First-round Conference Tournament Action

Posted by Andy Durham on February 17, 2009 at 9:56 am under High School | Read the First Comment

from Coach William Whitaker Southern Guilford girls:
Southern Guilford 56, McMichael 27

Southern Guilford outscored McMichael 17-0 in the first quarter and the Storm went on to a lopsided victory. Southern will face Eastern Guilford in the semifinals Wednesday. Loyrissa Young pulled down a game-high 20 rebounds and Kamille Horne had the scoring honors with 19 points for Southern Guilford. Also, Nichelle Caudle step in and did an excellent job at point guard, replacing the injured Jasmine Davis.

McMichael — Alex Hooper 14, Brooke Hensley 6, Tyneesha Moore 3, Michaela Simpson 2, Hannah Bailey 2.

Southern Guilford (6-19) — Kamille Horne 19, Nichelle Caudle 8, Lindsay Inman 8, Loyrissa Young 5, Sydne Simmons 4, Rachel Luck 4, Jasmine Harper 3, Jessica Porter 3, Alex Moore 2.

Bishop boys bounce East Surry:Josh Thompson reporting

1 Bishop Mcguinness vs 4 East Surry @ Mt Airy
Northwest 1A conference tourney semifinals

Bishop 24 10 16 20 70
East Surry 18 11 15 14 58

Bishop scoring
Aaron Toomey 28
Ross Diachenko 16
Matthew Paspy 9
Zach Toomey 6
Jake McSwain 6
Mike Paspy 2
Steve Nealen 1
Daniel McClurg 1

East surry scoring
Andrew Hunter 17
Marcus Lawson 9
Hunter Diamont 9
Matt Covington 7
Patrick Marion 6
Walt Tuttle 6
Spence Tuttle 4

Bishop jumped to a 6 point lead after the first quarter behind freshman matthew Paspy’s 3 three pointers. East Surry rallied back in the scond and third quarters to keep the game close throughout. In the third and fourth quarters Bishop rallied behind Ross Diachenko and Aaron Toomey who led a strong attacking defensive charge. Toomey and Diachenko combined for 27 second half points. Diachenko was 10 for 10 from the free throw line for the game to lead the Villains. Toomey had 15 of his 28 in the scond half. Bishop will face the winner of the Mt Airy- North Stokes game on Thursday in the tournament championship. Aaron Toomey 28 pts, 9 assists, 4 steals, 6 rebounds.

Bishop 25-1
East Surry 13-13


  • Basketball Fan said,

    Kudos to Coach Whitaker w/ his 1st year @ Southern. Their record does not reflect the hard work the team has put in this year. Good luck to them