STATE 3A INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD: Cougars’ Castellaw fourth in 3,200

HobbsDailyReport.com WINSTON-SALEM – A fourth-place in the 3,200-meter run by Alexander Central High’s Cooper Castellaw was the top finish on Saturday by Northwestern 3A-4A athletes in the state 3A indoor track and field championships. Castellaw finished in nine minutes, 33.46 seconds at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, helping the Cougars tie Mount Tabor for 21st in the team standings. …

THURSDAY’S HS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES: Patton sweeps Alexander Central

HobbsDailyReport.com THURSDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SUMMARIES GIRLS PATTON 37, ALEXANDER CENTRAL 31 Patton                         7     9     4      17—37 Alex Central            8    10     7       6—31 PATTON 37—King 4, Lail 2, Reece Fisher 14, Claire Hawkins 11, Hemphill 4, Nelson 2, Brown, James, Duckworth. ALEXANDER CENTRAL 31—Sharpe 7, Glenn 2, Hagy 2, Lanie Hammer 13, Fairchild 5, Harrington 2, Black, Meade, …

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Suddreth clears 1,000 career points as Bears gain first win

HobbsDailyReport.com PEMBROKE – Senior Madi Suddreth cleared 1,000 career points on Thursday night, leading Lenoir-Rhyne University’s women to their first victory of the season, 63-58 on the road over UNC Pembroke. The Bears (1-2) went on a 17-5 scoring run to close the first half. Suddreth, who played prep basketball at Alexander Central, scored 10 points and passed the 1K …

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A: Cougars clip Hickory, finish second in conference

Hickory falls to 5-6, ties St. Stephens for third place HobbsDailyReport.com TAYLORSVILLE – Alexander Central High scored the game’s final 17 points – 15 of them in the fourth quarter — and beat visiting Hickory 31-17 on Thursday night to close the regular season and finish second in Northwestern 3A-4A football. The Cougars (9-2, 5-2) trailed 17-14 after a 23-yard …