boys’ basketball

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Tramir Martin

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Tramir Martin

Tramir Martin |  Asheboro, boys’ basketball Martin, a senior guard, had a strong three-game run in the Mid-Piedmont Conference Tournament as the Blue Comets pulled out a championship. He scored a total of 41 points in the three games, giving the Blue Comets a lift with his backcourt play. His defensive work boosted Asheboro to some key rallies, particularly in the semifinal. Martin notched 11 points in a rout of Montgomery Central in the quarterfinals before leading the charge with 17 points in a semifinal victory against Central Davidson. He added 13 points in Friday night’s 60-52 win over top-seeded…
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Randleman girls make it clear; Other races stay tight

Randleman girls make it clear; Other races stay tight

Trinity’s Kaleb Leach, left, blocks the shot as Providence Grove’s Chase Whitaker goes up late in the game during last week’s Piedmont Athletic Conference matchup at Trinity. Randleman’s girls’ basketball team secured the Piedmont Athletic Conference regular-season championship even before the last week of the regular season. The Tigers held an 11-0 league mark and a 19-0 overall record with only a home game against last-place Trinity remaining on the conference docket. It was much tighter on the PAC boys’ side. Three teams had a shot going into the week, each with two conference games left. Providence Grove led the…
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Davonte Brooks

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Davonte Brooks

Davonte Brooks  |  Eastern Randolph, boys’ basketball Brooks racked up 25 points as the Wildcats ended a four-game losing streak with Friday’s 68-64 victory at Wheatmore. Brooks, a junior who was coming off a strong football season, has boosted the Wildcats on the basketball court. Eastern Randolph nearly ended its skid earlier last week, but it dropped a 50-46 overtime decision at home to Randleman. Eastern Randolph began the season with five straight wins before some rough patches. The Wildcats entered this week with an 8-9 overall record and 2-6 mark in the Piedmont Athletic Conference.
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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Dylan Wheatley

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Dylan Wheatley

Dylan Wheatley  |  Randleman, boys’ basketball Wheatley made five 3-point shots in two different games in a pair of victories for the Tigers last week. The senior averaged 20.5 points in those games. In a 67-64 road victory against Trinity, he shot 7-for-10 from the field on the way to 20 points. Two nights later at home, he racked up 21 points in a 57-53 victory against Wheatmore. He was 6-for-10 from the field in that game. The outcomes brought an end to a four-game losing streak and improved Randleman’s record to 5-10. The Tigers won back-to-back games for the…
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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: 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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