Asheboro vs Providence Grove Boys Basketball CT Tournament Rd 1 Gm 3

The Asheboro Blue Comets posted a 56-54 win over the Providence Grove Patriots in the first round of the Courier Tribune Christmas Invitational on Thursday. Providence Grove led 16-7 at the end of the first quarter and then 30-21 at the half. Asheboro battled back in the third quarter, but still trailed 42-39. Top scorers for the Comets were Devingston Lewis with 15 points, Nate Fisher with 14, and Cory Durrant with 12. For the Patriots it was Daylin Locklear leading the way with 14 points, while Brandon Carter finished with 13 points. Evan Taylor helped out with 12 points.