black named to all-star game
Concord senior guard Darren Black will represent North Carolina at the Carolinas All-Star Basketball Classic.
Black, who was chosen by the N.C. Coaches Association, and his North Carolina team will face South Carolina's all-star on March 23 at Socastee High (S.C.).
Black is second for the Spiders in scoring, averaging 15 points per game. Only junior Connor Burchfield averages more, with 18.8 a game.
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