Jordan-Matthews’ varsity basketball teams played in the first round of the 2A state playoffs on Saturday. The Lady Jets hosted South Lenoir and the boys traveled to Midway high school in Dunn. The boys lost in a close game 67-58 while the girls won fairly comfortably 48-32. Although the Blue Devils from South Lenoir cut the lead to six points in the third quarter, J-M’s lady Jets pulled away in the fourth to get the 16 point victory and advance to the second round of the playoffs. They will host East Duplin (23-3) on Monday at 6:00 pm in Siler City.
Scoring: Bethany Pyrtle 15, Sarah Morse 9, Odyssey Dunn 8, Hanna Stackhouse 5, Alanna Pyrtle 4, Carlie Mote 3, Kelsey Moffitt 2, AzHia Hackney 2Click here for photos