From staff reports
North Rowan’s boys beat West Davidson 59-50 in overtime for a CCC victory on Tuesday.
Lamonte Bell scored 16 points for the Cavaliers (6-12, 3-6), and D.J. Hipps scored seven of his 13 in overtime. Greg Sims added 12 points.
Jon Jarvis had 20 points for the Green Dragons (6-11, 0-9)
North’s Javon Hargave, who played the fourth quarter with four fouls, drew a charge with two seconds left in regulation to help the Cavs get to overtime.
“It was close throughout,” North coach Kelly Everhart said. “There in the overtime we finally found a way.”
W. DAVIDSON (50) ó Jarvis 20, Stevens 13, Moore 6, King 5, Hamlin 4, Cameron 2.
NORTH ROWAN (59) ó Bell 16, Hipps 13, Sims 12, Hargrave 7, Hicks 6, Jackson 5, Vogel, Feezor, Blakeney, Rhames.
W. Davidson 11 11 15 8 5 ó 50
N. Rowan 10 14 12 9 14 ó 59
n North girls fall
West Davidson went 15-for-21 from the foul line in the fourth quarter to beat North Rowan 62-58 in a CCC game in Spencer on Tuesday.
Symphony Roberts scored a career-high 21 points for the Cavaliers (3-15, 1-8). Teaunna and Quon Cuthbertson added 12 points apiece.
Kristin Owens scored 18 points for the Green Dragons (9-8, 5-4).
W. DAVIDSON (62) ó Owens 18, Hairston 10, Sarver 9, Elmore 9, Beverly 7, Church 7, Myers 2, Cox.
NORTH ROWAN (58) ó Roberts 21, T. Cuthbertson 12, D. Cuthbertson 12, Smyre 6, Ellis 4, Brown, Bethea, Gregory, Rhinehart.
W. Davidson 11 19 9 23 ó 62
N. Rowan 10 14 20 14 ó 58
n Carson boys win
Carson’s boys beat West Iredell for the first time on Tuesday, going on the road to claim a 59-53 victory.
Carson (9-10, 5-8) trailed 17-7 after a quarter but rallied behind double-figure scoring from Darius Moose (19), Josh Doby (11), Nick Houston (11) and Brandon Ferrare (10).
Quan Rucker scored 17 points for the Warriors (9-10, 4-9).
“We started slow, but the second quarter we did a real good job defensively, and in the second half we started making a few shots,” Carson coach Brian Perry said.
CARSON (59) ó Moose 19, Houston 11, Doby 11, Ferrare 10, Sewell 5, Clanton 3, Begic, Holloway.
W. IREDELL (53) ó Q. Rucker 17, Alford 11, J. Gray 9, Follred 8, Harris 4, Crosby 2, D. Gray 2.
Carson 7 14 18 20 ó 59
W. Iredell 17 4 15 17 ó 53
n Cougar girls fall
Carson’s girls lost at West Iredell 51-40 in an NPC game on Tuesday.
Breckin Settlemyer scored 12 points for the Cougars, while Demya Heggins had 10.
Carson’s girls lost to West Iredell by 34 points earlier in the season, but the Cougars were tied at halftime in the rematch.
“The opportunity was there for us to win, but we missed 13 free throws and numerous layups,” Carson coach Brooke Misenheimer said.
CARSON (40) ó Settlemyer 12, Heggins 10, Sellers 5, K. Livengood 3, M. Livengood 3, Meismer 2, Monroe 2, Marshall 2, Brown 2.
W. IREDELL (51) ó Walden 13, Chapman 8, Tuttle 8, Renwick 6, Sigmon 6, Watts 6, Frye 4.
Carson 6 13 6 15 ó 40
W. Iredell 9 10 17 15 ó 51
n Prep basketballA.L. Brown’s boys beat Parkwood 70-55 for an SPC victory on Tuesday.
Demarcus Phifer scored 16 points to lead the Wonders. Jacob Newman had 12 points and 12 rebounds, and T.J. Johnson had 11 points and eight boards.
n Davie’s boys led early in the fourth quarter but lost to North Forsyth 89-76 in a CPC game on Tuesday.
Drew Absher hit four 3s, scored 18 points and had five assists. Landon Harris had 17 points, and freshman Shannon Dillard had 15 points and nine rebounds.
n Northwest Cabarrus’ boys lost to Lake Norman 71-75 in a key NPC game on Tuesday.
Tyler Honeycutt scored 17 points for the Trojans, while Juwan Reid had 12.
n Indians at home
Catawba basketball teams are home tonight against SAC rival Carson-Newman. The doubleheader at Goodman Gym starts at 6 p.m.
Catawba’s men (13-5, 5-2) are still in first place, but they’ll have company at the top if they lose. Four teams enter tonight with three SAC losses.
Catawba has been very good at home where it is 6-1.
Antonio Houston (19.1 points a game) leads the Indians. Rob Fields (15.1) and Dominick Reid (11.3) are other key scorers.
Despite its unimposing record, Carson-Newman can score in bunches. The Eagles (6-12, 3-4) put up 95 points ó and lost ó at Lenoir-Rhyne on Wednesday. They also recently broke records by making 20 3-pointers against Brevard.
n Catawba’s women (11-7, 3-4) have to slow down a Carson-Newman team that shoots 48 percent from the field and averages 80-plus points a game.
Forward Shari Buford has been a high-percentage option for the Eagles (14-4, 5-2) and averages 13.4 points and 6.9 rebounds. The Eagles are 10-0 at home, but they’ve been beatable on the road.
Catawba’s Brittany Higgins (11.7), Pamela Muldrow (10.4) and Cameron Clark (10.2) average double figures.
n 8th-grade tourney
West Rowan’s girls topped Southeast 49-45 in a semifinal.
No. 2 West takes on No. 1 North Rowan (12-1) at 4:30 p.m. today at the Knox gym.
Tabitha Ball scored 20 points for the Bulldogs (11-3).
Shay Steele added 12 points, while Kym Caldwell scored nine and Jotophia Carby eight.
West held a 27-18 halftime lead, but Southeast rallied behind Tyesha Phillips in the second half.
Phillips finished with 19 points to lead Southeast, while Allison Blackwell scored 12. Blackwell, Sidney Grkman and Maddie Blume had eight rebounds each.
n Knox’s sixth-seeded boys edged No. 2 China Grove 44-40. The Trojans face No. 1 North Rowan (13-0) at 6 p.m. today for the championship.
Keion Adams scored 12 points for Knox (6-8), while Quan Davis had 11, Samron Hillie 10 and Keiro Cuthbertson eight.
Connor Bridges had 13 points and Josh Medlin 10 for the Red Devils (10-6). Malachi Parker and Eric Tyler added six points apiece.
n Prep wrestling
A.L. Brown topped Concord 39-33 for an SPC victory on Monday.
Tristan Steele, Brendan Brown, Areli Reno, Morgan McDaniel, Jonathan Donatien, Michael Powell, Arley Flores and Allen Wagner won for Brown.
n College basketball
Wesley Honeycutt (South Rowan) scored 13 points for Davidson County Community College in a 77-75 loss to Guilford’s jayvees on Monday.
n Women’s basketball
Saybah Sammy (Salisbury) had three points and four rebounds for Fayetteville State in a 74-54 win against Lincoln on Monday.
n Carson jayvees
Carson’s boys topped Statesville 54-38.
Dylan Eagle had 11 points for the Cougars (4-10). Cliff Long scored 10, and Zack Wagner contributed eight points and four assists.
Jared Raper and Kyle Bridges played solid defense and rebounded well.
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