Prep basketball: Robinson 94, South 61
Jay M. Robinsonís boys defeated South Rowan 94-61 Thursday night in the Raidersí final tune up before the Sam Moir Christmas Classic.
After losing Josh Medlin and Nathan Lambert to injuries earlier in the week, South found an already tough opponent unbearable. Robinson made its first six shots from the field and led 29-15 after one quarter. It was the second game in two days for South.
Robinsonís Elijah Hampton scored 27 points and went over the 1,000-point mark for his career.
ěGive the kids credit,î South coach John Davis said. ěOne of their guys got his 1,000th point tonight. Theyíre good.î
Davis said Medlin is day-to-day and hopes to return for the Moir.
Robinson led 49-34 at halftime and 68-46 at the end of the third quarter. Brody Koerner scored 15 for the Bulldogs.
Qua Neal scored 14 points for South (2-10) despite fouling out in the third quarter. Houston Allen dropped 16 to lead the Raiders.
Shawn Spry finished with 10 points with Eric Tyler contributing six.
ROBINSON (94) ó Hampton 27, Koerner 15, Smith 11, Barnes 9, Lowe 8, Boothe 7, Arlin 6, Anzenberger 6, Bundy 2, Lee 2.
SOUTH ROWAN (61) ó Allen 16, Neal 14, Spry 10, Tyler 6, Parker 4, Oulette 3, Goodman 3, Glenn 3, Buchannan 2, Washington, Garlin, Sherrill.
Robinson 29 20 19 20 ó 94
S. Rowan 15 19 12 15 ó 61
South Rowanís girls dropped a 79-52 decision to Concord Robinson Thursday night at home.
South outscored the Bulldogs 13-11 in the first quarter, holding its own to start. Robinson came back with a 32-point second quarter to lead 43-20 at halftime.
ěI was very impressed with the first quarter,î South coach Jarrod Smith said. ěOur points came early on, but we couldnít match it the rest of the game.î
Robinson freshman Sydni Bickford scored a game-high 20 points and hit four 3ís in the second quarter.
ěShe was the main reason they pulled away from us,î Smith said.
The Bulldogs were up 57-39 at the end of the third.
South struggled at the foul line, going 20 for 40 on free throws. Turnovers were crucial in the first half as South committed 15.
Avery Locklear led South with 19 points. Kayla Corriher pitched in 15 and Lauren Miller scored 11.
ROBINSON (79) ó Bickford 20, Gray 18, Mahoney 13, Bernal 12, Neale 6, Peay 6, Young 1, Fulford.
SOUTH ROWAN (52) ó Locklear 19, K. Corriher 15, Miller 11, McCoy 5, Allison 3, L. Corriher 2, Deal 2, Honeycutt, Coley, McConneaughey.
Robinson 11 32 14 22 ó 79
S. Rowan 13 7 19 18 ó 52