The Butler High School girls basketball team defeated Northwest Guilford 50-40 on Wednesday night in the second round of the North Carolina 4A state playoffs. Cierra Burdick led all scorers with 26 points. Mayhana Dunovant scored 11 for Butler, who now posts a 29-0 record for the season. The Butler ladies will play Dudley (Greensboro) Friday night at Butler High School. Dudley has a 25-1 record this season.
The Butler boys beat Parkland 90-62 in their playoff game on Wednesday. Marcus Burton scored 29 points for the Bulldogs, who are now 25-3 on the season. Junior Zach Ferguson scored 17, freshman Matthew Fisher-Davis hit for 12, and junior Jalen White scored 10 points for Butler. The Bulldogs will host Mt. Tabor (Winston-Salem) in the third round of the North Carolina 4A playoffs on Friday.