Albemarle women to take on Sun Valley in holiday tourney finals

Published 3:23 pm Friday, December 29, 2023

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Albemarle’s starting point guard continued to light up the scoreboard Thursday as the Bulldogs women’s basketball took on Mooresville in the semifinals of the Mount Pleasant Holiday Classic.

Junior Amari Baldwin torched the Blue Devils for 28 points as Albemarle advanced to tonight’s tourney finals with a 61-22 victory.

Baldwin scored 11 in both the first and second quarters for Albemarle (8-1) as the Bulldogs led Mooresville (3-7) by 13 after one quarter, 20-7, and by 30 at halftime, 42-12.

Jasmine Brown reached double figures for Albemarle with 11 points while Bianca Robinson and Kai Spencer scored eight points each.

Albemarle takes on the Spartans (7-5) tonight at 7. Sun Valley advanced to the finals with a 54-47 win versus Northwest Cabarrus.

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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