High School Basketball NCHSAA Playoffs Round One Finals and more scores:There have been some upsets

from Ben L. Smith High School and more details on these games and interviews with the coaches on the way….
Smith boys 88, West Henderson 59
End of First Quarter:Smith 19, West Henderson 8…Halftime:Smith 41, West Henderson 24…End of Third Quarter:Smith 56, West Henderson 39…Final:Smith 88, West Henderson 24…
Smith boys scoring:Nayshaun Hale 23 points, Braylon Collins 15, Richard Goods 14, Gage Lattimore 12, Markquan Gilbert 7, Xavier Partee 5, Burris 3, Hughes 3, Aikens 2, Mann 1…Collins with 5 three’s for Smith…Key free throws in the game, from Partee, Gilbert and Hale…Strong inside game from Richard Goods…Gage Lattimore, with a super effort coming in off of the Smith bench…Just a great all-around game from Nayshaun Hale, of the Smith Golden Eagles…
CLICK BELOW for our postgame interview with the head coach of the Smith boys basketball coach, Derrick Partee…

Smith girls 70, North Iredell 65
End of First Quarter:Smith 15, North Iredell 9…Halftime:Smith 35, North Iredell 24…End of Third Quarter:Smith 45, North Iredell 39…Final:Smith 70, North Iredell 65…
Smith girls scoring:Drayton-Gill 24, Scott 23, Davis 13, Smith 7, Burch 7
Scott got the Smith girls going early in the contest, and then Drayton-Gill became a force for Smith in the second half…Zoe Davis gave Smith the solid inside presence inside that they were looking for…As a team, Smith hit 20 free throws in the ball game…Smith’s top five, with Scott, Drayton-Gill, Davis, Morgan Smith, and Abby Burch, scored all of the Eagles’ points on Tuesday night…
CLICK ON BELOW for our postgame interview with Smith girls coach Mike Bolton, after his team’s win over North Iredell…

Both Smith teams are moving on to Round Two of the NCHSAA Playoffs on Thursday….

Northwest Guilford boys 85, AC Reynolds 75
Big upset win on the road for the NWG boys basketball team…
Drew Watkins with 22 points, Conner Ballou with 20 points and 12 assists for NWG, Jalen Cross 16, Jackson Hartzell 11, and Wyatt Harbaugh 9 points, for NWG…

North Iredell boys 59, Dudley 56
Panthers fall in Round One…

Grimsley boys 80, WS Reagan 52
Excellent defense by the Whirlies tonight, and on to Round Two at home for Grimsley…
Freshman Zacck Wiggins leads Grimsley in scoring with 18 points..Tyler Albright with 15 points, Nick Elliot and Jordan Wall with 13 points each for the Whirlies…

Northern Guilford girls 78, Sun Valley 25
NG girls now (26-0) and moving on to Round Two of the playoffs at home, on Thursday….

Northern Guilford boys 64, TC Roberson 47
Leading Scorers:
Manny Elliott 18
Nolan Hodge 16
Jackson Helms 8
Vance Bolyard 8
Jordan Williams 8
(This is the blueprint that I laid out here for NG earlier today.)

Southwest Guilford girls 61, Asheville 52
SWG Cowgirls on to Round Two on Thursday…

Southern Guilford boys 65, Kings Mountain 52
Big road win for the SG Storm boys…Not many people saw this one coming, including us….Good job SG Storm…

High Point Andrews girls 62, McMichael 41
HPA girls on to Round Two of the NCHSAA Playoffs…
HPA scoring:N.Townes with 11 points, S. Johnson 10 pts, A. Bowman 8 pts. A. Cureton 8 pts., Z. Scott 8 pts

Marvin Ridge girls 48, Southeast Guilford 41
courtesy of Shawyn Newton, SEG Athletic Director

East Forsyth girls 57, Northwest Guilford 46

Alexander Central girls 53, Ragsdale 40

Mount Tabor boys 82, Ragsdale 78…Double Overtime

Alexander Central boys 53, Page 51

Charlotte Catholic girls 62, Page 21

Forbush boys 80, High Point Andrews 76

Bishop McGuinness boys 65, Murphy 55

Bishop McGuinness girls 68, Gray Stone 20

Langtree girls 69, NC Leadership Academy 28

Bessemer City boys 64, Bethany Community School 42

North Stokes boys 73, Cornerstone Charter 50
Cornerstone Leading scorers:
Cameron Milton 18 pts, 9 rebounds
Josh McNair 11 pts, 6 rebounds
Elijah Edwards 8 pts, 9 rebounds

NCISAA Basketball Semifinals:
4A Boys:Greensboro Day School boys 65, Cannon School 45
3A Boys:High Point Christian Academy boys 61, Cary Academy 49

4A Girls:Rabun Gap girls 58, Wesleyan Christian Academy 50
3A Girls:High Point Christian Academy girls 61, Forsyth Country Day 52

More scores on the way….