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Buford finishes strong to down Knights
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One night after winning their season opener, the North Central boys’ basketball team suffered their first loss of the year in a 56-48 defeat at the hands of visiting Buford in a game played at The Castle in Boonetown last Friday night.The loss evened the Knights’ record at 1-1 under first-year head coach Andy Johnson.The visiting Yellow Jackets led, 14-12, after the first quarter before NC used a 19-11 run in the second quarter to carry a 33-23 lead into the locker room at halftime. The hosts were on top, 43-37, heading into a fourth quarter in which they were outscored, 19-5.“It was disappointing with our performance in the second half,” Johnson said of his team’s 15 second half points. “We had several great looks but could not make the shots.