HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL (game summaries): Lake Norman Charter nips Bandys in final seconds

Published Monday, January 20th, 2020

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BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES

(as reported to HobbsDailyReport.com since Tuesday, Jan. 14)

 

GAMES OF SATURDAY, JAN. 18

EAST LINCOLN 104, KINGS MOUNTAIN 65

Kings Mountain    9     17    25     14—65

E. Lincoln               31    24    15    34—104

KINGS MOUNTAIN 65—Rasheem Hughes 24, Isaiah Tate 11, Hughes 5, Clark, Thomas 5, Matt Toms 14, Price 2, Odums 4.

EAST LINCOLN 104—Jones 9, Evan Montanari 27, McCowan 2, Myles Adams 16, Bean 6, Justin Kuthan 26, Staples 1, Craig 6, Nichols 2, Brown 9, Williams, Farr.

Notes: The Mustangs set a school single-game record with 16 … Montanari hit seven 3-pointers, Kuthan added 11 rebounds, Adams had five assists and Jeremiah Jones provided 10 assists for four steals for East Lincoln … The Mustangs have won seven straight games and nine of their last 10.

Records: E. Lincoln 13-3, Kings Mountain 11-4.

  • Reported by Chip Ashley, E. Lincoln coaching staff

GAMES OF FRIDAY, JAN. 17

SOUTH FORK 2A

LAKE NORMAN CHARTER 52, BANDYS 50

Bandys             10    16    17     7—50

LN Charter       9     14    11   18—52

BANDYS 50—Harrill 4, Habschied, Spencer Ledford 12, Wright 5, Ervin 6, Quenten Maddox 11, Stybroski 2, Chris Culliver 10.

LAKE NORMAN CHARTER 52—Cal Reed 14, Rivers, Scott, O’Brien 6, Jackson Porter 15, Donovan Atwell 17, Newell.

Notes: Reed hit a shot in the closing seconds to give Lake Norman Charter a lead and then stole an inbounds pass to help wipe out a 12-point deficit … Bandys lost its second straight game and is 1-5 in its last six games … Lake Norman Charter has won eight straight games and has among its 11 victories by totals of three (Metrolina Christian in OT), four (South Point), five (East Lincoln) and two points (Bandys).

Records: Bandys 6-10, 1-5 South Fork 2A; Lake Norman Charter 11-4, 6-0.

  • Reported by Benny Lytton Bandys SID and Chet Korczynski, Lake Norman Charter head coach

EAST LINCOLN 76, WEST LINCOLN 36

W. Lincoln     9     8     12     7—36

E. Lincoln     15   18    25    18—76

WEST LINCOLN 36—Fortenberry, Flowers 5, Sain 7, David Wesson 3, Harrelson 2, Rice 6, Short 9, David Wesson 4.

EAST LINCOLN 76—Jeremiah Jones 10, Montanari 3, McCowan 4, Myles Adams 16, Bean 3, Justin Kuthan 23, Staples 2, Craig 6, Nichols 2, Brown 5, Williams 2, Farr.

Notes: Adams added nine assists, seven rebounds and five steals for the Mustangs …

Records: W. Lincoln 0-16, 0-6 South Fork 2A; E. Lincoln12-3, 5-1.

  • Reported by Chip Ashley, E. Lincoln coaching staff

NEWTON-CONOVER 64, MAIDEN 42

N-C                  12    29    11     21—64

Maiden            9      2    13     17—42

NEWTON-CONOVER 64—Maverick Davis 17, Jackson Mullins 14, Kennedy 9, Danner 8, Redmond 4, Williams 4, Spain 3, Guerry 3, Roseman 2, Chapman, Craig, McCathern, Martinez.

MAIDEN 42—Brennan James 13, Drew McClough 11, Morgan 5, Fowler 5, Copeland 4, Abernethy 2, Howell 2, Haynes, Robinson, Craig, Fitzpatrick.

Notes: The Red Devils snapped a two-game losing streak and they are 4-2 in their last six games … Maiden has lost four straight games since a win at winless West Lincoln … The Blue Devils are 2-6 at home this season with wins over Fred T. Foard and Bandys.

Records: Newton-Conover 10-6, 3-2 South Fork 2A; Maiden 6-9, 2-4.

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A

HIBRITEN 71, BUNKER HILL 42

Bunker Hill      5     11     12    14—42

Hibriten          22    18     10    21—71

BUNKER HILL 42—Ethan Hildebran 13, Robinson 8, Chapman 5, Anderson 4, Kee 4, Ramseur 4, Vinson 3, Sigmon 1.

HIBRITEN 71—Kobe Woodruff 19, Avery Keller 18, Daren Perry 12, Battle 9, Absher 6, Isbell 2, Vaught 2, Wilson 2, Corpening 1.

Notes: Bunker Hill has lost 11 straight games since a win over St. Stephens on Dec. 6 … Hibriten is on a six-game win streak that includes going 6-0 at home this season … The Bears have scored 50 or fewer points in seven games this season (0-7 in those games)… Panthers head coach Chad Keller is 147-91 in two tenures as their head coach and has 169 career wins.

Records: Bunker Hill 2-14, 0-6 Northwestern Foothills 2A; Hibriten 14-1, 6-0.

WEST CALDWELL 84, EAST BURKE 69

E. Burke            11    12    17     29—69

W. Caldwell     16    16   25     27—84

EAST BURKE 69—Trey Ward 16, Christian Smith 13, Luke Coble 11, Aasin Lor 10, Kanzleiter 7, Chrisco 5, Shuford 5, Propst 2.

WEST CALDWELL 84—Anthony Isbell 28, Javon Elleby 20, Malek Patterson 12, Turnmire 9, Harper 8, Baker 5, Triplett 2.

Notes: West Caldwell is 10-0 at home this season and has scored 80 or more points in five games, including in four of the last five … East Burke had won two straight games coming in … A home win on Tuesday against Hibriten, in a showdown for the league lead, would even Warriors head coach Billy Anderson’s record at his alma mater at 20-20 (second season).

Records: E. Burke 7-9, 3-3 Northwestern Foothills 2A, W. Caldwell 15-0, 6-0.

  • Reported by Jerome Ramsey, E. Burke head coach

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A

FREEDOM 71, WATAUGA 67

Freedom    11    27    10    23—71

Watauga    14    19    14    20—67

FREEDOM 71—Bradley Davis 26, James Freeman 20, Que Garner 11, Lackey 2, Johnson 2, Tolbert 3, Birchfield 7.

WATAUGA 67—Bond 4, Andrew Freeman 10, Jake Sears 15, Holden Perry 18, Jackson Earnhardt 12, Martin 2, Ward 4, Privette 2.

Notes: Watauga has lost two straight games after having won two straight and is 2-5 in its last seven games … Freedom has won two straight games since a home loss to South Caldwell on Jan. 10 … The Patriots have scored 70 or more points in 13 games this season.

Records: Freedom 15-1, 4-1 Northwestern 3A-4A; Watauga 6-8, 3-3.

  • Reported by Rob Scott, Freedom coaching staff

HICKORY 47, ALEXANDER CENTRAL 45

Hickory              7     15     10     15—47

Alex Central   10      7      14     14—45

HICKORY 47—Davis Amos 14, Evehardt 4, Cody Young 15, Hargrove 4, Culbreath 8, Joyner-McCorkle 2, Huitt, Walker, Maddox.

ALEXANDER CENTRAL 45—Jem Lowrance 11, Maddox Kerley 14, Wooten 5, Stikeleather 4, Presnell 6, Herman 5, G. Lowrance, Cook.

Notes: Alexander Central shot 47.1 percent to Hickory’s 37.5 … Amos led Hickory’s rebounding with six and Kerley led the Cougars with five … There were only 20 turnovers, nine by Alexander Central … Hickory made seven of 19 from 3-point range with Young making three and Amos and Dallas Culbreath each hitting two … Kerley was 6-for-6 on free throws for Alexander Central (9-of-17) while Hickory went 16 of 22 on free throws … The Cougars won points in the paint 22-8 … Alexander Central has lost three straight games after having previously won six of seven… The Cougars are 0-3 in games decided by five or fewer points … Hickory improved to 5-1 on the road this season.

Records: Hickory 12-3, 3-2 Northwestern 3A-4A; Alexander Central 9-8, 2-3.

GAMES OF TUESDAY, JAN. 14

SOUTH FORK 2A

BANDYS 69, WEST LINCOLN 47

W. Lincoln     15     11      8     13—47

Bandys            11     25    17    16—69

WEST LINCOLN 47—Fortenberry 3, Flowers 9, Sain 6, David Wesson 8, Harrelson 3, Rice 6, Short 7, Daniel Wesson 5.

BANDYS 69—Brendon Harrill 11, Thompson 2, Habschied 6, Ledford 3, Wright 7, Harwell 6, Nate Ervin 10, Maddox 2, Parker Stybroski 11, Chris Culiver 11.

Notes: Bandys snapped a three-game losing streak and improved to 2-4 at home.

Records: W. Lincoln 0-15, 0-5 South Fork 2A; Bandys 6-8, 1-4.

  • Reported by Benny Lytton, Bandys SID

LAKE NORMAN CHARTER 72,

LINCOLNTON 54

LN Charter      24    18    18    12—72

Lincolnton        8     13     19   14—54

LAKE NORMAN CHARTER 72—Jackson Porter 18, Donovan Atwell 17, Cal Reed 13, Oliver O’Brien 10, Rivens 6, Edens 2, Scott 2, Bell 2, Newton 2.

LINCOLNTON 54—D. Gash 15, C. Williams 13, A. Finger 10, Smith 6, Grooms 4, Horton 3, Queen 2, Ervin 1.

Notes: Lake Norman Charter win streak grows to seven straight since loss on Dec. 6 at Pine Lake Prep … Wolves have a two-game win streak snapped and fall to 4-3 at home this season.

Records: Lake Norman Charter 10-4, 5-0 South Fork 2A; Lincolnton 6-8, 2-3.

  • Reported by Chet Korczynski, Lake Norman Charter head coach

EAST LINCOLN 75, MAIDEN 48

E. Lincoln      16    14     25     20—75

Maiden           10     6      14     18—48

EAST LINCOLN 75—Jeremiah Jones 11, Evan Montanari 10, McCowan, Myles Adams 19, Bean 6, Staples, Justin Kuthan 14, Craig, Petey Nichols 10, Brown 5, Williams, Farr.

MAIDEN 48—Robinson 3, James 2, Haynes 3, Izaiah Morgan 13, Howell 6, Fitzpatrick 4, Copeland 6, Fowler 4, McClough 7.

Notes: Kuthan added 11 rebounds and Jones had 11 assists for East Lincoln.

Records: E. Lincoln 11-3, 4-1 South Fork 2A; Maiden 6-8, 2-3.

  • Reported by Chip Ashley, E. Lincoln coaching staff

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A

FREEDOM 72, ALEXANDER CENTRAL 58

Alex Central      15     9     11     23—58

Freedom             21    12    18     21—72

ALEXANDER CENTRAL 58—J. Lowrance 9, Maddox Kerley 10, Wooten 9, Stikeleather 6, Evan Presnell 14, Zach Herman 10, G. Lowrance, Chapman, Cook.

FREEDOM 72—Jayden Birchfield 10, Que Garner 21, Rice 8, Bradley Davis 18, Johnson 4, Ledford 5, Tolbert 6, Costello, Griffith.

Notes: Freedom hit nine of 28 from 3-point range, led by three from Garner and two each by Davis and Ben Tolbert … Kerley had a game-high nine rebounds for Alexander Central and Garner led Freedom with eight … Dalton Stikeleather had five of the Cougars’ 19 assists and Quentin Rice had five for Freedom … Alexander Central shot 49 percent, Freedom shot 41.8 … The Cougars went 3 of 4 on free throws to the Patriots’ 17 of 20, with Rice going five of six and Davis making six of seven … Freedom had only seven turnovers … Alexander Central won points in the paint 34-24 and the Patriots won points off turnovers 17-8.

Records: Alexander Central 9-7, 2-2 Northwestern 3A-4A; Freedom 14-1, 3-1.

  • Reported by Jonathan Watts, Alexander Central SID and Rob Scott, Freedom coaching staff

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