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Western, Eastern girls stay on hot streaks


By Bob Sutton

Special to The Alamance News

Western Alamance racked up its sixth straight victory in girls’ basketball, rolling past host Southern Alamance 79-38 on Tuesday night in a Central 3-A Conference game.

The Warriors share first place with Eastern Alamance in the conference. Those teams meet Tuesday night at Western.

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Allie Sykes racked up 17 points, Tina Bowers had 15 points, and Kiya Shavers, Emma Johnson, and Bri Pulliam all had 14 points in Western’s 71-25 romp at Roxboro Person on Friday night. Xiomara Moser and Amelia Weaver both had 10 points for the Warriors.

• Eastern Alamance extended its winning streak to six games by winning 66-42 on Tuesday night at Orange. That result knocked the Panthers out of a three-way first-place tie in the Central 3-A Conference.

The Eagles’ roll includes winning 65-45 against visiting Southern Alamance in Friday night’s Central 3-A Conference game. Makayla Scott posted 16 points for the Eagles. The outcome snapped Eastern’s three-game winning streak.

• Williams won its third game in a row Tuesday night with a 63-48 Central 3-A Conference victory at Roxboro Person.

On Friday, Williams topped visiting Cedar Ridge 54-42 with Alaiyah Mitchell scoring 14 points.

• Southeast Alamance won a key Mid-Carolina Conference game against visiting Northwood, claiming a 43-33 decision Tuesday night at home to avenge an earlier loss.

The Stallions, who broke a tie with Northwood to move into second place with an 8-1 league mark, received 13 points from Inysia McIver and 12 points from Clara LaChapelle.

Southeast has two games remaining vs. first-place Seaforth, including Thursday night on the road.

The Stallions defeated visiting Cummings 56-21 a week ago Wednesday with Shaniya Paylor scoring 14 points and McIver adding 13.

Then Friday night, McIver scored 18 points and Paylor had 16 points in a 67-34 romp at Chatham Central.

• Cummings held a 23-13 halftime lead at Jordan-Matthews, but the Cavaliers remained winless with a 38-36 loss Friday night. Cummings lost again Tuesday night with a 47-35 home setback to Bartlett Yancey.

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