Williams Leads Britt to Win in Playoff Opener

NC State signee C.J. Williams scored 24 points to lead Fayetteville (NC) Jack Britt past Apex (NC) Green Hope 64-38 in the opening round of the state 4A basketball playoffs.

NC State signee C.J. Williams scored 24 points to lead Fayetteville (NC) Jack Britt past Apex (NC) Green Hope 64-38 in the opening round of the state 4A basketball playoffs.

Jack Britt, the No. 1 seed in their sectional of the 4A East bracket, improves to 24-4 on the season with the victory.

Williams, a 6-foot-5 guard, totaled 24 points on 9-of-16 shooting from the floor. He connected on 3-of-6 3-pointers and was 3-for-3 from the free throw line. Williams added eight boards, three assists, three blocks, and two steals to pace the Bucs.

Jack Britt entered the playoffs on a hot streak after winning the Mid Southeastern Conference Tournament Championship. The Bucs will face Raleigh (NC) Wakefield in the second round. Gametime is set for 7:00 pm, and the game will be held at Jack Britt.


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