↑Rock Hill South Pointe: 0-5 to start the season and 13-5 now. Stallions are in first place in the Region III 3A standings.
↑Lake Norman Charter sophomore Connor Reed: set a new school-record for 3-point field goals in a season in Monday’s win over East Gaston. Reed is shooting 40 percent from 3-point range (42-of-105) this season. The Knights (14-6, 10-1) have won five straight and can clinch of the Big South league title at home against South Point Friday.
↑Mallard Creek girls: No. 1 Mavericks (20-1, 9-0) clinched a share of the MECKA championship Tuesday against Vance. They can win it outright at home Friday against A.L. Brown.
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↑Davrion Grier, Myers Park: 6-4 senior averaging 19.8 points, 8.2 rebounds over his past 10 games. In that run, Myers Park is 7-3, and Grier is making 70 percent of his shots. For the season, he averages 16 points, seven rebounds and shooting better than 60 percent.
Friday’s Key Games
Charlotte Country Day at No. 1 Providence Day doubleheader, 6 p.m.: The Charger girls can clinch a share of the CISAA championship, and the Chargers boys can clinch a fourth straight outright title. Country Day has won three of its last four for coach Dwayne Cherry, a former Bucs star in the early ‘90s. Nothing the Bucs would like better than to spoil the party, and Senior Night, for their arch rivals on Sardis Road.
No. 2 North Mecklenburg (18-2, 9-0 MECKA) at Vance (12-9, 4-5), 7:30 p.m.: The Vikings can clinch a share of the league title with a win. Vance is talented and dangerous, and there should be some fireworks from the guard spot where North’s Davion Mintz, a Creighton signee, could match up with Vance’s Cam Hamilton, a scoring machine averaging nearly 21 points per game.
West Mecklenburg (1-18, 1-10 SoMeck) at No. 3 Charlotte Catholic (21-0, 11-0), 7:30 p.m.: The Cougars can clinch the outright league title with a win. West Meck sophomore Dyami Brown averages 16 points and will try to spark one of the season’s biggest upsets.
No. 10 Berry girls (15-3, 9-2 SoMeck) at No. 5 Ardrey Kell (17-4, 11-0), 6 p.m.: The Knights can win and clinch the conference championship as well as extend their win streak to eight games. Berry has won six straight, led by center Ra’Shika White (21 ppg, 13 rpg).
No. 4 Myers Park girls (15-5, 9-0 Southwestern 4A) at Independence (1-18, 0-9), 6 p.m.: Mustangs can clinch the outright league title with a win.
Albemarle at Covenant Classical
A.L. Brown at Mallard Creek
Ashbrook at Forestview
Berry at Ardrey Kell
Bessemer City at Cherryville
Butler at Porter Ridge
Cannon School at Covenant Day
Carmel Christian at Victory Christian
Carson at Northwest Cabarrus
Central Academy at Mount Pleasant
Charlotte Christian at Charlotte Latin
Charlotte Country Day at Providence Day
Charlotte United Christian at Positive Day School
Christ the King at Woodlawn School
Clover at Shelby
Concord First Assembly at Gaston Day
Cox Mill at Central Cabarrus
Cuthbertson at Sun Valley
East Gaston at North Gaston
East Lincoln at West Caldwell
Forest Hills at West Stanly
Fort Mill at Gaffney
Garinger at East Mecklenburg
Grace Academy at First Assembly Monroe
Greensboro Day at Davidson Day
Hunter Huss at Stuart Cramer
Highland Tech at Pine Lake Prep
Jay M. Robinson at East Rowan
Lincoln Charter at Mountain Island Charter
Lincolnton at Newton Conover
Maiden at West Lincoln
Marvin Ridge at Anson
Metrolina Christian at SouthLake Christian
Monroe at Parkwood
Mooresville at Alexander Central
Myers Park at Independence
Nation Ford at Northwestern
New Garden Friends at Crossroads Charter
North Central at Indian Land
North Iredell at Lake Norman
North Mecklenburg at Vance
Olympic at South Mecklenburg
Piedmont at Weddington
Providence at Harding
Queens Grant at North Stanly
South Iredell at North Lincoln
South Point at Lake Norman Charter
South Pointe (S.C.) at Clinton
South Rowan at Hickory Ridge
Statesville at West Iredell
Thomas Jefferson Academy at Community School of Davidson
Tri-City Christian at Carolina Christian
Union Academy at South Stanly
University Christian at Statesville Christian
West Charlotte at Hough
West Mecklenburg at Charlotte Catholic
Westminster Catawba at Northside Christian
West Rowan at Concord
York at Rock Hill