High School Roundup | Camden's Byrum, Ferebee honored at tournament

High School Roundup


Camden's Cailey Byrum (with ball) is a senior guard for the Lady Bruins.


From staff reports

Monday, December 18, 2017

Two players on the Camden girls basketball team were honored following the Ocracoke Holiday Basketball tournament at Ocracoke High School on Saturday.

Cailey Byrum was awarded a scholarship from the tournament, while Hannah Ferebee was named to the girls all-tournament team.

Byrum, a senior, was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the tournament.

Eight seniors representing Gateway Christian in Virginia Beach, First Flight, Camden and Ocracoke interviewed with the committee from Ocracoke.

Each school had a male and female interview for the scholarship.

Byrum was the only recipient of the scholarship, which she can use for college.

Ferebee, a sophomore forward, had a total of 17 points during the two-game tournament.

Ferebee also recorded her first double-double on the season on Saturday against Ocracoke.

Ferebee posted 12 points with 11 rebounds in Camden’s 43-30 win.

The Lady Bruins went 1-1 at the tournament with a 37-21 loss against First Flight on Friday.

Ferebee has played in every game for the Lady Bruins (2-7) this season.


Camden 58, Gateway Christian (Va.) 48: JR Williams scored 29 points with 16 rebounds and five assists and two blocks to lead the Bruins (4-5) to the win at the Ocracoke Holiday tournament on Saturday.

Tim Aydlett followed with 15 points and made four 3-pointers in the contest.

Bradley Harrell added 11 points with three made 3-pointers in the game.

Anthony Cordy had nine rebounds, three steals and two assists for the Bruins.

Williams scored 52 points with 32 rebounds in two games during the tournament to be named to the boys all-tournament team.

Gateway Christian (4-8) will take part in the Perquimans basketball tournament on Dec. 28.

First Flight 80, Camden 65, OT: The Bruins (3-5) could not keep pace against the Nighthawks in an overtime loss at the Ocracoke Holiday tournament at Ocracoke on Friday.

Brock Colson scored 25 points, while connecting on seven 3-pointers in the contest for Camden.

JR Williams followed with 23 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists.

Tim Aydlett added 11 points with four rebounds, Jackson Gay scored six points, while Anthony Cordy had five rebounds and five assists.

First Flight’s Dylan Blake scored a game-high 44 points, made six 3-pointers and went 16-of-19 from the free-throw line in the win for the Nighthawks (7-1).


The John A. Holmes wrestling team participated at the North Pitt Panther Invitational at North Pitt High School in Bethel on Saturday.

Edenton senior Tim White advanced to the 182 pound final at the tournament.

White lost to Cary’s Nicholas Straight by pin at five minutes, eight seconds in the match.

White won his semifinal match against Roanoke Rapids’ Nathan Dixon by a 13-8 decision along with his quarterfinal match against SouthWest Edgecombe’s Kedar Darden by pin at 4:51.

Ky’Vaughn Rome advanced to the 220 pound third-place match and lost to Hertford County’s Nate Howard by pin at 2:37.

Although Rome, a senior, lost his semifinal match to South Central’s Jerell Belcher by pin at 2:19, Rome advanced to the third-place match by winning a consolation semifinal match against Ayden-Grifton’s Kavon Aytch-Cuttino by a 9-7 decision.

Tallwood Tournament: Northeastern had three wrestlers finish in second place at the King of the Beasts tournament at Tallwood High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia on Saturday.

Raven Atkins (285 pounds), Dylan Herman (195 pounds) and Jonathan Ward (138 pounds) advanced to the final of their respective weight class.

At 120 pounds, Northeastern’s Scott Marazoff finished in fourth place in the weight division.

Norfolk Academy Tournament: Pasquotank competed at the Norfolk Academy Classic on Saturday.

Jelani Alcorn advanced to the first-place match at 195 pounds, but lost to Joe Dail of Cape Henry Collegiate (Va.) by pin at 3:32.

David Thompson (138 pounds), Patrick Bell (170 pounds) and Nigel Trafton (195 pounds) also competed at the tournament for Pasquotank.