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Area Basketball Roundup: South girls romp on road

Staff report

CONCORD — South Rowan girls coach John Davis returned to the sideline on Tuesday, in time to see his team produce one of its best games of the season.

Davis had surgery to repair a ruptured triceps tendon.

South  (13-10, 9-8) shut out Robinson in the second quarter and steamrolled the Bulldogs, 56-18.

Janiya Downs had 25 points and 14 rebounds for the Raiders. Tazah “Z” Hardin had 12 points, 13 rebounds and nine steals.

Brooke Lowery added eight points.

“It was a good win for us,” Davis said. “Whitley Arnott played excellent post defense, and we were able to sit out Janiya the last seven minutes.”

S. Rowan 56, Robinson 18

S. ROWAN (56) — Downs 25, Hardin 12, Lowery 8, Corriher 5, Wagner 2, Rollins 2, Arnott 2, Cam. Carlton, Car. Carlton, Spratt, Shell, McClary.

ROBINSON (18)  Glass 6, Jordan 4, McMillan 4, Misenheimer 3, Koerner 1.

W. Davidson    14    14    11    10 — 49

Salisbury          17      9    30    17 — 73

West girls

CONCORD — West Rowan’s girls lost at Robinson, 67-47, on Monday.

Abigail Wilson led the Falcons with 18 points.

Jada McMillan scored 25 for the Bulldogs.

Robinson 67, W. Rowan 47

WEST (47)

Wilson 18, Hillie 8, Sobataka 4, Alexander 4, Blabon 3, Vaughters 3, Pruitt 3, Robinson 2, Connolly 2, Poole.

ROBINSON (67)

McMillan 25, Glass 10, Koerner 10, Boulware 9, Jordan 6, Misenheimer 5, Morrison 2.

W. Rowan 10  12  11 14  — 47

Robinson  16  20   8  23  — 67

East girls

East Rowan’s girls lost to  Central Cabarrus, 72-16, on Tuesday’s Senior Night.

Courtney Wagner led East with five points, Jordan McCall scored four.

Central 72, E. Rowan 16

EAST (16)

Wagner 5, McCall 4, A. Harrison 3, Winford 2, Coughenour 2,  Graham, Honeycutt, H. Harrison, Shafer, Trexler, Houpe.

CENTRAL (72)

Peay 16, Tate 16, N. Brown 8, M. Holit 7, Rowden 6, A. Brown 6, Miller 6, F. Holit 3, Ratzloff 2, Benton 2.

E. Rowan 4     7    2    3      16

Central    24 19   18  11  — 72


Boys (Tuesday)

South Rowan boys

Lavar Batts Jr. scored his 2,000th point on a reverse slam as Robinson rolled over South Rowan,

Garrett Harrington had eight points and 10 rebounds for the Raiders. Cam Corriher scored seven points.

Robinson 76, South Rowan 39

S. ROWAN (39) — Harrington 8, Corriher 7, Peacock 5, Childers 5, Powers 4, Graham 3, Shaver 3, Jones 2, Sellers 2, Kluttz, Hubbard.

ROBINSON (76) Batts 13, Barnes 8, Gallagher 8, Means 7, Stinson 6, White 5, Tolone 4, Horlback 4, Porter 4, Caldwell 4,  Simpson 4, Boothe 4, Misenheimer 3, Kacan 2.

South         5     13   13  8 — 39

Robinson   13  24  23  16 — 76

East Rowan boys

East Rowan lost to  Central Cabarrus, 88-70, on Tuesday.

East scored 48 points in the second half but allowed 60. Central scored 40 points in the third quarter. East had 31 in the fourth.

Ellis Taylor scored 17 points for the Mustangs. Brandon Jefferson had 16, Tyler Scruggs had 14, and Gabe Hinceman added 12.

Isaiah Salter led the Vikings with 21 points.

East Rowan     13   9   17   31   — 70

Central            10   18   40  20 — 88

 A.L. Brown girls win

Akeena Maxwell scored 18 points to lead A.L. Brown to a 56-55 win against West Charlotte.

Nikki Lyerly added 16 for the Wonders, and Shemya Stanback scored nine.

Davie boys fall

Davie’s boys lost to Mount Tabor, 81-70, on Tuesday in CPC action.

Davie got 18 points from Owen McCormack and 17 from Heath Slabach.

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