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Women’s college basketball: Area athletes update

Women's college basketball update

Ty Alexander

By Mike London
mike.london@salisburypost.com

Women’s college basketball update …

UNC Pembroke’s Avery Locklear (South Rowan had nine points and eight rebounds as the Braves upset 10th-ranked North Georgia, 53-44, on Saturday.

Locklear averages 4.7 points and 4.3 rebounds. The senior has scored 583 career points.

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Aliyah Farmer (North Rowan) also had a big role in UNCP’s win against North Georgia.  The junior had 10 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in 19 minutes.

Farmer averages 7.3 points and 4.6 rebounds.

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Junior Demeria Robinson (North Rowan) played 22 minutes in Livingstone’s 77-56 loss at Queens. She had two points, three assists and four rebounds.

Robinson played at Montreat before coming to Livingstone.

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Methodist sophomore Tyzarea Alexander (Salisbury) had 17 points, nine rebounds and seven assists in Saturday’s 75-70 win against Apprentice School.

Alexander averages 6.9 points and 5.2 rebounds.

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Alex Allen (Carson) had sevcn points and seven rebounds on Monday and helped Lynchburg beat Washington & Lee, 75-69.

The 5-10 senior is averaging 8.6 points and 5.3 rebounds. She’s started eight games but came off the bench on Monday.

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Freshman Olivia Gabriel (Carson) has played in 11 games for South Carolina State and has scored 16 points.

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Khaila Hall (West Rowan) has played in all 11 Longwood games and has started two. Hall is still only a sophomore on the court after getting a medical redshirt last season. She’s averaging 6.5 points per game.

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UNC Asheville senior Kelli Fisher (East Rowan) had eight rebounds in 13 minutes in Saturday’s 60-46 loss to Radford.

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Averett senior Amani Ajayi (East Rowan) is averaging 9.9 points and 7.0 rebounds and leads the team with 26 steals.

Ajayi played very little as a freshman but has scored 690 points for the Cougars.

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Catawba sophomore Shemya Stanback (A.L. Brown) averages 7.0 points and 5.3 rebounds and leads the Indians with 40 assists.

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Maddy Zaferatos (Davie County) made two 3-pointers and scored eight points for Brenau in a 67-41 loss to Bluefield on Saturday.

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