The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

Sports

January 21, 2013

Colts swept by Cavs

Monday, January 21, 2013 — The varsity basketball teams of West Stanly High School continued play in their regular-season schedule in the Rocky River Conference on Friday night at Cuthbertson.

West Stanly’s teams continue their season Tuesday night at home against North Stanly. The Comets’  games against South Stanly on Thursday night were postponed to Jan. 31.

Girls’ Basketball

Cuthbertson 55

West Stanly 48

The West Stanly girls’ varsity basketball squad made the long bus trip down to Waxhaw to take on third-place Cuthbertson.

A low-scoring third-quarter led to a 55-48 road loss for the Colts to the Cavaliers.

Sarah Talley led West Stanly (6-9, 1-5 RRC) with 11 points.

Taylor Helms led three in double figures for Cuthbertson (9-7, 5-1) with 23 points. Brinna Ingram and Morgan Carlson added 11 and 10 points, respectively.

WS    10    18    7    13    48

C    16    11    15    17    55

WS – Sarah Talley 11, Chapman 9, Rushing 8, Fincher 6, Summers 5, Wilson 4, Morgan 3, Furr 2.

C – Taylor Helms 23, Brianna Ingram 11, Morgan Carlson 10, Burkes 7, Arnold 5.

Boys’ Basketball

Cuthbertson 89

West Stanly 59

The West Stanly boys faced off Friday night against a high-profile Cuthbertson squad that is currently ranked No. 11 in the state in all divisions according to MaxPreps.com. as well as having a point guard that has verbally committed to Wake Forest in 6’3” junior Shelton Mitchell.

Despite going down 12-0 at the start of the game, the Colts kept the game close into the third quarter, eventually losing to the Cavaliers 89-59.

Ryan McCormick led West Stanly (5-10, 2-4 RRC) with 21 points while B.J. Hill added 14 points.

Mitchell led four in double figures for the Cavaliers (15-1, 6-0) with 22 points.

The Colts kept pace with Cuthbertson in the first half after the Cavs opened with a 12-0 run, scoring 23 points in the second quarter and trailing by 11 at halftime.

West then cut the lead down to nine points with five minutes left in the third before another Cavs run pushed the lead out to 22 points and Cuthbertson went on to the win.

“We actually played fairly well until midway through the third quarter. [Cuthbertson] is very talented and plays very hard,” West Stanly head coach John Thompson said.

“Our defense wasn’t very good, especially in transition. If we took a quick shot or turned it over, they converted it into points.”

WS    12    23    11    13    59

C    21    25    23    20    89

WS – Ryan McCormick 21, B.J. Hill 14, Eudy 6, Hathcock 6, Barbee 5, Whitley 4, Martin 2, Rowe 1.

C – Shelton Mitchell 22, Isiah Cureton 17, Lucius McMillon 15, Justin Austin 10, Chitwood 9, Afam 9, Barnes 2, Hardrick 2, Randolph 1.

 

1
Text Only
Sports
  • hunterdavis.jpg Stanly County Baseball Notebook

    In high school baseball games this week, West Stanly faced a non-conference matchup before two critical Rocky River Conferene games, while Albemarle also ventured out of conference play with a home game against West Montgomery.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • tjsmith.jpg North Stanly's T.J. Smith receives offer to play football at Dartmouth

    It was last spring when North Stanly head coach Ralph Jackson was approached by a student who wanted more than anything to become a Divsion. I collegiate football player.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pfeiffer women's basketball coach resigns

    Pfeiffer head women’s basketball coach Roy Dow resigned his position with the university on Monday, according to school officials.

    April 17, 2014

  • jayandrew.jpg Gray Stone wins golf match at Tillery Tradition; Albemarle's Jay Andrew wins medalist honors

    In a Yadkin Valley Conference West golf matchup on Monday at the Tillery Tradition Golf Club in Mount Gilead, the Gray Stone Knights claimed the team win but it was an Albemarle golfer that claimed the individual title.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • ws1600.jpg West Stanly girls place third at RRC track meet

    The Rocky River Conference championship track meet was held this past Wednesday at Monroe High School.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • aaronroten.jpg South Stanly tennis tops North Stanly

    Monday’s tennis matches marked the end of the regular season for the teams of the Yadkin Valley Conference West.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • hopemoua.jpg Gray Stone girls' soccer earns wins

    The Gray Stone women’s soccer team rebounded from the team’s first loss of the season to Union Academy by winning the next four matches on the schedule, including wins over North Moore 7-0, Chatham Central 10-1 and a 7-0 win over South Stanly on Monday night.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • bomb1 VIDEO: A year after marathon bombing, Boston remains strong

    The City of Boston came together Tuesday to honor those who were injured and lost their lives at the Boston Marathon on the one-year anniversary of the bombing. While the day was sure to be emotional, those affected by last year's race are showing they won't let the tragedy keep them down.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • tylerhuneycutt.jpg Stanly County Baseball Notebook

    In high school baseball games this week, conference play was the focus as the teams of Stanly County faced key conference challenges.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • heidismith.jpg Stanly County Softball Notebook

    In high school softball games this week, West Stanly moved one game closer to clinching the regular-season conference title, while North Stanly faced Queen’s Grant in a doubleheader.

    April 14, 2014 2 Photos

Facebook
Twitter Updates
Seasonal Content