By Clint Parker
NBHS – The Erwin Warriors boys basketball team lost by a wide margin in the season’s first match-up against North Buncombe losing their away game to the Hawks 88 – 58 Tuesday night (Dec. 18). The Hawks’ win puts them in third place in the MAC Conference with a 2-1 record while Erwin drops to sixth place with 1-2.
In the girls’ game it was a turn about with the Hawks losing to the Warriors 64 – 53 in the first game of the night. The win puts Erwin second in the MAC Conference with a 3-0 record while the the Hawks landing in fifth place at 1-2.
Editor’s note: Tribune Freelance Reporter Lance Hickey contributed to this report.