ASHEBORO EASTERN RANDOLPH FAITH CHRISTIAN FAYETTEVILLE STREET PROVIDENCE GROVE RANDLEMAN SOUTHWESTERN RANDOLPH TRINITY UWHARRIE CHARTER. WHEATMORE

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February 23, 2020 – WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Heaven Fitch (Uwharrie Charter Academy) was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler in this years 1A tournament following her State Championship win Saturday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. Also, according to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association:

Heaven Fitch became the first female to win an NCHSAA Wrestling Individual State Championship. Last year, she finished fourth to become the first female to place at the State Individual Tournament.

She was one of thirty Randolph County wrestlers who qualified for this years state tournament. Thirteen of those made it through to the final rounds with six making it to the championship round. Four local athletes, including Fitch, achieved that goal.

In 2A wrestling, Ethan Oakley (Sr, Wheatmore, 132 pound division) won his third championship in four appearances in the state tournament. Oakley has titles from 2017, 2019 and 2020, with a second place finish in 2018.

Winning championships in 1A wrestling were Heaven Fitch (Jr, Uwharrie Charter, 106 pound division), Gage Beal (Sr, Uwharrie Charter, 113 pound division) and Jerry Jiminez (Sr, Uwharrie Charter, 152 pound division).

Finishing second in the state were Devin Daugherty (Sr, Wheatmore, 285 pound division, 2A) and Sergio Saldana (Sr, Uwharrie Charter, 220 pound division, 1A).

Also placing in the tournament were:

Grayson Roberts - 3rd Place (Fr, UCA, 145 pounds 1A)

Doug Bowles - 3rd Place (So, UCA, 160 pounds 1A)
David Varner - 3rd Place (Jr, PG, 160 pounds 2A)
David Makupson - 4th Place (So, THS, 126 pounds 2A)
Jaime Bernal - 4th Place (Sr, UCA, 182 pounds 1A)
Alex Minish - 5th Place (Jr, THS, 132 pounds 2A)
Luis Garcia - 6th Place (Jr, RHS, 120 pounds 2A)

More information at SPORTSTONE WRESTLING

NCHSAA RECAPS


February 22, 2020 – Saturday Results

WRESTLING – STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS at GREENSBORO COLISEUM

7:00 Coliseum opens for teams

8:00 Coliseum opens for spectators
9:00 2A, 3A, 4A Consolations
12:00 State Semifinals
2:15 Consolations
5:15 3rd & 5th Place Matches
7:00 Parade of Champions
7:30 State Championship Finals

SPORTSTONE WRESTLING, CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

BASKETBALL – TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS

MID-PIEDMONT CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT FINALS at WILLIAMS

(w) #1 Southeast Guilford 57, #2 SW Randolph 43

SWR: Ashton Maness scored 15 points, Sarah Crews acored 12 points, Jordan Claborn scored 6 points.

SEG: Kennedi Simmons led with 21 points.

(m) #1 Eastern Guilford 67, #3 Williams 53

PIEDMONT ATHLETIC CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT FINALS at RANDLEMAN

(w) #2 TW Andrews 51, #1 Randleman 48

RHS: Gracyn Hall scored 15 points, Veronica Marlow scored 10 points, Taylor Gantt and Elizabeth York added 8 points each.

TWA: Jeriel Nesbitt scored 16 points, Ashley Bowman scored 12 points.

(m) #6 Jordan-Matthews 71, #4 TW Andrews 57

YADKIN VALLEY CONFERENCE TIE-BREAKER GAME

(w) #3 Uwharrie Charter 36, #3 Chatham Central 33

UCA: Natalie Beeson scored 14 points, Gabi Greene scored 13 points.

February 20, 2020 – Friday Results

WRESTLING – STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS at GREENSBORO COLISEUM (DAY 1)

1A MATCH RESULTS (UCA) - ROUND ONE

2A MATCH RESULTS (PG, RHS, THS, WHS) - DAY ONE
3A MATCH RESULTS (AHS) - DAY ONE

SPORTSTONE WRESTLING

BASKETBALL

MID-PIEDMONT CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT FINALS at WILLIAMS

(w) #1 Southeast Guilford vs #2 SW Randolph POSTPONED - SAT, 6:00

(m) #1 Eastern Guilford vs #3 Williams POSTPONED - SAT, 7:30

February 20, 2020 – POSTPONEMENTS

The championship games of the Piedmont Athletic 2A Conference basketball tournament have been postponed until Saturday afternoon (2/22) because of school closings on Friday.

The girls tournament championship between Randleman and TW Andrews will tip off at 1:00 Saturday afternoon followed by TW Andrews and Jordan-Matthews in the boys finals around 2:30 pm.

Both games will be played at Randleman High School.


February 20, 2020 – COLLEGE COMMITTMENTS

Two Wheatmore High School seniors have committed to different schools for college athletics.

Austin Biggs signed with Catawba College for football. The three-time All-Conference player will join the Indians in the South Atlantic Conference.

Neva Hippert, an All-Conference selection in both Track and Field and Cross Country, has committed to the University of Mt Olive for Track & Field. The Trojans compete in the Conference Carolinas.


February 20, 2020 – REVISED WRESTLING SCHEDULE

FROM THE NCHSAA:

**Times are approximate, and rounds are averaged based on the past 3 NCHSAA State Championships. Coaches and wrestlers should always be in place earlier rather than later.

**Weight Allowance for Friday and Saturday: 2lbs, all classes, all wrestlers

Friday, February 21st

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11:00 a.m. 1A & 2A Weigh-ins
2:00 p.m. 3A Weigh-ins
4:00 p.m. 4A Weigh-ins
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12:30 p.m. 1A & 2A 1st Round
3:30 p.m. 3A 1st Round
5:30 p.m. 4A 1st Round
7:30 p.m. 2A, 3A, 4A 1st Round Consolation
9:30 p.m. 2A, 3A, 4A Quarterfinals

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Saturday, February 22nd

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7:30 a.m.
1A, 2A, 3A, 4A Weigh-ins
9:00 a.m.
2A, 3A, 4A Consolation Quarterfinals
12:00 Noon
1A, 2A, 3A, 4A Semifinals
2:15 p.m.
2A, 3A, 4A 3rd Round "Consys" & 1A 1st Round "Consys"
4:00 p.m.
1A, 2A, 3A, 4A Consolation Semifinals
5:15 p.m.
1A, 2A, 3A, 4A 3rd and 5th place
7:00 p.m.
Parade of Champions
7:30 p.m.
State Championship Finals
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SPORTSTONE WRESTLING


February 20, 2020 – Thursday Schedule

Due to weather concerns, there are no events scheduled.


February 19, 2020 – PLAYOFF POSTPONEMENTS

FROM THE NCHSAA:

*CHAPEL HILL – Due to the wintry weather forecast to affect the state over the next several days, the NCHSAA has postponed the seeding date for the 2020 Men's and Women's Basketball Playoffs to Sunday, February 23, 2020. This decision was made in an effort to allow systems and conferences that become impacted by the weather to complete tie-breaker or conference tournament games as necessary and able.

Seeding will not begin prior to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday and finalized brackets can be expected sometime Sunday evening on the NCHSAA Website and through a press release to the NCHSAA Media Email List.

*CHAPEL HILL – Due to the wintry weather forecast to affect the state over the next 24 hours, the NCHSAA has postponed the first day of the 2020 Individual Wrestling State Tournament to Friday at midday.

The NCHSAA Staff is working on a schedule that will still allow the tournament to be completed on Saturday night. More details and an updated schedule will be released tomorrow through the NCHSAA Website and other communication avenues.


February 19, 2020 – Wednesday Results

BASKETBALL – CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS

MID-PIEDMONT SEMIFINALS at WILLIAMS

(w) #1 Southeast Guilford 68, #4 Williams 39

(m) #1 Eastern Guilford 61, #5 Southeast Guilford 23
(w) #2 SW Randolph 56, #3 Asheboro 51
SWR: Heaven Maness scored 17 points, Carley Everhart scored 10 points with 5 assists and 3 steals, Jordan Claborn and Alexis Maness scored 9 points each, Sarah Crews scored 7 points with 10 rebounds.

(m) #3 Williams 74, #2 SW Randolph 56

SWR: Parker LaPlant scored 18 points, Luke Dalke scored 13 points, Chris Hardin scored 8 points.

PIEDMONT ATHLETIC SEMIFINALS at HIGHER SEEDS

(w) #1 Randleman 66, #5 Providence Grove 47

RHS: Hannah Hinshaw and Veronica Marlow scored 14 points each, Gracyn Hall scored 11 points with 10 rebounds, Elizabeth York scored 11 points, Taylor Gantt scored 10 points with 7 assists.
PG: Malea Garrison scored 13 points, Allie Frazier scored 10 points, Edi Austin added 8 points.

(w) #2 TW Andrews 70, #3 Eastern Randolph 56

ER: Brecken Snotherly scored 21 points, Amya Brooks scored 12 points, Courtnee Carter and Savannah Beaver scored 8 points each.

(m) #6 Jordan-Matthews 57, #2 Trinity 40

(m) #4 TW Andrews 57, #1 Randleman 53
RHS: Nate Cassidy scored 14 points, Dominick Poole scored 13 points, Nate Green and Kaleb Mitchell scored 8 points each.

YADKIN VALLEY SEMIFINALS at SOUTH DAVIDSON

(w) #2 North Rowan 50, #3 Chatham Central 35

(m) #2 North Rowan 57, #6 Uwharrie Charter 44
UCA: Zane Caudle led with 15 points.

(w) #1 Gray Stone Day 43, #4 Uwharrie Charter 31

(m) #1 Chatham Central 75, #4 North Stanly 58

February 19, 2020 – SPECIAL FEATURES

The women's basketball program at Uwharrie Charter Academy soars onto the SPECIAL FEATURES page at SportsTone.


February 19, 2020 – Wednesday Schedule

BASKETBALL – CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS

MID-PIEDMONT SEMIFINALS at WILLIAMS

4:00 (w) #1 Southeast Guilford vs #4 Williams

5:30 (m) #1 Eastern Guilford vs #5 Southeast Guilford
7:00 (w) #2 SW Randolph vs #3 Asheboro
8:30 (m) #2 SW Randolph vs #3 Williams

PIEDMONT ATHLETIC SEMIFINALS at HIGHER SEEDS

6:00 (w) #5 Providence Grove at #1 Randleman

6:00 (w) #3 Eastern Randolph at #2 TW Andrews
7:00 (m) #6 Jordan-Matthews at #2 Trinity
7:30 (m) #4 TW Andrews at #1 Randleman

YADKIN VALLEY SEMIFINALS at SOUTH DAVIDSON

4:00 (w) #2 North Rowan vs #3 Chatham Central

5:30 (m) #2 North Rowan vs #6 Uwharrie Charter
7:00 (w) #1 Gray Stone Day vs #4 Uwharrie Charter
8:30 (m) #1 Chatham Central vs #4 North Stanly

February 18, 2020 – Tuesday Results

BASKETBALL – CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS

(w) #3 Asheboro 56, #6 Eastern Guilford 49

AHS: Diamond McDowell scored 23 points, Tanaesha Ellison and Cayleigh Price scored 8 points each.

(w) #2 SW Randolph 61, #7 Southern Guilford 32

SWR: Heaven Maness scored 16 points, Ashton Maness scored 12 points, Katie Mull scored 8 points.

(m) #6 Uwharrie Charter 78, #3 South Stanly 76

UCA: Jordan Harrison scored a career high 22 points, Dylan Wheatley scored 12 points, Cameron Fordham added 11 points.

(m) #5 Southeast Guilford 61,  #4 Asheboro 50

(m) #2 SW Randolph 48, #7 Southern Alamance 42

SWR: Ethan Smith scored 23 points, Chris Hardin scored 13 points, Parker LaPlant scored 7 points.

February 18, 2020 – BASKETBALL SCHEDULE CHANGES

Due to the forecast for winter weather, the Mid-Piedmont 3A Conference has changed the schedule for the men's and women's basketball tournament semifinals. All four semifinal games will now be played on Wednesday at Walter M Williams High School in Burlington.

Women's semifinals are scheduled for 4:00 and 7:00 with men's games at 5:30 and 8:30. The schedule update is reflected on the SportsTone BASKETBALL SCHEDULE page.

A decision on moving the tournament championship games forward to Thursday night will be made by the end of the day Wednesday.


February 18, 2020 – Tuesday Schedule

BASKETBALL – CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS

6:00 (w) #6 Eastern Guilford at #3 Asheboro

6:00 (w) #7 Southern Guilford at #2 SW Randolph
6:00 (m) #6 Uwharrie Charter at #3 South Stanly
7:30 (m) #5 Southeast Guilford at #4 Asheboro
7:30 (m) #7 Southern Alamance at #2 SW Randolph

February 17, 2020 – Monday Results

BASKETBALL – CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS

(w) #5 Providence Grove 62, #4 Wheatmore 41

(w) #3 Eastern Randolph 56, #6 Jordan-Matthews 48

ER: Brecken Snotherly scored 18 points, Courtnee Carter scored 15 points, Brooklyn Rush scored 11 points.

(w) #2 TW Andrews 70, #7 Trinity 34

(w) #4 Uwharrie Charter 46, #5 North Stanly 34

UCA: Kristen Jensen scored 20 points, Gabi Greene scored 13 points.

(m) #2 Trinity 58, #7 Providence Grove 47

(m) #6 Jordan-Matthews 75, #3 Wheatmore 67  (OT)

WHS: Austin Biggs scored 35 points, Zach Berrier scored 10 points, Gavin Dennis and Jake Tuggle scored 8 points each.

(m) #4 TW Andrews 71, #5 Eastern Randolph 58


February 17, 2020 – SPECIAL FEATURES

Asheboro High School senior Lindy Otero is a State Champion and the subject of Dennis Garcia's SPECIAL FEATURE this week from SportsTone.


February 17, 2020 – Monday Schedule

BASKETBALL – CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS

6:00 (w) #5 Providence Grove at #4 Wheatmore

6:00 (w) #6 Jordan-Matthews at #3 Eastern Randolph
6:00 (w) #7 Trinity at #2 TW Andrews
6:00 (w) #5 North Stanly at #4 Uwharrie Charter
7:00 (m) #7 Providence Grove at #2 Trinity
7:30 (m) #6 Jordan-Matthews at #3 Wheatmore
7:30 (m) #5 Eastern Randolph at #4 TW Andrews

February 16, 2020 – ALUMNI NEWS

Lincoln Memorial University announced this week that Ty-Kella Goins (ER '16) has been named one of 50 Division II softball players on the National Player of the Year watch list. The senior infielder is hitting in the lead-off spot for the Railsplitters (currently 7-1) who are coming off of a 38-win season in 2019.

ARTICLE

Lauren LaPlant (SWR '16) recently set a new record for 3-pointers in a season at Western Carolina University. The redshirt junior scored four 3's against UNC-G on Saturday for a total of 68 with four games remaining in the Catamount's regular season.

ARTICLE


February 15, 2020 – Saturday Results

WRESTLING – REGIONALS (DAY 2) - LOCAL RESULTS

1A EAST REGIONAL at UWHARRIE CHARTER

Heaven Fitch was voted the Most Outstanding Wrestler of the 1A East Regional Tournament.

2A MID-EAST REGIONAL at WHEATMORE

3A MID-WEST REGIONAL at AL BROWN

TRACK & FIELD – INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

1A/2A CHAMPIONSHIPS at JDL FAST TRACK, Winston-Salem

Jessica McQueen (THS) advanced through the preliminary rounds and finished 5th in the 300 meter run with 6th place finishes in the 55 meter dash and in the 500 meter run.

BASKETBALL

(w) Chatham Central 45, Uwharrie Charter 42

UCA: Kristen Jensen scored 10 points, Natalie Beeson and Mia Leonard scored 9 points each.

(m) Chatham Central 54, Uwharrie Charter 52  (OT)

UCA: Ashton Troutman scored 19 points, Cam Fordham scored 10 points. 

(w) Eastern Randolph 70, Montgomery Central 30

ER: Brecken Snotherly scored 21 points, Amya Brooks scored 15 points, Kyania Brower scored 12 points, Brooklyn Rush scored 11 points.

(m) Montgomery Central at Eastern Randolph


February 15, 2020 – COLLEGE COMMITTMENTS

Trinity's Faith Bogue has signed to play soccer and continue her education at St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, NC. Faith is the Captain of the Varsity Cheerleading Squad and has been a vital part of the girls varsity soccer team for four years.

Randleman senior Chloe Hicks has signed with Bluefield College in Bluefield, Virginia, to continue her education and softball career.

Both the St. Andrews University Knights and the Bluefield College Rams compete in the Appalachian Athletic Conference.


February 15, 2020 – TRACK & FIELD

The 3A State Championships were held Friday for Indoor Track & Field at the JDL Fast Track facility in Winston-Salem. Arianna Lovingood-Smith, an Asheboro High School Sophomore, qualified for the state meet in women's triple jump and placed 10th with a distance of 33-10.50.


February 15, 2020 – Saturday Schedule

WRESTLING – REGIONALS (DAY 2)

9:15 1A EAST REGIONAL at UWHARRIE CHARTER

8:30 2A MID-EAST REGIONAL at WHEATMORE
9:00 3A MID-WEST REGIONAL at AL BROWN

TRACK & FIELD – INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

4:00 1A/2A CHAMPIONSHIPS at JDL FAST TRACK, Winston-Salem

BASKETBALL

2:00 Uwharrie Charter at Chatham Central

4:00 Montgomery Central at Eastern Randolph

February 14, 2020 – Friday Results

BASKETBALL

(w) Eastern Randolph 60, Trinity 21

(m) Eastern Randolph 66, Trinity 60

ER: Kaeman Marley scored 22 points, Landon Collins had 14 points, Osiris Ross scored 10 points.
THS: Chris Essick scored 19 points, Luke Gentry scored 16 points, Ben Owens scored 14 points.

(w) Jordan-Matthews 66, Providence Grove 58

(m) Providence Grove 74, Jordan-Matthews 71  (OT)

(w) TW Andrews 48, Wheatmore 28

(m) Wheatmore 76, TW Andrews 63

WHS: Jake Tuggle and Austin Biggs scored 24 points each, Zach Berrier scored 14 points.

(w) Uwharrie Charter 47, South Davidson 20

UCA: Natalie Beeson scored 14 points, Madi Duvall scored 7 points, Kristen Jensen scored 6 points.

(m) Uwharrie Charter 73, South Davidson 38

UCA: Dalon Arrington lead with 15 points, Dylan Wheatley added 13 points, Alijah Barker scored 12 points

NCCSA DISTRICT PLAYOFFS

(m) Gospel Light 63, Faith Christian 41

WRESTLING – REGIONALS (DAY 1) LOCAL RESULTS

5:30 1A EAST REGIONAL at UWHARRIE CHARTER

5:30 2A MID-EAST REGIONAL at WHEATMORE
5:30 3A MID-WEST REGIONAL at AL BROWN

February 13, 2020 – Thursday Results

BASKETBALL

(w) Randleman 64, Trinity 23

RHS: Elizabeth York scored 19 points, Gracyn Hall scored 16 points, Taylor Gantt scored 10 points.

(m) Randleman 47, Trinity 40

RHS: Kaleb Mitchell scored 12 points, Nate Cassidy scored 10 points.

THS: Luke Gentry scored 17 points, Ben Owens scored 11 points, Chris Essick and Richie Linville had 6 points each.


February 12, 2020 – Wednesday Results

BASKETBALL

(w) Eastern Randolph 54, Wheatmore 53

ER: Brecken Snotherly scored 21 points, Amya Brooks scored 12 points, Brooklyn Rush scored 10 points.

WHS: Ashlyn Linville scored 22 points, Taylor Comer scored 17 points, Kara Comer scored 10 points.

(m) Wheatmore 80, Eastern Randolph 73

WHS: Austin Biggs scored 23 points, Christian Duke scored 16 points, Jake Tuggle had 15 points, Zach Berrier scored 14 points.

ER: Landon Collins scored 15 points, Cade Snotherly scored 14 points, Kaeman Marley scored 12 points.

(w) Uwharrie Charter 53, South Stanly 26

UCA: Natalie Beeson scored 14 points, Mia Leonard scored 11 points, Gabi Greene scored 9 points.

(m) South Stanly 60, Uwharrie Charter 46

UCA: Cameron Fordham had 12 points, Ashton Troutman scored 10 points.

February 11, 2020 – Tuesday Results

BASKETBALL

(w) Providence Grove 57, Asheboro 56

PG: Malea Garrison scored 20 points, Makayla McClain scored 10 points, Edi Austin scored 9 points.

AHS: Diamond McDowell led with 36 points, Kesley Nance scored 9 points, Kaelyn Nance added 5 points.

(m) Providence Grove 56, Asheboro 53

PG: Jonathan Foust scored 20 points, Michael Fee and Luke Thomas added 7 points each.

AHS: Noah Watkins scored 20 points, Kejuan Logan scored 11 points, Avery Jones had 9 points.

(w) Southeast Guilford 64, SW Randolph 45

(m) SW Randolph 67, Southeast Guilford 55

SWR: Chris Hardin scored 18 points, Luke Dalke had 15 points and 12 rebounds, Ethan Smith scored 15 points with 7 rebounds, Parker LaPlant had 11 points and 7 rebounds.

(w) TW Andrews 75, Trinity 30

(m) Trinity 56, TW Andrews 44

THS: Chris Essick scored 19 points with 10 rebounds, Luke Gentry scored 13 points, Ben Owens had 8 points.

(w) Jordan-Matthews 50, Wheatmore 47

(m) Wheatmore 56, Jordan-Matthews 54

(w) Randleman 55, Eastern Randolph 41

RHS: Gracyn Hall had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Elizabeth York scored 14 points, Hannah Hinshaw had 13 points and 8 rebounds, Taylor Gantt scored 9 points.

(m) Eastern Randolph 63, Randleman 62

(w) Gray Stone Day 52, Uwharrie Charter 34

UCA: Natalie Beeson scored 16 points, Kristen Jensen had 6 points.

(m) Uwharrie Charter 57, Gray Stone Day 38

UCA: Garrett McCollum scored 15 points, Dylan Wheatley scored 8 points.

(w) Union Grove 50, Faith Christian 26

(m) Union Grove 80, Faith Christian 54

February 11, 2020 – ALUMNI NEWS

Jordan McDuffie (SWR '16) is featured in a great article at Wingate.edu. Check it out HERE.


February 11, 2020 – Tuesday Schedule

BASKETBALL

6:00 Providence Grove at Asheboro

6:00 SW Randolph at Southeast Guilford
6:00 Trinity at TW Andrews
6:00 Wheatmore at Jordan-Matthews
6:00 Randleman at Eastern Randolph
6:00 Uwharrie Charter at Gray Stone Day
6:00 Faith Christian at Union Grove (Lexington)

February 10, 2020 – Monday Results

BASKETBALL

(w) TW Andrews 59, Providence Grove 46

(m) TW Andrews 49, Providence Grove 47

(w) SW Randolph 65, Asheboro 33

SWR: Heaven Maness scored 16 points, Jordan Claborn scored 14 points, Ashton Maness and Sarah Crews had 9 points each.

AHS: Diamond McDowell scored 21 points, Cayleigh Price had 5 points, Kesley Nance added 3 points.

(m) SW Randolph 52, Asheboro 50

SWR: Ethan Smith scored 17 points with 9 rebounds, Parker LaPlant had 12 points and 4 rebounds, Mason Cross scored 10 points with 5 rebounds.

AHS: Noah Watkins scored 19 points, Avery Jones had 9 points, Elias Alston and Tatum Marsh had 5 points each.


February 8, 2020 – Saturday Results

WRESTLING – 1A DUAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

AT GREENSBORO COLISEUM FIELD HOUSE

Avery County def. Uwharrie Charter 35-30

Uwharrie Charter finished as the 2020 runner-up in Dual Team Wrestling as Avery County took a Major Decision in the opening match and never let the Eagles catch up. Winners for UCA were Grayson Roberts, Jerry Jimenez, Doug Bowles, Aiden Carter, Heaven Fitch, Lucas Bice.

Details at SPORTSTONE WRESTLING.

Dual Team RECAPS from the NCHSAA.

NC WOMEN'S INVITATIONAL AT CAROLINA COURTS, CONCORD

Lindy Otero (AHS) def. Hailee Orr (W Henderson), Fall (0:36)

Lindy Otero (AHS) def. Brenda Bayse (Mallard Creek), Fall (0:14)
Lindy Otero (AHS) def. Eva Keefauver (E Henderson), Fall (2:48)

CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH (138 pounds)

Lindy Otero (AHS) def. Laura Thompson (Cleveland), Decision (13-11)

In North Carolina's second post-season women's wrestling tournament, Lindy Otero of Asheboro High School finished as Champion in the 138 weight division. Otero won her first three matches by pins in the day-long event before winning the title by points to finish the year with a 10-7 record.

The AHS senior finished third in the inaugural NCHS Women's Invitational Tournament following the 2018-19 season.

SPORTSTONE WRESTLING

Invitational RECAP from the NCHSAA.


February 7, 2020 – Friday Results

WRESTLING – DUAL TEAM PLAYOFFS

2A EAST REGION AT TRINITY AS SCHEDULED

Croatan def. Trinity

Washington def. Wheatmore
Croatan vs Washington

1A EAST REGION AT UWHARRIE CHARTER AS SCHEDULED (Central Gym)

Uwharrie Charter def. South Stanly 42-35

Rosewood def. Granville Central
Uwharrie Charter def. Rosewood 48-36
UCA will defend their 2019 Championship at noon Saturday at the Greensboro Coliseum Field House. Going 2-0 for the Eagles in the regional rounds were Heaven Fitch, Gage Beal, Jacob Newton, Jerry Jimenez, Doug Bowles, Cameron Clark.

BASKETBALL

(w) Hilltop Christian 46, Faith Christian 34

(m) Hilltop Christian at Faith Christian

Asheboro at SW Randolph POSTPONED - MON, 2/10

Trinity at Randleman POSTPONED - THU, 2/13
Wheatmore at Eastern Randolph POSTPONED - WED, 2/12
Providence Grove at TW Andrews POSTPONED - MON, 2/10
Uwharrie Charter at Chatham Central POSTPONED

February 6, 2020 – Thursday Results

SWIMMING – 1A/2A STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS at TRIANGLE AQUATIC CENTER

Katie Fritz and Spencer Hall from Wheatmore swam in the State Championship Meet today in Cary.

Fritz, a junior, garnered a 4th place finish in the 50 yard freestyle and she finished 5th in the 100 yard freestyle event.

A sophomore, Hall finished in 12th place in the men's 50 yard freestyle race.

Also from the PAC 7, Jenna Fadely from Jordan-Matthews medaled in the 100 yard breaststroke with a second place finish. The junior swimmer also finished 4th in the 200 yard individual medley.

SPORTSTONE SWIMMING


February 6, 2020 – Thursday Schedule UPDATED 8:15 PM

SWIMMING – 1A/2A STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

9:00 Wheatmore at TRIANGLE AQUATIC CENTER

WRESTLING – DUAL TEAM PLAYOFFS

2A EAST REGION – AT TRINITY - POSTPONED UNTIL FRIDAY, 2/7

6:00 Trinity vs Croatan

6:00 Wheatmore vs Washington
7:30 Trinity/Croatan winner vs Wheatmore/Washington winner

1A EAST REGION – AT UWHARRIE CHARTER - POSTPONED UNTIL FRIDAY, 2/7

6:00 Uwharrie Charter vs South Stanly

6:00 Rosewood vs Granville Central
7:30 UCA/S Stanly winner vs Rosewood/Granville C winner

BASKETBALL

6:00 South Stanly at Uwharrie Charter - POSTPONED THU, 2/13


February 5, 2020 – Wednesday Results

BASKETBALL

(w) Southeast Guilford 72, SW Randolph 48

SWR: Heaven Maness scored 23 points, Ashton Maness scored 10 points, Brooke Springer had 5 points.

(m) SW Randolph 53, Southeast Guilford 52

SWR: Ethan Smith scored 16 points with 7 rebounds and 4 assists, Chris Hardin scored 15 points, Parker LaPlant had 9 points, Mason Cross and Luke Dalke had 6 points each.

TRACK & FIELD

4:00 Trinity at East Rowan Meet


February 5, 2020 – WRESTLING TEAM REGIONALS

The NCHSAA has announced the locations for Thursday's Regional Semifinal and Championship matches in the Dual Team Playoffs. Trinity and Uwharrie Charter will host regional matches scheduled for Thursday with the winner from both locations advancing to the State Championship matches in Greensboro Saturday.

After long road trips Tuesday, both Trinity and Wheatmore will wrestle at Trinity High School on Thursday. Trinity will face Croatan High School and Wheatmore will take on Washington High School in the Eastern Regional Semifinals at 6:00. The winners will then wrestle for the regional title at approximately 7:30.

In the 1A East Regional, defending champion Uwharrie Charter will host Thursday's semifinals and championship matches. The Eagles will face conference opponent South Stanly at 6:00 in one semifinal as Rosewood High School takes on Granville Central in the other. The winners will then wrestle for the regional title at about 7:30.


February 4, 2020 – Tuesday Results

BASKETBALL

(w) Providence Grove at Wheatmore

(m) Wheatmore 75, Providence Grove 51

WHS: Zach Berrier scored 21 points, Austin Biggs scored 18 points, Matt Craddock had 16 points.

(w) Randleman 57, TW Andrews 52

RHS: Gracyn Hall scored 17 points, Elizabeth York had 16 points, Taylor Gantt scored 12 points.

(m) Randleman 75, TW Andrews 63

RHS: Kaleb Mitchell scored 26 points, Nate Cassidy scored 18 points, Dominick Poole scored 13 points.

(w) Jordan-Matthews at Trinity

(m) Trinity 58, Jordan-Matthews 45

THS: Ben Owens scored 23 points, Luke Gentry had 10 points and 6 assists, Richie Linville had 9 points and 5 rebounds.

(w) Uwharrie Charter 68, North Moore 26

UCA: Natalie Beeson scored 17 points, Savannah Surratt scored 11 points, Kristen Jensen had 9 points.

(m) Uwharrie Charter 61, North Moore 36

UCA: Dalon Arrington scored 12 points, Dylan Wheatley and Ashton Troutman added 9 points each. 

(w) Alamance Christian 52, Faith Christian 34

(m) Alamance Christian 83, Faith Christian 62

WRESTLING DUAL TEAM PLAYOFFS

ROUND ONE

Enka def. Asheboro 40-30

AHS: Winners were Kyle Hicks, Drew Bullins, Arhman Tyson, Joshua Reyes, Diego Gutierrez, Abraham Mora.

Trinity def. Dixon 45-23

Wheatmore def. Northeastern 42-36

ROUND TWO

Trinity def. Reidsville 49-21

THS wrestlers going undefeated on the night were KJ Stafford, David Makupson, Alex Minish, Jermell Brockington, Ian Acosta, Sebastion talent.

Wheatmore def. North Pitt 54-28

WHS wrestlers going 2-0 were Cameron Hinson, Seth Miller, Conner Nelson, Ethan Oakley, Wil Shores.

Uwharrie Charter def. Albemarle 58-24

UCA winners were Grayson Roberts, Jerry Jiminez, Doug Bowles, Cameron Clark, Sergio Saldana, Heaven Fitch, Gage Beal, Austin Kennedy, Byan Lackey, Drew Shelton.

February 3, 2020 – Monday Results

BASKETBALL

(w) Asheboro 70, Williams 65

(m) Williams 66, Asheboro 58

AHS: Thomas McIntosh scored 22 points, Alex Pulido scored 8 points, Noah Watkins added 6 points.

February 3, 2020 – SPECIAL FEATURES

Dual Team Wrestling playoffs begin Tuesday for the Trinity Bulldogs, champions of the Piedmont Athletic Conference. The Bulldog grapplers are also the subject of this week's SPECIAL FEATURE from SportsTone.


February 3, 2020 – DUAL TEAM WRESTLING (ROUNDS 1 & 2)

Conference Champions Asheboro, Trinity and Uwharrie Charter, along with PAC 7 #2 seed Wheatmore have qualified for the Dual Team Wrestling post-season. The first two rounds will be held Tuesday night in sectionals or 'pods' of four teams at various locations.

In the 1A bracket of 24 teams, Uwharrie Charter has a first round Bye and will host a match between Albemarle and Neuse Charter. The winner of that first round match will then take on UCA in round two.

Asheboro will travel to Central Cabarrus and face Enka in the first round with the winner then wrestling the winner of the match between Central Cabarrus and Stuart Cramer High School.

Trinity, Reidsville and Morehead are in a sectional hosted by Dixon High School with the matches held at Dixon Middle School.

The Wheatmore matches with North Pitt, West Craven and Northeastern will be hosted by North Pitt at Wellcome Middle School near Greenville.

The recommended start time by the NCHSAA is 6:00pm for Round One and 7:30pm for Round Two. Winners from each of those sectionals will advance to Thursday for rounds 3 and 4. The Dual Team State Championship matches are this Saturday in Greensboro.

SPORTSTONE WRESTLING


February 3, 2020 – Monday Schedule

BASKETBALL

6:00 Williams at Asheboro


February 2, 2020 – WINTER SPORTS PLAYOFFS

Regional Meets were held this weekend in the 2020 Swimming Championships. Results for Asheboro in the 3A Meet and Wheatmore in the 1A/2A Meet are available on the SportsTone Swimming Page.

Congratulations to area Cheerleading Squads who competed in the NC Cheerleading Coaches Association State Championships at Friendship High School in Apex Saturday.

Trinity's Jessica McNeill will be among the competitors in the 2020 Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday afternoon, February 15th at JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem. Jessica qualified in the 55 meter dash, 300 meter dash and the 500 meter run.

Dual Team Wrestling Championships will be decided this week with first and second rounds held Tuesday, third and fourth (regional) rounds on Thursday and State Championships determined this Saturday, February 8th at the Greensboro Coliseum Fieldhouse. Brackets and locations will be announced Monday by the NCHSAA.

North Carolina will hold the second annual women's wrestling tournament on February 8th at Carolina Courts in Concord.

The individual wrestling post-season will begin with regional tournaments on Friday & Saturday, February 14 & 15. Wheatmore High School will host the 2A Mid-East Regional and Uwharrie Charter Academy will host the 1A East Regional.

More information can be found on the SportsTone Wrestling Page.


February 1, 2020 – Saturday Schedule

WRESTLING

9:30 YADKIN VALLEY TOURNAMENT at Uwharrie Charter Academy

SWIMMING – 1A/2A REGIONALS

4:30 Wheatmore at GREENSBORO AQUATIC CENTER



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