High school basketball roundup: Second quarter dooms Nation Ford boys in opener

November 28, 2012 

From staff reports

The Marvin Ridge boys exploded for 31 points in the second quarter to take a commanding halftime lead and roll over the Nation Ford Falcons.

Marvin Ridge 80,

Nation Ford 64

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Marvin Ridge: L. Jackson 23, K. Watkins 2, R. Owens 2, Z. Frye 2, T. Neal 13, D. Cardwell 5, D. Kelcy 8, J. Emezie 25.

Nation Ford: N. Turner 2, R. Tipton 2, C. Smith 18, R. Tate 4, R. Hilton 23, M. Campbell 2, H. Tuipulotu 2, D. McCain 4, J. Sergeant 2, K. Settles 3, J. Corley 1.

Team fouls ‹ Marvin Ridge 23, Nation Ford 18.

Fouled out ‹ None

Records: Marvin Ridge 1-0, Nation Ford 0-1.

Clover 47,

Char. Country Day 44

Alex Thompson scored 11 points and Taylor Hoover added 10 to lead the Clover Blue Eagles to a win over Charlotte Country Day.

Clover moved to a 15-3 lead after one period, and then held off a late Charlotte Country Day rally to win their season opener.

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Clover: Alex Thompson 11, Taylor Hoover 10, Ladarius Adams 8, Arnaldo Toro 7, Jevon Blake 7, Austin Stone 2, Bryce Allen 2.

Charlotte Country Day: Michael White 19, Aaron Burrow 12, Michael Spears 11, Brandon Franz 2.

3-pointers: Clover 6 (Thompson 3, Hoover 2, Blake 1), Charlotte Country Day 7 (White 4, Spears 3). Team fouls ‹ Clover 11, Country Day 16.

Records: Clover 1-0, Charlotte Country Day 1-3

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Clover 42,

Char. Country Day 31

Elizabeth Edmunds scored 26 points and led the Clover Blue Eagles over Charlotte Country Day in the opening game of the season.

Edmunds scored 11 of her points in the opening quarter to spark Clover to a 14-11 lead. They never trailed all night. Edmunds and Lauren Ricardson each had six rebounds for Clover.

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Clover: Ahliyah Knox 2, Elizabeth Edmunds 26, Ryehia Robbins 7, Lauren Richardson 7.

Charlotte Country Day: Cakenhiemer 1, Kohen 2, Vaughn 9, Erb 13, Tedlow 6.

3-pointers: Clover 3 (Edmunds 2, Robbins 1), Charlotte Country Day 2 (Vaughn 1, Erb 1). Team fouls ‹ Clover 6, Charlotte Country Day 9.

Records: Clover 1-0, Charlotte Country Day 3-1.

York 49, Indian Land 29

Carrie Lancaster scored 17 and led the Cougars to a win over the Warriors in the season-opener for both teams.

York led 23-11 at intermission and cruised on from there for the victory.

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Indian Land: S. Daughtery 4, K. Kornous 12, S. Strouble 4, A. Shelton 2, K. Nesmith 3, B. Reynolds 4.

York: Latrellini Mobley 6, Sarah Latham 1, Alawna Orr 1, Rere Dervin 9, Aubrey Wood 3, Zaye Simpson 2, Kelondra Lytle 5, Jada Mobley-Weeks 5, Carrie Lancaster 17.

Team fouls: York 24, Indian Land 14.

Fouled out: Daugherty, Strouble, Nesmith (IL).

Records: York 1-0, Indian Land 0-1.

Nation Ford 33,

Marvin Ridge 32

Tayor Yarborough made a free throw with 6 seconds left to lift Nation Ford over Marvin Ridge. The charity toss capped a five point comeback by Nation Ford in the final period.

After Marvin Ridge tied the game at 32, Nation Ford called time out to set up a play. Yarborough, who finished with a game-high 19 points, was fouled driving to the basket, but cashed in one of two free throws for the win.

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Marvin Ridge: J. Ellis 10, A. Griffin 2, L. McClain 3, P. Sullivan 2, M. Blatnik 15.

Nation Ford: Tiara Potts 5, Bippy Lincoln 5, Taylor Yarborough 19, Liz Ellwood 2, Chelsea Gant 2.

3-pointers: Marvin Ridge 3 (Ellis 2, McLain 1), Ford 1 (Yarborough 1). Team fouls ‹ Marvin Ridge 11, Nation Ford 16.

Records: Marvin Ridge 0-3, Nation Ford 1-0.

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