Prep Roundup: Asheboro has mixed basketball results; Randleman wrestlers excel

Trinity’s Grayson Earls goes up for a shot in a game against Jordan-Matthews during last week’s victory in boys’ basketball. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record)


Here’s some highlights from last week’s high school boys’ basketball games:

** On the boys’ side, Randleman topped visiting Asheboro 70-46 last week despite Jerquarius Stanback’s 33 points.

Then on Friday, Stanback scored 33 points again, leading Asheboro in a 68-51 victory at Southwestern Randolph

** Trinity’s Dominic Payne scored 28 points in a 56-44 home loss to Oak Grove.

Earlier in the week, Payne tallied 27 points as the Bulldogs defeated visiting Jordan-Matthews 56-53.

Payne’s big week of scoring began with 30 points in a 70-63 loss to visiting Central Davidson.

Girls’ basketball

Caressa King posted 19 points for Southwestern Randolph in a 66-30 victory against visiting Asheboro.

** Audra Petty’s 27 points for Randleman nearly matched Ledford’s total in a 55-30 home victory.

Petty’s 24 points came in a 64-47 home victory against Asheboro.

** Providence Grove’s girls’ team topped host East Davidson 53-41 with Jada Dixon posting 16 points. The Patriots later defeated host Southern Guilford 48-38 to improve to 4-1 by the end of last week.


Randleman went 5-0 in the Mt. Tabor Super Duals, topping Forbush by 42-41, North Surry by 42-39, Patrick County (Va.) by 51-30, Parkland by 60-24 and West Stokes by 46-36.

Tigers who went 5-0 were Jesus Gordillo-Robinson, Kolby Garner, Jesus Garcia, Braxton Walker and Alex Raymundo.

** In the Carrboro Rumble, Asheboro posted a 3-1 record. The Blue Comets lost by 53-21 to Seaforth, but they defeated South Granville 51-22, Rockingham County 47-27 and Northwood 72-9.

For the Blue Comets, 132-pounder Sammy Salinas won three times by pins and another by technical fall and heavyweight Guillermo Santos registered three pins and won another match by decision.

** In the Green Hope Grabble, Wheatmore’s Trey Swaney (138 pounds) and Dominic Hittepole (175) were runners-up.

Swaney fell by an 11-0 decision to Wakefield’s Tobin McNair in the final. Hittepole, who reached the final by recording three pins, was pinned by Cedar Ridge’s Kaden Tatro in 3:15 in the title bout.

By Randolph Record