PAC girls: Randleman rules again, captures tourney  

RANDLEMAN – Randleman tightened its stronghold on Piedmont Athletic Conference girls’ basketball.

The Tigers won the PAC Tournament for the third year in a row.

Friday night’s home victory against second-seeded Southwestern Randolph came with Chenleigh Robinson tallying 19 points and Audra Petty providing 17 points.

Southwestern Randolph (23-4) received 14 points from Jordin George and nine points from Macy Allred. The Cougars are 0-3 vs. Randleman this season.

Randleman has gone three consecutive seasons without a loss in PAC competition. The Tigers won tournament finals the past two seasons by defeating UCA and Eastern Randolph in the championship games.

Randleman (19-6) had a bye before defeating fourth-seeded Uwharrie Charter Academy 47-32 with Petty providing 16 points and 13 rebounds.

Southwestern Randolph made it to the title game by surviving for a 72-68 home victory against third-seeded Providence Grove. George had 29 points in that game for the Cougars, while Jade Nixon’s 19 points led third-seeded Providence Grove.

Southwestern Randolph began the tournament by blitzing winless Trinity 60-21 with George posting 18 points and Maddie Strider adding 13.

Providence Grove made the semifinals by toppling sixth-seeded Eastern Randolph with Nixon racking up 19 points. Mirianna Corea had 16 points for Eastern Randolph (5-20).

Fourth-seeded UCA began the tournament with a 43-40 home victory against fifth-seeded Wheatmore as Nevaeh Staples had 20 points.

By Randolph Record