High school basketball: Good start for West girls

Published 12:29 am Wednesday, November 24, 2021

West’s De’Mya Phifer opened the new season with 12 points. Photo by Wayne Hinshaw, for the Salisbury Post.


Staff report

MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan’s girls basketball team turned in a strong defensive effort and opened with a 49-27 win against Mooresville on Tuesday.

Sophomores Lauren Arnold and De’Mya Phifer scored 12 each to lead the Falcons in the non-conference game.

Arnold made three buckets in the first quarter as West took a 15-8 lead.

Phifer made four free throws and Makaylah Tenor connected on a 3-pointer in the second quarter as the Falcons pushed their lead to 28-14 at halftime.

West held the Blue Devils to single digits in every quarter to prevent any thoughts of a comeback.

Tenor hit three 3-pointers for her nine points. Emma Clarke made a 3-pointer and scored seven. Mya Edwards helped the Falcons finish with five points in the fourth quarter.

Seriah Davis score 14 to lead Mooresville.


KC Shaw had 21 points and eight rebounds to lead Mooresville to a 61-44 win in the varsity boys game.

Mooresville      8     6    6     7   —  27

West                 15    13   10  11   — 49

MOORESVILLE (27) — Davis 14, Callejas 6, Lane 4, Goins 2, Piper 1.

WEST (49) — Arnold 12, Phifer 12, Tenor 9, Clarke 7, Edwards 5, Durham 2, Cuthbertson 2.