The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

February 6, 2013

Bulldogs split with West Mont.

By Charles Curcio, Sports Editor
SNAP

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 — In YVC basketball games Monday, Albemarle split in their home games with West Montgomery.

Boys

Albemarle 76

West Montgomery 60

The Albemarle varsity boys’ got a big night from senior Deon Christian in a 76-60 home win over West Montgomery.

Christian led the ‘Dogs (14-2, 10-2 YVC) with 26 points on 11-of-16 shooting , adding five rebounds.

Albemarle head coach Al Andrew said that Christian “was active defensively and [West] could not stop him on the offensive side.”

WM    15    10    18    17    60

A    26    14    19    17    76

WM – Drake 15, Marshall 11, McKenzie 9, Nicholson 9, Absher 8, Cole-Awong 5, Sims 3.

A – Deon Christian 26, Terrace Ellis 11, Ridenhour 9, Williams 8, R. Baldwin 7, Autry 5, Dumas 3, Blanton 2, Brown 2, Currie 2, Nivens 1.

Girls

West Montgomery 51

Albemarle 45

The Albemarle girls fell to 5-12 overall and 3-9 in the YVC with a six-point loss at home to the Warriors. Akela Branch led the Bulldogs with 16 points and 16 rebounds, three blocks and three steals.

WM    11    12    12    16    51

A    11    5    12    17    45

WM – Danasia Dumas 26, Latoya Cuthrell 12, Lindsey 4, Diggs 3, Burchette 2, Covington 2, Morris 2.

A – Akela Branch 16, McLendon 9, Currie 8, Hudson 6, Williams 3, Bruton 2, Bowman 1.