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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, March 03, 2016, Image 11

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A SportsWeekH Also More Stories, Religion and Classifieds march 3, 2016 ROAD TO STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS 44-37 68-52 Photo by Cimig T. Greenlee Point guard Jada Craig is a prime factor at both ends of the floor for Prep, the defending Class 1-A state champ. Photo by Craig T. Greenlee Prep point guard Justice Goodloe (10) has continued to elevate his overall level of play this season. Phoenix and Camels will face off in girls' regional final BY CRAIG T. GREENLEE FOR THE CHRONICLE * It's only appropriate that Winston-Salem Prep and Atkins find themselves in dueling for supremacy in Class 1-A girls' basketball. Both teams advanced to the West Regional championship game on Saturday (game site and tip-off time had not been announced at press time). The regional winner will advance to the state championship set for March 12 in See GtrlsJ on B2 Prep's boys playing their best ball at the right time V BY CRAIG T. GREENLEE FOR THE CHRONICLE . This is the time of year when all teams with state championship aspirations must show themselves worthy. It's that time to go into prove-it mode. You either win to play another day, or you lose and call it a season. Entering the first weekend in March, Winston-Salem Prep's boys' are right where they want to be - headed to the Class 1 - A West Regional final of the state basketball play See Boys on B2 From Happy Hill to Hall of Fame BY WAU PITT THE CHRONICLE Tory Woodbury grew up not unlike most young black males in Winston Salem. As a youngster coming up in Happy Hill, the oldest African American neighborhood in the city, he like a large per centage of his peers used their passion for sports to avoid the negativity of the streets. Tory used his pas-. sion for football and never give-up attitude to create his own path to greatness. He has been named a 2016 inductee into the ClAA Phmo by W#li Piti Jacqie McWilliams, left, CIAA Commissioner; and Dr. Ronald Carter, chairman of the Board of Directors and President of Johnson C. Smith University, right, congratulate Tory Woodbury, mid dle. Hall of Fame, enshrined in a ceremony on February 28 at the CIAA Tournament in. Charlotte. When you look back at the football career of Tory Woodbury, the one thing that sticks out the most was his never-say-die mentality toward his playing career. As a high-school player at Glenn High School, he went virtually un-recruited and was left to decide if football was still in his future. This is a common crossroad that many young student athletes face when they finish high school. The See Fame on B2 riM,2i For more information contact the WSSU Department of Athletics (336) 750-2141 | " t %

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