HIGH SCHOOL BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL: Friday’s game summaries

Published Saturday, January 4th, 2020

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FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY

BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES

 

SOUTH FORK 2A

NEWTON-CONOVER 71, BANDYS 66, OT

N-C               14    17    12    18    10—71

Bandys         14   14   12     21     5—66

NEWTON-CONOVER 71—Maverick Davis 15, Mullins 4, Danner 4, Kennedy 3, Guery 6, Matthew Martinez 16, Craig 3, Redmond 6, Jaheim McCathern 14.

BANDYS 66—Brendon Harrill 10, Habscheid, DeHart, Spencer Ledford 16, Zackery Wright 12, Ervin 6, Quenten Maddox 10, Stybroski, Chris Culliver 12.

Notes: Davis’ shot in closing seconds tied it at 61 for Red Devils, forced overtime … Bandys had a two-game win streak snapped … Newton-Conover is 2-1 on the road this season … The Red Devils have won three straight over the Trojans after having lost four straight and six of seven in the series … Since 1970-71, Newton-Conover is 55-53 against Bandys.

Records: Newton-Conover 8-4, 2-0 South Fork 2A; Bandys 0-2, 5-6.

— Reported by Benny Lytton, Bandys SID

MAIDEN 60, WEST LINCOLN 18

Maiden          18     19    12     11—60

W. Lincoln      6       0    7        5—18

MAIDEN 60—Elijah Fowler 15, Anthony Breland 12, McClough 9, Abernethy 7, James 6, Morgan 4, Fitzpatrick 3, Robinson 2, Howell 2, Haynes.

WEST LINCOLN 18—Fortenberry 7, Rice 4, Hopper 2, Sain 2, Wesson 2, Short 1, Flowers, Wesson, Harrelson.

Notes: Maiden is 3-0 on the road this season … West Lincoln has lost 57 straight games and 30 consecutive conference regular-season games … The Blue Devils are 4-2 in their last six games.

Records: Maiden 6-5, 2-0 South Fork 2A; W. Lincoln 0-2, 0-12.

EAST LINCOLN 69, LINCOLNTON 55

E. Lincoln       20     22      8      19—69

Lincolnton        8      21   18        8—55

EAST LINCOLN 69—Jeremiah Jones 11, Evan Montanari 24, Myles Adams 13, Kuthan 8, McCowan 7, Bean 6, Craig, Staples, Nichols, Brown 0.

LINCOLNTON 55—Amontre Finger 11, Dejarrius Gash 18, Davis Grooms 19, McClain, Williams, Smith 4, Queen 1, Motz 2.

Notes: Montanari, a sophomore, made five 3-pointers and had five assists, four steals and a career-high in scoring for East Lincoln … Adams, a senior, added six rebounds for East Lincoln … Kuthan, a senior, grabbed 15 rebounds for the Mustangs … East Lincoln outcored Lincolnton 15-2 over the final three minutes.

Records: E. Lincoln 7-3, 1-1 South Fork 2A; Lincolnton 4-7, 0-2.

— Reported by Chip Ashley, E. Lincoln coaching staff

LAKE NORMAN CHARTER 63, NORTH LINCOLN 49

N. Lincoln       4     10     16     19—49

LN Charter     15    20       7     21—63

NORTH LINCOLN 49—J. Carter 11, C. Seagle 11, J. Waggoner 10, D. Carter 6, Callahan 5, Collins 4, Beard 2.

LAKE NORMAN CHARTER 63—Jackson Porter 26, Cal Reed 14, Oliver O’Brien 10, Atwell 6, Edens 5, Scott 2.

Notes: Lake Norman Charter has won four straight games after snapping a three-game losing streak by beating Community School of Davidson … North Lincoln is 1-3 on the road this season … Lake Norman Charter is 3-1 at home this season… Lake Norman head coach Chet Korczynski guided the girls’ varsity (8-14) last season.

Records: N. Lincoln 6-4, 1-1 South Fork 2A; Lake Norman Charter 7-4, 2-0.

— Reported by Chet Korczynski, Lake Norman Charter head coach

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A

HIBRITEN 58, EAST BURKE 48

Hibriten     17     10     17     14—58

E. Burke      11      6       9     22—48

HIBRITEN 58—Avery Keller 16, Kobe Woodruff 16, Vaught 8, Battle 5, Absher 5, Smargian 4, Wilson 4.

EAST BURKE 48—Cam Propst 16, Christian Smith 10, Shuford 9, Ward 7, Lor 4, Chrisco 2.

Notes: East Burke has lost three straight games and is 3-3 at home this season … Hibriten is 4-1 on the road this season … The Cavs go for head coach Jerome Ramsey’s 70th career win (69-96) on Tuesday at Fred T. Foard… Panthers head coach Chad Keller has 142 of his 164 career wins over two tenures at Hibriten.

Records: Hibriten 9-1, 2-0 Northwestern Foothills 2A; E. Burke 5-8, 1-2.

— Reported by Jerome Ramsey, E. Burke head coach

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A

ALEXANDER CENTRAL 67, WATAUGA 49

Watauga            16     21     9     3—49

Alex Central     14     17    17   19—67

WATAUGA 49—Earnhardt 9, Martin 2, Bond 2, Freeman 3, Anderson Castle 30, Hale 1, Robbins 2, Perry, Ricker, Greer, Ward, Privette.

ALEXANDER CENTRAL 67—Herman 4, Maddox Kerley 10, Zach Wooten 10, Stikeleather 6, Evan Presnell 14, Jem Lowrance 21, Cook 2, G. Lowrance, Chapman.

Notes: Alexander Central won points in the paint 40-14 and the Cougars’ bench outscored the Pioneers’ bench 23-3 … Castle made 11 of 25 shots – including eight of 16 on 3-pointers – and led Watauga with seven rebounds … Jem Lowrance made nine of 14 shots and had a team-best eight rebounds for Alexander Central … The Cougars shot 58.7 percent to Watauga’s 34.6 … Wooten had seven of Alexander Central’s 23 assists… Andrew Freeman led Watauga with five assists … Watauga converted 11 of 33 from 3-point range … Presnell hit a trio of 3-pointers for Alexander Central … The Cougars shot 60.9 percent in the second half.

Records: Watauga 4-6, 1-1 Northwestern 3A-4A; Alexander Central 8-5, 1-0.

— Reported by Jonathan Watts, Alexander Central SID

FREEDOM 58, HICKORY 46

Freedom        17    11    14   16—58

Hickory           11     8   15    12—46

FREEDOM 58—James Freeman 15, Que Garner 15, Bradley Davis 11, Birchfield 7, Tolbert 3, Johnson 7.

HICKORY 46—Davis Amos 16, Nick Everhart 10, Maddox 6, Walker 2, Joyner-McCorkle 2, Hargrove 4, Young 6.

Notes: Freedom has won 21 straight regular-season league games … The Patriots are 40-3 in their last 43 games… Freedom has now won at least 12 games in 14 consecutive seasons (also 12 in 2014-15 and in 2006-07; at least 17 in all other years, 20 or more in nine of those).

Records: Freedom 12-0, 2-0 Northwestern 3A-4A; Hickory 10-1, 1-1.

— Reported by Rob Scott, Freedom coaching staff

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