Prep girls: Cougars stay on solid pace

ASHEBORO – Caressa King’s 16 points and Jordin George’s 15 points helped Southwestern Randolph to a 54-24 victory against visiting Uwharrie Charter Academy in Piedmont Athletic Conference girls’ basketball Friday night.

It was a light week of action for teams in the area.

UCA was held to two fourth-quarter points as the Cougars stretched their winning streak to three games. Southwestern Randolph reached the midway mark of its league slate with a 15-2 overall record and 5-1 PAC mark.

** Providence Grove picked up a 52-40 home victory against Wheatmore in PAC play.

** Also in the PAC, Eastern Randolph rolled past visiting Trinity 54-8 with Ziera Watson scoring 19 points and Kenly Whitaker contributing 13 points as the Wildcats snapped a four-game losing streak.

** Asheboro’s 59-54 road loss to Montgomery Central caused the Blue Comets to slip to 3-13 overall and 0-3 in the Mid-Piedmont Conference.

By Randolph Record