Wolverines hold off Union Pines in CFVC opener
Westover 61, Union Pines 49
In the Cape Fear Valley Conference opener for both sides in Fayetteville on Tuesday night, Westover (4-2, 1-0) led by a point going to the fourth quarter and pulled away over the Vikings (3-3, 0-1) to win.
The Vikings trailed 34-25 at the half before getting to within a 40-39 Wolverine edge going to the fourth period.
Luke Davis led the Vikings with 18 points and Malik Crawford added 12 points. Jozef Vanderhorst scored 20 points for the Wolverines, who are the defending CFVC champs.
Union Pines will host Terry Sanford for a CFVC game at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Northwood Temple 73, Grace Christian 32
The Crusaders (3-4, 1-1) fell in a Carolina Christian Conference game at Northwood Temple Tuesday night.
The Eagles outscored the Crusaders 40-15 in the second half. Macoumba Kane led the Eagles with 13 points and 14 rebounds.
William Kerr led Grace Christian with 13 points and 16 rebounds.
A tough schedule continues for the Crusaders as they host Greenfield School at 7:30 p.m. tonight. Greenfield (11-0) defeated Northwood Temple 78-58 earlier this season.
Bunn 63, Northwood 48
Bunn senior Deshawn High scored 25 points as the Wildcats won in Pittsboro Tuesday night.
Ti Pinnix led the Chargers with 11 points. Northwood (2-3) will begin its first Big Eight Conference season hosting Chapel Hill at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
South View 58, Overhills 54
South View (2-2, 1-0) won the fourth period 12-8 to edge the visiting Jaguars (4-2, 0-1) Tuesday night.
Overhills was playing its first-ever 4A Mid-South Athletic Conference game. Dexter McCrae led the Jaguars with 17 points and Bryan Staten scored 13 points.
Overhills will host Cape Fear at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Triton 55, Harnett Central 54
D'Angelo Harris scored the game-winning basket for the Hawks with 2.4 seconds left as Triton turned around a 52-37 loss to Harnett Central from two weeks ago on Tuesday night in Erwin.
Harris led the Hawks (3-4) with 17 points. Nick Parker scored 12 points on four three-pointers. Triton made eight three-pointers total.
Don Singletary led the Trojans (2-4) with 22 points.
Triton hosts Midway at 8 p.m. tonight. Harnett Central hosts Fuquay-Varina at 8 p.m. tonight.
North Moore 54, South Stanly 44
The Mustangs (3-2, 1-0) won the fourth quarter 17-7 to defeat the visiting Rebel Bulls and start their Yadkin Valley Conference season with a win Tuesday night.
North Moore played at Eastern Randolph last night and will play at Union Academy at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Caldwell Academy 75, O'Neal 48
Caldwell Academy (5-5) led 36-27 at halftime and pulled away from the Falcons with a 22-7 advantage in the third quarter Tuesday night in Southern Pines.
The Falcons (1-5) will host Coastal Christian at 7 p.m. Friday.
Northwood Temple 60, Grace Christian 55 - OT
Northwood Temple (8-1), ranked No. 1 in NCISAA 1A, edged the No. 2 Lady Crusaders (7-1, 1-1) in overtime in a Carolina Christian Conference contest in Fayetteville Tuesday.
The Lady Crusaders struggled to stop 6-foot-4 Marta Miscenko, who had 17 points and 16 rebounds for the Lady Eagles. Miscenko is from Riga, Latvia, has been on Latvia's junior national team and has committed to play at the University of Texas-El Paso.
“We had our opportunities to win this game and just didn’t take advantage of them," said Grace Christian head coach Joel Murr. "I believe we will learn some things from this game that will help us down the road. Turnovers and free throws hurt us down the stretch."
The Lady Crusaders missed 10 free throws for the game. Northwood Temple won the overtime period 7-2.
Anna Murr led the Lady Crusaders with 20 points. Karinda Farrant had 17 points and seven steals. Alexis Ross had 14 points and 11 rebounds.
Grace Christian hosts Grace Christian of Raleigh at 6 p.m. tonight.
Union Pines 79, Westover 43
The Lady Vikings (5-1, 1-0) opened their conference season with an easy win at Westover (0-6, 0-1) Tuesday night.
Sophomore center Stephanie Johnson totaled 18 points, five rebounds and three assists for the Vikings. Tiffany Hicks had 14 points and eight boards. Lexie Coxe had 12 points, including three three-pointers and Nyona Shields had six points and six assists.
Union Pines will host Terry Sanford at 6 p.m. Friday.
Northwood 51, Bunn 42
The Lady Chargers (6-0) jumped out to a 16-5 lead by the end of the first period and kept going to win at home Tuesday night.
Junior guard Shontai Totten led Northwood with 15 points. Freshmen guards Jazanae Billings and Kristian Eanes added 13 and 11 points, respectively.
The Lady Chargers will open Big Eight Conference play at Chapel Hill at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
South View 50, Overhills 29
South View (4-0, 1-0) gave Overhills (5-1, 0-1) its first loss in the Mid-South Athletic opener for both sides Tuesday night.
Chinyere Bell led South View with 21 points. Ge'Naisha Robinson scored 20 points for the Lady Jaguars.
Overhills will host Cape Fear at 6 p.m. Friday.
Harnett Central 43, Triton 35
Harnett Central (3-3) beat county-rival Triton for the second time this season Tuesday at Triton.
Sophomore guard Madison Turlington led the Lady Trojans with 17 points and Taylor Snow had 10 points.
Je'nae Harvey led Triton with 18 points.
The Lady Hawks (2-5) host Midway at 6 p.m. this evening while Harnett Central hosts Fuquay-Varina at 6 p.m. this evening.
North Moore 52, South Stanly 39
The Lady Mustangs (2-3, 1-1) got a Yadkin Valley victory at home Tuesday night, getting out to a 30-16 halftime lead.
North Moore played at Eastern Randolph last night and will have a YVC game at Union Academy at 6 p.m. Friday.
Southern Lee 48, Jordan-Matthews 36
106, 160 - forfeit to J, 113 - Anthony Brown (S) p. Brian Estrada 0:38, 120 - Jonathan Lopez (J) p. Cody Venrick 3:29, 126 - Denis Cruz (J) p. George Murchison 1:18, 132 - Eric Ocampo (J) p. Joseph Matthews 1:44, 138 - Andrew Stamper (S) p. Will Freeman 0:12, 145 - Andrew Lin (S) p. Connor McGin 0:35, 152 - Antwone Lutterloh (S) p. Hasler Zuniga 2:35, 170 - Nathan Poirier Nathan (J) p. Daniel Long 0:26, 182 - Johnathon McCullen (S) p. Juan Parada 0:18, 195 - Sean Giles (S) p. Caleb Nixon 0:38, 220 - Ben Long (S) p. Sam Lara 0:53, 285 - Patrick Bunnell (S) p. Andrew Sankey 1:26
Providence Grove 48, Southern Lee 27
106 - double forfeit, 113 - Brown (S) d. Nathan Oakley 12-8, 120 - Ricardo Rosales (P) p. Venrick 1:25, 126 - Nick Hooker (P) p. Dillon Touchard 0:38, 132 - Craig Hyatt (P) p. Samuel Truelove 1:06, 138 - Stamper (S) p. Skylr Stinson 1:24, 145 - Dalton Clark (P) p. Lin 0:30, 152 - James Johnson (P) p. Lutterloh 5:04, 160 - forfeit to P, 170 - Tylr Stinson (P) p. Matt Ellis 0:37, 182 - McCullen (S) p. Dylan Pike 0:37, 195, 220 - forfeit to S, 285 - Chris Butcher (P) p. Bunnell 1:06
Providence Grove 49, Jordan-Matthews 30
106 - Oakley (P) md. Librado Mendoza 14-6, 113 - Rosales (P) p. Estrada 0:30, 120 - Hooker (P) p. Lopez 1:09, 126, 195, 220 - forfeit to J, 132 - Hyatt (P) d. Ocampo 8-4, 138 - S. Stinson (P) p. Freeman 1:15, 145 - Clark (P) p. McGin 1:34, 152 - Johnson (P) p. Jeffrey Sipe 1:16, 160 - Derrick Weeks (J) p. Kevin Willard 2:51, 170 - Poirier (J) p. T. Stinson 0:33, 182 - Pike (P) p. Parada 4:43, 285 - Sankey (J) p. Butcher 0:50
The Cavaliers (3-9) topped the Jets and fell to the Patriots in duals at Jordan-Matthews (1-3) Tuesday night.
Southern Lee will be in action at the My Randolph Sports Classic at Southwestern Randolph on Saturday. The Jets wrestled at East Montgomery last night and will host Carrboro at 7:30 p.m. tonight.