High School Basketball

The Rowan County High School Basketball Scoreboard (Tuesday night)

(Boys) Carson 71 South Rowan 70 (South went ahead on a Qwan Rhyne shot with under three seconds showing on the clock, but a clock adjustment back to four seconds gave Carson all the time they needed to get a winning three pointer from Tre Williams and the victory.  Williams wound up with 23 points and Rameiq Howard added 16.  South got outstanding performances from Rhyne with 24 points and Shawn Spry with a career best 23 before he fouled out.  Carson led 39-30 at halftime, but South outscored Carson 23-16 in the fourth quarter to almost pull it out.  Carson kept their hold on second place with 7-2 conference record, 13-8 overall.  South, now in danger of not making the playoffs with the loss. dropped to 4-6 in the NPC, 11-11 overall.)

(Girls) Carson 57 South Rowan 34 (Trailing 16-15 at the half, the Lady Cougars outscored South 21-5 in the third quarter to take control of the game.  Kelly Dulkoski had 20 points, Allison Blackwell added 16..South was led by Avery Locklear with 14 points.  Carson remains in a tie for the top spot in the conference with North Iredell at 8-1 in the NPC, 17-4 overall.  South dropped to 2-8, and 5-16.

(Boys) North Iredell 49 East Rowan 41 (Sam Wyrick had his season high with 18 points, but the Mustangs still fell to 2-8 in the NPC and 5-15 overall.  The Mustangs are now a longshot to get in the State Playoffs unless they win their Conference Tournaement.

(Girls)  North Iredell 57 East Rowan 39 (North Iredell still remains in a virtual three way tie with Carson and West Rowan for first place in the conference, upping their conference record to 8-1, 12-6 overall.  East dropped to 4-6 in the Conference, 12-9 overall.  Karleigh Wike had 12 points and 20 rebounds to lead the Lady Mustangs.)

(Boys) Central Davidson 54 Salisbury 43 (Two game winning streak for the Hornets was stopped.  Salisbury led 30-17 at the half against the frontrunners of the Central Carolina’s Conference, but were outscored 24-8 in the third quarter.  Salisbury dropped into a tie for last with a 2-5 conference record, and 6-15 overall.  Central Davidson improved to 7-0 in the CCC, 17-2 overall.)

(Girls) Central Davidson 65 Salisbury 49 (The Lady Spartans led by ten at the half and went on from there.  Salisbury was led by Brielle Blair with 23 points, but the Lady Hornets dropped to 3-4 in the Conference, 11-10 overall.  Central is in a three way tie for first with Thomasville and Lexington, all at 5-2.)

(Boys) North Rowan 66 Chatham Central 33 (Cavaliers led 32-19 at the half, then broke the game open with a 23-0 run in the second half.  Michael Bowman led four double figure scorers with 13 points.  North maintains a two game lead in the Yadkin Valley Conference with a 13-0 record, 18-3 overall. 

(Girls) Chatham Central 48 North Rowan 45 (Chatham hits a jumper in the waning seconds to win it.  North’s Aliyah Farmer had 13 points to lead them in scoring, Demeria Robinson added 11.  The loss dropped the Lady Cavs to 10-3 in the YVC, 10-8 overall, and dropped them back into third place.

(Boys) Davie County 70 RJ Reynolds 56 (23-0 run in the second quarter was decisive for the War Eagles.  Davie now 4-3 in the CPC, 15-4 overall.)

Wednesday night, West Rowan hosts Statesville in an NPC makeup matchup.  The Varsity Women are due to start at around 6:30PM, followed by the Boys game.  The West Girls need to win to keep pace for First place with Carson and North Iredell.  The Falcon Boys hope to get back to a tie with Carson for second place, but will have to beat a Statesville team that is undefeated (11-0) in conference play.

Next broadcast game is Lexington at Salisbury Friday night, starting coverage at 7:05PM.