The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

February 21, 2013

RRC Basketball Notebook

West Stanly edged by Forest Hills; North Stanly loses to Piedmont

By Charles Curcio, Sports Editor
Stanly News and Press

Thursday, February 21, 2013 — The opening round of the 2013 Rocky River Conference tournament for the boys’ basketball squads saw West Stanly take Forest Hills to the limit while a late surge led Piedmont to a win over North Stanly.

Forest Hills 63

West Stanly 62


As the No. 5 seed going into the tournament, the Colts faced a Forest Hills squad they had lost to twice in the regular season by 15 and 16 points.

Tuesday’s game, played at Monroe High School, was substantially different as a late West rally fell just short in a one-point loss to the Yellow Jackets.

WS    11    15    17    19    62

FH    13    16    19    15    63


WS – B.J. Hill 20, Ryan McCormick 14, Charlie Eudy 13, Whitley 6, Barbee 5, Hathcock 2, Rowe 2.

FH – Jordan Blakeney 18, Austin Perkins 15, Rorie 9, Harrison 8, Poag 6, White 4, Barrino 3.

Piedmont 76

North Stanly 61


The North Stanly varsity boys’ squad wrapped up its season in the opening round of the conference tournament at Monroe with a 76-61 loss to Piedmont.

NS    25    14    15    7    61

P    17    18    19    22    76


NS – Stephen Misenheimer 27, Elijah Greene 11, Sylvester 8, Caulder 7, Little 5, Burris 3

P – Qualen Blakeney 18, Cameron Tripp 14, Jeremy Anthony 13, Meggs 9, Gibson 9, Wood 4, Pettiway 3, Stinger 3, Crotts 2

For more on the games, see Thursday's print edition.