Lady Vikings finish Jacket Classic 2-1
Union Pines 55, Hoke County 38
Lady Viking center Stephanie Johnson totaled 18 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots leading Union Pines to a fifth-place finish and a 2-1 mark in the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Monday night at Lee County.
Hoke County led 14-7 through a quarter. Union Pines came back for a 21-20 edge at halftime.
Nyona Shields scored nine points for the Lady Vikings and Tiffany Hicks had six points, six rebounds and four assists.
Union Pines (10-2, 3-0) will host Southern Lee, as Cape Fear Valley play picks up again, at 6 p.m. Friday. The Lady Vikings beat the Lady Cavaliers 65-30 on Saturday during the Lee County tourney.
Grace Christian 55, Community School of Davidson 45
The Lady Crusaders (11-1, 1-1) won their fourth straight game in the Carolina Christian Holiday Classic New Year's Tournament in Locust Monday. Grace Christian played in the tourney final yesterday.
Following the tournament, the Lady Crusaders will travel to face Cresset Christian at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Southern Lee 63, Scotland 56
The Cavaliers (8-4, 2-0) defeated the Fighting Scots in the fifth-place game of the Woodmen of the World Christmas Tournament at West Bladen High School on Monday. The Cavs finished the tournament 2-1 and have won eight of their last nine games.
Southern Lee will play at Union Pines at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Grace Christian 82, First Assembly 46
The Crusaders routed First Assembly of Monroe in the first round of the Carolina Christian Holiday Classic New Year's Tournament in Locust on Monday. Grace Christian played in the final last night.
Grace Christian will play a Carolina Christian Conference game at Cresset Christian at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Carrboro 79, Overhills 74
The Carrboro Jaguars (7-4) beat the Overhills Jaguars (7-4, 1-0) in the fifth-place game of the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Monday night.
Carrboro led 65-48 going to the fourth period and hung on for the win. James Scott led Carrboro with 23 points.
Jeremiah Jenkins led Overhills with 25 points and Dexter McCrae scored 18 points. McCrae was named to the All-Tournament Team.
Overhills will go to Seventy-First for a Mid-South Athletic game at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
42nd WRAL Invitational
at Athens Drive
Team scores (35 schools)
1. Alexander Central - 184
2. Cranford (NJ) - 178
23. Pinecrest - 52.5
24. Northwood - 43.5
106 - Justin Tibbs (Leesville) d. Alex Contreras (P) 10-8, Madison Tipton (Enka) d. Contreras 7-4
138 - Brian Crutchfield (West Johnston) p. Oscar Ybarra (P) 1:33, Ybarra p. Christopher Collins (Alleghany) 3:21, Rob Hamlet (Northwood) p. Ybarra 2:38
145 - Dallas Roemer (P) tf. Adam Lynch (Cape Fear) 16-0, Roemer d. Andrew Tompkins (Cranford) 6-1, Roemer d. Zane Knight (Alexander Central) 4-3, Championship match - Roemer d. Blake Hohman (New Kent, Va.) 8-3
152 - Zikees Pendergrass (Ashbrook) p. Alec Cerritos (P) 3:34, Cerritos d. James Giffin (New Kent) 13-8, Cerritos p. Merrick Guggeis (West Forsyth) 2:59, Nic Morris (New Bern) d. Cerritos 5-2
182 - Rider Excell (P) d. Neijel Kilgore (Hillcrest) 9-2, Brandon Dills (Enka) d. Excell 10-8, Excell p. Corey Armstrong (Ashbrook) 2:32, Quintin Brinkley (West Forsyth) d. Excell 4-2
195 - Demazio Samuel (Northern Durham) d. Chase Patton (P) 10-3, Patton p. Kinan Sallah (Cox Mill) 4:10, Josh Hairston (West Forsyth) d. Patton 7-6
Pinecrest's Dallas Roemer won the 145-pound title. Roemer is 18-2 this season.
106 - Hampton Johnson (Hillcrest) tf. Carson Amy (N) 16-0, Bryan Olivers-Gomez (West Forsyth) d. Amy 7-5
126 - Ian Machamer (North Gaston) p. Lorenzo Lamanna (N) 0:52, Lamanna p. Cameron Lindsay (Wake Forest) 4:19, Lamanna p. Jordan Clark (Northern Durham) 3:24, Sean Hogan (Hillcrest) tf. Lamanna 17-2
132 - Hunter Queen (N) p. Spencer Westcott (Heritage) 2:41, Austin Meaney (Croatan) d. Queen 6-2, Queen tf. Jackson Williams (Alleghany) 15-0, Garrett Phifer (New Bern) d. Queen 7-4
138 - Rob Hamlet (N) p. Derrick Alston (Garner) 1:35, Josh Hawkins (New Bern) p. Hamlet 0:54, Hamlet p. Oscar Ybarra (Pinecrest) 2:38, Andrew Carros (West Forsyth) d. Hamlet 3-2
152 - Carl Zeitler (Independence) md. Will Mishoe (N) 9-1, Mishoe d. Sam Spinda (Enka) 2-0, Jonathan Carlock (Southern Vance) p. Mishoe 1:52
160 - Michael Queen (N) p. Anthony Scott (Croatan) 4:32, Garrett Hlavacek (Cape Fear) p. Queen 1:19, Queen d. Tyler Ruff (Leesville) 6-2, Zach Tesh (West Forsyth) p. Queen 2:24
182 - John Dunning (N) p. Dalton Lahotta (Croatan) 2:52, Dunning p. Gabriel Pickett (Middle Creek) 0:49, Ryan Devlin (Lake Norman) p. Dunning 3:26, Quintin Brinkley (West Forsyth) md. Dunning 14-3
220 - David Walker (Wake Forest) p. Johnathan Pena (N) 4:29, Pena inj. def. Luke Pauley (Ashbrook), Connor Bost (Hillcrest) d. Pena 6-3
285 - Ronnie Morrisette (Bunn) p. Tyler Lowe (N) 2:28, Jonathan El-Khoury (Cranford) p. Lowe 1:51
Tiger Holiday Classic
at Chapel Hill
Team scores (29 schools)
1. Jack Britt - 287.5
2. Chattahoocee (Ga.) - 188.5
10. Chatham Central - 99.5
Chatham Central results
106 - Nick Daggett (C) p. Zachary Allen (Chapel Hill) 3:58, Malique Johnson (West Carteret) p. Daggett 0:32, Daggett tf. DeAndre Swinson (South View) 16-0, Daggett d. Michael Eastwood (Green Hope) 8-1, Daggett p. Tyler Johnson (Trinity) 4:22, Ethan Phillips (Chattahoocee) d. Daggett 8-4.
126 - James Daggett (C) p. Noah Panzarella (Chattahoocee) 1:33, Daggett d. Julian Summa (Clay) 12-6, Daggett d. Brett Underwood (Piedmont) 7-4, Daggett d. Stephen Dreher (Carrboro) 14-7
138 - Chris Jaeger (C) p. Houston Spivey (Trinity) 1:19, Jaeger tb. Arie Freeman (Granville Central) 3-1, Brandon Stern (Jack Britt) md. Jaeger 12-1, Jaeger d. Keegan Cordell (Carrboro) 9-3, Austin Luke (Clay) d. Jaeger 5-0
145 - Dalton Robinson (C) p. Eli Hawley (Watauga) 3:55, Kane Price (Mooresville) p. Robinson 1:25, Robinson md. Cole Lewis (Voyager) 14-0, Robinson p. Justin Harris (East Chapel Hill) 1:00, Josh Coble (Parkwood) p. Robinson 4:26
160 - Jared Mathewson (C) d. Patrick McCarthy (Carrboro) 9-4, Carson Keeny (South View) p. Mathewson 3:18, Gabe Irwin (Watauga) inj. def. Mathewson
170 - Graham Jones (C) md. Jake Irwin (Watauga) 15-2, Jordan Thompson (William Hough) p. Jones 2:57, Jones d. Nick Rivers (South View) 4-0, Alex Meehan (Chattahoocee) p. Jones 4:58
182 - Ben Dixon (Havelock) tf. Luis Puente (C) 19-3, Puente p. Cody Wilkerson (Voyager) 3:22, Roberto Sibrian (Chapel Hill) p. Puente 1:42
195 - Zack Kwiatkowski (Clayton) p. Curtis Brown (C) 0:42, Brown p. Benjamin Ammons (Voyager) 1:30, Jon Whiting (Clay) p. Brown 3:32
Chatham Central's James Daggett won the 126-pound division title taking his season record to 21-3. Nick Daggett and Chris Jaeger finished fourth in their classes.