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Toyaz Soloman scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half and Jalen Miller went 10 of 12 from the free throw line in the second half as Caldwell pulled away from Louisburg College in the second half to win their fourth game in a row, 87-73.
Caldwell started the game on a 7-0 run and led 12-2 with 17:45 left in the first half before Louisburg started chipping away at the lead. Louisburg took their first lead of the game at 20-19 when Jayden Munson hit one of two free throws with 6:40 remaining in the half. Louisburg’s largest lead of the night came with 4:52 remaining in the half on a basket by Tim Robinson that put the Hurricanes up 26-22.
Caldwell would respond with a 5-0 run to regain the lead at 27-26 after two free throws by Miller with 3:23 to go in the half. With the game tied at 29, Ray Faison’s basket with 2:13 to go until halftime gave the Cobras the lead at 31-29, a lead they would not relinquish the rest of the night.
Solomon led the Cobras with 20 points. Miller added 16 points, Faison had 11, and Linwood Grandy added 10.
The Cobras are 4-1 on the season. They will be back in action Wednesday when they go to Catawba Valley Community College.