↑ Torin Dorn, Vance: 32 points and 11 rebounds in a 63-46 win over Concord’s Robinson High Friday.
↑ East Lincoln offense: 50 points in the second half of Friday’s 89-62 win over rival Bandys. East sophomore Chazz Surratt had 26 points, nine assists and seven steals.
↑ Olympic girls balanced scoring: Jenesai Muhammad had 20 points, Justice Montgomery 16 and Jaz Clifton 14 in a 62-59 win over Providence on Friday.
↑ Nehemiah Mabson, United Faith: 22 points, on 10-for-14 shooting, plus seven rebounds and three assists in a 67-37 win over Hickory Christian.
Friday’s Boys Top Performers
Connor Burchfield, Concord: Scored 32 points in 90-49 win over East Rowan. Burchfield had 37 points in a win over North Rowan earlier this week.
Terrance Durham, Mallard Creek: 25 points, five assists, three rebounds, three steals in a 65-62 loss to West Charlotte. Teammate Ken Gorham had 12 points and 15 rebounds. Trey Foster led the Lions with 18.
Tayon Gleaves, Independence: 24 points, courtesy of six 3-pointers, in a 59-52 Southwestern 4A win over East Meck that kept Independence tied for first place with Butler.
Giavonni Mack, Butler: 28 points, five steals, four assists in 79-60 win over Garinger. Teammate Matthew Fisher-Davis had 17 points, 12 rebounds, five assists, two blocks.
Luke Maye, Hough: 29 points, 18 rebounds, three assists, three steals, two blocks in a 61-40 win over Hopewell.
Justus Melton, Covenant Day: 13 points, 20 rebounds in a 52-45 win over Metrolina.
Kishawn Pritchett, Lake Norman: 25 points, 12 rebounds in a 60-48 win over Alexander Central.
Jaylen Stowe, Hickory Ridge: 20 points, nine rebounds, five assists, two steals in a 71-63 win over rival Central Cabarrus.
Friday’s Boys Roundup
Ardrey Kell 69, West Meck 48: The Knights (14-4, 7-1 SoMeck) stayed within a game of Berry for the conference lead. Steven Santa Ana, a 6-3 junior, had 21 points and 10 rebounds. Devin Cooper had 15 points and six assists from his point guard spot. Berry beat Charlotte Catholic 69-36 to improve to 15-2 overall, 8-0 in league play Friday.
Olympic 81, Providence 61: The Trojans’ easy win set up a showdown at home against Ardrey Kell on Wednesday night. Olympic (16-2, 6-2) trails Berry by two games and Ardrey Kell by one in the league championship race. CJ Jackson had 20 points for the Trojans, who led 50-22 at halftime. Malik Constantine added 16.
Northside Christian 65, Concord First Assembly 57: Northside (20-1), ranked in the top 10 in most national polls, got one of its toughest games of the season at home Friday, getting 17 points from Keyshawn Woods and 14 from James Demery. Charles Minlend led First Assembly with 19. Northside led 10-9 after the first quarter and 30-26 at half.
North Mecklenburg 85, A.L. Brown 73: Taj Middleton had a huge game to help the Vikings rally against Kannapolis. CJ Bryce had 23 points for the Vikings, but Middleton had 28 points, six rebounds, five assists and made 8-of-9 free throw attempts.
Harding 66, South Meck 62: Harding outscored South Meck 41-30 in the second half to rally for the win. Darryl White had 25 to lead the Rams. Grant Hedberg led South with 17.
Friday’s Girls Top Performers
Sarah Billiard, Covenant Day: 28 points, 21 rebounds, six steals in a 67-58 win over Metrolina.
Zharia Brown, Hickory Ridge: 14 points, 14 rebounds in 58-52 win over Central Cabarrus.
Chi Chi Maduegbunam, Providence: 12 points, 16 rebounds, seven blocks against Olympic.
Kerstie Phills, Charlotte Christian: Daughter for the late Charlotte Hornet Bobby Phills had a team-high 19 points in a 59-42 win over rival Charlotte Latin.
Madi Story, Bandys: 20 points, nine steals, four assists in an 89-14 win over East Lincoln. Bandys led 58-5 at halftime.
Madi Suddreth, Alexander Central: 23 points, 10 rebounds, four assists in a 72-49 win over Lake Norman. She made 9-of-10 free throws.
Emry Tsitouris, Parkwood: 30 points, 14 rebounds in a 71-28 win over Mount Pleasant.
Stephanie Watts, Weddington: North Carolina recruit had 32 points, 16 rebounds, nine assists and nine steals in a 79-25 win over Cuthbertson.
Chantel Williams, Mallard Creek: 20 points, 15 rebounds, five steals, four assists and two blocks in an overtime win over West Charlotte. She shot 8-for-15 from the field and only turned the ball over twice against the Lions’ full-court pressure defense.
Friday’s Girls Roundup
Mallard Creek 54, West Charlotte 51 (OT): The Mavericks trailed by six at halftime in a tight game and eventually prevailed in overtime. Freshman Zaria Wright had 15 points, five rebounds, five assists and two steals. West Charlotte got 25 points from Rachel Porter.
Charlotte Catholic 52, Berry 44: Catholic (11-5, 6-1 SoMeck) got 28 points from Sophie Rossitch to take a close win over Berry (6-9, 2-5). Ra’Shika White had 22 points for Berry.
East Meck 65, Independence 31: Ciera Rucker had 21 points to lead the Eagles (7-12, 3-4 Southwestern 4A). Zhamya Willis had 11 points and six rebounds for East.
Myers Park 68, Rocky River 42: Aliyah Mazyck had 20 points, D.D. Rogers 18, Saadia Timpton 12 and Morgan Uptegraff 10 in a big win. Myers Park (16-1, 7-0 Southwestern 4A) extended its lead in the conference to two games over Rocky River (14-4, 5-2).
Hough 59, Hopewell 51: Julia Brown had a game-high 24 points as Hough got a huge MECKA 8 conference win. Hough outscored Hopewell 23-16 in the fourth quarter. Kelsey Dean had 13 for Hough. Mariah Washington had 11 for Hopewell.
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