Prep Basketball: Moir tournament girls capsules

  • Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2012 12:26 a.m.

North-Davie, Noon
East-Salisbury, 3 p.m.

Carson-South, 6 p.m.
No. 1 West Rowan


Record: 10-0
Season record vs. Moir teams: 4-0

All-time record in Moir: 46-44
Coach: Todd McNeely (2nd year, 23-14)

Top players: 6-foot-2 senior Shay Steele (21.8 ppg) is third in the county in scoring and has had a triple-double. Junior Nycieko Dixon (14.1 ppg), senior Alison Sobataka (10.3 ppg) and freshman Khaila Hall (9.6 ppg) give West a potent offense.

Best game: Hard to say. They’ve scored at least 55 in all of them.

Moir titles: 3
Last title: 1996 (Ebony Pharr MVP)

Last title game appearance: Fell to Salisbury in 2009

No. 2 Carson
Record: 9-1
Season record vs. Moir teams: 3-0

All-time record in Moir: 4-10
Coach: Brooke Misenheimer (7th year, 65-95)

Top players: Senior guard Kelly Dulkoski leads the county in scoring (24.4 ppg), and senior forward Allison Blackwell (17.3 ppg) could reach 1,000 career points in this tournament. A Catawba signee, Blackwell will be playing at Goodman Gym the next four years.

Best game: Crushed East 69-33 in what was supposed to be a competitive game. No one has scored 50 against Carson yet.

Moir titles: 0, lost to Salisbury in last two title games

No. 3 East Rowan
Record: 7-3

Season record vs. Moir teams: 1-2

All-time record in Moir: 67-32
Coach: Danielle Porter (3rd year, 23-34)

Top players: Junior Karleigh Wike (11.7 ppg) is a 6-4 shotblocker and owns a triple-double. Sophomore Kelly Fisher (13.4 ppg) is a stickback machine, and senior Sydney Poole (8.1 ppg) is a solid all-round player.

Best game: Broke an 18-game losing streak to Salisbury.

Moir titles: 7 (19 championship game appearances)

Last title: 2001 (Maggie Rich MVP)

Last title game appearance: Lost to Salisbury in 2008

No. 4 North Rowan
Record: 4-2

Season record vs. Moir teams: 0-2

All-time record in Moir: 33-53
Coach: Brian Lytton (1st year). Son of Jack Lytton, who coached West’s boys to Moir titles in 1984 and 1989.

Top players: Freshman Special Washington (15.0 ppg) has lived up to her name. Sophomore Demeria Robinson (11.8) is a quick scorer.

Best game: Beat YVC contender North Moore.

Moir titles: 3
Last title: 2002 (Sophilia Hipps MVP)

Last title game appearance: Lost to Salisbury in 2006

No. 5 Davie County
Record: 6-5

Season record vs. Moir teams: 0-1

All-time record in Moir: 47-38 vs. Rowan schools

Coach: Denny Key (3rd year)
Top players: Sophomore Haleigh Hatfield (18.4 ppg) has been a program-changing transfer. Senior Amy Steller (14.4 ppg) is a 1,000-point scorer.

Best game: Beat perennial NPC contender North Iredell.

Moir titles: 6
Last title: 2000 (Brittany Walker MVP)

Last title game appearance: Lost to North in 2002

No. 6 Salisbury
Record: 4-4
Season record vs. Moir teams: 2-4

All-time record in Moir: 39-44
Coach: Doug Faison (1st year)

Top players: Junior Brielle Blaire (22.4 ppg) carries the scoring and rebounding load. Senior Vashti Usry (8.1 ppg) is a streaky shooter.

Best game: Rallied to beat North Rowan at Catawba.

Moir titles: 10 (9 in a row)
Last title: 2011 (Blaire MVP)

No. 7 South Rowan
Record: 3-7

Season record vs. Moir teams: 0-1

All-time record in Moir: 34-49
Coach: Jarrod Smith (3rd year, 21-37)

Top players: Sophomore Avery Locklear (21.1 ppg) had a school-record 43-point outing against NW Cabarrus. Sophomore Cassidy Chipman (16.1 ppg) scored 33 against West Davidson.

Best game: Scored 82 in beating West Davidson in OT.

Moir titles: 4
Last title: 1991 (Tracy Connor MVP)


Notice about comments:

Salisburypost.com is pleased to offer readers the ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. Salisburypost.com cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not Salisburypost.com. If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Full terms and conditions can be read here.

Do not post the following:

  • Potentially libelous statements or damaging innuendo.
  • Obscene, explicit, or racist language.
  • Personal attacks, insults or threats.
  • The use of another person's real name to disguise your identity.
  • Comments unrelated to the story.