High School Sports

Observer HS Basketball Roundup 12.03.15: Providence upsets No. 13 Hough

Butler High girls basketball player Fairen Sutton, who passed 1,000 career points earlier this season, has helped her team to back-to-back upsets of Sweet 16 teams on back-to-back nights
Butler High girls basketball player Fairen Sutton, who passed 1,000 career points earlier this season, has helped her team to back-to-back upsets of Sweet 16 teams on back-to-back nights


Rock Hill girls: Bearcats, No. 10 in the Observer’s Sweet 16, beat reigning S.C. 3A state champ Lancaster 53-52 Tuesday, ending Lancaster’s 30-game win streak. RiKoya Anderson had 18 for Rock Hill (2-0).

Providence: Upset No. 13 Hough 50-46 Wednesday at home to earn first win of the year. Grady Moore had 13 to lead the Panthers (1-3). Sophomore Cooper Crawford had 16 for Hough (3-2).

Jackson Gabriel, Lincoln Charter: freshman had 16 points, five rebounds, three steals in a 93-48 win over Statesville Wednesday. He made 5-of-6 3-point shots.

Wednesday’s Roundup

No. 8 Charlotte Catholic 68, No. 7 Butler 61: Josh Brodowicz had 15 points, BJ Mack 13 and Jimmy Abate and Owen Winters had 11 each for the Cougars in the close win. Catholic led by 12 heading into the fourth quarter and held off a Butler rally, pushed by Zane Rankin (21 points) and Orlando Robison (10).

Butler 25, No. 14 Charlotte Catholic girls 24: Butler took down its second straight Sweet 16 team behind 10 points from star point guard Fairen Sutton, who scored her 1,000th career point last week. Sutton and Butler beat No. 9 Hough Tuesday.

Weddington 57, Garinger 45: Ryan Schieger had 19 points to lead Weddington (5-1), which outscored Garinger 29-15 in the second half to win. Rayshawn Neal had 24 for the Wildcats (4-2).

Porter Ridge 57, Parkwood 51: Noah Taylor had 18 points and AJ Gallagher 14 for Porter Ridge (12). The teams were tied going into the fourth quarter. Alex Capps had 24 for Parkwood (0-4).

Charlotte Country Day 65, Queens Grant 53: Gordon Cory had 22 points in the win for Country Day (3-3). Rylan McLaurin had eight points, nine assists and eight steals. Queens Grant got 10 points from 6-9 Columbia signee Patrick Tape’.

Wednesday’s Top Performers

Patrick Tape’, Queens Grant: 10 points, 14 rebounds, 14 blocks in loss to Country Day.

Remi Roberts, Weddington girls: 22 points, 14 rebounds for Weddington (5-1), ranked No. 11 in the Sweet 16, in a 73-42 win over Garinger.

Triston Miller, Charlotte Country Day: 16 points, 10 rebounds, two blocks in 65-53 win over Queens Grant.

Kody Shubert, Lincoln Charter: 24 points, seven assists, five rebounds, three steals in a 93-48 win over 3A Statesville. Lincoln Charter is 1A.


Thursday, December 3

Charlotte Christian at Hickory Grove

Cox Mill at A.L. Brown

Davidson Day at Concord First Assembly

Forest Hills at Covenant Day

Grace Academy at Charlotte United Christian (Boys)

Mallard Creek at Myers Park

Marvin Ridge at Indian Land

North Mecklenburg at Independence

North Rowan at Ardrey Kell

Pine Lake Prep at Cannon School

Salisbury at Lake Norman

South Point at Fort Mill

Union Academy at Central Academy

Friday, December 4

Alleghany at Community School of Davidson

Anson at Forest Hills

Carolina Christian at Central Academy at Lake Park (Boys)

Carmel Christian at Carolina Day

Charlotte Latin at Durham Academy

Charlotte Catholic at Christ the King (Girls only)

Concord at East Rowan

Cox Mill at Northwest Cabarrus

East Mecklenburg at Providence

Elkin at South Iredell

Evelyn Mack at Wytheville Comm. College (Post Grad)

Fairfield Central at Nation Ford

First Assembly Monroe at Arborbrook Christian

Gaston Christian at SouthLake Christian

Gaston Day at Asheville Christian

Harding at North Rowan

Hickory Grove at Charlotte Country Day

Hickory Ridge at Central Cabarrus

Hopewell at Olympic

Hough at Lake Norman Charter

Hunter Huss at Clover

Independence at Vance

Indian Land at York Prep

Jay M. Robinson at Carson

Lake Norman at Bandys

Lincoln Charter at Ashbrook

Lincolnton at North Lincoln

Marvin Ridge at Porter Ridge

Mountain Island Charter at Bessemer City

Mount Pleasant at Gray Stone Day

North Raleigh Christian at Metrolina Christian

Northwestern at Spring Valley

Parkwood at Cuthbertson

Piedmont at Monroe

Piedmont Charter at Carolina International

Positive Day School at Charlotte United Christian (Boys)

Providence Day at Ravenscroft

Rock Hill at South Pointe (SC)

South Point at Highland Tech

Statesville at Hickory

Stuart Cramer at Mooresville

Union Academy at Central High

Walnut Grove at Crossroads Charter in Crossroads Charter Tournament

Weddington at Charlotte Christian

West Charlotte at Berry

West Iredell at Patton

West Lincoln at Cherryville

Westminster Catawba at Concord First Assembly

Wilkes Central at North Iredell

Woodlawn School at Statesville Christian

York at Chester

Saturday, December 5

Charlotte Christian at Wesleyan Christian (Girls)

Charlotte Latin at Ravenscroft

Charlotte United Christian at Comenius

Crossroads Charter vs. TBD in Crossroads Charter Tournament

Garinger at Berry (Girls)

Gaston Day at Carolina Day

High Point Christian at Ashbrook

Hunter Huss vs. Northside Christian in Gastonia High School Showcase (at Ashbrook High)

North Raleigh Christian at Cannon School

Providence Day at Durham Academy

Rabun-Gap Nacoochee at Davidson Day

Rocky River at West Mecklenburg (Girls)

Best of Carolinas Classic

At Hickory Ridge High (Girls only)

Hammond School (SC) vs. Carolina Prep, Noon

Concord First Assembly vs. Northwood Academy (SC), 1:45

Northside Christian vs. Northwest Guilford, 3:30

Gray Collegiate vs. Butler, 5:15

Southeast National High School Boys Hoops Festival

At Vance High (Boys only)

West Charlotte vs. Charlotte Catholic, Noon

Independence vs. A.C. Flora, 1:30

Vance vs. Carmel Christian, 3

Victory Christian vs. Gray Collegiate (SC), 4:30

Berry vs. Legacy Charter (SC), 6

Paul IV (VA) vs. Word of God (NC), 7:30

Sunday, December 6

Evelyn Mack vs. Wesley Christian (KY) in Nissan Classic (in London, KY)