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Moir girls capsules

No. 1 SalisburyRecord: 9-0; Season record vs. Moir teams: 3-0
All-time record in Moir: 30-44
Coach: Andrew Mitchell (1st year, 9-0)
Top player: Others have scored more, but senior Shi-Heria Shipp (14.9 ppg) has been the county’s best overall player so far; she recorded her 1,000th career point Monday
Underrated player: Senior Kia Rice is a big part of Salisbury’s defense and chemistry
Wild card: Bubbles Phifer (14.3 points) has missed the last two games
Best game: Beat South Meck 100-9. That’s pretty good offense and defense
Worst game: Only beat Asheboro by 18 points
Chances of winning tournament: They appear to be head and shoulders above the field.
Moir titles: 6 (5 in a row); Last title: 2007
Last MVP: Shipp has won two straight awards
No. 2 South RowanRecord: 6-3; Season record vs. Moir teams: 1-2
Record vs. No. 7 Carson in Moir: 0-0
All-time record in Moir: 32-41
Coach: Jim Brooks (4th season, 34-50). Laurie Corriher will fill in today, with Brooks still serving a two-game ejection
Top player: Catawba signee Taylor May (15.4 points) will play at her future home
Underrated player: Guard Krista Haywood (5.3 points) has improved
Wild card: Nikki Graham may score five points ó or 20
Best game: Great comeback to beat West Rowan
Worst games: Raiders have lost by 40-plus to Statesville and Salisbury
Chances of winning tournament: Raiders could get to the title game, but they haven’t beaten Salisbury since the 2002 Christmas tournament
Moir titles: 4; Last title: 1991
Last MVP: Tracy Connor
Last title game appearance: Lost to East in 2001
No. 3 East Rowan
Record: 5-3; Record vs. No. 6 North in Moir: 10-5
Season record vs. Moir teams: 2-1
All-time record in Moir: 60-27
Coach: Karen Garmon (4th year, 47-43)
Top players: Senior guard Katelynne Poole (18.3 ppg) signed with Brevard; senior Ashley Collins has 950 career points
Wild card: Young post player Olivia Rankin (10.9 points) is a handful when she avoids foul trouble
Best game: Crushed North Iredell
Worst game: Let lead slip away against North Davidson
Chances of winning tournament: Likely the second-best team, but it hasn’t shown it can handle Salisbury’s defensive pressure
Moir titles: 10 (18 finals appearances); Last title: 2001Last MVP: Maggie Rich
Last championship game appearance: 2007
No. 4 West Rowan
Record: 4-4; Record vs. No. 5 Davie in Moir: 9-7
Season record vs. Moir teams: 3-2
All-time record in Moir: 39-40
Coach: Erich Epps (2nd year, 20-15)
Top player: Ayana Avery (22.4 points) is the county’s leading scorer.
Underrated player: Desere Cross (7.5 points) can score inside.
Wild card: Senior Mila Simmons (9.5 points) is capable of a 20-point game
Best game: Wiped out NW Cabarrus on the road
Worst game: Lost by 33 at Lake Norman
Key to winning tournament: Even if they get past Davie, it’s hard to see the Falcons hanging with Salisbury long
Moir titles: 3; Last title: 1996
Last MVP: Carson assistant Ebony Pharr (1996)
Last championship game appearance: Lost to Salisbury in 2003
No. 5 Davie County
Record: 4-6; Record vs. No. 4 West in Moir: 7-9
Season record vs. Moir teams: 3-1 (beat North twice)
All-time record in Moir vs Rowan teams: 41-33
Coach: Debbie Evans (3rd season, 22-37)
Top players: Mechel Gadson and Kellie Brown
Best game: Rallied to beat West Rowan in overtime
Key to winning tournament: Davie would face Salisbury if it reaches the semifinals; it lost to the Hornets 64-47 last week
Moir titles: 6; Last title: 2000
Last MVP: Brittany Walker
Last title game appearance: Lost to North in 2002
No. 6 North Rowan
Record: 1-6; Season record vs. Moir teams: 1-5
Record vs. No. 3 East in Moir: 5-10
All-time record in Moir: 31-45
Coach: Tony Hillian (1st year, 1-6)
Top player: Senior Quon Cuthbertson (17.6 points) consistently puts up double-doubles
Underrated player: Symphony Roberts (8.0 points) has scored in double figures three of her last four games
Best game: Beat Carson at home
Worst game: Lost to Carson on the roadMoir titles: 3; Last title: 2002
Last Moir MVP: South Carolina State junior Sophilia Hipps
Last title game appearance: Lost to Salisbury in 2006
No. 7 Carson
Record: 1-8; Season record vs. Moir teams: 1-3
Record in Moir vs. No. 2 South Rowan: 0-0
All-time record in Moir: 0-4
Coach: Brooke Misenheimer (3rd year, 3-53)
Top player: Kaylene Livengood (8.8 points) has scored in double digits five straight games
Underrated player: Junior forward Sarah Marshall is the world’s greatest 5-foot-3 rebounder
Best game: Beat North

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