↑Cameron June, Gastonia Ashbrook: Last week, June made 9-of-13 shots from 3-point range last week and averaged 23 points per game.
Digital Access for only $0.99
For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today.
↑Salisbury: Hornets won their fourth game in five days, beating rival North Rowan 51-49 on a 12-foot jump shot from Oshaun Robinson at the buzzer. Salisbury, No. 12 in the Observer’s Sweet 16 poll, is 17-2 overall.
↑Ardrey Kell: Knights (16-4) have won nine of their past 11 games, losing to only Hopewell and Olympic.
↑Drew Ford, Garinger: 6-foot-1, 147-pound shooting guard, often forced to play center, had 19 points, 17 rebounds in Friday’s win over East Meck. Former Duke All-American Christian Laettner coached the Wildcats (4-16) in the game. Garinger ended a 9-game losing streak.
Links to more content
Monday’s #BIG5 Top Performers
Evan DeVitto, Ryan Bonnett, Mount Pleasant: In a 62-49 win over West Stanly, DeVitto had a career-high 21 points and four assists; Bonnett had career highs in points (17), rebounds (16) and blocks (7).
Mallorie Haines, Davidson Day: led her team to a 90-67 win over Langtree Charter. She set a new career-high with 51 points, seven rebounds and six steals. Haines, who took an unofficial visit to South Carolina last weekend, made nine 3-point shots and was 8-of-10 from the free throw line. Haines’ performance was the most points ever by a Mecklenburg County freshman, male or female. It’s the third-best single-game scoring performance in county history.
BJ Mack, Oak Hill (Va): Mack, a former Charlotte Christian and Charlotte Catholic player, had 15 points, eight rebounds and an assist in 16 minutes of play Monday against Arden Christ School. The Warriors, No. 2 in USA Today’s national poll, beat Christ School 94-54. Mack is a 6-foot-8 junior forward.
Elijah Moss, Salisbury: 15 points in Monday’s 51-49 win over North Rowan, on five 3-point makes.
Jah’Quez Sanders, Queens Grant: 24 points, seven rebounds, six assists, four steals in a 76-64 win over Carolina International. Teammates LB Boyette (17 points, eight rebounds, six assists), Khalil Chapman (12 points, 12 rebounds, three steals) and Jeremiah Murphy (14 points, six rebounds) also had strong games for Queens Grant. Tavion Jones had a game-high 30 for Carolina International.
All-Time Single-Game Mecklenburg Girls Scoring Leaders
GIRLS SINGLE GAME SCORING
1. Konecka Drakeford, Providence Day, 65 (1991)
2. Greta Tamasauskaite, Grace Academy, 57 (2012)
3. Konecka Drakeford, Providence Day, 51 (1991), Mallorie Haines, Davidson Day, 51 (2018)
5. Andrea Stinson, North Mecklenburg, 49 (1987)
Move of the Night
This one is a little old, from Friday, but East Lincoln’s Sidney Dollar got his Zion Williamson on during this fancy jam.
Tuesday’s Featured Games, Full Schedule
Hough (11-8, 5-4 I-MECK) at No. 1 North Mecklenburg (19-1, 10-0), Tues, 7:30: The Vikings can win a share of the league title with a victory, which would be their 13th win in a row. Hough has won two of its last three and would love to upset its arch rival on the road.
No. 2 Independence (19-1, 10-0 Southwestern 4A) at No. 6 Butler (17-3, 7-3), Tues, 7:30: Independence can get really close to the Southwestern 4A championship with a road win. The Patriots are up two games on Rocky River (15-4, 8-2) and three over Butler with four games to play. Independence plays Rocky River at home Feb. 6.
No. 11 Providence Day (20-9, 5-1 CISAA) at No. 10 Charlotte Christian (19-6, 6-0), Tues, 7:30: Providence Day has won the past five conference titles and must win Tuesday to have a shot at a sixth. Charlotte Christian, which rallied from 13 points down to upset the Chargers 67-65 Jan. 12, could get a commanding two-game lead with three games to play.
Albemarle at Gray Stone Day
Alexander Central at McDowell
Ashbrook at Kings Mountain
Ashe County at Wilkes Central
Berry at South Mecklenburg
Bessemer City at Cherryville
Buford at Chesterfield
Bunker Hill at East Burke
Cannon School at Charlotte Country Day
Central Cabarrus at Northwest Cabarrus
Central Pageland at Lee Central
Charles D. Owen at Avery County
Challenger at Lake Lure Classical
Charlotte Catholic at Sun Valley
Charlotte Secondary at York Prep
Christ the King at Greater Cabarrus Stallions
Columbia at Chester
Comenius at South Charlotte Thunder (Boys’ only)
Concord at Jay M. Robinson
Covenant Classical at Arborbrook Christian
Covenant Day at Charlotte Latin
Cox Mill at A.L. Brown
Crest at Hunter Huss
Cuthbertson at Monroe
East Lincoln at Bandys
East Montgomery at Forest Hills
East Gaston at Chase
East Rowan at Carson
Forestview at Burns
Garinger at Porter Ridge
Gaston Christian at Hickory Grove
Gaston Day at Concord First Assembly
Grace Academy at Cabarrus Charter
Harding at Ardrey Kell
Hibriten at Draughn
Hoke County at Richmond Senior
Hough at North Mecklenburg
Independence at Butler
Indian Land at Andrew Jackson
Lake Norman Charter at Newton Conover
Ledford at Salisbury
Lewisville at Governor’s School
Mallard Creek at Hopewell
Marvin Ridge at Weddington
McBee at Lamar
Mooresville at Lake Norman
Mount Pleasant at Anson County
Myers Park at Hickory Ridge
Nation Ford at Clover
North Central at Cheraw
North Lincoln at Maiden
North Rowan at West Montgomery
Northwestern at Spartanburg
Patton at West Iredell
Piedmont at Parkwood
Piedmont Charter at Thomas Jefferson Academy
Pine Lake Prep at Carolina International
Providence Day at Charlotte Christian
Queens Grant at Sugar Creek Charter
Ridge View at Lancaster
Rock Hill at Fort Mill
Rocky River at East Mecklenburg
Shelby at R.S. Central
South Caldwell at Freedom
SouthLake Christian at Metrolina Christian
South Point at East Rutherford
South Pointe (SC) at Richland Northeast
South Rowan at Thomasville
South Stanly at North Stanly
Statesville at North Iredell
Statesville Christian at United Faith
Stuart Cramer at North Gaston
Timmonsville at Great Falls
Union Academy at Community School of Davidson
Vance at West Charlotte
Victory Christian at North Hills Christian
Watauga at St. Stephens
West Caldwell at Hickory
Westchester Country Day at Davidson Day
West Lincoln at Lincolnton
West Mecklenburg at Providence
Westminster Catawba at Northside Christian
West Rowan at South Iredell
West Stanly at Central Academy
Westwood at York Woodlawn School at Hickory Christian