First Posted: 2/2/2009
HAYS Surry Centrals girls basketball team completed a season sweep of North Wilkes on Friday night, defeating the Vikings 50-43.
The Golden Eagles jumped to an 11-2 lead in the first quarter and held off the home team the rest of the way.
Coach Mandy Holts team recorded its second highest scoring effort of the season in improving to 4-15 overall and 2-7 in the Mountain Valley 2-A Conference. North Wilkes remains winless at 0-18 overall and 0-8 in conference.
Central spread its scoring around to 10 different players, led by Tara Dockerys 10 points. Dockery swished two of her teams trio of three-pointers. Emily Marshall added nine points for the Eagles.
Central led 25-17 at halftime.
Amber Owens and Leia Waller both finished with 18 points to lead North Wilkes.
Surry Central has two conference games this week, hosting Wilkes Central on Tuesday and traveling to Forbush on Friday.
Vikes edge Eagles
HAYS Surry Central seemed poised for a big finish to the season in mid-January after polishing off Elkin on the road for its fourth win in a row.
But Central hasnt won since, falling for the fourth straight time Friday night in Hays. All four recent defeats have been to conference opponents.
The Eagles led early, 15-10. North Wilkes forged a 31-31 tie by halftime and then outscored the Eagles 15-9 in the third period.
North Wilkes Ramone Andino (18 points), Timmy Johnson (16), Ty Johnson (12) and Storm Clonch (11) proved a tough combination for Surry Central to stop.
Marvin Spicer led the Eagles (8-11 overall, 1-8 MVC) with 11 points, while Ethan Wilmoth finished with 10.
North Wilkes hung on despite missing 15 of 32 free throw attempts. Surry Central was 14 of 20 from the stripe. The Vikings, in the midst of one of their best seasons in more than a decade, improved to 13-5 overall, 5-3 MVC. North Wilkes hasnt had a winning season since the mid-1990s.
SURRY CENTRAL 50,
NORTH WILKES 43
Surry Central 11 14 10 15 50
North Wilkes 2 15 12 14 43
SURRY CENTRAL Chavez 4, Harrison 2, Tolbert 6, Tara Dockery 10, Marshall 9, Cline 3, Hemmings 3, Wall 2, Joyner 5, Murphy 6
NORTH WILKES Elledge 1, Bauguess 2, West 3, Leia Waller 18, Amber Owens 18, Anderson 1
NORTH WILKES 66,
SURRY CENTRAL 60
Surry Central 15 16 9 20 60
North Wilkes 10 2115 20 66
SURRY CENTRAL Johnson 6, D. Wilmoth 8, Hudson 1, Boyles 3, Hudson 8, Levesque 7, Ethan Wilmoth 10, Marvin Spicer 11, McLamb 6.
NORTH WILKES Anderson 2, Ramone Andino 18, Storm Clonch 11, Timmy Johnson 16, Ty Johnson 12, D. Johnson 7