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Cincere Scott
Cincere Scott was also named the Region X, Division 1 Player of the Year.
photo courtesy of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Wins First Round Region X, Division 1 Tournament

Top-seeded Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute opened the 2024 Region 10 Division 1 Men’s Basketball Tournament with a convincing 96-66 victory over eighth-seeded Gaston College Thursday at the Tarlton Complex in Hickory.

Region 10 D-1 player of the year Cincere Scott led all scorers with 24 points, including 16 in the opening half. Brandon Morgan added 13 for the Cobras while James Freeman came off the bench to score 12. Chris Nobels was the other Cobra in double figures with 11 points.

Yarayah Evans led Gaston with 23 points while Asil Hoyle chipped in 11.

Caldwell improved to 27-3 with the victory and advanced to the Region 10 semifinals for the fifth straight season. Gaston finished the season with a 10-21 record. Caldwell will face either fourth-seeded Cape Fear Community College or fifth-seeded Spartanburg Methodist College in Friday’s semifinals at 4PM at the Tarlton Complex.