High School Sports

Roundup: East Meck’s Charles Basse becomes Eagles’ all-time leading scorer in boys’ soccer

East Mecklenburg soccer player Charles Basse
East Mecklenburg soccer player Charles Basse Photo contributed

East Mecklenburg High soccer player Charles Basse became the school’s all-time leading scorer in Wednesday’s 5-0 win over Independence.

Basse, a senior forward, scored four goals Wednesday. He has 24 this season and 87 in his career. Basse scored his record-setting goal 22 minutes into the first half off an assist from Jack Mehrtens.

Basse broke the school record of 84 goals set by Sean McGinty, a two-time Observer Player of the Year who played college soccer at North Carolina.


Providence High’s Dru Seabrook committed to Furman. Seabrook, a 6-foot-3, 220-pound defensive end, has 36 tackles and three sacks this season. Providence plays at Berry Friday night at 7.

Wednesday’s top performers

Nick Aparicio, Providence boys’ soccer: Had two goals in a 9-0 win over Olympic. Gordon White recorded the shutout.

Marco Garcia, South Mecklenburg soccer: Had four goals in a 9-0 win over Harding. South Meck is 11-0-1 overall and 7-0 in SoMeck 8 conference play.

Reed Hunnicut, South Meck soccer: Had three assists in win against Harding.

Parker Huss, Ardrey Kell soccer: Had two goals in a 3-1 win over West Mecklenburg .

AJ Whisenant, Hough soccer: Two assists and a goal in a 9-0 win over Hopewell. Hough won its 100th game in school’s history. The Huskies are 100-32-6 all-time.

Andrea Brenk, Concord girls’ tennis: Won No. 1 singles 6-0, 6-0 and teamed with Ashley Robinson to win doubles 10-4 in an 8-1 win over Concord Robinson. Concord won the South Piedmont 3A conference championship. Concord is 10-4 overall and 9-0 in league play.

Kelsey Lambert, Lake Norman Charter volleyball: Had nine kills, three digs, two assists and one block in a 3-1 win over Hopewell.

Sydney Wood, Cannon cross-country: Won multi-team run in 13 minutes, 1 second. Charlotte Country Day won the meet, with Covenant Day second and Cannon third.