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Council's 51 lifts SSS over West Johnston

Smithfield-Selma senior point guard Anthony Council was honored before the Spartans’ 3-A Greater Neuse River Conference home matchup with West Johnston on Friday night for scoring his 1,000th career point on Dec. 13. After getting the game ball from head coach Matt Cuddington,  Council scored a career-high 51 in the Spartans’ 73-55 win over the Wildcats.
kjones@wilsontimes.com | 252-265-7824 | Twitter: @MMJKaiJones SMITHFIELD - Smithfield-Selma High's senior point guard Anthony Council scored a career-high 51 points Friday to give his varsity boys …
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Area Calendar for the week of January 16, 2019

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Smithfield-Selma senior point guard Anthony Council was honored before the Spartans’ 3-A Greater Neuse River Conference home matchup with West Johnston on Friday night for scoring his 1,000th career point on Dec. 13. After getting the game ball from head coach Matt Cuddington,  Council scored a career-high 51 in the Spartans’ 73-55 win over the Wildcats.

Council’s 51 lifts SSS over West Johnston

SMITHFIELD — Smithfield-Selma High’s senior point guard Anthony Council scored a career-high 51 points Friday to give his varsity boys basketball team a 73-55 win in its 3-A Greater Neuse …
Princeton's Colby Sullivan (10) skies over Neuse Charter's Elijah Batts for a layup Monday's 1-A Carolina Conference game in Neuse Charter's gym. Sullivan finished with 14 points. Jim Exum | Special to the Johnstonian

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UNC Notebook

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Duke Notebook

Duke’s Tre Jones (3) tangles with Syracuse’s Frank Howard during the first half of Monday’s game in Durham. Jones was injured on the play, but his time away from the floor may not be as long as what was originally feared by the Blue Devils.

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