Women’s college basketball: Area athletes update
Women's college basketball update
By Mike London
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Freshman Olivia Gabriel (Carson) has played in 11 games for South Carolina State and has scored 16 points.
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.
UNC Asheville senior Kelli Fisher (East Rowan) had eight rebounds in 13 minutes in Saturday’s 60-46 loss to Radford.
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.
Catawba sophomore Shemya Stanback (A.L. Brown) averages 7.0 points and 5.3 rebounds and leads the Indians with 40 assists.
Maddy Zaferatos (Davie County) made two 3-pointers and scored eight points for Brenau in a 67-41 loss to Bluefield on Saturday.