Stanly Basketball Notebook: Jan. 31

Published 12:39 pm Monday, February 3, 2020

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In Stanly basketball games Friday night, the South Stanly women hosted South Davidson, West Stanly hosted Central Academy, Albemarle was at Chatham Central and North Stanly hosted Uwharrie Charter.

South Stanly 38, South Davidson 34

The South Stanly women’s basketball team ended a four-game slide with a 38-34 home win over South Davidson.

Sadie Lee knocked down four 3-pointers and led South Stanly (2-17, 2-10 YVC) with 12 points while D’Nysia Wall added 11 points, all coming in the first half.

Olivia Parker led South Davidson (3-15, 3-9) with 10 points.

The Bulls overcame a six-point deficit after one period outscoring the Wildcats 15-6 in the second to lead at halftime, 27-22.

West Stanly sweeps CATA

Both Colts varsity squads posted Rocky River Conference wins at home over the Cougars.

The West women moved to 12-9 overall and 4-3 in conference moving into a tie with CATA for second in the conference standings with a 55-24 win.

Raelee Furr led West with 10 points while Maryn Mauldin added nine.

Zore Jordan led CATA (9-10, 4-3) with 11 points.

On the men’s side, the Colts pulled away early en route to a 73-30 win over Central Academy (2-19, 0-7).

Trevor Kelly led West (13-8, 4-3) with 18 points while Austin Medlin and Ethan Conner each added 12 points.

The West men are in a three-way tie for second in the conference with Mount Pleasant and Anson.

North Stanly splits with Uwharrie Charter

The Comets hosted the Eagles Friday night with the men’s team taking away a 62-52 win.

Sophomore Koby Poole led North (11-8, 8-4 YVC) with 21 points while senior T’Ziah Quarles added 13 points.

Cam Fordham led Uwharrie (6-10, 4-7) with 12 points.

In the women’s matchup, the Comets  lost to the Eagles by eight, 49-41.

Lexi Goode led North (6-10, 6-6) with 15 points while Payton Landis added 11 points.

Gabi Greene was top scorer in the game and led three in double figures for the Eagles (12-6, 8-3) with 22 points. Natalie Beeson and Kristen Jensen added 10 points each.

Albemarle loses

Both Bulldogs teams lost in Bear Creek Friday.

M.J. Raye moved closer to 1,000 career points as the sophomore guard scored 25 with seven assists and five rebounds in a 74-55 loss at the Bears.

Michael Moore and Nik Wilson scored 23 points each to lead Chatham (16-4, 10-1 YVC).

For the women’s game, the Bulldogs lost by five to the Bears (9-10, 7-5), 59-54.

Shada Wall led Albemarle (8-13, 5-7) with 24 points while Krystin McLendon added 21.


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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