FRIDAY’S HS BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES: East Lincoln whips Maiden, takes over first in South Fork 2A

Published Saturday, January 12th, 2019

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FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL

BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES

 

SOUTH FORK 2A

EAST LINCOLN 77, MAIDEN 52

Maiden                  6      17      14     15—52

E. Lincoln            22   22      18      15—77

MAIDEN 52—Caleb McDaniel 11, Ly 3, Avery Boyles 16, Mason High 13, Stinson 6, Wicker 3.

EAST LINCOLN 77—Sidney Dollar 12, Adams, John Bean 24, Justin Kuthan 24, Horne 7, Zirkle, Staples, Nichols 2, Jones 8, Craig.

Notes: East Lincoln takes over sole possession of first place in the South Fork 2A by winning … Maiden head coach Danny Anderson has 698 career wins with the Blue Devils playing at Newton-Conover on Friday and at Lincolnton on Jan. 22 … Kuthan and Bean each hit six 3-pointers for East Lincoln … Bean added four rebounds and Kuthan had 12 … Dollar finished with a triple-double, grabbing 10 rebounds and dishing out nine assists…Zirkle had 10 assists for the Mustangs and Jeremiah Jones, a freshman, had a career-high eight points.

Records: Maiden 13-2, 4-1 South Fork 2A; E. Lincoln 13-1, 5-0.
Reported by: Chip Ashley, East Lincoln coaching staff.

BANDYS 44, WEST LINCOLN 30

Bandys                 10    6     15   13–44

W. Lincoln            8    8      6     8—30

BANDYS 44—H. Clanton 8, Charlie Stybroski 10, L. Wright 3, Spencer Ledford 12, Z. Wright 3, Maddox 6, Hojnacki 2, Reed, Paul, Harrill.

WEST LINCOLN 30—Seth Willis 16, Duncan 4, Short 2, B. Beam 2, N. Beam 6, Brown, Lail, Carpenter, McKinney, Hopper.

Notes: Bandys has won four of its last five with the loss to league-leading East Lincoln … West Lincoln has scored 35 or fewer points in four of its last five games and in six games this season … The Trojans are 4-1 on the road this season… Bandys’ 44 points are a season-low.

Records: Bandys 8-4, 3-2 South Fork 2A; W. Lincoln 0-13, 0-5.

Reported by: Benny Lytton, Bandys SID.

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A

FRED T. FOARD 70, WEST IREDELL 61

Foard             18     12     24     16—70

W. Iredell     12      14    16     17—61

FRED T. FOARD 70—Daniel Lackey 19, Nash Whitener 10, D. Pena 9, Sollid 7, Patterson 5, Hemphill 5, Sain 4, Bishop 4, Abernethy 3, Frye 2, Skeens 2, M. Pena.

WEST IREDELL 61—G. Kitchens 24, E. Kitchens 13, Blohm 9, Huss 8, Hooks 3, Tenor 2, Williams 2.

Notes: Foard snapped a three-game win streak and won for the second time in five games … West Iredell has lost four straight … The Tigers are 1-5 on the road this season … Foard has scored 70 or more points in five games this season … The Warriors 0-5 on the road this season.

Records: Fred T. Foard 3-13, 1-3 Northwestern Foothills 2A; W. Iredell 3-13, 0-4.

Reported by: Andy Hodges, Foard head coach.

EAST BURKE 52, DRAUGHN 42

E. Burke      11     16     6     19—52

Draughn     14       5     6     17—42

EAST BURKE 52—Aaron Morrison 15, Bryce Brittain 14, Logan Shuford 10, Coble 5, Ward 4, Chrisco 2, Propst 2.

DRAUGHN 42—Eli Poteet 10, Jeremiah Daye 10, Abee 8, Treadway 3, Walker 3, Robinson 2, Dillon 2, Chrisco 2, Cox 2.

Notes: East Burke won on the road for the first time in seven games this season … Draughn has lost two straight games and three of its last four … The Wildcats are 3-2 at home this season… Draughn’s 42 points are a season-low.

Records: E. Burke 3-13, 2-3 Northwestern Foothills 2A; Draughn 11-4, 3-1.

Reported by: Jerome Ramsey, East Burke head coach.

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A

HICKORY 85, WEST CALDWELL 63

W. Caldwell      17     14     8      24—63

Hickory              24    18   18      25—85

WEST CALDWELL 63—Isbell 12, Hunter Baker 10, Isbell 3, Javon Elleby 28, Tummike 2, Triplett 8.

HICKORY 85—Nkosi Abernathy 17, Davis Amos 15, Cody Young 12, del Valle 12, Clark 9, Culbreath 7, Long 5, Joyner 4, Ahlers 3, Huiett 1.

Notes: West Caldwell has lost three straight since beating South Caldwell for its first win this season and the first win for new head coach Billy Anderson … Hickory has won two straight and six of its last seven… The Red Tornadoes’ 85 points are a season-high … Hickory is 5-0 at Craft Gym this season.

Records: W. Caldwell 1-11, 1-4 Northwestern 3A-4A; Hickory 10-2, 3-1.

FREEDOM 78, SOUTH CALDWELL 35

Freedom           18      20      25      15—78

S. Caldwell         5        9      10       11—35

FREEDOM 78—Fletcher Abee 17, Bradley Davis 16, Aidan Pearson 14, Ledford 6, Dula 5, Birchfield 2, Logan 6, Moore 4, Johnson 1, Griffith 3, Freeman 4.

SOUTH CALDWELL 35 (incomplete)—Justin Eggers 11, Ramsey 6, Kirby 8, Raynor 3, Seagle 3, Piercy 2.

Notes: Freedom has won three straight games and scored more than 70 points for the 12th time this season … The Patriots re 4-0 in road games this season … South Caldwell has scored 35 or fewer points in four games this season… Freedom next plays on Friday at home against Watauga and will have a brief recognition ceremony between varsity games to honor North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Hall of Famers Marsha Crump and Terry Rogers, the school’s former girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball head coaches.

Records: Freedom 13-1, 4-0 Northwestern 3A-4A; S. Caldwell 0-11, 0-4.

Reported by: Rob Scott, Freedom coaching staff.

ALEXANDER CENTRAL 60, McDOWELL 48

McDowell        10    13     17        8—48

Alex Central    15    21      4     20—60

McDOWELL 48—Adam Randolph, Lewis 6, Dylan McRary 15, Olivo 3, Qualigue Garner 20, Handy 4, Boyce, Gragg, Andruw Randolph.

ALEXANDER CENTRAL 60—Elder 3, Jem Lowrance 19, Stikeleather 7, Benfield 4, Walker 3, Zach Wooten 11, Presnell 9, Kerley 4, Strickland.

Notes: Alexander Central shot 48.1 percent to McDowell’s 38.2 … Dawson Elder, Lowrance, Jamison Benfield and Wooten each had five rebounds for the Cougars … Garner had a game-high 11 rebounds for the Titans … McRary had five assists for McDowell and Evan Presnell had five for Alexander Central … Garner hit four 3-pointers and the Cougars were 6-for-26 from beyond the arc while the Titans went eight of 20 with Wooten and Presnell each converting three … There were only 11 free throws shot with McDowell going 0-for-5 … Lowrance hit nine of his 18 field goals attempts for Alexander Central while Garner hit eight of 20 and McRary made seven of 18 for McDowell … The Cougars’ bench players provided 24 points and the Titans’ scored four.

Records: McDowell 7-7, 1-3 Northwestern 3A-4A; Alexander Central 11-3, 4-0.

Reported by: JonathanWatts, Alexander Central SID.

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