Lake Norman 86, Mooresville 73
MOORESVILLE—Jack Edmonson put up 30 points Tuesday night as Lake Norman downed rival Mooresville 86-73.
The Blue Devils led 16-11 after the first quarter. Lake Norman responded with 24 points in the second quarter and 28 in the third to surge ahead 63-51.
Seth Aeschliman added 12 points for the Wildcats (13-8, 6-5). Clay Hodges and Cam Kepley rounded out their double figure scorers with 11 points apiece.
K.C. Shaw pumped in 21 points to lead the Blue Devils (4-17, 0-11).
Alexander Central 69, McDowell 51
TAYLORSVILLE—Alexander Central scored 38 points in the paint and shot 61.7% (29 of 47) from the field on its way to a 69-51 win Tuesday night over McDowell.
Jem Lowrance and Maddox Kerley were each 7 of 10 from the field, and both finished with 16 points to share game-high scoring honors. They each pulled down five rebounds as well.
Zach Herman made all six of his shots and contributed 14 points.
The Cougars built a 19-10 lead in the first quarter and never looked back.
Lake Norman 59, Mooresville 36
MOORESVILLE—Lake Norman outscored Mooresville in every quarter Tuesday night en route to a 59-36 victory.
Ashley Kennedy tossed in a game-high 16 points for the Wildcats. Kirsten Lewis-Williams supplied 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Madison Saunders added 10 points.
Megan Bornkamp’s 10 points led the Blue Devils, who trailed 23-16 at halftime but were outscored 36-20 in the second half.
McDowell 68, Alexander Central 65 (OT)
TAYLORSVILLE— McDowell outscored Alexander Central 8-5 in overtime to prevail 68-65 on Tuesday night.
Makenna Parkins shot 50% from the field (12 of 24) and beyond the arc (4 of 8) and finished with a game-high 31 points for the Titans. Parkins pulled down 20 rebounds to complete a double-double while also dishing out five assists.
Naliyah Boyce added 19 points and 10 rebounds for McDowell, which trailed 26-24 at halftime.
Gracie Harrington scored 17 points to lead the Cougars. Nikki Hagy and Lanie Hammer chipped in 10 points apiece, and Hagy grabbed 11 rebounds.
NCHSAA 3A state dual-team playoffs, first round
Statesville 41, North Henderson 28
160: Michael Arrona (NH) over Steven Myers (S) (Dec 10-8) 170: Eyvin Gonzalez (NH) over (S) (For.) 182: Garrett Steele (S) over Jonah Alexander Mendoza (NH) (MD 14-0) 195: Robert Shuford (S) over Erik Perez (NH) (Fall 1:06) 220: Triston Norris (NH) over Marc Williams (S) (Fall 1:29) 285: Jason Shuford (S) over (NH) (For.) 106: Lazaro Vasquez (NH) over Leo Martinez (S) (MD 13-2) 113: Parker Galliher (S) over (NH) (For.) 120: Henry Portela (NH) over Brixan Burgess (S) (Dec 2-1) 126: Antonio Caldwell (S) over Robert Cleto Salsado (NH) (Fall 1:06) 132: Andrew Holtz (S) over Peyton Fincher (NH) (MD 10-0) 138: Trevon Hill (NH) over (S) (For.) 145: Joe Dishman (S) over Peyton Cooper (NH) (Dec 8-2) 152: Garrison Fontaine (S) over Christian Jovel (NH) (Fall 4:15).
NCHSAA 3A state dual-team playoffs, second round
St. Stephens 37, Statesville 25
170: Thomas Lipford (STST) over (S) (For.) 182: Garrett Steele (S) over Dorian Whitworth (STST) (Fall 0:00) 195: Justin Beltran (STST) over Robert Shuford (S) (Dec 6-3) 220: Andre Britt (STST) over Marc Williams (S) (Fall 4:45) 285: Jason Shuford (S) over Ryan Campbell (STST) (MD 11-1) 106: Leo Martinez (S) over Cesar Chavez Alonzo (STST) (Fall 0:00) 113: Jovanny Urzua (STST) over Parker Galliher (S) (Dec 5-2) 120: Braxton Hankinson (STST) over Brixan Burgess (S) (Dec 4-3) 126: Antonio Caldwell (S) over Coy Reid (STST) (Dec 7-3) 132: Evan Trossi (STST) over Andrew Holtz (S) (Dec 6-3) 138: Joe Dishman (S) over Dalen Milligan (STST) (Fall 0:00) 145: Garrett Bolling (STST) over (STAT) (For.) 152: Beck Nestor (STST) over Garrison Fontaine (S) (MD 18-10) 160: Andrew Kehoe (STST) over Steven Myers (S) (Dec 6-4).