Central and Southwest boys, Andrews and Southwest girls among Sheetz winners
SHEETZ HOLIDAY CHRISTMAS CLASSIC ROUNDUP
HP CENTRAL 54, W. GUILFORD 47
HIGH POINT – High Point Central opened up a double-digit lead going into the fourth quarter and turned back Western Guilford 54-47 in the opening round of the Sheetz Classic on Thursday.
Tucker Bryson and Juwan Foggie scored 10 for the Bison, who led by seven after one quarter and by 12 after three. Michal Seals, Tim Gorham and Trevor Gay each added seven for Central.
Kaleel Walton of the Hornets led all scorers with 22.
Central advances to a semifinal game today at 7:30 in the Coggins gym
THOMASVILLE 67, CALDWELL 60
HIGH POINT – Thomasville pulled away from Caldwell in the fourth quarter to post a 67-60 victory in the opening round of the Sheetz Classic on Thursday.
The Bulldogs led by just one before outscoring Caldwell 15-9 in the final period. Demoris Payne and B.J. McElveen each scored 16 for the Bulldogs while Quadel Hill and Tyquan Anderson each had eight. Clay Young scored 10 to lead Caldwell.
Thomasville advances to a semifinal game today in the Coggins gym at 4:30.
SW GUILFORD 84, N. DAVIDSON 61
HIGH POINT — Southwest Guilford steadily built its advantage and turned back North Davidon 84-61 in the Sheetz Holiday Christmas Classic on Thursday.
The host Cowboys led by four after one period, eight after two and 18 after three.
Ben Ferguson led Southwest with 13 while Kameron Langley added 12 and D.J. Chamblee 11.
Quindarius Cunningham and Brandon McCray scored 10 each for North.
Southwest advances to meet Thomasville today at 4:30.
HOKE Co. 91, ANDREWS 85
HIGH POINT – High Point Andrews rallied to force overtime then fell to Hoke Co. in the opening round of the Sheetz Holiday Christmas Claassic.
Hoke Co. outscored the Red Raiders 15-7 in the extra peirod to escape, 91-85.
Xavier Davis led Andrews with 26 points. Chris Eastmon had 19 and Marquez Welch 16.
The Red Raiders trailed by five after the first period, took a one-point lead into the locker room at half then trailed by two entering the final period.
Hoke Co. advances to face High Point Central today at 7:30 p.m., while Andrews plays in a consolation game at 7:30.
SOUTHWEST GUILFORD 81, GRACE CHRISTIAN 28
HIGH POINT – Southwest Guilford overwhelmed Grace Christian from the opening minutes and rolled to a 81-28 win in the opening round of the Sheetz Holiday Christmas tournament on Thursday.
The host Cowgirls led 25-2 after the first quarter and 47-9 at the half. Zaniya Mack and Kennedy Porter each scored 13 for Southwest, while Birana Burgins and Jazmine Wilson had 12.
Southwest faces Southern Guilford in a semifinal today at 6 p.m.
WESTERN GUILFORD 47, HP CENTRAL 39
HIGH POINT – Western Guilford got off to a quicker start than High Point Central and prevailed 47-39 in the opening round of the Sheetz Classic on Thursday.
Western opened a seven-point lead in the opening quarter and kept most of the it before clinching the victory in the fourth quarter,
Ivana Davis topped the Hornets with 20 points. Susie Griffin led Central with nine points while Caroline Gibson added seven.
Western advances to semifinal game today at 3 while Central falls to a consolation game at 6.
S. GUILFORD 58, CALDWELL 31
HIGH POINT – Southern Guilford steadily built its advantage and rolled to a 58-31 victory over Caldwell in the opening round of the Sheetz Classic on Thursday.
Southern led by five after one quarter, 10 at the half and 20 going into the fourth quarter.
Khayla Miller led Southern with 20, followed by Hailey Chandler with 15 and Nokomis Williams with 11. Peyton Kadleck topped Caldwell with 16.
Southern moves to a semifinal game at 6.
ANDREWS 49, WESLEYAN 30
HIGH POINT – T.W. Andrews held Wesleyan to four points in the first half and went on to a 49-30 victory in the opening round of the Sheetz Holiday Christmas Classic on Thursday.
Jazlin Taylor scored and October Campbell added 12 for the Red Raiders, who enjoyed a 21-4 lead at halftime.
Anna Massey led the Trojans with eight.
Andrews moved on to a semifinal meeting with Western Guilford today at 3 p.m., while Wesleyan faces High Point Central in a 6 p.m. consolation game.
NEWBRIDGE BANK CLASSIC ROUNDUP
AT LEDFORD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
E. DAVIDSON 71, S. DAVIDSON 57
WALLBURG –C ody Bowers scored 20 points and Austin Miller added 17 to help East Davidson top South Davidson 71-57 in the opening round of the NewBridge Bank Classic.
Bowers notched 10 points and Miller eight as the Golden Eagles forged a 20-16 lead after the first period. East upped margin to 11 at the half and took total control with a 22-4 blitz to go up 57-28 entering the fourth quarter,
LEDFORD 55, C. DAVIDSON 20
WALLBURG – Ledford limited Central Davidson to no more than seven points in any quarter and rolled to a 55-20 victory in the opening round of the NewBridge Classic on Thursday.
Julia Carroll scored 17 and Courtney Callicutt added 16 for the Panthers, who led 15-4 after the first quarter and 30-10 at halftime.
THOMASVILLE 62, WEST DAVIDSON 21
WALLBURG – Thomasville held West Davidson scoreless throughout the first quarter and cruised to a 62-21 victory in the opening game of the NewBridge Bank Christmas Classic on Thursday. The Bulldogs move on to the semifinals which begin at 4 p.m. today.
Jashana Thomas scored 20 points to lead Thomasville while Christina Coleman added 11.
The Bulldogs led 16-0 after the first quarter, 32-10 at the half and 48-14 going into the fourth.
Olivia Mast and Rachel Mast each scored five for West.
SE GUILFORD 60. N. DVAIDSON 43
WALLBURG — Southeast Guilford took command in the third quarter and stopped North Davidson 60-43 in the opening round of the NewBridge Bank Classic on Thursday.
With the score tied at 22 after the second quarter. the Falcons outscored the Black Knights 22-12 in the third and then pulled away in the fourth.
Kayla Phifer led Southeast with 15 and Kara Shutt added 12.
Lauren Ramsey paced North with 19 points that included 13 of the Black Knights’ 21 in the second half. Taylor Darrow added 154 but was held to two points in the second half.
E. DAVIDSON 66, S. DAVIDSON 33
WALLBURG – Lori Morgan scored 18, Madi Hallman 17 and Bayley Plummer 12 for East Davidson in a 66-33 romp over South Davidson in the opening round of the NewBridge Bank Classic on Thursday.
The Golden Eagles led by just seven points after the first quarter but went on a 18-3 run in the second to lead 32-10 at the half.
Candice Cook led the Wildcats with 11 while Hannah Luellen had 10.
THURSDAY’S HOOPS ROUNDUP
AT THE GREENSBORO COLISEUM COMPLEX
GREENSBORO DAY 59, RAGSDALE 58
GREENSBORO – Greensboro Day held Ragsdale to single digits in each of the first three quarters and cruised to a 59-36 victory in the opening round of the TIMCO Invitational on Thursday.
The Bengals led 9-2 after the first quarter, 29-9 after the second and 43-17 after the third.
Bryan Rouse hit 6 of 12 of his field goal attempts and led Greensboro Day with 16 points. Daniel Kanakanui made 7 of 9 free throws and topped Ragsdale with 13 points.
In another game, Northwest Guilford edged Smith 50-49.
NORTHERN GUILFORD 55, RGASDALE 33
GREENSBORO — Northern Guilford built an 11-point lead by the end of the first quarter and sailed 55-33 over Ragsdale in the opening round of the TIMCO Tournament on Thursday.
Godwin Dooley, with 12 points, was the only scorer to reach double digits for the Tigers (6-3).
In other games, Northeast Guilford topped Greensboro Day 68-40; Northwest Guilford defeated Smith 60-47; and Page outlasted Grimsley 52-42.
WELLS FARGO CLASSIC
ASHEVILLE – Bishop McGuinness overcame an early deficit and turned back Charlotte Country Day 62-56 in the opening round of the Well Fargo Western North CaArolina Holiday Classic.
Down 15-12 after the first quarter, the Villains outscored CCDA 32-22 in the second and third quarters to lead by seven going into the final period.
Will Gardner and Logan Weathers each scored 19 for Bishop (10-1). Gardner also grabbed 12 rebounds while Weathers had 10. Spencer Wilson dished four assists.
Michael White of CCDS (5-7) led all scorers with 22.