High School Basketball Tonight Finals for (12/20/17):Free’s Free Throws push Piedmont Classical past Eastern Guilford in first loss of the year for EG Wildcats/Jaylen Alston with 34 points for EG/SWG and Page boys both suffer losses

Smith boys 80, Reidsville 62
Smith girls 73, Reidsville 37
Southeast Raleigh boys 54, Grimsley 42
Greensboro Day Boys 61, Rainier Beach(Seattle) 49
Hopewell boys 57, Page 56
Page girls 41, Hopewell 33
High Point Central boys 86, Southwest Guilford 76
Southwest Guilford girls 52 High Point Central 40
Roosevelt boys 56, Northwest Guilford 50
High Point Christian Academy boys 74, Carolina Forest 65
East Davidson girls 59, North Davidson 57
North Davidson boys 82, East Davidson 57

*****Brian Free from the Piedmont Classical School with 6 made free throws down the stretch and that led the PCS Bobcats over the Eastern Guilford Wildcats, in what would be the EG ‘Cats first loss of the season, and they are now (11-1), after tonight’s 64-60 loss to Piedmont Classical and the free throws by Free(Brian) were a very big difference in this game, for Ken Free’s PCS team….Ken Free coach is Brian Free’s cousin….
Final:Piedmont Classical School boys 64, Eastern Guilford 60
End of 1st Q:PCS 16, EG 14…Halftime:PCS 33, EG 32…End of 3rd Q:EG 43, PCS 43
15 points each for Brian Free and Travon Mayo from Piedmont Classical, while it was 12 points for Shakeel Moore, plus 8 each for Jaylen Joyner and Elijah Joyner, 5 points for Evan Joiner and 1 point for Andrew Dalton…
EG scoring:Jaylen Alston 34 points, Montez Venable 15 points, 3 points for Dominique Graves, who had to leave the game with injury, which appeared to be a high ankle sprain and Graves did not return…For the EG Wildcats you also had two each for Nathan White, Jaden Nesbitt, Nic Cheeley and Nick McMullen…..
Jaylen Alston had another ‘Dunk of the Year’ candidate dunk tonight for Eastern Guilford….
Wildcats-Bobcats and what a WILD game it was…
Girls showed:Eastern Guilford 68, Piedmont Classical 27

JV Boys:Grimsley boys 64, Southeast Guilford 38
JV Boys:Eastern Guilford 84 Piedmont Classical 31

More scores are on the way…..
Bonus Scores courtesy of Lamar Daniels….LD does it again and comes up with more scores……
Wesleyan Christian Girls 58-56
East Forsyth Girls 67-39
Utah Westlake Boys 62-56
North Forsyth Boys 52-51
Salisbury Girls 58-22
Salisbury Boys 71-28


  1. Greensboro Day Boys 61-49
    HP Central Boys 86-76
    Hopewell Boys 57-56
    SWG Girls 52-40
    Eastern Guilford Girls 68-27
    HP Christian Boys 74-65
    Wesleyan Christian Girls 58-56
    Smith Girls 73-37
    East Forsyth Girls 67-39
    Utah Westlake Boys 62-56
    East Davidson Girls 59-57
    North Davidson 82-57
    North Forsyth Boys 52-51
    Salisbury Girls 58-22
    Salisbury Boys 71-28

  2. So it is Ken and Ben are brothers and Brian is the cousin of Ken and Ben and I knew Brian, Ben, and Ken were connected, as in Kin and that is a good thing…Good to get that connection rolling and I always go through the whole Free Tree with Ken Free Sr., his brother who was Lazelle Free or somewhere in that neighborhood, then there was the younger Ken, and Ben and then Brian and Brian’s dad and don’t forget Lloyd Free, who became World B. Free, but he was from New York and migrated to Greensboro, to play basketball at Guilford College and when you look at the “Free Tree” there is basketball and baseball going from limb to limb of that “Free Tree”….

    “Little Man Free”, which has always been Brian to me is a sight to see…Free can hit the three and he hits his “Free Throws”….

    Smith update is coming and thanks for the ‘Free Time’ for me to sure share some “Free Info”…..

  3. Hey Andy, — Page girls 41, Hopewell 33. Emma Heard top scorer with 21.

    Merry Christmas! Hope to see you at Haeco.


  4. Time to start checking those numbers and checking them twice….And we just did and thanks for the adjust….


  5. Andy Durham,

    Something to add to the Free tree. Big Ken and Lazelle have a sister. One of her sons is the late Tony McKee. He is a former Dudley standout and Virginia Tech Hokie as well as Football coach at Smith High School at one point. He also was a free agent prospect for the Dallas Cowboys I believe. He has two brothers that were also excellent High School athletes and they both played sports on the college level as well I believe. The Free family has a strong sports history. Good luck to Brian in accomplishing his sports aspirations. He is a very bright, driven young man.

  6. Add Tony McKee to the “Free Family Tree” sounds good to me….

    I interviewed him and talked to him many times over the years back in the day and one night he did commentary for me on a high school basketball game with Smith at Dudley….

    A great man, Tony McKee, and he is missed….

  7. I heard that previous Dudley QB Hendon Hooker wore #2 this freshmen year in honor of the memory of Tony McKee who also wore that number at Virginia Tech. (Dudley family, Free family friend)

  8. I heard that previous Dudley QB Hendon Hooker wore #2 this freshmen year in honor of the memory of Tony McKee who also wore that number at Virginia Tech. (Dudley family, Free family friend).

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