Compiled by Sam Copeland
Chester pressed from the opening tip and claimed a 78-60 region win over the Broome Centurions.
Tommy Sanders led a quartet of Cyclones in double figures with 17 points. Chester jumped to a 16-10 lead after one period, upped it to a 15-point cushion at half, and coasted on from there.
Chester 78, Broome 60
Broome - Terrence Oglesby 4, Dillon Palencia 5, Jacob Roper 10, Zacchevis Gary 3, Hunter Barnard 12, Cam Dawlins 2, Aubrey Jones 12, Jaylen Green 1, Grayson Furras 4, Victor Smith 7.
Chester - Tommy Sanders 17, John Gore 10, Shyheim Wilson 16, Terrence Morris 16, Stepphon Woods 4, Quan Caldwell 2, Jarrett Rambert 5, Shaq Hinton 6, Breon Feaster 2.
3-pointers - Broome (Roper 2), Chester 0. Team fouls - Broome 18, Chester 20. Fouled out - None.
Records: Chester 7-6, 3-1 in Region 3-AAA.
Westminster Catawba 63, Davidson School 54
The Indians erased a 47-40 deficit in the final quarter and defeated Davidson School on the road.
Westminster Catawba played its seventh game in the last 12 days, and it was evident in the early going. Once they got going in the second half they cut into the halftime deficit and turned it up in the final period, outscoring Davidson 23-7.
When Luke Hamrick nailed a free throw with 3 minuters left in the game, the Indians had their first lead of the night at 53-52, and they never trailed again.
A. J. Jackson led the Indians with 20 points as they won their fifth consecutive road contest and improved to 12-7 on the year.
Westminster Catawba - A. J. Jackson 20, Luke Hamrick 10, Devante Jackson 9, Casey Fink 8, Brandon Laurencin 8, Kyle Nyman 6, Sam Holtel 2.
Davidson School - I. Gittelman 19, N. Seibert 17, M. Daily 8, C. Talbert 8, Z. Hasley 2.
3-pointers - Westminster Catawba 2 (Fink 2), Davidson School 7 (Gittelman 5, Seibert 2).Team fouls - Westminster Catawba 11, Davidson School 12. Foulded out - None.
Records: Westminster Catabwa 12-7.
Northwestern 49, Chester 24
The Trojans won nine events and defeated the Cyclones in a nonregion match at Northwestern.
The win improved the Trojans to 19-4 on the year and 3-2 in region play, and set the stage for their stretch run heading into the Region 3-AAAA tournament.
“We did well tonight,” said Northwestern coach Ray McCleod. “We are still very young, but we have worked hard every day, and we have improved a lot since the beginning of the year.”
Starting at the 138-pound weight class, Chester took a 3-0 lead when Khalique Davis decisioned Patrick Robles, but Northwestern answered with 27 points. Hunter Allen, Desmond Leak, and Naychon Gregory won their matches by pins in that stretch.
“We are on schedule to be ready to make a little noise in the upcoming tournament,” added McCleod. “Our kids are motivated, and they have responded well to what we have tried to do this year.”
106 - Tyler Harmon (N) forfeit win, 113 - Joshua Bell (N) forfeit win, 120 - Whitney Dye (N) pinned Charlie Wilson, 126 - Brandon Taylor (C) forfeit win, 132- Earl Hinton (C) pinned Albert Hernandez, 138 - Khalique Davis (C) dec. Patrick Robles 13-8, 145 - Hunter Allen (N) pinned Spencer Bramble, 152- Desmond Leak (N) pinned Jared Gaffney, 160 - Jamison Humburg ((N) dec. Omayyad White 11-5, 170 - Kobe Tate (N) forfeit win, 182 - Naychon Gregory (N) pinned Jake McKeown, 195 - Luke Ralston (C) pinned Eli Judd, 220 - Russell Hubbs (N) maj .dec. Temarius Dixon 15-5, 285 - Gary Dunlap (C) dec. Jamah Mitchell 5-4.