South men to play for YVC tournament title after win in semis

Published 10:01 pm Thursday, February 21, 2019

The second-seeded South Stanly men’s basketball team reached the finals of the Yadkin Valley Conference tournament with a 61-50 win Wednesday over No. 6 Uwharrie Charter.

Jacorian Legrand led the Bulls (17-9) with 20 points, while Justin Gaddy added 18 off the bench.

Carson Brady was top scorer for the Eagles (7-17) with 19 .

The Bulls will take on the No. 1 seed in the YVC tournament, the North Rowan Cavaliers, on Friday night at 7:30 at South Davidson High School. In the other YVC semifinal matchup, the Cavs got past fourth-seed North Stanly, 46-45.

About Charles Curcio

Charles Curcio has served as the sports editor of the Stanly News & Press for more than 16 years and has written numerous news and feature storeis as well. 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 won an award from Boone Newspapers, and has won four North Carolina Press Association awards.

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