Lady Jets pitch shutout in second half
Jordan-Matthews 55, Bartlett Yancey 13
The Lady Jets (16-1, 5-1) led 28-13 at halftime before blanking Bartlett Yancey (4-13, 0-7) the rest of the way in a Mid-State Conference game Thursday night.
Senior center Erin Bristow led Jordan-Matthews with 17 points.
The Lady Jets will visit county rival Northwood this evening for a 6 p.m. tip.
Northwood 40, Cedar Ridge 26
The Lady Chargers (13-3, 9-0) stayed perfect in Carolina 12 play winning at Cedar Ridge (10-8, 7-3) Thursday evening.
Sophomore guard Shontai Totten led the Lady Chargers with 21 points. Jasmine Atkins added six points. Northwood got out to a 14-5 lead by the end of the first period.
The Lady Chargers sweep Cedar Ridge and have a seven-game winning streak heading into hosting Jordan-Matthews tonight at 6 p.m.
Harnett Central 54, Smithfield-Selma 35
Harnett Central jumped out to a 17-7 lead through one quarter and won a Greater Neuse River game in Smithfield Thursday night.
Maya Banks led the Lady Trojans with 19 points and DeAnneisha Jackson scored 18 points.
Harnett Central (13-2, 5-2) has won four straight games and will host Clayton in a GNRC game Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Pinecrest 57, Scotland 47
Pinecrest (9-6, 2-1) trailed until winning the last quarter 24-10 to get a key Southeastern Conference win at home over Scotland (11-3, 2-1) Thursday night.
Senior center Janea Williams poured in 34 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. Williams made 14-of-17 field goals and 6-of-8 free throws. Brianna Alston had eight points and Jasmine Chalmers had seven points for the Lady Patriots.
Pinecrest will play a conference game at Richmond Monday at 6 p.m.
Jordan-Matthews 55, Bartlett Yancey 46
Jordan-Matthews (15-2, 4-2) completed a season sweep over Mid-State foe Bartlett Yancey Thursday night.
Bryson Bittle led the Jets with 14 points. Casey Golden added 12 points.
Jordan-Matthews will play at Northwood tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Northwood 64, Cedar Ridge 54
Northwood rallied from trailing 44-39 entering the fourth quarter to win a Carolina 12 game at Cedar Ridge (6-11, 6-3) Thursday night.
Kadarus Rone led the Chargers (10-6, 7-2) with 17 points. Aumad Walker and Ti Pinnix scored 16 points each. The game was knotted, 27-27, at the half.
Northwood will host Jordan-Matthews tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Harnett Central 53, Smithfield-Selma 51
The Trojans (7-8, 3-4) pulled out a conference win at Smithfield-Selma (7-9, 1-6) Thursday night.
Hunter Baker led the Trojans with 14 points and Anthony Staton had 10 points. Smithfield-Selma led 34-33 through three quarters.
Harnett Central will host Clayton Tuesday at 8 p.m.
North Moore 61, Chatham Central 60
The Mustangs (9-8, 6-4) edged the host Bears (3-11, 2-7) in their first meeting of the season in Bear Creek Thursday night.
North Moore continues in Yadkin Valley play with a date at Albemarle Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Chatham Central travels to West Montgomery Tuesday for a 7:30 p.m. tip.
Northwood 51, Carrboro 28
106 - Dante Veltri (C) p. Ian Anderson 1:13, 113 - George Carpenter (C) p. Arlo Estill 2:29, 120 - Stephen Dreher (C) p. Lorenzo Lamanna 3:01, 126 - Trenton Davis (C) p. Cody Harrell 5:51, 132 - Rob Hamlet (N) p. Alex Gilligan 1:38, 138 - Michael Queen (N) p. Sergei Callaham-Bishop 2:59, 145 - Jay'sen Boyd (N) p. Keegan Cordell 2:43, 152 - Joshua Carver (N) d. Maxim Gaut 13-6, 160 - Carson McKay (C) md. Tyler Wall 9-0, 285 - Thaddeus Tallman (N) p. Magnus Herweyer 1:33, 170, 182, 195 and 220 - ff. to N
Northwood (18-8) won its second dual in two nights at Carrboro Thursday. The Chargers will host Voyager Academy and Bishop McGuiness on Wednesday starting at 6 p.m.