High School Basketball: Conference Tournament Updates

Semifinal results from Wednesday included two Rowan County teams:  North Rowan’s Boys defeated East Montgomery 78-51 at Biscoe.  Oshon West had 24 points, and Jalen Sanders added 18. North led throughout, and broke the game open in the third quarter, outscoring the host team 26-9.  North will play the winner of Thursday night’s semifinal game between North Moore and Albemarle at 7:30PM Friday night for the tournament Championship. 

East Rowan’s girls lost their semifinal game to top seeded North Iredell 57-40..East stars Karleigh Wike and Kelli Fisher were held to just one point between them in the second half.  Wike did get twelve rebounds and five blocks and finished with nine points.  East will still go on to State Playoffs competition as the fourth seed from the NPC.  North Iredell will face the winner of Thursday night’s game between West Rowan and Carson for the tournament title Friday night. 

Other Conference Tournament Results:  YVC (Girls Semifinal) South Davidson 53 Chatham Central 33  (CCC Semifinals) (Boys) Central Davidson 51 West Davidson 44 (loss by West Davidson assured Salisbury a State Playoff berth next week..  (Girls Semifinal) Lexington vs. Thomasville (Score not available) Winner plays the East Davidson-Central Davidson winner from Thursday for the Championship Friday night at 6:00PM at Lexington.  NPC (Boys Semifinal) Statesville 85 North Iredell 40 (Statesville plays the winner of Thursday night semifinal between West Rowan and Carson for the Tournament Championship Friday at 7:30PM at North Iredell.