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South Stanly women fall at Chatham Central

The South Stanly women’s basketball team fell Friday night in a close game at Chatham Central, 44-39.

D’Nyasia Wall led the Bulls (1-14, 1-7 YVC) with 16 points.

Savannah Stilwell was top scorer for Chatham Central (5-9, 4-3) with 14 points.

South got off to a fast start leading after one quarter, 10-4 before the Bears rallied to lead by two at halftime, 23-21.

The Bulls trailed after three quarters, 36-26 but rallied and had a chance to tie the game late, according to head coach Sean Whitley.

“It was a tremendous effort by our girls…I’m very proud of the effort,” Whitley said.

South hosts North Rowan (10-5, 6-1) Tuesday.

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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