HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: Lake Norman Charter’s Reeves steps down

Published Tuesday, March 12th, 2019


HUNTERSVILLE – Aaron Reeves, head boys’ basketball coach at Lake Norman Charter High, won’t return for a ninth season.

A Tweet on Tuesday afternoon by LNCAthletics said Reeves has stepped down.

Reeves guided the Knights to a 10-13 record this season that included going 8-6 in the South Fork 2A and sharing third place in the South Fork 2A with Newton-Conover.

Lake Norman Charter was the No. 4 seed for the conference tournament, falling 83-77 at home in the first round to fifth-seeded Lincolnton.

Reeves’ unofficial coaching record at Lake Norman Charter is 132-80. He coached four conference championship teams and three that won 21 to 23 games.

This season, the Knights started 2-5 and then won three of their next four games and eventually reached .500 at 7-7 by beating West Lincoln on Jan. 22.

The Knights were 8-8 after they won at home over North Lincoln, and then lost three straight league games — at Maiden, at home in overtime to Newton-Conover and at Lincolnton — to drop below .500.

Lake Norman Charter closed the regular season with a 69-67 win at home over Bandys and won 57-48 at West Lincoln to tie Newton-Conover for third place.

The Knights got into the state 2A playoffs as a No. 25 seed and fell 75-63 at eighth-seeded Wheatmore.

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