West Charlotte's Nikki Burton, who helped the Lions win their first N.C. 4A girls state basketball championship this season, was named MVP of the Carolinas All-Star Basketball Classic in Myrtle Beach Saturday.
Monday, March 23, 2009
The game, billed as a Shrine Bowl basketball game of sorts, pits some of the top seniors from North and South Carolina against each other. The N.C. girls won 111-77. The N.C. boys also won 106-82.
Burton, signed to Louisville, finished with 16 points and six rebounds. Durham Hillside's Asia Williams, signed to Wake Forest, had a team-high 19 points. Spartanburg Dorman's Ashlen Dewart was the S.C. MVP (17 points, 14 rebounds).
Morganton Freedom's Ali Ford had seven assists for the N.C. girls.
In the boys game, Raleigh Athens Drive's Josh Davis had 15 points, on 5-for-5 shooting, and had 10 rebounds to earn team MVP. Southside's Robbie Dreher, who has signed with Winthrop, was the S.C. MVP (23 pints). Hopewell's Brandyn Curry, signed to Harvard, had 12 points. North Meck's Andre Marhold, signed to Duquesne, had six points for the N.C. team and West Rowan's K.J. Sherrill, signed to Charlotte, had 7 points.
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