HS hoops Saturday morning rewind

Posted by Andy Durham on January 24, 2009 at 9:24 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

We are getting this one started this morning and we have already posted several scores from last night and here’s some news on the Eastern Guilford-Southern girls to get us running. Coach Whitaker tells us that Southern was up 16-14 at the end of the first quarter and then fell behind by four points at halftime.

In the second half, Eastern’s girls came out strong and they won the third quarter by 23-12 and it was all Wildcats the rest of the way. Here are the final numbers with more scores coming up.

Eastern Guilford increased their conference record to 5 -0 by beating Souther Guilford on the road 65-50. The game was close at the half 28-24 in favor of Eastern Guilford until they went on a run. Eastern was lead by Capricia Small 24 points and Amerijah Jamison 16 points. Kristin Crosby had a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds. Miranda Jenkins had 12 points and 8 assists to close out a well balanced game for the Wildcats.

Capricia Small: 24 pts, 10 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 blocks, 1 steal
Amerijah Jamison: 16 pts, 9 rebounds, 1 assists, 2 blocks 2 steals
Kristin Crosby: 11 pts, 12 rebounds, 4 assists
Miranda Jenkins: 12 pts, 7 rebounds, 8 assists, 4 steals, 1 block
April Totten: 2 pts, 7 rebounds, 3 assists
Kierra Purcell: 2 rebounds, 1 block
Alesha Henry: 2 rebounds

In other hoop action from Friday night we find the Ragsdale girls defeated Southeast Guilford 54-43 and now the two clubs are deadlocked at (5-1) in the conference. Page topped the High Point Central girls 58-54, in what might be considered a mild upset. Chevena Pickard led the Pirates with 26. Dudley had a game on their hands with Rockingham County, but the Panthers prevailed 69-62 with Helen Terry’s 23 and Brianna Patterson’s 14 points pacing the Panthers. Northern Guilford rolled over Bartlett Yancey 82-14 behind Samantha Coffer’s 20 points.

The Northwest Guilford girls continued on with their Metro 4-A Conference run by beating Grimsley 60-39. Melissa Foures had 17 for NWG. The Smith girls keep on findng ways to get more wins as the Golden Eagles topped the East Forsyth Eagles 51-31. Sherry Bullock’s 17 points helped Northeast Guilford get past Western 56-43.

Southwest Guilford knocked off High Point Andrews 49-38, Bishop McGuinness routed Alleghany 73-28 and Vandalia Christian stopped Gospel Light 59-34. More details coming later today….

For the boys it was Greensboro Day going to (22-2) with the Bengals’ 68-36 Homecoming win over Charlotte Country Day. Jay Lewis was the top Bengal with 16 and the Bengals got production from Lucas Weavil, John Bunch, Christian Pulliam, Ryan Carty, Brandon Dorsett, Alex Dick, the big men; Mitchell, Rinksalis, and Robertson, plus loads of of other sources. Ragsdale got 24 points from both Jay Canty and Wally Jones and the Tigers moved on to (16-1) with the 89-69 win over Southeast Guilford last night.

Dudley pounded Rockingham County 79-41 with PJ Hairston again leading the way with his 34 points. Dudley got the assists they needed from Brennan Wyatt and rebounds came the way of Brandon Pennix and Trey Godette. High Point Andrews is now (13-4/4-0) in the Piedmont Triad 3-A Conference after the Red Raiders lopsided 85-48 victory over Southwest Guilford. Grimsley lost to Northwest Guilford at the Pizza Hut Invitational, but not last night, as the Whirlies won big 74-53, with Keith Manley having a big night with 15 points and 18 rebounds.

The Page Pirate boys are unbeaten. That’s in the Metro 4-A Conference, and last night the Pirates added High Point Central to their list of victims. It was Page over HPC 60-52 with Jordan Weethe hitting for 20 and Julius Brooks getting 11 points and 10 boards. Northern Guilford rode Michael Neal’s 18 points to a 58-49 win over Bartlett Yancey. Jacob Lawson was his usual strong self on the boards and Jon Frye was steady as always for the Nighthawks, who are one game behind Dudley in the Triad 3-A Conference.

Western Guilford’s RJ McLaughlin helped his Hornets to a 61-45 victory over Northeast Guilford. The Hornets are right behind NG and Dudley in the conferenc standings. Eastern Guilford slipped past Southern Guilford in overtime last night 57-55. Coach Rod McCollough brought three kids to the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s show the other night and they all showed up big for SG. Desmond Seegars had 20 points, Will Burton had 16 and Cordarel Crook grabbed 15 rebounds. Quayshad Williams was tops for EG with 18 points.

Bishop McGuinnes earned another big 1-A win, with the Villians taking Alleghany 68-47. Ross Diachenko with 17, Jake McSwain with 15 and Aaron Toomey with 14 were the Villian leaders.

Conference races:
Metro 4-A Boys
1)Page-[4-0}
2)Grimsley{2-2}
3)Northwest{2-2}
4)East Forsyth{2-2}
5)High Point Central{1-3}
6)Smith{1-3}……East Forsyth over Smith last night 57-51

Girls Metro 4-A
1)NWG{4-0}
2)Page{2-2}
3)HPC{2-2}
4)Smith{2-2}
5)Grimsley{1-3}
6)East Forsyth{1-3}

Eastern Guilford girls {5-0} and Southern Guilford {2-2} North State 2- Confrence

Ragsdale boys {6-0} and Ragsdale girls {5-1}; Southeast Guilford girls{5-1}: Mid-Piedmomont 3-A Conference

Dudley boys and girls both {8-0}; Northern Guilford boys {6-1}, NG girls{4-3}: Triad 3- Conference

High Point Andrews boys {4-0} Piedmont Triad 3-A Conference

Girl’s scoring from Friday:
1)Chevena Pickard…Page…26 points
2)Capricia Smalls…EG…24 Points
3)Helen Terry…Dudley…23 points
4)Samantha Coffer…NG…20
5)Cedrica Gibson…HPC…19

Boy’s scoring
1)PJ Hairston…Dudley…34 points
2)Jay Canty…Ragsdale…24
Wally Jones…Ragsdle…24
4)Desmond Seegars…SG…20
5)Jon Koger…Smith…20


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