High school basketball: North boys win by 40

Published 2:20 am Saturday, February 5, 2022

North Rowan coach Jason Causby. JON C LAKEY/FOR THE SALISBURY POST.

 

Staff report

SPENCER — North Rowan’s boys basketball team experienced a breezy Senior Night.

There was nothing but smooth sailing against overmatched West Davidson, a 67-27 1A/2A Central Carolina Conference wipeout with a barrage of 10 3-pointers and steady scoring in every quarter.

North saluted Quashawn Carpenter, the senior point guard who leads the team in scoring, senior forward Derrick Hanson, the No. 2 scorer, and senior post presence Pharrell Hailey.

Carpenter made three 3s for his nine points. Hanson and Hailey scored four each.

There was zero drama after North took a 16-4 lead in the first quarter, but there was some solid preparation for potential drama next week as the Cavaliers’ regular season concludes with a bang against rivals — at Lexington and home against Salisbury.

Twelfth in the 1A West RPI rankings, North (15-3, 7-3) got scoring from 10 players, which has been the Cavaliers’ M.O. all season.

Sophomore guard George Maxwell enjoyed a career night. He made five 3-pointers and scored 17 points.

Amir Alexander added nine points.

West Davidson (3-15, 2-6) has a lot of CCC games still to play and is right back at it today at home against Thomasville.

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North also won the jayvee boys game, with Dyzarious Carpenter (17), Jayden Polk (16) and Jeremiah Alford (15) leading the way.

 

W. Davidson     4    11   10   2   — 27

N. Rowan          16  19   15   17   — 67

W. DAVIDSON — Priddy 8, Baker 7, Koontz 3, Estep 2, Greene 2, Crews 2, Motley 2, Baka 1.

NORTH — Maxwell 17, Q. Carpenter 9, Alexander 9, O’Kelly 7, Whitney 7, D. Carpenter 5, Hanson 4, Hailey 4, Blakeney 3, Charleston 2.

 

 

 

 

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