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Wolves take tourney title

Lincolnton’s Bridgett Derr dribbles the ball against Bandys on Friday.
Ray Gora / Lincoln Times-News

Lincolnton’s Alonzo Mobley named tournament MVP

Staff report

The Lincolnton Wolves boys varsity basketball team scored 24 fourth-quarter points to pull ahead for a 60-52 win over the Bandys Trojans in the championship game of the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash on Friday.
Alonzo Mobley scored 14 points, including the go-ahead layup in the fourth quarter, and was named the boys tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Will Saine scored a game-high 18 points and D.J. Cunningham added 17 points.
The Wolves trailed 9-8 after the first quarter and went into the halftime break facing a 25-16 deficit.
Lincolnton outscored Bandys 19-12 in the third quarter and then held the Trojans to 15 points in the final frame to take the win.
The Lincolnton girls team fell to Bandys 56-35 in the girls championship game. Bridgett Derr (13 points) and Treasure Avery (11 points) were both named All-Tournament for Lincolnton.
The Lady Wolves were held to two points in the second quarter and faced a 32-15 deficit at the halftime break. Lincolnton outscored Bandys 12-11 in the third quarter.
The North Lincoln Knights boys team beat the West Lincoln Rebels 45-36 in the boys consolation game.
Hunter Caldwell scored a game-high 17 points for North Lincoln. Christian Ramos added 10 points. The Rebels were led by Dylan Frady’s 16 points, 12 of which came in the fourth quarter.
North Lincoln’s Jeremy Brotherton and Landon Yarbrough each had six rebounds. Caldwell, Grant Studdard and Terrel McClain all had four rebounds each.
Chase Stehling and Frady were both named All-Tournament.
The North Lincoln girls team beat West Lincoln 65-50 in the girls consolation game.
Antaijah Easter scored a game-high 20 points for North Lincoln. Sidney Russell added 19 points and Payton Bruce scored 17 points.
Rebecca Owens led West Lincoln with 14 points.
Easter and Owens were both named All-Tournament. Bandys’ Madi Story was named tournament MVP on the girls side.
Lincolnton travels to North Gaston on Wednesday. West Lincoln hosts Highland Tech on Friday and North Lincoln hosts Cherryville on Friday.


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