Preps: Wesleyan overwhelms Village Christian
Harry Giles scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help lead Wesleyan to a 102-71 romp over host Village Christian on Thursday night.
Four others scored in double figures for the Trojans (4-0). Theo Pinson added 14 points and four steals. Desaunte Carelock had 13 points, Trey Chapman 11 and Donovan Gilmore 10.
Wesleyan plays hosts Hickory Grove on Saturday.
TRINITY, PROVIDENCE GROVE
TRINITY – Trinity’s boys raced out to a 16-point lead by end of the first quarter and overwhelmed Providence Grove 79-38 at Trinity.
Brandon Earnahrdt led the Bulldogs (2-0) wil 18 points, followed by David Newcomer (15), Jarrod Rogers (13 and Daniel Newcomer (13).
In the girls game, Trinity prevailed, 37-33, to improve to 1-1. Jordan Parker and Sage Earnhardt each scored 12 for the Bulldogs.
Trinity travels to Southern Guilford tonight.
ASHEBORO, HP CENTRAL
HIGH POINT – The growing pains for the High Point central girls continued as the Bison fell to Asheboro at Southwest Guilford.
Qualisha Blakely led Central with five points. Candance Mchean had two and Kierra Currie one.
High Point Central’s boys outlasted Asheboro 50-39 in a game played Thursday night at Southwest Guilford.
Malik Seals scored 14 points to lead the Bison while Juwan Foggie had 13.
RAGSDALE BOYS 63, GRIMSLEY 42
GREENSBORO –James Stepp poured in 19 points as Ragsdale’s boys eased past Grimsley for a 63-42 win late Wednesday.
Joseph Bryant added 13 points for the Tigers (1-1), while P.J. Parker tallied 10. Ragsdale raced to a 10-0 lead and never looked back.
The Whirlies fell to 1-1.
Ragsdale plays host to Page for a varsity doubleheader today.
ANDREWS-CENTRAL SET FOR TODAY AT THE MILLIS CENTER
HIGH POINT – The T.W. Andrews-HP Central varsity basketball games today will be played at High Point University. All tickets will be pre-sold for $5. There will be no tickets sold at the gate. Parking at Vert Stadium needs to be filled up first. College Village will be used only as an overflow parking area. Game time is 6 for the girls and 7:30 for the boys. Tickets can only be purchased at each school’s Main Office. The sale runs daily at each school and ends today at 2 p.m.
AT S. GUILFORD
SUMNER – Thomasville dominated South Davidson and Southern Guilford by identical 68-6 scores on Thursday.
Bulldogs who went 2-0 were Quahiygeel MArtin (106), Jason Boutody (113), Ashan Butt (120), Louis Dupree (126), Kyree Colson (132), Corgan Wilson (138), Brett Hokeson (145), Luke Williams (152), Aaron Reeves (170), Gabe Brockett (182), Keith Clemmons (195) and Anthony Brasino (220).
Thomasville hosts the Chair City Classic on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m.
TRINITY GOES 2-0 IN TRI-MATCH
TRINITY – Trinity posted a pair of wins in a tri-match late Wednesday, defeating Page 39-36 and topping Eastern Randolph 54-28.
Seven Bulldogs went 2-0 – Austin Minch at 113, Tyler Myers at 126, Robert Reid at 132, Alex Guevara at 145, James Bryan at 152, Chaas Delgado at heavyweight and Michael Lee at 195/220.
EAST DAVIDSON 45, LEDFORD 30
WALLBURG – East Davidson defeated Ledford 45-30 late Wednesday night.
Winning for East were: Danyl Wurdemann at 106, Chris Coble at 113, Bryce Bolen at 182, and Logan Ware at 195 by forfeit; Guiliano Postek at 120, Bryce Barnard at 160, and Chase Robison at 170 by pin; and Tyler Rhodes at 145 by decision. East is now 1-1 and will wrestle Saturday at Ledford Duals.
Winning for Ledford were Connor Sherrili at 125, Austin DeBerry at 138, Ben Rickard at 120, and Guadalupe Cervantes at 285 by pin; Chase Lewis at 132 and Drew Chappell at 152 by decision.
In the junior varsity match, Chas Gurganious, Patrick Hemric, Tony Wimbley, Matt Fanary, and AJ Palmer won for East.
WESLEYAN POSTS TWO WINS
HIGH POINT – Wesleyan Christian Academy secured two wins late Wednesday.
The Trojans beat Providence Day School 42-36 and topped Charlotte Christian School 50-24.
WCA’s Wes Sutton picked up a tech-fall win against the State runnerup from Charlotte Christian and won a tight match against a tough PDS 138 pounder. WCA’s Ryan Petty and Bradley Davis were both underdogs in their matches and both went on to defeat their opponents.
HIGH POINT - Wesleyan’s girls and the High Point Christian boys were the biggest team winners in a tri-match that also included Calvary Baptist on Thursday at the Wesleyan pool.
Welseyan’s girls defeated HPCA 59-30 and Calvary 66-27 while HPCA topped Calvary, 48-40. IN boys action, HPACA edged Wesleyan 51-35 and Calvary 47-46 while Calvary topped Wesleyan, 65-27.
Winners for the Wesleyan girls included Elizabeth Baker (200 free in 2:13.15 and 500 free in 5:59.97); Lauren Turner (200 IM in 2:36.71) and 100 butterfly in 1:11.64); Mary Coble (50 free in 25.93 and 100 breaststroke in 1:31.81); Sarah Stahl (100 free in 1:01.34); Audrey Curtis (100 back in 1:14.41); and the 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay teams.
Only winner for HPCA was the 400 freestyle relay team.
Winners for the High Point Christian boys were Will Robbins (200 free in 2:19.59), Forest Gentry (100 butterfly in 1:05.34). Curtland Hanes (500 freestyle in 5:35.56), Landis Cranford (200 IM in 2:21.06), Lauren Giles (100 backstroke in 1:20.54); Jordan Saintsing (100 breaststroke in 1:18.16) and 200 medley and 400 relay teams/
For Wesleyan, Chad Smith prevailed in the 50 free (24.87) and Daniel Olzer finished first in the 100 free (58.30)