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South men stay in second, win at Uwharrie Charter

Tuesday’s 70-42 win for South Stanly’s men’s basketball team at Uwharrie Charter kept the Bulls 1.5 games behind North Rowan for first place in the Yadkin Valley Conference.

Three starters reached double figures for South (11-8, 9-2 YVC), led by Jacorian Legrand’s 16 points. Jaquez Cooke added 14 and Chandler Lowder scored 13. Jadius Jones also reached double figures for the Bulls off the bench, adding 11.

Dawson Dunn led the Eagles (4-13, 3-8) with 13.

“We had big quarters defensively in the second and third quarters; I was able to play everyone in the fourth,” South coach Sean Whitley said.

South hosts Albemarle Thursday night for second place in the conference. The Bulldogs won on the road Tuesday at North Moore, 79-36.

UC 13 4 9 16 42
SS 13 16 25 16 70

UC – Dawson Dunn 13, Christian 5, McCollum 5, Barker 4, Rorie 4, Glover 3, Brady 2, Fordham 2, Little 2, Williams 2.
SS – Jacorian Legrand 16, Jaquez Cooke 14, Chandler Lowder 13, Jadius Jones 11, Colson 6, Huntley 4, Tarlton 3, Watkins 3.

About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio was the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press from 1999-2001 and has currently served in the same capacity since 2008. He was awarded the NCHSAA Tim Stevens Media Representative of the Year and named CNHI Sports Editor of the Year in 2014. He has also been honored twice by the North Carolina Press Association.

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