HPCA boys clip Charlotte Christian
HPCA, CHARLOTTE CHRISTIAN
CHARLOTTE – Malik Wright finished with 14 points and nine rebounds to spark High Point Christian Academy to a 71-59 win at Charlotte Christian on Saturday.
Joey McLean, Jackson Kent and Mike Kobani added 10 points each for the Cougars (14-2). Isiah Gill chipped in nine points for HPCA, while Diante Baldwin notched 10 points, six assists and six rebounds.
Patrick Rooks led Charlotte Christian with 19 points.
HPCA plays host to Wesleyan Christian Academy on Tuesday.
BISHOP, EAST SURRY
KERNERSVILLE – Sidney Mosley scored 16 points as East Surry’s girls downed Bishop McGuinness 43-35 in Northwest 1A/2A Conference action late Friday.
Keri Fulp added 11 points for the Cardinals (11-1, 5-1).
East went 9-for-12 from the free-throw line to close the game after Bishop (7-4, 4-1) had cut an eleven point deficit to two (34-32).
Olivia DeFrancesco led the Villains with 10 points.
Bishop plays host to North Surry on Tuesday.
HP CENTRAL, NW GUILFORD
GREENSBORO – Northwest Guilford’s girls topped High Point Central 71-10 late Friday.
In Saturday’s print edition, Sterling Holland was incorrectly listed as scoring 16 points for the Ragsdale boys. Instead, it should have been Jarratt Holland.
WHEATMORE TAKES CROWN
DENTON – The Wheatmore wrestling team repeated as team champion at the Mike Crowell Duals held at South Davidson on Saturday.
The Warriors defeated West Montgomery 72-12, Albemarle 72-12, South Davidson 63-15 and Asheboro 34-33.
BISON GO 3-2 AT GRIMSLEY
GREENSBORO – High Point Central went 3-2 in the Whirlie Duals today at Grimsley High School.
The scores were HPC 46, McMichael 33, HPC 42, Page 31, SW Randolph 51, HPC 27, Southern Alamance 41, HPC 33 and HPC 48, Ragsdale 31.
Central’s Kyle Rogers, Luke Beane, Zach McLean, and Adam Olsen were all 5-0, while Josh Wilson and Dontae Ingram were 4-1.
The Bison (6-6) host NW Guilford Thursday night at 7.
WEST BESTS EAST IN ALL-AMERICA BOWL
SAN ANTONIO — Alabama running back commit Derrick Henry ran for 53 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl on Saturday, showcasing the form that made him a key recruit for the Crimson Tide.
Henry also scored on a 2-point conversion to help the East team beat the West 15-8. When the decision was made to go for 2, Henry knew he could get in.
Wide receiver James Quick announced that he’d stay in his hometown and play for Louisville, which is fresh off a Sugar Bowl win over Florida. Quick scored on a 34-yard touchdown pass from Jeremy Johnson for the East.
The West went ahead 8-7 with just less than seven minutes to go when Max Browne, a Washington state high-school passing record-holder from Sammamish, Wash., completed a 16-yard TD pass to Derrick Griffin. Browne, a Southern Cal commit, followed with a 2-point conversion pass to tight end DeSean Smith, who has committed to LSU.