Cavs complete sweeps over Western Harnett
Southern Lee 35, Western Harnett 30
A night after getting their first win of the season, the Lady Eagles (1-15, 1-6) forced Southern Lee (9-9, 6-1) into a hard-fought Cape Fear Valley win at Cavalier Court Wednesday night.
After a 15-15 score at the half, the Lady Cavaliers edged ahead 22-19 going to the fourth period.
Erin Pickens led Southern Lee with 10 points and three rebounds. Brianna Taylor had seven points, five assists and five steals. Jordanna Kalkhof scored seven points as well. The Lady Cavs sweep the Lady Eagles for the season.
Western Harnett travels to Overhills for a CFVC game tonight at 6:30 p.m. Southern Lee, a game behind first-place Overhills in the conference, goes to Westover tonight for a 6 p.m. start.
Middle Creek 70, Lee County 40
Middle Creek (12-7, 7-4) cruised past the visiting Lady Yellow Jackets (5-14, 0-11) in Apex Wednesday night.
De'ja Bland led Lee County with 14 points, six steals and three rebounds. Quitta Wilson scored six points. Betsy Dohrer led Middle Creek with 15 points.
Lee County hosts Cary for a Tri-Nine game tonight at 7 p.m.
Overhills 52, Westover 51
The Lady Jaguars (12-5, 7-0) pulled out a back-and-forth game to remain undefeated in the Cape Fear Valley Wednesday night.
Westover (11-7, 4-3) led 22-12 after one quarter, trailed 27-26 at the half, then led 39-36 headed to the fourth. Overhills sweeps Westover for the season.
Sophomore Ge'Naisha Robinson led the Lady Jags, who've won six straight games, with 17 points, 10 rebounds and five steals. Katelyn Clark had 15 points and three assists. Janna Aultman had six points and 10 boards.
Overhills hosts Western Harnett tonight at 6:30 p.m.
Harnett Central 43, Garner 41 - 2OT
Host Harnett Central (15-2, 7-2) needed two overtimes to get its sixth straight win, edging Garner (0-14, 0-8) in a Greater Neuse River game.
Garner won the fourth period 10-7 to tie the game 33-33. It was 37-37 after one overtime.
Senior DeAnneisha Jackson led the Lady Trojans with 11 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks. Jalisia Campbell had nine points and 10 rebounds.
Kiyana Stokes led Garner with 13 points.
Harnett Central travels to face East Wake tonight at 6:30 p.m.
Southern Lee 43, Western Harnett 27
The Cavaliers (9-8, 6-1) clamped down on the visiting Eagles (2-16, 1-6) to win their sixth straight game and, along with Overhills topping Westover on Wednesday, move into a first-place tie with Westover in the Cape Fear Valley ahead of tonight's Southern Lee at Westover contest.
Southern Lee led 24-14 at halftime and kept going for a season sweep against the Eagles.
Western Harnett plays at Overhills tonight at 8 p.m. The Cavs clash with the Wolverines tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Fayetteville. Westover beat Southern Lee 51-38 in their first meeting of the season.
Overhills 68, Westover 58
Overhills (11-6, 5-2) handed the visiting Wolverines (14-4, 6-1) their first CFVC loss on Wednesday night. The Jaguars are 8-2 in their last 10 games.
Overhills hosts Western Harnett tonight while Westover hosts Southern Lee.
Garner 69, Harnett Central 42
Garner (14-2, 8-0) rolled to a conference win at Harnett Central Wednesday night. Demarcus Sanford led Garner with 12 points, seven steals and six rebounds.
Sophomore Don Singletary led Harnett Central with 13 points and Hunter Baker added eight points.
Harnett Central (7-10, 3-6) goes to East Wake tonight for an 8 p.m. tip.
Lee County 45, Athens Drive 35
106 - Omar Samara (A) p. Zachary Thomas 2:00, 113 - Trey Cornish (A) p. Carson Blackburn 4:46, 120 - Myles Vaziri (A) p. Luis Payares 1:06, 126 - Grant Finkbeiner (A) tf. Rocco Torre 21-6, 132 - Kyle Flood (L) d. AbdulAziz Shemna 8-7, 138 - Dalton Messer (L) p. Jacob Joyner 3:39, 145 - Daquan Holt (L) p. Keith Markovich 1:04, 152 - Jesse Moore (L) p. Jack Timothy 2:16, 160 - Ahmad Husein (A) p. John Nguyen 1:54, 170 - William Shoop (L) p. Andrew Ahern 1:48, 182 - Brandon Prevatte (L) p. Jack Young 1:44, 195 - Mahmoud Ghuweir (A) p. Alex Phillips 1:44, 220 - Elijah West (L) p. Tyler Smith 1:53, 285 - Ethan Lucas (L) p. An'Teal Brinson 1:00
The Yellow Jackets (16-6, 3-4) won a Tri-Nine dual at Athens Drive Wednesday night. Lee County finishes its regular season hosting Holly Springs on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Tri-Nine Championships are set for Saturday, Feb. 9 at Panther Creek.
Gray's Creek 60, Southern Lee 18
106 - Erick Guerrero (S) p. Daniel Rachunek 1:22, 113 - Bryson Edwards (G) d. Anthony Brown 6-0, 126 - Ezzard Pickett (G) d. Anthony Holt 6-2, 132 - Colton Phillips (G) inj. def. Chad Ellis, 138 - Andrew Stamper (S) p. Patrick Channell 1:11, 145 - Cedric Young (G) p. Ryan Parham 1:34, 170 - Justis Richardson (G) p. Frank DelPalazzo 1:12, 182 - Johnathon McCullen (S) p. Robert Shannon 3:11, 195 - Brandon LaValley (G) p. Ben Long 0:55, 220 - Corey Drake (G) p. Joshua Stevenson 0:49, 120, 152, 160 and 285 - ff. to G
The Cavaliers (3-18) fell in a CFVC dual at Gray's Creek Wednesday night. The Cape Fear Valley Conference Championships are set for Feb. 9.
Knightdale 40, Harnett Central 30
106 - Tramal Turner (K) p. Walker Carroll, 113 - Justin Wadell (H) d. Joshua East 14-8, 120 - Nick Lopez (K) md. Tristan Capshaw 20-6, 126 - Martin Gutierrez (K) mf. Blake Jones, 132 - Eric McKoy (H) p. Shawn Simpson, 138 - David Blalock (H) d. Bobby Samuels 12-11, 145 - Noah Ray (H) dq. Brandon Skinner, 152 - Bradley Skinner (K) p. Kalil Griffin, 160 - Adam Bridges (K) p. Donovan Bethea, 170 - Josh Mills (K) d. John Atkins 13-9, 182 - Donday Washington (K) p. Bryon Clifford, 195 - ff. to K, 220 - LaMar Dulin (K) d. Bruce Espinoza 5-3, 285 - Juan Escobar (H) p. Eyosias Zemelak
The Trojans (12-14) fell in a GRNC dual at Knightdale Wednesday. Harnett Central will host Garner this coming Wednesday at Union Pines starting at 9:30 a.m.
Union Pines 60, Westover 24
106 - Dylan Barber (U) p. Anthony Thompson 2:25, 120 - Paul Ambrose (U) p. Charles Randle 0:56, 126 - Christian Talbert (U) p. Alex Medina 0:21, 145 - Conner Van Cleave (U) p. Darian Edwards 1:03, 170 - Zach Yates (U) p. Jonathan McClendon 0:54, 182 - Jamarkus Swinson (W) p. Grant Jefferson 0:30, 195 - Johnte White (W) p. Justin Windle 0:30, 220 - Karaun Proctor (W) p. Garrett Jefferson 0:40, 285 - Cherrod Williams (W) p. Caleb Edwards 1:16, 113, 132, 138, 152 and 160 - ff. to U
The Vikings (12-7, 5-0) stayed perfect in the Cape Fear Valley with a home win over the Wolverines Wednesday night. Union Pines hosts Jack Britt and Southern Alamance Saturday at 6 p.m.
St. Paul's 45, Overhills 34
106 - Nathan Earwood (S) p. Gleeson Brown 2:36, 113 - Jason Figueroa (O) p. Sharon Moran 2:29, 120 - Jacobi Jacobs (S) p. Robert Nesbit 1:57, 132 - Tyler Gonzalez (O) md. Chris Broady 13-0, 138 - Dwayne Chaney (O) p. Jesse Huskins 0:43, 145 - Justin Harrell (S) d. Zachery Arrowsmith 9-2, 152 - Diquan Anderson (O) p. Kayshawn Ray 0:10, 160 - R'Quan Mack (O) p. Lucas Terry 1:31, 220 - Michael Robinson (S) p. Bradley Pitts 2:36, 285 - Michael Freeman (S) p. Linden Christian 1:01, 126 - ff. to O, 170, 182 and 195 - ff. to S
The Jaguars (2-12) will be in the Cape Fear Valley Championships at Union Pines on Saturday, Feb. 9.