Southwest takes two from Northeast
SW GUILFORD, NE GUILFORD
MCLEANSVILLE – Ayana Rivers scored 17 points and Briana Burgins added 13 as the Southwest Guilford girls topped Northeast Guilford 58-25 on Wednesday night.
Kennedy Porter and Aja Mott had eight points apiece for the Cowgirls (11-5), who led 21-5 after the first quarter and never looked back.
In the boys game, Southwest stayed unbeaten with an 80-71 victory.
Terrell Leach paced the Cowboys (16-0) with 24 points and also grabbed eight rebounds. K.J.Langley tallied 20 and D.J. Chamblee had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds.
Southwest travels to Southern Alamance Friday, weather permitting.
WINSTON-SALEM – Deonna Young struck for 29 points and Dominique Claytor added 16 as Glenn’s girls downed Ragsdale 60-53 in Piedmont Triad 4A Conference action on Wednesday.
Johnaisha Watson finished with 13 points for the Bobcats (9-8, 5-1).
Mikayla Pettyjohn led the Tiger girls (5-11, 2-5) with 21 points. Jordyn Quick added 10.
CAROLINA FRIENDS, WESTCHESTER
HIGH POINT – Sadeeq Bello tallied 28 points and David Ayodele netted a career-high 18 as Westchester Country Day School’s boys stopped Carolina Friends 75-63 in TAC action on Wednesday night.
Josh Burton added 15 points for the Wildcat boys (9-9, 5-0).
In the girls game, Carolina Friends prevailed 31-20.
Meghan Ingram led the Wildcat girls with 15 points.
Westchester plays at The Elon School on Friday, weather permitting.
ASHEBORO-LEDFORD MOVED TO TODAY
WALLBURG – Due to the threat of wintry weather on Friday, the Asheboro at Ledford varsity basketball doubleheader originally scheduled for Friday has been moved to today.
The girls game starts at 6 p.m. today, followed by the boys.
CALVARY BAPTIST, WESLEYAN
HIGH POINT – Calvary Bapist Day School’s girls defeated Wesleyan Christian Academy 43-24 late Tuesday.
Holland Robinson led the Trojans with seven points. Anna Massey added six for Wesleyan, which plays host to Northside Christian today.
PTC 4A CHAMPIONSHIPS
Northwest Guilford’s girls and East Forsyth’s boys captured team crowns at the Piedmont Triad 4A Conference swimming championships that ended late Wednesday night.
The Viking girls won with 313 points, followed by High Point Central at 302, Ragsdale at 274, Southwest Guilford at 244, East Forsyth at 185, Glenn at 116 and Parkland at 92.
The Eagle boys prevailed with 338 points, followed by Northwest at 277, Southwest at 247, Ragsdale at 244, Central at 188, Glenn at 117 and Parkland at 14.
For the Bison girls, Madison Bencini, Mini Hinman, Virginia Marsh and Rachel Brown won the 200 medley relay in 1:56.91. Brown captured the 50 free in 24.78 and won the 100 breast in 1:13.60, while Bencini took the 500 free in 5:33.43 and claimed the 100 back in 1:03.95.
For the Cowboys, Jake Barden won the 500 free in 5:06.07.
For the Tiger boys, Henry McGugan won the 100 free in 49.84.
Second-place girls finishers included Central’s Marsh in the 200 free in 31:86 and the 100 fly in 1:03.06; Central’s Hinman in the 100 breast in 1:14.59; Ragsdale’s Nicole VanRyen in the 200 IM in 2:20.66; Ragsdale’s Shelly Heim in the 100 free in 56.26; and Ragsdale’s Sarah Tomlin in the 500 free in 5:47.72. Central’s Marsh, Kristen Biddle, Katie Cottam and Brown placed second in the 200 free relay in 1:46.78, while Mackenzie O’Brien, Hinman, Rachel Austin and Bencini took second in the 400 free relay in 4:06.42.
Second-place boys finishers included Southwest’s Barden in the 200 free in 1:52.20; Ragsdale’s Jake Ennis in the 100 breast in 1:07.52; and Ragsdale’s 400 free relay of Ennis, McGugan, Taylor Mitchell and Turner Arrington in 3:36.77.
BISHOP SWIMMERS EARN ALL-LEAGUE HONORS
Bishop McGuinness swimmers Ben Coon and Emily Fiore have been named Northwest 1A/2A Conference Swimmers of the Year. Coon is a senor and Fiore is a Sophomore. Coon won both the 50 and 100 Freestyle at conference championships and Fiore won the 200 and 500 Freestyle.
Bishop coaches Kenny Christensen and Bill McKenzie were named Coaches of the Year.