athlete of the week

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Trace Moffitt

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Trace Moffitt

Trinity  | Boys Basketball Moffitt, a sophomore, racked up 35 points in the team’s lone game of the week. That nearly matched the total scored by the opponent in the Bulldogs’ 73-44 victory against host Eastern Randolph. Trinity also received 16 points from Dominic Payne and 12 points from Brandon Campbell in the game. The outcome means the Bulldogs improved their record to 12-3. It put the team at 4-1 in true road games.
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Brecken Snotherly

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Brecken Snotherly

Eastern Randolph  |  Girls’ Basketball Snotherly scored 49 points as the Wildcats split two games last week. She accounted for nearly two-thirds of the team’s scoring in those games. She scored 24 points in a 42-35 loss at Southwestern Randolph.  The junior was back with 25 points three nights later when the Wildcats topped visiting Uwharrie Charter Academy 40-34, snapping a three-game homecourt losing streak. Snotherly connected on three 3-point shots in that game.
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Jazmin Palma

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Jazmin Palma

Uwharrie Charter Academy  |  Wrestling  Palma secured first place in the girls’ division of the Holy Angels Invitational last week in Charlotte. It was a rare event set up with several brackets for girls. Palma captured first place at 113 pounds. In the title match, she defeated Martha Dominguez of Purnell Swett with a 50-second pin.
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Sean Adkins

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Sean Adkins

Southwestern Randolph  |  Boys’ Basketball  |  Junior Adkins poured in 20 points as the Cougars secured a 61-48 non-conference victory last week at Chatham Central. It’s a huge point total for the junior considering Southwestern Randolph has struggled at times on the offensive end. Coupled with the previous Friday’s road victory at Randleman (when Adkins had 12 points), that’s back-to-back wins for the Cougars, who improved to 5-4 overall. The result against Chatham Central marked only the third time this season that the Cougars reached the 60-point mark.
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Gracyn Hall

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Gracyn Hall

Gracyn Hall | Randleman | Girls Basketball Hall was the leading scorer in two of the Tigers’ three games last week. She averaged 19.3 points in those games as Randleman improved its record to 5-0. Last week’s victories included two on the road. They won 51-42 at Oak Grove, defeated visiting Ledford 56-35 and then captured their Piedmont Athletic Conference opener by 61-52 at Wheatmore. Hall, a junior post player, racked up 25 points and 12 rebounds against Oak Grove. The next night, she posted 17 points against Ledford. Hall had 16 points and 11 rebounds in the Wheatmore game,…
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Ethan Hines

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Ethan Hines

Uwharrie Charter Academy’s Ethan Hines holds down an East Davidson opponent during a season-opening match last month.PJ WARD-BROWN/NORTH STATE JOURNAL Ethan Hines | Uwharrie Charter Academy | Wrestling Hines went undefeated in Saturday’s Rumble in the Jungle dual-team event at Carrboro. Hines was named the meet’s Most Outstanding Wrestler among lightweights. Hines, a sophomore, improved his season’s record to 11-0. He’s primarily a 106-pounder. The Eagles defeated Granville Central 84-0, Kernersville Glenn 69-10, Seaforth 72-12, South Granville 84-0 and Oxford Webb 70-6. Also going undefeated during the day for UCA were Jack McArthur, Aldo Hernandez, Byan Lackey, Carson Robinson, Grayson…
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Athlete of the Week: Arhman Tyson

Athlete of the Week: Arhman Tyson

ARHMAN TYSON Asheboro | Wrestling | Senior Tyson won six matches during the week, one of several Blue Comets to sweep their bouts. Tyson, a senior, completes in the heavyweight division. He posted victories in matchups with Ragsdale and East Chapel Hill as part of a tri-meet with the Asheboro team winning in each case as well. Then in Saturday’s Forbush Falcon Duals, Tyson won four more times as Asheboro posted a 2-2 record in the event. The Blue Comets defeated North Stokes 66-18 and Forbush 70-12, while falling to Ashe County by 42-36 and to St. Stephens by 37-23.…
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Athlete of the Week: Elias Alston

Athlete of the Week: Elias Alston

ELIAS ALSTON Eastern Randolph | Football | Senior Alston turned in yet another big game for the Wildcats, this time scoring four touchdowns in the team’s second-round game in the Class 1-A state playoffs. Alston scored on a pair of receptions as part of his 159-yard receiving out. He also returned a punt for a touchdown. Alston is a senior receiver who also plays as a defensive back.            
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