Girls’ Roundup

Round-up: Chapel Hill and Holly Springs girls roll in the first round

tstevens@newsobserver.comFebruary 25, 2013 

Poweful Chapel Hill cruised into the second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association 3A playoffs with a win over Asheboro, 66-25.

The Tigers (25-1) got 16 points from Jamelia Smith and 14 from Tamia Eatmon.

Chapel Hill scored 22 points in the second period while building a 40-16 halftime lead.

The only loss by coach Sherry Norris’ club was to a 22-1 Northern Nash club.

4A: Harnett Central scored a first round upset with a 61-58 victory over Greater Neuse tournament finalist East Wake. DeAnneisha Jackson scored 24 points in the win.

Holly Springs’ Kiara Leslie scored 22 points and pulled nine rebounds in a 65-58 victory over Wake Forest-Rolesville. The Hawks will host Durham Hillside, a 66-52 winner over Athens Drive.

3A: Cardinal Gibbons was eliminated by a 49-43 loss to Burlington Williams. Morgan Reid scored 13 in the season-ending loss.

2A: Siler City Jordan-Matthews’ Mylia Garner scored 32 points in an 83-53 win over Clinton. The Jets are 24-4.

Whitney Bunn of Bunn scored 28 points and had nine assists in the Wildcats’ 74-53 win over Carrboro. Bunn (21-6) will face Bertie or Warren County.

Pittsboro Northwood (23-4) built a 16-point lead in the first half and eliminated Greene Central 55-28. Alexis Brower and Shontain Totten each scored 13 points.

The Chargers will play Cedar Ridge (17-9) on Wednesday night. Cedar Ridge defeated Elizabeth City 50-35. Kacia Vines scored 18 points in the win.

1A: Rosewood (17-7) shut out Princeton in the fourth quarter of a 32-17 victory. Princeton finished 13-12 having played Rosewood four times in the last 28 days.

“I told them that it was ugly out there,” Rosewood coacah Ryan Wells told his team at halftime up just 17-10. “Our ugly just had to be better than their ugly.”

North Johnson (20-6) took a 46-30 win over North Pitt, pulling away from an 11-11 first quarter tie. Chandler Hines had 16 points.

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