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High school basketball: Girls roundup

From staff reports

Salisbury girls

SALISBURY — Anayia Fulson scored 16 points to lead Salisbury’s girls basketball team to a 55-33 win against Central Davidson on Tuesday.

The Hornets (5-0, 4-0) started slowly in the Central Carolina Conference contest and trailed after a quarter, but dominated the second half.

Rachel McCullough, Jamecia Huntley and Kyla Bryant scored nine each for the Hornets, while Jaleiah Gibson had eight.


CENTRAL (33) — N/A.

SALISBURY (55) — Fulson 16, Bryant 9, Huntley 9, McCullough 9, Gibson 8, Morgan 4.

C. Davidson               7     9      7   10 — 33

Salisbury                    4     13  18  20 — 55


North Rowan girls

SPENCER — North Rowan’s girls rolled to a 50-17 win against South Stanly in Tuesday’s Yadkin Valley Conference contest.

Kamora Cannie scored 13 and Natavia Taborn had 12, as the Cavaliers won for the second night in a row.

Makiya McDaniel (8), Hannah Wilkerson (7), Chloee Stoner (6) and Kimya Lynch (4) also scored for the Cavaliers (4-1, 2-0).


East Rowan girls

GRANITE QUARRY — East Rowan’s girls stayed perfect on the season with a 56-16 romp against North Stanly.

“We worked hard on our man-to-man defense and were able to force turnovers that led to points,” East coach Kevin Holland said. “Everyone got in and contributed.”

The Mustangs (7-0) actually started slowly, but they were up 22-2 by the end of the first quarter and had the game under control with a 37-6 halftime lead.

Mary Spry led a balanced effort by the Mustangs with 13 points. Leah Hinceman had 11, and Adalie Harrison scored 10.


N. STANLY (16) — Bennett 5, Goode 3, Bowers 3, Landis 3, White 2.

EAST (56) — Spry 13, Hinceman 11, Harrison 10, Houpe 8, Eagle 6, Dalton 6, Miller 1, Nwafor 1.

N. Stanly    2    4   3   7    — 16

E. Rowan   22  15  12  7  — 56


West Rowan girls

MOUNT PLEASANT — Abigail Wilson poured in 34 points as West Rowan’s girls racked up an easy road win by pounding Mount Pleasant, 59-26.

West led  18-0 after a quarter and by 57-16 after three quarters.

Taylor Poole added 10 points for the unbeaten Falcons (5-0).

W. Rowan  (59) — Wilson 34, Poole 10, Connolly 5, Cuthbertson 3, Arnott 3, Blabon 2, Durham 2.

Mt. Pleasant (26) — Ballard 8, Blackwell 6, Fisher 5, Blake 2, Kluttz 2, Blake 2, West 1.

W. Rowan    18   19   20   2   — 59

Mt. Pleasant  0     8    8   10   — 26


Carson girls

CHINA GROVE — Carson’s girls trailed A.L. Brown after the first quarter, but Colbie Perry got the Cougars going with a spree of second-quarter 3-pointers.

Carson held the Wonders to two free throws in the third quarter and rolled, 52-22.

“We played a ton of man-to-man defense and did a good job with it,” Carson coach Brooke Stouder said. “A.L. Brown did a good job against our press early, but then Colbie got hot and we kept it going with a good start to the third quarter.”

Colbie Perry scored 14, while Carleigh Perry had 10 points and seven rebounds for the Cougars (6-1), who beat the Wonders much more easily than they did in an earlier meeting in Kannapolis.

Riley Isley had six rebounds. Victoria Post had eight points and four rebounds. Ellie Wilhelm had five steals. Lani Isley scored eight on 4-for-5 shooting.

Jaliah Smoutherson, who made nine 3-pointers in the first meeting with Carson, was held to 11, but she still led the Wonders.

“We were close for a half,” A.L. Brown coach Mark Hogan said. “But they shot the ball really well in the second half.”

CARSON (52) — Co. Perry 14, Ca. Perry 10, Post 8, L, Isley 8, Wilhelm 5, R. Isley 3, Conrad 2, H. Isley 1, Cooper 1, Stanns.

A.L. BROWN (22) — Smoutherson 11, Brim 3, Grant 2, Moore 2, Campbell 2, J. Simmons 2.

A.L. Brown       7      6    2     7    — 22

Carson               6    17   12   17   — 52


South Rowan girls

WINSTON-SALEM — South Rowan’s girls lost at Oak Grove on Tuesday, 63-45, in a Central Carolina Conference game.

The Raiders (1-4, 1-3) got 12 points from freshman Mackenzie Chabala. Bethany Rymer scored eight.

Jordan Holt scored 18 for the Grizzlies (5-1, 2-1).

SOUTH (45) — M. Chabala 12, Rymer 8, Harrington 7, Cherry 7, McGuire 6, P. Chabala 2, Littlejohn 2, Moore 1.

OAK GROVE (63) — Holt 18, Jones 11, Woodruff 7, Wooten 7, Ruiz 6, Kidder 5, Hinkle 4, Frady 4, McManus 1.

S. Rowan    9    11   11   14   — 45

Oak Grove  16  15  16  16   — 63



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