Sunday, March 4, 2012

Hilliard named MVP at East Regionals

Rocky Mount senior Terrill Hilliard scored 25 points in leading the Gryphons to the second NCHSAA 3-A state championship game in three seasons as Rocky Mount beat Triton 82-67 Saturday at Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville in the East Regional finals.

He was rewarded for his regional play with being named as the MVP of the Regional Tournament. He scored 13 points in the Gryphons' semifinal win over West Craven Wednesday.

He was joined on the All-Regional team by teammates Lavon Brutus and Dante Battle

In the 3-A girls East Regional finals that preceeded the RMHS boys' contest, Rocky Mount fell 54-50 to Burlington Williams. Rocky Mount senior Tia Hudgins and junior J'Kyra Brown were selected to the All-Tournament team.

NCHSAA East Regional 3-A All-Tournament Team


Aaron Tate, West Craven
Irving Aughburns, Westover
Lavon Brutus, Rocky Mount
Kendrick Harris, Triton
Dante Battle, Rocky Mount

Most Outstanding Player - Terrill Hilliard, Rocky Mount

NCHSAA East Regional 3-A All-Tournament Team


Jamie Cherry, West Craven
Catherine Romaine, Chapel Hill
J'Kyra Brown, Rocky Mount
Tia Hudgins, Rocky Mount
Carlyle Jones, Burlington Williams

Most Outstanding Player - Dasea Scott, Burlington Williams

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