SPC women basketball: South edges East; Falcons roll on; The Cougars misplaced to CC
Revealed 11:56 am Saturday, January 14, 2023
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Girls on Friday roundup…
LANDIS — Free throws.
Each basketball coach spends hours making an attempt to determine the way to shoot extra of them and make extra of them.
South Rowan defeated East Rowan 43-40 on Friday. It was a giant win for the Raiders and a devastating loss within the South Piedmont Convention standings for the Mustangs.
“Stable group win for us,” stated South coach Alex Allen. “Labored arduous and gave every little thing. We centered properly on protection and acquired stops. We appeared good on offense.”
It wasn’t rocket science. These had been free throws.
South shot 20-for-24 on foul photographs, a proportion NBA groups could be proud of. This included going 9-for-11 with stress within the fourth quarter.
The East shot 10-for-24 from the foul line, making half as many free throws because the South in the identical variety of alternatives.
“We simply did not play properly and did not make free throws,” East coach Bri Evans stated.
East (8-7, 4-2) has a greater document than South (5-9, 2-4) and owns SPC wins over Lake Norman Constitution and Northwest Cabarrus, two groups that defeated the South.
South was overwhelmed 60-24 by Lake Norman Constitution on Tuesday, so it is a sturdy rebound.
South performed properly in opposition to the Mustangs and misplaced a 49-48 sport to East within the Christmas match. East additionally performed shorthanded with out Mary Church and Lindsey Cook dinner. They mixed for twenty-four factors in East’s victory in opposition to the Raiders within the Christmas match.
South began the rematch confidently and led 13-4 after the quarter.
Hannah Waddell, who made 5 3-pointers and scored 19 factors, fired the Mustangs again into the sport.
Madilyn Cherry scored 21 factors for the Raiders to tie her profession excessive. He solely made one 3-pointer at South and went 8-for-10 on free throws.
Ari Alston and Kynlee Dextraze scored 10 every for South. They had been automated on the foul line, with Alston going 4-for-4 and Dextraze 6-for-6.
East 4 13 12 11 — 40
South 13 10 7 13 — 43
East — Waddell 19, L. Kluttz 7, Collins 6, Whicker 4, Plott 2, M. Kluttz 2.
South – Cherry 21, Dextraze 10, Alston 10, Atwell 2.
MOUNT ULLA – The West Rowan women simply took care of Harmony in an uneven matchup of the SPC’s greatest and worst groups.
The Falcons received 74-12. over the Spiders (2-14, 0-7).
The Falcons led 47-10 on the half and took a 40-point lead for the operating clock early within the third quarter.
West (13-0, 6-0) has scored within the 70s 9 occasions this season and has not allowed greater than 47 in a sport. The Falcons have held 4 opponents underneath 15 factors.
Lauren Arnold scored a season-high 21. She had 13 within the second quarter.
Emma Clarke scored 11. The junior, who has performed in three video games for the Falcons, scored her five hundredth level.
Mya Edwards added 10, Sarah Durham and Makaylah Tenor every had eight, and Tiara Thompson scored seven.
West is No. 1 within the 3A West RPI rankings. The West fares higher by way of schedule power than you would possibly assume, as a few of the groups clobbered by the West (North Rowan, North Iredell, Davie) have good win-loss information.
Harmony 5 5 2 0 — 12
West 23 24 10 17 — 74
West — Arnold 21, Clarke 11, Edwards 10, Tenor 8, Durham 8, Thompson 7, Clawson 5, Huntley 4.
CHINA GROVE – Carson misplaced 63-36 to Central Cabarrus, one of many groups preventing for second place within the South Piedmont Convention.
The Vikings (10-6, 5-2) closed the primary half with a run to take a 24-9 lead and outscored the Cougars within the third quarter.
Carson (2-14, 1-6) has reached 40 factors simply twice this season and had one other low-scoring night time. The Cougars lastly made some photographs within the fourth quarter, nevertheless it was too late.
Julia Burleson made two 3-pointers within the fourth quarter. She and Rebekah McCubbins led the Cougars with six factors.
The Vikings held Allie Martin, who scored 26 on Wednesday, to 5 factors.
Kyra Lewis had 12 factors and 7 rebounds, whereas Taylor Smith had 10 factors and 7 assists for the Vikings.
Central Cabarrus 9 15 25 12 — 61
Carson 4 5 4 23 – 36
Carson — McCubbins 6, Burleson 6, Martin 5, Carpenter 5, Steele 5, Benfield 4, Locklear 3. McBride 2.
Northwest Cabarrus (9-5, 5-2) received 47-43 in additional time over Lake Norman Constitution (9-6, 3-4).