High School Sports

High School Basketball Roundup 01.30.14


↑  United Faith: The Falcons outscored Carmel Christian 18-10 in the fourth quarter to rally for a 59-53 win Friday. Ben Bennett (26 points) and Brett Swilling (14) led United Faith.

↑  Grant Williams, Providence Day: 6-foot-7 junior scored his 1,000th point during Friday’s 65-62 win against Cannon School.

↑  East Lincoln’s Surratt Bros.: Sophomore Sage Surratt had 24 points, nine rebounds, eight assists in 84-63 win against Bunker Hill. Chazz Surratt had 17 points, 13 assists. Sophomore Cameron Dollar had a career-high 23 points and nine rebounds.

↑  South Meck’s Grant Hedberg: 13 points, 17 rebounds in a 66-65 win against West Meck.

↑  Lake Norman Charter: Malik McCormick had 19 in a 71-32 win against Stuart Cramer Friday. LNC has won 12 of 13 and eight straight games.

Boys Top Performers

Hughston Finklea, Sun Valley: 18 points, seven rebounds, five assists, four steals in 57-54 win over Piedmont.

Leito Holloway, Rocky River: Career-high 30 points in 82-59 win over East Meck.

Demetry Leake, Queens Grant: Fifth straight double-double – 21 points, 10 rebounds – in 72-19 win over Gray Stone Day.

Rayshawn Neal, Garinger: 30 points, eight rebounds, five assists, four steals in 66-59 win over Porter Ridge.

Trey Phills, Charlotte Christian: Yale recruit had 16 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and six steals in 18 minutes during a 71-39 win over Covenant Day.

Hunter Seacat, Lake Norman: 15 points, 11 rebounds, seven blocks in 78-45 win over South Iredell.

Boys Roundup

Charlotte Catholic 55, No. 6 Olympic 48: Owen Winters had 19 points and Josh Brodowicz 17 as Catholic pulled off a big upset with a furious fourth-quarter run. Catholic outscored Olympic 22-9 in the final period to rally. Malik Constantine led Olympic with 20 points.

No. 1 Ardrey Kell 50, Harding 46: The Knights avoided an upset on the road and gave coach Mike Craft his 150th win. Josh Freund had 13 points and Devin Cooper and Steven Santa Ana had 10 each for the Knights (19-1, 10-0 SoMeck). Ardrey Kell has won 18 straight games. Tarrick Perry had 15 for Harding.

No. 2 Providence Day 65, Cannon 62: Providence Day secured its third straight 20-win season in a sluggish performance on Senior Night. Josh Howard had 21 points and 10 rebounds and Grant Williams had 15 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks. Senior Nemanja Dojorovic led Cannon with 20 points.

No. 3 North Meck 70, Hopewell 52: CJ Bryce had 29 points and Taj Middleton 16 as the Vikings easily disposed of their arch rivals. North led 40-26 at halftime. Justin Cortez (13) and Raquan Houston (11) led Hopewell.

No. 4 Butler 70, Myers Park 54: Butler (19-2, 9-0 Southwestern 4A) won its 17th straight game and Art Labinowicz had a career-high 26 points. Orlando Robinson had 19 and RaeQuan Scott 11. Zaqwaun Matthews led Myers Park (10-10, 4-4) with 24 points.

No. 7 Hough 79, Mallard Creek 59: UNC recruit Luke Maye had 21 points and freshman Q’on Murphy added 16 as the Huskies rallied from an 11-8 first-quarter deficit to win easily. Larry Matkins led Mallard Creek with 16 points and EJ Reid added 10.

No. 12 Charlotte Christian 71, Covenant Day 39: Christian’s Rob Peterson (13 points, 10 rebounds) and Beau Snuggs (11 pionts, 10 assists) had double-doubles in an easy win. Christian outscored Covenant Day 38-22 in the second and third quarters.

Charlotte Latin 59, Charlotte Country Day 40: Charlotte Latin beat rival Country Day easily behind 13 points from Caleb Jordan, 12 from Daniel Jones and 11 from Anthony Bilas. Michael White and Gordon Cory had 13 each for the Bucs.

Forest Hills 108, Mount Pleasant 72: Terrance Huntley had 20 and Jordan Blakeney 19 as Forest Hills (16-4, 6-0 Rocky River) won its 12th straight game. Dylan Starnes had 23 for Mount Pleasant (3-17, 0-6).

Girls Top Performers

Sarah Billiard, Covenant Day: Scored her 1,000th point in a 42-37 loss to Charlotte Christian. She and Christian’s Caroline Dennehy had a game-high 16 points each.

Maya Caldwell, Davidson Day: 19 points, nine assists, seven steals in 69-28 win over High Point Christian.

Carrie Eberle, Charlotte Catholic: Scored 16 of her 18 points in first half of 53-24 win over Olympic. She added 14 rebounds.

Ali Fitch, South Mecklenburg: 23 points, six steals in 45-33 win over West Meck. She made 12-of-16 free throws. South Meck (13-6, 8-2 SoMeck) has won eight of nine games.

Destiny Johnson, East Lincoln: 21 points, nine assists, eight rebounds, four blocks and two steals in a 56-53 loss to Bunker Hill, whichoutscored East 20-12 in the fourth quarter.

Kobe Leigh, Butler: 30 points in 66-47 loss to No. 1 Myers Park

Anana Nance, Rocky River: Game-high 28 points for No. 6 Ravens in 63-23 win over East Meck.

Sarah Novroski, Lake Norman Charter: 13 points, 27 rebounds in 46-35 win over Stuart Cramer.

Eleah Parker, Northside Christian: 24 points, 11 rebounds, six steals in 62-9 win over Westminster. Ja’Yon Leak had 16 points, seven steals and six assists.

Stephanie Watts, Weddington: McDonald’s All-Amerian had 23 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists and four blocks in a 54-15 win over Marvin Ridge, whichscored 0, 3 and 2 points in three of four quarters.

Girls Roundup

No. 1 Myers Park 66, Butler 47: The Mustangs (19-1, 8-0 Southwestern 4A Conference) remain unbeaten against N.C. teams. Myers Park jumped out to a 17-6 first-quarter lead and outscored Butler 18-9 in the third. McKenna Haire (16 points), DD Rogers (12) and Lyric Mitchell (11) led a balanced scoring attack.

No. 3 Ardrey Kell 68, Harding 21: Ardrey Kell outscored Harding 27-2 in the first quarter and 21-5 in the third to spark an easy win. The Knights (18-2, 10-0 SoMeck 8 Conference) got 12 points from Deja McCain and 10 from Darah DeWalt. Harding’s Jala Daniels led the Rams with 11.

No. 5 Providence Day 58, Cannon 18: Janelle Bailey had 18 points and Erin Whalen had 11 in an easy win. Providence Day limited Cannon to 10 points in the first three quarters.

No. 13 Mallard Creek 49, No. 14 Hough 44 (OT): Mallard Creek won a key MECKA 8 Conference game against a rival. Alex Denny led Hough with 16 points.

No. 15 Cuthbertson 53, Anson Senior 39: Cuthbertson limited Anson Senior to 10 points in the first half. Taylor Helms sored 21 and Breanna McAdams had 11 to pace Cuthbertson.

Davidson Day 69, High Point Christian 28: Parker Thompkins had 20 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks to lead Davidson Day to an easy win. It led 41-12 at halftime.

Charlotte Latin 62, Charlotte Country Day 24: Cydne Pennington had 27 points and four steals; Caroline Peters had 13 points and eight steals. Latin had 28 steals, 22 rebounds and 16 assists in an easy win. Sally Sasz led Country Day with 10 points.

Berry 50, Providence 36: Ra’Shika White had 20 points and Berry outscored Providence 25-17 in the second half to secure the win. Providence’s Michaela Daniels had 14 points, six steals, four assists and four rebounds.

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