The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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February 11, 2013

Rocky River Conference Notebook

Comets split at Central Academy; West girls win, boys lose at home to Piedmont


Sunday, February 10, 2013 — P        14    11    8    24    57

WS    12    17    8    15    52

P – Qualen Blakeney 12, Anthony 6, Gamble 6, Cameron Tripp 17, Pettiway 2, Hyatt 3, Brady Meggs 11.

WS – B.J. Hill 15, Charlie Eudy 10, Ryan McCormick 10, Rowe 8, Hathcock 3, Barbee 2, Martin 2, Whitley 2.


North Stanly 57

Central Academy 51

The North Stanly Comet girls’ basketball squad improved to 13-9 overall and evened their conference mark to 6-6 with a 57-51 road win Friday night at Central Academy.

Gentry Grubb led the Comets with 22 points and Jenni Speight added 14.

NS    15    14    16    12    57

CA    16     9     12    14    51

NS – Gentry Grubb 22, Jenni Speight 14, Chandler 6, J. Poolos 5, Huff 6, Beadle 5.

West Stanly 50

Piedmont 47

The West Stanly girls twice rallied from double-digit deficits to earn a 50-47 home win over Piedmont.

Kayla Chapman and Destiny Wilson each led the Colts (8-13, 3-9) with 13 points off the bench.

Jessica Prince led the Panthers (9-12, 5-7) with 12 points.

West’s bench scored 34 of the team’s points in the game.

The Colts rallied from a 12-point first-quarter deficit to pull within a point 31-30 at halftime.

West Stanly then fell behind by 10 points in the second half and rallied again, taking a lead in the final four minutes and preserving the win.

“I was most pleased with the way we played with composure in the fourth. We got the lead and ran some clock,” West Stanly head coach Wesley Kidd said.

P        21    10    10    6    47

WS    15    15    5    15    50

P – Jessie Purser 10, Harris 2, Bowling 5, Jessica Prince 12, Mills 3, Price 8, Wiley 7.

WS – Fincher 2, Furr 3, Morgan 6, Moses 3, Summers 5, Talley 5, Kayla Chapman 13, Destiny Wilson 13.

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