West Charlotte and Olympic: Top two teams in the Sweet 16 are headed for the N.C. 4A regionals -- and a rematch. UP
Berry and Harding girls: ME-GA 7 conference rivals are both headed to the 3A regionals. UP
Myers Park girls: 30-0. UP
Ardrey Kell football: QB Jonah Duggan committed to Western Carolina; Riley Shea committed to Lenoir-Rhyne; and J.D. Thompson committed to Emory and Henry. UP
Friday's Top Performers
Dionte Adams, Northside Christian: 19 points, 18 rebounds in 97-50 win over First Assembly. Teammate L.C. Cooks had 22 points, eight assists, four rebounds.
Allerik Freeman, Olympic: 18 points in 65-51 win over Alexander Central to send the Trojans to the regionals for the fourth time. Olympic has never won a regional game, according to state association records.
Abrea Harris, Harding girls: 16 points, 11 rebounds, six assists in 57-53 win over North Iredell. Teammate Latondara Morrow had 15 points, eight rebounds and four steals.
Shannon Hines, R-S Central girls: 24 points in 68-52 win over Forestview.
Paris Johnson, First Assembly girls: 19 points and 11 rebounds in private school semifinal loss to Carolina Friends.
Kendall Knorr, Concord: 21 points in 81-64 win over Charlotte Catholic in 3A sectional championship game.
Kennedy Meeks, West Charlotte: 13 points, 15 rebounds, four blocks in 59-55 overtime win over South Mecklenburg.
Saadia Timpton, Myers Park girls: 20 points in 75-46 win over Butler. Brittany Smith had 16 and Roddreka Rogers 14.
Jatarie White, Providence Day girls: 16 points, 10 rebounds in 51-30 win over Rabun Gap in NCISAA 3A semifinals. Tiffany Mitchell had 16 points, nine rebounds and two steals.
Oak Hill beats Kennedy Charter
National No. 1 Oak Hill beat Kennedy Charter 114-82 Friday on Senior Night in Mouth of Wilson, Va. The Eagles had to play without starting point guard Jalen White (abdominal strain) forcing shooting guard Donte' Clark into the role.
Clark had 28 points and 10 rebounds, but Kennedy Charter also lost starter Julius Hamilton who fouled out early in the third quarter where N.C. State recruit Tyler Lewis had 12 points for the Warriors. Lewis is from Statesville. Kennedy Charter center J.J. Douglas also struggled with foul trouble all game.
Kennedy Charter coach Ed Addie took some positives from the loss. The Eagles are 24-3.
"One of the biggest things we took from playing them was seeing the differences in our bodies and their bodies," Addie said. "They are very muscular and strong. They are built like college ball players. Our guys all commented on how strong they were and how it posed such a big problem for us. We learned what we've got to to do in the offseason to get better."
Northside Christian advances to 2A state finals
Northside Christian is back in the N.C. Independent Schools' state finals
The Knights beat Asheville Christian 97-34, jumping out to a 47-18 halftime lead.
Northside, which lost in the finals last season, will play Davidson Day today. Davidson Day beat Northside at Northside earlier this season.
Muggsy Bogues to return to United Faith
Former Charlotte Hornets star Muggsy Bogues said he will will return to coach United Faith's basketball team next season.
Bogues stepped in to coach the Falcons just before the start of the current season. Bogues' team finished 21-8, including an eight-game win streak to end the season.