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Aaron Harris (with ball) will join a long list of players from Northeastern selected to play in the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star football game.

#15 TD run in 1st quarter.

From staff reports

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Two more area athletes were named to participate in the 2019 North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star football game.

Northeastern quarterback Aaron Harris and John A. Holmes quarterback Kentreaz Coston were selected to play in the senior high school football all-star game July 17 at Greensboro's Robert B. Jamieson Stadium.

Harris and Coston are set to join Edenton's Zakeem Brooks to play in the 2019 edition of the game.

Harris is set to continue his football career at North Carolina A&T State, while Coston will be a preferred walk-on at Marshall University this fall.


Currituck 44, Northeastern 38: The Currituck boys' basketball team defeated Northeastern Tuesday night in the quarterfinal round of the Northeastern Coastal Conference tournament at Currituck County High School.

The win for the Knights was their first against Northeastern (7-15) in the last five seasons.

The Knights (9-16), the No. 5 seed, advanced to Wednesday night's semifinal game against No. 1 seed Hertford County.

Bertie 59, Pasquotank 38: The Panthers (5-19) ended their season in the quarterfinal round of the Northeastern Coastal Conference tournament Tuesday at Currituck.

Jevon Colbert, a senior, paced Pasquotank with 12 points, Amauri James followed with eight points, while Jataevion Sawyer posted six points.

Bertie (15-10) advanced to Wednesday's semifinal game against First Flight at Hertford County.

Gates def. Perquimans: The Red Barons (12-12), the No. 3 seed, defeated the No. 6 seed Pirates Tuesday in the quarterfinal round of the Albemarle Athletic Conference tournament at Gates County High School. Perquimans ends its season with a 7-18 overall record.


Greenville-Trinity Christian 47, Victory Christian 33: Victory lost in the opening round of the NCCAA girls basketball state playoff tournament Tuesday at Trinity Christian.

Morgan Brock led Victory Christian (12-9) with 15 points, six rebounds and an assist, Jessica Van Essendelft followed with nine points, seven rebounds an assist and a steal, Amy Wilkins posted six points, five rebounds and a steal.

Rachel Cote had six rebounds, an assist with two points, while Courtney Swimme had eight rebounds, three assists and a steal.

Leighanna Jordan and Rachel Jacobs led Trinity with 11 points each.