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Colts women’s basketball season ends in home playoff loss

The No. 16-seeded West Stanly women’s basketball team, hosting its first home playoff game in 10 years, lost to the No. 17 West Davidson Dragons 55-42 in the first round of the NCHSAA 2A state playoffs Tuesday.

Kailey Furr was top scorer for the Colts (14-14) with 15 points on five made 3-pointers, while Raelee Furr added 10 points.

Haley Lowe led the Dragons (18-8) with 21, while Sarah Rabon added 11.

The Colts kept the game close in the first half, trailing 14-8 after one quarter and 27-22 at halftime. West Davidson rallied in the third quarter, limiting West Stanly to one made field goal in outscoring the Colts 13-2.

West Stanly graduates four seniors from this season’s team: Brittany Greene, Madelyn Huneycutt, Callie Donaghue and Kayla Tibbets.

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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