Albemarle women rally past Uwharrie Charter in home win

Published 5:36 pm Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

Tuesday night saw the Albemarle women’s basketball team rally from a slow start at home to earn a 46-44 win over the Uwharrie Charter Eagles.

O’Jayy Stanback led the Bulldogs (6-11, 4-5 YVC) with 18 points on six 3-pointers.

Krystin McLendon added 11 points, all in the second half, for Albemarle while Shada Wall just missed double figures, finishing with nine points.

Bre Books led Uwharrie Charter (9-6, 5-3) with 12 points while Kristen Jensen added nine.

Albemarle trailed 12-1 after one quarter and 16-7 at halftime, but the Bulldogs offense exploded in the second half, outscoring the Eagles 39-28.

Albemarle returns to Pfeiffer University Friday for a rematch with North Stanly. The Bulldogs lost the earlier matchup to the Comets, 68-54.

Sports Editor Charles Curcio can be reached at, 704-983-1361 or via Twitter (@charles_curcio).

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.

email author More by Charles