High School Basketball Update

Tuesday night was a busy one for Rowan County High School Basketball teams.  Here’s a rundown of the scoreboard:

(Boys) West Rowan 84 West Iredell 41 (Total Domination by the Falcons..Najee Tucker led the scoring with 17 points)  (Girls) West Rowan 62 West Iredell 47 (Lady Falcons go to 15-0, 4-0 in the NPC..Shay Steele had 26 points, NeNe Dixon 19.  Only led by two at halftime)

(Boys) Carson 61 North Iredell 46 (Tre Williams 17 points..Carson goes to 10-7, 4-1 in the NPC)  (Girls) Carson 47 North Iredell 43 (Carson moves to 5-0 in the NPC, dropping North Iredell to 4-1.  Kelly Dulkoski had 17 points)

(Boys) North Rowan 56 North Moore 30 (North improves to 9-0 in the Yadkin Valley Conference, 13-3 overall..Oshon West had fourteen points, Malik Ford added thirteen)  (Girls) North Rowan 85 North Moore 81 (overtime)  Special Washington with 25 points to lead the Lady Cavs.  North Moore’s Jalyn Davis had 46 in the loss.  North Girls now 7-6 overall, 7-2 in the YVC.

(Boys) Statesville 76 South Rowan 56 (It was only 38-36 at halftime, but Statesville outscored the Raiders 38-20 in the second half. South is now 9-8 overall, 3-3 in the NPC..Statesville is the first place team in the NPC with a 5-0 Conference record, 11-2 overall)  (Girls) South Rowan 57 Statesville 35 (Lady Raiders led 30-14 at the half and then cruised to the win.  Avery Locklear had sixteen points.  South Girls now 4-12, 1-5 in the NPC)

(Boys) Lexington 66 Salisbury 64 (Basket by Nolan Benson with less than a second left won it.  Benson wound up with 23 points to lead all scorers.  Buster Hillie had 21 for Salisbury.  Hornets now 4-11 overall, 0-3 in the Central Carolina’s Conference)  (Girls) Lexington 66 Salisbury 56 (Tied at Halftime at 29-29, Lexington took over the game in the second half.  Brielle Blair had 23 for Salisbury, who dropped to 7-8 overall, 1-2 in the CCC.)

Other Noted Scores:  (Boys) Reagan 81 Davie County 78 (overtime)  (Boys)  Albemarle 86 South Davidson 38

Wednesday night games include:  North Iredell at West Rowan, South Rowan at Salisbury (Girls/Boys Doubleheaders)  Next broadcast game is Friday with Statesville at West Rowan Boys (7:30PM Newsradio 1490, WSTP)

Also on Wednesday, the local Middle School Basketball Championships will be played at China Grove.  The Girls Championship has Erwin taking on Mooresville at 4:30PM and the Boys Title game has Knox vs. Mooresville at 6:00PM.  This is for the 8th Grade Championships.