Monday, February 25, 2013

Davidson Day players named all-state

Davidson Day's Maya Caldwell and Justin Jordan were named all-state by the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association.

Caldwell, an eighth-grader, averaged a double-double for the Lady Patriots, tallying 15.8 points, 11.4 rebounds, 3.0 steals and 2.5 assists per game.

Jordan, a senior, led Davidson Day with 17.4 points and 4.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game.

Wildcats, Huskies lead the way at 4A West wrestling regionals

Lake Norman and Hough combined to qualify 15 wrestlers  for the 4A state tournament at last weekend's 4A West regional.

The Wildcats were led by regional champions Conner Kominek (113 pounds) and Cody Karns (120). They will be joined by teammates Michael Ready (138), Eddie McGrail (145), Ryan Devlin (170), Matt Ready (195), Jackson Dowless (220) and Brendan Latham (285) at the 4A state tournament, which will take place Thursday-Saturday in Greensboro.

Four Huskies, Tanner Russ (138), Jake Efird (152), Palmer Maples (170) and Charles Smith (182), won regional championships. Three others, Austin Powell (106), Steven Owen (132) and Adam Nivens (145) also qualified for states.

Mooresville's Sam Crisp won the 106-pound regional championship. Jamie Wright (120), Kane Price (138), Jared Brooks (152) and Dontrez Patterson (182) also move on to states.

Hopewell's Gore Vaughn (182) as well as North Mecklenburg's Jalen Hill (132) and Marquel Thompson (170) also qualified for states.

At the 2A West regional, Bandys' Andrew Brotherton (170) and Anthony Christopher (195) won titles. Fellow Trojans Camron Crowe (138) and Zac Whisnant (220) will accompany them to states.

South Iredell’s Matthew Insogna (106), Jose Lopez (120), John Bustle (152) and Eythan Kramm (160) as well as East Lincoln’s James Daniel (126), Moses Boyter (145), Jeremy Tarleton (170) and Trenton Henderson (195) also made the cut for the 2A state tournament.

Lady Huskies fall in I-Meck tournament finals

Hough lost to Mallard Creek 47-45 in the I-Meck 4A girls' basketball tournament final on Friday. The Lady Huskies will have a rematch with the Mavericks today in the first round of the 4A playoffs. The game is set to tip off at 7 p.m.

Check out the full boy's and girls' basketball playoff brackets.