Friday, November 20, 2009

Prep hoops: No. 4 Lake Norman stops No. 3 Forestview

High school basketball season opened this week and one of the best games was Lake Norman's boys, ranked No. 4 in the Sweet 16, at No. 3 Gastonia Forestview.

Forestview reached the N.C. 3A championship last season. Lake Norman moved up to 4A from 3A this season.

Lake Norman jumped out to a 15-5 first quarter lead and won 69-53 at Forestview Thursday. Former Garinger star Reggie Price had 20 points and five rebounds. Matt Eller (14 points) and Brian Whalen (11) were in double figures.

Forestview got 13 from Chris Johnson and Dejuan Means.