Southwest Guilford 65, Alexander Central 22
The Cowboys of Southwest Guilford took a long bus trip our to Taylorsville NC to square off against the Cougars of Alexander Central High School.
The Cougars are the North Piedmont Conference Regular Season Champions while winning 21 games overall.
Both teams face off with their eyes on making it to the “Sweet Sixteen” of the State Playoffs.
The Cougars scored on their opening two possessions to lead 4–0. Two minutes later The Cowboys were up 11–4. The blitz was on from there. Southwest was up 23–9 at the end of the first and 47-18 at the half.
In the second half of the mercy rule came into play after just three possessions by the Cowboys as they held the Cougars to just four points total in the second half.
Southwest cruises with a 65–22 victory to advance to the third round of the State playoffs.
Alexander Central was led by Bryant Wicker with 5 points. Southwest was led by Kobe Langley with 17, as well as Keyshaun Langley and Orlando Smith with 14 apiece.
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final Alex. Central 09 09 02 02 22 Southwest 23 24 16 02 65
Alexander Central (1-1)
Logan Grant 4
Alek Watts 2
Kaleb Parsons 1
Justin Dula 1
Bryant Wicker 5
Ethan Bumgarner 4
John Blankenship 1
Noah Presnell 2
Ethan Lingle 2
Paul Bullock 2
Keyshaun Langley 14
Orlando Smith 14
Kobe Langley 17
Ty Radford 2
Kameron Langley 8
Kaymon Mitchell 8
Courtesy of SWG assistant coach Greg Vlazny