North Pike dropped a pair of basketball games on the road at Franklin County on Friday night, with the boys falling 69-42 and the girls losing 42-39 in overtime.
Alijah Martin and K.J. Nobles led North Pike with 11 points each. Martin also recorded seven rebounds and three assists and three steals, while Nobles had six rebounds and two assists and five steals.
Antonio Robinson had 9 points, five rebounds and two steals for the Jaguars, while Martenzion Lenard and Devion Mason both had 6 points and Kevin Evans had 3.
Franklin County jumped out to a 19-12 lead in the first quarter and never looked back. By halftime, the Bulldogs were leading 46-19, having outscored the Jaguars 27-7 in the second quarter alone.
North Pike seemed to start gaining momentum in the second half, outscoring Franklin County 16-14 n the third quarter and 11-9 in the fourth, but it was too little, too late.
In the girls game, KaDasia Wansley led the Lady Jaguars with 12 points, while Janeisha McCray had 8, Sha’Toria Vigne had 6, Amari Davis and Jessica Patterson both had 4, Tykia Barnes had 3 and Setra Ott had 2.
Thiakiria Norman and Autumn Covington did the heavy lifting for the Lady Bulldogs, with 17 and 16 points, respectively.