Basketball Rewind | John A. Holmes at Camden

CAMDEN — The John A. Holmes boys’ basketball team defeated Camden 64-18 Tuesday night at Camden County High School.
The game was an Albemarle Athletic Conference matchup.


Basketball Rewind | Perquimans Christmas Basketball Tournament

HERTFORD — The Perquimans boys’ and girls’ basketball teams hosted a Christmas tournament Dec. 27-28 at Perquimans County High School.

Below are highlights from games at the tournament.
BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME — Portsmouth Christian (Va.) vs. Perquimans

BOYS THIRD PLACE GAME — Currituck vs. Gateway Christian (Va.)

BOYS OPENING ROUND — Gateway Christian (Va.) vs. Perquimans

BOYS OPENING ROUND — Portsmouth Christian (Va.) vs. Currituck

GIRLS OPENING ROUND — Bear Grass Charter vs. Perquimans

ICYMI: Former Camden football standout Marcus Joyner with a catch for ODU football team

CHARLOTTE — Former Camden County High School running back Marcus Joyner reeled in his first catch at the college level Thursday afternoon for the Old Dominion University football team.


Joyner, a redshirt-sophomore for the Monarchs, made the catch in the third quarter of the Monarchs’ 28-25 loss to UNC-Charlotte on the road.

Joyner displayed his ability to catch — and run with — the football while at Camden.

Week 1 #NENCsports Football Power Rankings

Northeastern quarterback Aaron Harris (with ball) rushed for more than 200 yards to help the Eagles beat D.H. Conley in Week 1.

The first week of the high school football season is officially in the books after Currituck’s 14-0 win against Manteo Monday night.
With all teams in the 1A Albemarle Athletic Conference and the 2A Northeastern Coastal Conference with a game under their belts, I have my rankings of teams after the first week of games.

1.) Northeastern (1-0): defeated D.H. Conley 42-34
2.) John A. Holmes (1-0): defeated First Flight 52-27
3.) Gates (1-0): defeated Hertford County 21-20
4.) Bertie (0-1): lost to Williamston-Riverside 34-28
5.) Currituck (1-0): defeated Manteo 14-0
6.) Washington County (0-1): lost to Tarboro 49-6
7.) Hertford County (0-1): lost to Gates 21-20
8.) First Flight (0-1): lost to John A. Holmes 52-27
9.) Manteo (0-1): lost to Currituck 14-0
10.) Pasquotank (0-1): lost to SouthWest Edgecombe 54-0
11.) Camden (0-1): lost to Weldon 46-0
12.) Perquimans (0-1): lost to Northside-Pinetown 38-0

Malcolm Shields, Daily Advance sports editor