Friday, July 26, 2013

East-West All-Star Games recap


The annual East-West All-Star games were held in Greensboro this week, honoring some of the state’s top seniors from the class of 2013. A few notes involving area players:

-- The East girls basketball team beat the West 67-60 at the Greensboro Coliseum Monday. Charlotte 49ers recruit Mylia Garner of Jordan-Matthews scored 16 points to lead the West.

UNC-Greensboro signee Tyrone Outlaw of Roxboro Person High had 16 points and seven rebounds to the lead the East boys to a 107-84 win over the West. The West got 18 points from Greensboro Dudley guard Sam Hunt.

Area girls players: Alexis Armstrong, Forestview, G; Jasmine Huntley, Porter Ridge, G; Milan Quinn, Berry, F; Imani Williams, Freedom, G
Area boys players: Darren Black, Concord, G; Clay Byrd, East Burke, G; Donte Falls, Shelby, F; Josh Gaither, Statesville, G; Chris Wray, Shelby, F


-- The East boys soccer team defeated the West 2-1. Jason Andrejchak of Concord’s Robinson High scored the West goal. The West led 1-0 in the first half before losing.

The girls soccer game ended in a 2-2 tie. Greensboro Grimsley’s Rachel Cox scored a goal for the West and was named MVP.

Area boys players:
Jason Andrejchak, Robinson, MF; Conner Hartman, Hickory, MF; James Jackson, Hough, MF/F; Josh Laney, South Meck, D; Ze Yang, West Iredell, D
Area girls players: Amanda Bill, Sun Valley, GK; Jane Cline, Charlotte Catholic, F; Bri Cuevas, Hough, D; Kendall Fischlein, Lake Norman, F; Macy Franklin, St. Stephens, F; Sarah Henson, Hickory, D; Caroline Holmes, St. Stephens, MF;


In the football game, the West won 14-7 to avoid an East sweep of the all-star games. A crowd of more than 6,500 watched the game at A.J. Simeon Stadium in High Point. The previous 64 all-star games had been held at Greensboro Grimsley HIgh. Grimsley is undergoing a field renovation project this year.

The West got the winning points on a 79-yard touchdown from David Burgess of Freedom High.

Burgess scored on a screen pass, set up by a block from East Lincoln’s Jesse Earnhardt.

Area players: Julius Bowe, South Iredell, DL; David Burgess, Freedom, RB; Kyree’ Connor, Hickory, OL; Jesse Earnhardt, East Lincoln, WR; Brandon Floyd, South Meck, OL; Brandon Hansen, West Rowan, OL; Zoshua Heilig, Concord, WR; Travon Hunt, Burns; TJ Jefferson, East Rowan, DL; Cody Jones, Huss, P/K; Scott Miller, South Iredell, DB; Joshua Mills, Forestview, OL; Zach Panek, Cuthbertson, OL; Matthew Quigley, Alexander Central, WR; Andre Rice-Dial, Rocky River, QB; Zach Singleton, South Stokes, LB; Logan Stoodley, West Rowan, LB; Tray Watkins, Chase, DL; Clayton Welker, South Caldwell, TE; Marquis Wills, Statesville, DB; Garrett Young, East Lincoln, QB