UP, Olympic girls: Trojans were down 34-30 at halftime to Independence, but scored 48 points in the second half to spark a 78-53 win.
UP, United Faith: Falcons held Kennedy Charter to 11 points in the second half of Tuesday's 52-37 win.
UP, Rhyle Scott, Ardrey Kell: career-high 12 points in 60-40 win over Rocky River. Ardrey Kell (5-0) plays at rival Myers Park Thursday.
UP, Nycieko Dixon, North Rowan girls: Scored her 1,000th career point in Tuesday’s win over Mooresville.
UP, Hopewell girls: Upset Sweet 16 No. 4 Lake Norman Charter 80-61.
TUESDAY'S TOP GIRLS PERFORMERS
Amanda Dobner, Hickory Grove: 28 points, 14 rebounds, six steals in 77-51 win over Covenant Day.
Myicha Drakeford, Brianna Hamrick, Harding girls: Duo led Harding to an 83-76 win over Sweet 16 No. 8 West Charlotte. Drakeford had 27 points and 11 rebounds. Hamrick finished with 22 points and 15 rebounds.
Meghan Fleury, Providence: had 14 points and 16 rebounds in 48-38 loss to Butler (2-2). It was Fleury's third straight double-double. Kobe Leigh led Butler with 18 points.
Eleah Parker, Northside Christian: 6-4 freshman had 24 points, 19 rebounds, 10 blocks in a 78-18 win over Metrolina Christian. Teammate Jayon Leak had 10 points, 10 assists and 11 steals.
Stephanie Watts, Weddington: Junior guard had a quadruple double in Tuesday's 85-20 win over Central Academy. It was the second of her career. Watts finished with 25 points, 12 rebounds, 11 assists and 10 steals.
Jatarie White, Providence Day: Top 10 national recruit went for 29 points in a 61-54 win over Greensboro Day in a battle of N.C. 3A Independent Schools state title contenders.
Rashika White, Berry: 21 points, 11 rebounds in 57-38 loss to Mallard Creek.
Tuesday's Top Boys Performers
C.J. Bryce, North Mecklenburg: Had 23 points in a 70-51 win over East Meck. He had seven rebounds and made 3-of-4 shots from 3-point range. Teammate Taj Middleton had 12 points and three assists for the Vikings, No. 9 in the Observer’s Sweet 16 poll. North Meck is 6-0; East Meck fell to 4-1.
Connor Burchfield, Concord: 30 points in the Spiders 70-61 win over rival Hickory Ridge. Concord is No. 16 in the Observer's Sweet 16 poll.
Austin Dasent, Myers Park: 13 points, five rebounds, five assists in 53-43 win over rival South Meck.
Matthew Fisher-Davis, Butler: 27 points, 10 rebounds, five blocks for the 6-5 guard in a 88-56 win over Providence. Fisher-Davis is a Vanderbilt recruit and a top 100 senior nationally.
Jerick Haynes, Crest: 39 points in an overtime win over Ashbrook. Crest is 3-0.
Ray Kowalski, Northside Christian: 6-2 sophomore guard had 27 points, including six 3-pointers, in the nationally ranked Knights 106-52 win over Metrolina Christian. Teammate Rayjon Tucker had 19.
Nehemiah Mabson, United Faith: 6-6 senior forward had 21 points and 14 rebounds in Tuesday’s 52-37 win over Kennedy Charter. Mabson scored nine of the Falcons’ 11 third-quarter points.
Juice Narusas, Grace Academy: 12 points, 14 rebounds, 5 steals, 3 assists in 78-63 win over Queens Grant. Teammates Rob Hobson (21 points, 9 rebounds) and Luke Lawson (22 points, 6 rebounds) also had big games.
Rusty Reigel, Charlotte Latin: 40 points in 86-76 loss to Forsyth Country Day. Reigel, who had 11 rebounds, scored his 1,000th career point.
Jordan Watkins, Providence Day: Davidson recruit shot 7-of-9 from 2-point range and 4-for-9 from 3-point range in the Chargers 69-67 win over Greensboro Day. Grant Williams, a 6-7 sophomore center, had 16 points and six rebounds.
Tre Williams, Carson: 37 points in a 58-50 win over Central Cabarrus.
TUESDAY'S GIRLS ROUNDUP
East Meck 45, No. 7 North Meck 41: East Meck (2-3) pulled off a big upset Tuesday behind 14 points from Jayla Horton. Zhamya Wills had seven points and eight rebounds for the Eagles, who outscored North Meck 17-10 in the fourth quarter to win. North fell to 4-2.
No. 6 Ardrey Kell 69, Rocky River 53: Ardrey Kell, No. 6 in the Observer’s Sweet 16, improved to 3-2. Erin Whalen (15 points) and Raven Dean (16) led the Knights. Rocky River (3-1) lost for the first time.
West Mecklenburg 63, Garinger 19: West Meck's LaShonda Mayela had 10 points, five rebounds and four steals for the Hawks in the win. Jasmine Gray had 11 points, eight rebounds and five rebounds.
TUESDAY'S BOYS ROUNDUP
No. 7 Olympic 61, No. 11 Independence 56: Senior guard C.J. Jackson had 20 points and 6-5 junior Malik Constantine had 22 points and 16 rebounds as Olympic (3-0) won its 33rd straight game. Independence got 22 points, 13 rebounds from Deion Lane.
No. 1 Providence Day 69, Greensboro Day 67: Providence Day, No. 1 in the Observer's Sweet 16, improved to 6-0 with the close win. It was the Chargers' first win over Greensboro Day since 2001. Providence Day (6-0) held on for the win, despite the Bengals (4-2) outscoring the Chargers 17-10 in the fourth quarter.
Myers Park 53, South Meck 43: The Mustangs held off a tough challenge from one of their primary rivals. A 16-6 second quarter gave the Mustangs a lead they wouldn't give up. Juwan Davenport led Myers Park with 14 points. Grant Hedberg had 16 for the Sabres.
Gaston Day 97, York Prep 33: Gaston Day scored 49 points in the first half and allowed only two in the second quarter to spark the rout. Ben Henderson (20 points), Adam Koziol (19)and Derek McKnight (18) led Gaston Day (5-4).
Butler 88, Providence 56: Butler (1-3) got its first win of the season and extended Providence's losing streak to seven games, dating to last season. Providence's last win was 67-54 over Butler last February. Tuesday, former Panther guard Giovanni Mack had 22 points and 11 assists against his old team. Raequan Scott added 10. Junior Dalen Dotson, a Charlotte Christian transfer, led Providence with 24 points.
Victory Christian 77, Cannon 74: Victory Christian (2-3) handed Cannon (7-1) its first loss of the season, despite Grant Gossage's fifth double-double of the season for Cannon. Gossage finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds. Victory got 16 points from Filip Simovic, 13 from Corbin Jackson and 12 from Terry Alston.
TUESDAY'S GIRLS SCORES
No. 6 Ardrey Kell 69, Rocky River 53
Butler 48, Providence 38
Crest 74, Ashbrook 34
East Burke 67, Patton 56
East Lincoln 36, North Lincoln 33
East Meck 45, No. 7 North Meck 41
Harding 83, West Charlotte 75
Hickory Grove 77, Covenant Day 51
Hickory Ridge 54, Concord 27
Hopewell 81, No. 4 Lake Norman Charter 60
Kings Mountain 49, South Point 45
Lake Norman 62, West Rowan 44
Lincoln Charter 51, Christ The King 43
Mallard Creek 57, Berry 38
McDowell 59, Freedom 47
Myers Park 64, South Meck 20
North Rowan 70, Mooresville 42
Northside Christian 78, Metrolina Christian 18
Olympic 75, Independence 58
No. 2 Providence Day 61, Greensboro Day 54
Weddington 85, Central Academy 20
West Lincoln 40, Cherryville 32
West Meck 63, Garinger 14
TUESDAY'S BOYS SCORES
Berry 66, Mallard Creek 56
Bessemer City 60, Stuart Cramer 51
Butler 88, Providence 56
Carson 58, Central Cabarrus 50
No. 16 Concord 70, Hickory Ridge 61
Concord First Assembly 72, SouthLake 57
Cox Mill 57, East Rowan 56
Crest 84, Ashbrook 75
East Burke 65, Patton 59
Fort Mill, SC 57, Forestview 53
Forsyth Country Day 86, Charlotte Latin 76
No. 13 Freedom 72, McDowell 53
Grace Academy 72, Queens Grant 63
Lake Norman Charter 68, Hopewell 44
No. 6 Lake Norman 87, West Rowan 62
Lincoln Charter 69, Christ The King 35
Myers Park 53, South Meck 43
No. 9 North Mecklenburg 70, East Meck 51
North Rowan 67, Mooresville 54
Northside Christian 106, Metrolina Christian 52
No. 7 Olympic 61, No. 11 Independence 56
No. 1 Providence Day 69, Greensboro Day 67
Salisbury 88, South Iredell 82
United Faith 52, Kennedy Charter 37
Victory Christian 77, Cannon 74
West Caldwell 53, South Caldwell 44
No. 3 West Charlotte 109, Harding 87
West Mecklenburg 72, Garinger 56
Wednesday, December 4
A.L. Brown at Central Cabarrus
Ashbrook at Shelby
Bunker Hill at West Iredell
Central Cabarrus at A.L. Brown
Central Pageland at Forest Hills
Cherryville at Kings Mountain
Concord at Jay M. Robinson
Crossroads Charter at River Mill Academy
Davie County at Carson
Forestview at Lincolnton
Fred T. Foard at Bandys
Maiden at Bessemer City
North Rowan at West Rowan
North Stanly at West Stanly
Parkwood at Providence
Salisbury at East Rowan
South Stanly at South Davidson
Watauga at Alexander Central
Weddington at Porter Ridge
Thursday, December 5
Ardrey Kell at Myers Park
Cannon at Statesville Christian
Cuthbertson at Indian Land
East Lincoln at Lincoln Charter
East Mecklenburg at Harding
Hickory Christian at Trinity Academy
Nation Ford at Marvin Ridge
North Iredell at West Wilkes
North Moore at Albermarle
United Faith at Walnut Grove Christian
Westchester Country Day at Davidson Day
West Mecklenburg at Independence (at Grady Cole Center)
Tuesday, December 3, 2013