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High school basketball: Tuesday’s roundup

From staff reports

Carson girls

CONCORD — Carson’s girls improved to 4-0 with a tough win at Central Cabarrus.

Deadly foul shooting keyed the 53-46 win for the Cougars. Carson was 17-for-19 at the foul line, including 8-for-8 by Ellie Wilhelm and 6-for-6 by Carleigh Perry.

Carleigh Perry and Maci Cooper led Carson with 17 points each. Cooper shot 5-for-7 on 3-pointers.

A 3-pointer at the buzzer by Perry gave the Cougars a 28-25 halftime lead. Carson pushed out to a lead in the third quarter, and Wilhelm’s free throws helped the Cougars close it out.

“Not a pretty one, but it’s another win,” Carson coach Brooke Stouder said. “The good thing is we continue to have different people step up. Huge game for Carleigh tonight, and we really need her to score like that.”

Carson played mostly zone defense.

Central (1-2) got 16 points from Aniyah Tate, 11 from Demi Case and 10 from Ja’el Miller. Miller got six in the fourth quarter, as she tried to lead a Central comeback.

Lani Isley had seven rebounds for the Cougars. Perry had six and Victoria Post and Wilhelm had five each.

Carson plays at home on Friday against Northwest Cabarrus.

CARSON (53) — Cooper 17, Ca. Perry 17, Wilhelm 10, H. Isley 5, Conrad 2, Co. Perry 2, Post, L. Isley.

CENTRAL CABARRUS (46) — Tate 16, Case 11, Miller 10, Knight 5, Barrie 4

Carson              12   16   14   11   — 53

C. Cabarrus      10   15   8   13  — 46

 

Salisbury girls

TYRO — Salisbury’s girls pulled away in the second half and beat West Davidson for a Central Carolina Conference win on Tuesday.

In a 50-25 victory, the Hornets (3-0, 2-0) got 13 points from Anayia Fulson and 12 from Rachel McCullough.

“We had a very slow start,” Salisbury coach Lakai Brice said. “But we picked it up in the second half, and we did a very good job defensively against their two big scorers, Haley Lowe and Sarah Rabon.”

SALISBURY (50) — Fulson 13, McCullough 12, Bryant 8, Gibson 6, Morgan 6, Huntley 3, Mashore 2.

Salisbury         10  4   15  21     — 50

W. Davidson   3    7  6   9      — 25

 

North girls

SPENCER — North Rowan’s girls got the season started on Tuesday with a 55-19 home win against Cabarrus Charter Academy.

Freshman Kamora Cannie had 16 points and 10 steals for the Cavaliers.

Hannah Wilkerson had 12 points and 10 rebounds, while Makiya McDaniel had nine points.

“We started slow, but we got better every quarter,” North coach Lamar Wilkerson said. “For our first game, it was a good effort overall, a good team win.”

NORTH ROWAN (55) — Cannie 16, Wilkerson 12, McDaniel 9, Stoner 5, Taborn 4, Lynch 4, Elder 3, King 2.

 

South girls

LANDIS — South Rowan’s girls started strong, but went cold in a 47-24 loss to Ledford on Tuesday in Central Carolina Conference action.

Freshman Madilyn Cherry scored 10 for the Raiders (1-2, 1-1), while Bethany Rymer had six.

Ledford freshman Sarah Ledbetter scored 11 points in the second quarter. The Panthers (1-0, 1-0) outscored South in that second quarter, 21-3, to take control.

LEDFORD (47) — Ledbetter 11, Roarke 9, Flynt 8, Sprinkle 6, Si. Chase 6, Harrison 3, Davis 3, Limbacher 1, Sa. Chase.

SOUTH ROWAN (24) — Cherry 10, Rymer 6, Redmon 5, Rollins 2, Moore 1, M. Chabala, Harrington, McGuire, Littlejohn.

Ledford     11  21  10  5    — 47

S. Rowan 13    3   5   3    — 24

 

Boys basketball

West boys

KANNAPOLIS — West Rowan lost its first basketball game on Tuesday, falling to A.L. Brown, 90-74, on the road.

JD Glenn scored 21 for the Wonders (3-0). Kheni Briggs had 19, and Amari Grier scored 17.

Jalen Moss scored 25 for West, while Ty’Kese Warren had 16.

WEST (74) — Moss 25, Warren 16, McCombs 9, Cooper 7, Hassard 6, Allison 5, Joseph 5, Biggers 1.

A.L. BROWN (90) — Glenn 21, Briggs 19, Grier 17, Colson 14, Moore 10, Foggie 9, Wilson 2.

W. Rowan     14  14  22  24      — 74

A.L. Brown    16   26  32    16   — 90

 

Carson boys

CONCORD — Carson’s boys experienced a cold-shooting night and were pounded at Central Cabarrus, 72-37, on Tuesday in a non-conference game.

Carson (1-3) was down 21-2 after a quarter.

The Vikings (2-1) got 19 points apiece from Marvin Bost and Zach Bessette. Christian Cornish scored 15.

EJ Clark scored 22 for Carson. He had 18 in the second half.

“Four games into the season, and we’ve got so much to improve on,” Carson coach Brian Perry said. “You name it, and we weren’t very good at it tonight.”

CARSON (37) — Clark 22, Mauldin 5, Harris 4, Allen 4, Smith 2, Burris, Taylor, Zuniga, Burleyson.

CENTRAL CABARRUS (72) — Bessette 19, Bost 19, Cornish 15, Steed 6, Johnson 5, Thompson 2, Glover 2, Davies 2, Williams 2.

Carson              2     8   16   11   —37

C. Cabarrus    21    24   13  14  — 72

 

Salisbury boys

TYRO — Cameron Stout poured in 26 points to lead Salisbury’s boys to a 64-48 road win at West Davidson on Tuesday.

A streaky shooter, Stout made seven 3-pointers, including six in the first half.

The Hornets led 35-22 at the break.

Zay Kesler added 12 points for Salisbury (1-1, 1-1), which is still without a number of football players. Latavian White scored eight.

Jamison Floyd had 18 for the Green Dragons (0-3, 0-1). Drew Tedder scored 10.

SALISBURY (64) —Stout 26, Kesler 12, White 8, Brown 6, Witherspoon 6, Still 4, Smith 2, Harry, Cherry.

W. DAVIDSON (48) — Floyd 18, Tedder 10, Hamblin 6, Bryant 6, Gobble 3, Brown 3, Motley 2.

Salisbury          13  22  10  19     — 64

W. Davidson   12  10   10  16    — 48

 

South boys

LANDIS — Walker Lackey scored 30 points as Ledford won 73-52 at South Rowan in a Central Carolina Conference game on Tuesday.

It was the first game for Ledford.

South (0-3, 0-2) trailed 47-30 at the half. The Panthers scored 31 in the second quarter to break it open.

Logan Carter led the Raiders with 11 points.

LEDFORD (73) — Lackey 30, Carr 11, Partee 11, Finley 9, Barker 6, I. Petties 4, White 2.

SOUTH ROWAN (52) — Carter 11, Nowak 8, Stanley 7, Peacock 6, Holloman 5, Finger 4, Dextraze 4, Woodman 4, Graham 3, Spruill.

Ledford     16  31   12   14     — 73

S. Rowan  12  18  13  9      —  52

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