Albemarle Bulldogs win home playoff basketball games
The Albemarle Bulldogs varsity basketball teams each earned the No. 1 seeds in their respective Midwest pods for the state basketball playoffs that kicked off on Monday night.
Head coach Al Andrew and the boys’ squad hosted River Mill Academy while the Bulldogs girls and head coach Eric Davis took on Roxboro Community.
North Stanly boys' win YVC West tournament championship
The last win for a North Stanly varsity boys’ basketball team over Albemarle came on Dec. 30, 2009, when Chris Edwards led the Comets with 14 points in a 46-45 win over the Bulldogs.
Albemarle entered Friday’s Yadkin Valley Conference West finals game with North Stanly having won nine previous matchups versus North and having only lost once in 23 games.
Albemarle girls claim YVC West tournament title
The Yadkin Valley Conference West girls’ tournament finals saw the teams of Albemarle and North Stanly playing their fourth game in five nights on a larger college-sized playing surface at Pfeiffer University’s Merner Gym.
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Yadkin Valley Conference West Basketball Notebook
The basketball teams that represent Stanly County in the Yadkin Valley Conference West wrapped up their regular seasons as well as kicked off an abbreviated conference tournament with games on Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
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