UP, Rachel Porter, West Charlotte: Scored her 1,000th career point Friday against West Meck.
UP, Ardrey Kell boys: 3-0 after come-from-behind win over Myers Park.
UP, West Charlotte boys, girls: both teams are 2-0
Friday's Top Performers
Meghan Fleury, Providence girls: 12 points, 20 rebounds in a 52-16 win over East Meck. It was Providence's first win of the season
Gabe Logan, Freedom: Career-high 25 points in a 60-33 season-opening win over Draughn. Teammate Jeron Hemphill added 18 points
Isaiah Blackmon, West Charlotte: 26 points in a 100-54 win over West Meck.
Kelsi Mahoney, Robinson girls: 17 points, 16 rebounds in 65-26 win over Cox Mill.
Trey Phills, Charlotte Christian: 20 points, 10 rebounds, 7 assists, 5 steals in 63-45 win over Metrolina Christian (1-5). Charlotte Christian (1-1) plays in the Bahamas over Thanksgiving. Adam Durden had 12 points for the Knights.
Sean Bryant, Jack Shanahan, Country Day: Combined for 33 points in a 71-68 win over Westminster Catawba.
Charlotte United Christian 67, Comenius 54: Charlotte United, coached by former Charlotte 49ers guard Mitchell Baldwell, got out to a 32-19 lead at haltime and cruised home. Junior Michael Baez led the Warriors with 17 points. Stefan Kostic had 13 and Stephen Addams had 11. Charlotte United is 4-3.
West Charlotte girls 64, West Meck 54: West Charlotte (2-0) won a tight game against a big rival at home Friday in front of a sold-out crowd. The Lions got 24 points, 4 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 steals and 2 assists from guard Rachel Porter. Teneithia Stewart had 10 points, 5 rebounds, 4 steals. West Mecklenburg got 23 points from T'Niyah James.
“We played well and I thought we shot the ball pretty good," Lions coach Reggie Mobley said. "I’m a defensive-minded coach and I thought we could've defended better, but we're shooting the ball well now and we're getting some pretty balanced scoring."
West Charlotte is scheduled to play Harding Dec. 3 at West Charlotte. The game will likely be moved to a new venue and new date.
Ardrey Kell 65, Myers Park 57 OT: The Knights were down nine points with three minutes to play. Devin Cooper scored nine points in the fourth quarter and Steven Santa Ana hit a 3-point shot to force overtime. In OT, Markel Pollard (13 points) sealed the Knights win from the free throw line. Austin Dasent led Myers Park with 20 points.
West Charlotte 100, West Meck 54: West Charlotte led 42-25 at halftime and cruised in the boys game. Isaiah Blackmon (26 points), Simon Carter (16) and Jadarius McCullough (13) were among four Lions players in double figures. Austin Harris was the fourth. He finished with 14 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. Carter had 11 rebounds and 3 assists.
Gaston Day 81, Grace Academy 53: Gaston Day (4-1) trailed 6-4 after the first quarter but busted the game open with a 26-14 second quarter. Luke Lawson and Rob Hobson led Grace (1-2) with 14 points each. Gaston Day got 22 points from Adam Koziol and 18 from Trevor Anderson.
Cannon 68, Queens Grant 48: Cannon got double figure scoring from Jonathan Green (15 points), Phillip Jewel (14) and Ryan Marks (11) to improve to 5-0 for the season. Cannon will face Durham Academy in the championship game of the Cannon Classic Saturday at 3:30. Queens Grant is 0-3. Duane Goodman led Queens Grant with 13.
BY THE NUMBERS
45: Rebounds for Providence girls in a 52-16 win over East Meck
31: Rebounds for West Charlotte girls star Jessica Gaston in two games.
18-2: Hopewell led East Gaston by 16 points after the first quarter en route to an easy 50-17 win. Shaniah Haynes led Hopewell with 10 points
Friday's Girls Scores
Grace Academy 81, Gaston Day 53
High Point Christian 48, Country Day 21
Hopewell 50, East Gaston 17
Mallard Creek 59, Butler 40
Myers Park 47, Ardrey Kell 36
Providence 52, East Meck 16
Robinson 65, Cox Mill 26
Rocky River 71, South Meck 53
West Charlotte 64, West Meck 54
Friday's Boys Scores
Ardrey Kell 65, Myers Park 57 (OT)
Cannon 68, Queens Grant 48
Charlotte Christian 63, Metrolina Christian 45
Charlotte Latin 81, Cuthbertson 58
Charlotte United 67, Comenius 54
Country Day 71, Westminster Catawba 68
Countryside Montessori 72, Community School of Davidson 67
East Meck 91, Providence 65
Freedom 60, Draughn 33
W. Charlotte 100, W. Mecklenburg 54