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.
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.