The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

February 18, 2013

Albemarle sweeps regular-season basketball finales at S. Stanly

By Charles Curcio, Sports Editor
SNAP

Sunday, February 17, 2013 — The varsity basketball squads of Albemarle and South Stanly wrapped up their regular-season schedule on Friday night with a doubleheader at South.



Boys

Albemarle 87

South Stanly 41


Albemarle faced the host Rebel Bulls on Friday night without starter Deon Christian or sixth man Andre Ridenhour. Both were in street clothes for the game but are expected to be back for this week’s Yadkin Valley Conference tournament.

The Bulldogs built a 20-point lead then exploded in the third quarter enroute to an 87-41 win over South Stanly.

A    21    20    31    15    87

SS    10    10    5    16    41


A – Terrace Ellis 19, Delonte Crowder 17, T’Kyle Williams 13, Bryan Blanton 11, Currie 7, Dumas 7, Autry 6, Brown 3, Nivens 2, R. Baldwin 2.

SS – Michard Richardson 11, Wes Smith 10, Johnson 8, Burris 2, B. Granados 2, Holt 4, Harris 2, Craig 3.

Girls

Albemarle 59

South Stanly 44


The South Stanly girls needed a win over the Bulldogs to have a chance to qualify for the YVC postseason tournament, but a late rally came up short in a 59-44 loss.

A    10    17    15    17    59

SS    5    7    11    21    44


A – Akela Branch 22, Kyleigh McLendon 14, Tiffani Currie 13, Williams 6, Barrino 2.

SS – Ashlyn Whitley 21, Culp 8, C. Russell 5, Nance 4, Benjamin 2, Smith, S. Russell 2.

For more information on the games and the upcoming YVC tournament, please see Sunday's print edition.