HIGH POINT — Second-seeded Wesleyan Christian lost 66-57 against third-seeded Ravenscroft on Friday at Wesleyan in the second round of the NCISAA 3A boys playoffs.
Isaiah Ray scored 23 points to lead the Trojans (8-11). Luke Grace added 14 points, followed by J3 Swindell.
Wesleyan’s girls, seeded No. 4 in the East, lost 58-32 at top-seeded North Raleigh Christian. Lily Pereira scored 11 points to lead the Trojans (9-10), who led 14-12 after one quarter but trailed 30-19 at halftime. Morgan Carter added nine points.
WESTCHESTER, THE BURLINGTON SCHOOL
BURLINGTON — Westchester Country Day lost 70-19 against top-seeded The Burlington School on Friday at TBS in the second round of the 2A West boys basketball playoffs.
The Wildcats finished with a 6-11 record overall.
SW GUILFORD, W. GUILFORD
HIGH POINT — Southwest Guilford cruised past Western Guilford 78-27 in Piedmont Triad 3A Conference girls basketball Friday at Southwest.
The Cowgirls, who finished second in the conference, improved to 8-2 overall and 6-1 in the conference.
BISHOP McGUINNESS, WINSTON-SALEM PREP
WINSTON-SALEM — Bishop McGuinness topped Winston-Salem Prep 63-30 in Northwest 1A Conference girls basketball Friday at Winston-Salem Prep.
Tate Chappell scored 19 points to lead the Villains (8-4 overall, 7-2 NWC), who led 18-4 after one quarter and 34-14 at halftime. Alaila Kreuter added 10 points and seven rebounds, followed by Isabella Ross with eight points.
In the boys game, Winston-Salem Prep won 52-50. The Villains dipped to 8-5 overall and 6-4 in the conference.
LEDFORD, N. DAVIDSON
WELCOME — Ledford lost 75-72 in overtime against North Davidson in Central Carolina 2A Conference boys basketball Friday at North.
The Panthers, who led 20-7 after one quarter and 36-30 at halftime but were outscored 8-5 in overtime, dropped to 8-3 overall and 6-3 in the CCC.
RAGSDALE, NORTHWEST GUILFORD
JAMESTOWN — Northwest Guilford topped Ragsdale 40-32 in Metro 4A Conference girls basketball Friday at Ragsdale.
The game was to break the conference’s first-place tie and determine the Metro’s lone automatic playoff berth.
Katarina Maros scored 11 points to lead the Tigers (11-3), followed by Christian Atwater, Victoria Boddie and Alyssa Bradford with six points each.
In the boys game at Northwest, Ragsdale lost 61-58. The Tigers dipped to 8-5 overall and 4-4 in the conference.
NCHSAA REALIGNMENT DRAFT
There were no changes to area teams in the latest NCHSAA realignment draft released this week.
In March, the NCHSAA Board of Directors will hear any final appeals based on procedural errors and finalize the conferences. Play in the new conferences will begin in August.
DDCC BASKETBALL, Guilford tech.
JAMESTOWN — Davidson-Davie County Community College defeated Guilford Technical Community College 104-75 in men’s basketball Friday at the Ragsdale YMCA.
Jaden Scriven had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead the Storm (7-1 overall, 6-0 conference), who outscored the Titans 58-37 in the second half after leading 46-38 at halftime. LJ Rogers added 20 points, followed by Na’Zae Baltimore with 19 points, Tyrece Thompson with 11 points and Josh Dupree with 10 points.
Drew Smith scored 19 points while George Abwok added 14 points to lead GTCC.
DDCC plays again today at 3 p.m. vs. Sandhills Community College in Brinkley Gym.