Brecken Snotherly

Prep Basketball: PAC boys’ race extends to final games

Prep Basketball: PAC boys’ race extends to final games

Southwestern Randolph’s Nathan Ellis goes up for a shot as Eastern Randolph players, left to right, Timothy Brower, Nicah Taylor, Davonte Brooks and Pierce Leonard look on. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record)   ASHEBORO – The big upset from last week came with Southwestern Randolph ending the Eastern Randolph boys’ basketball team’s winning streak at 19 games. The Cougars won 75-66 at home, so that likely will keep the suspense in the Piedmont Athletic Conference going until the final night of the regular season. Nathan Ellis led the way with 21 points, while teammates Thomas Leal (14 points), Sean Adkins (12), Kearns…
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Prep Basketball: Asheboro, Eastern Randolph boys remain on rolls

Prep Basketball: Asheboro, Eastern Randolph boys remain on rolls

Asheboro’s Tanner Marsh leads a fastbreak with teammate Jerquarius Stanback on his right during a game against North Davidson earlier this month. (Scott Pelkey/Randolph Record) Asheboro won two more Mid-Piedmont Conference games last week in boys’ basketball to go with a non-conference victory against Uwharrie Charter Academy. The Blue Comets enter this week undefeated in league play. It began when Jerquarius Stanback had 19 points in a 66-54 triumph against visiting UCA. The next night, Asheboro won its first showdown with Ledford in the Mid-Piedmont Conference, prevailing 66-54 for a road triumph behind DJ Headen’s 20 points and Tanner Marsh’s…
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Randleman girls set high bar in PAC

Randleman girls set high bar in PAC

Randleman’s Elizabeth York looks to go up for a shot against Eastern Randolph’s Logan Beaver. (Scott Pelkey/Randolph Record) RANDLEMAN – Staying atop the Piedmont Athletic Conference has been a challenge for the Randleman girls’ basketball team. The Tigers have passed the test and that’s one of the rewarding aspects of another stellar season. “Right now, everybody is bringing their ‘A’ game against us, but that’s OK,” coach Brandon Varner said. Randleman withstood threats from Eastern Randolph and Southwestern Randolph during the past week. But it has turned out to be another title season for the Tigers, who are 9-0 in…
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Prep Roundup: Cougars, Tigers head toward girls’ showdown

Prep Roundup: Cougars, Tigers head toward girls’ showdown

Kenzie Martin of Southwestern Randolph goes up for a shot during last week’s victory against Trinity. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) Southwestern Randolph and Randleman are on course for a showdown in girls’ basketball Friday night in Randleman. The teams have split two meetings this season. Depending on results leading up to the game, Randleman could be in position to clinch at least a share of the PAC regular-season championship. Randleman won 55-41 on Dec. 16 at Southwestern Randolph. The teams met again in the championship game of the Davidson-Randolph Christmas Classic at Providence Grove, with the Cougars pulling out a 49-48…
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Prep Roundup: Eastern Randolph boys keep rolling; Baxter hits milestone win with SWR

Prep Roundup: Eastern Randolph boys keep rolling; Baxter hits milestone win with SWR

Asheboro’s Elijah Woodley locks in defensively on North Davidson’s Payton Eccles during last week’s game at the Asheboro Recreation Center. In the background, Asheboro’s Jerquarius Stanback keeps tabs on Caiden Bean. (Scott Pelkey/Randolph Record).   With three players scoring 20 or more points, Eastern Randolph came away with a 95-77 road victory against Trinity in boys’ basketball last week. Pierce Leonard led the Wildcats with 29 points, Nicah Taylor scored 27 and Davonte Brooks had 20. Those offset Dominic Payne’s 37 points for Trinity. Teammate Dylan Hodges had 22. The Wildcats followed that by pounding visiting Providence Grove 93-60 to…
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Prep Roundup: Snotherly, Payne maintain rapid scoring paces: UCA, Asheboro wrestlers roll

Prep Roundup: Snotherly, Payne maintain rapid scoring paces: UCA, Asheboro wrestlers roll

Eastern Randolph’s Brecken Snotherly prepares to launch a shot last week against Uwharrie Charter Academy. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) Here are some notable performances from around area high schools last week: In girls’ basketball, Southwestern Randolph defeated host Eastern Randolph 59-52 as Jordin George had 15 points. Still, it was a special week for Eastern Randolph senior Breck Snotherly, who eclipsed the 1,000-point mark with the Wildcats. Plus, she has more points from her time at Winston-Salem Christian. Snotherly racked up 32 points in the Southwestern Randolph game. The next night, Snotherly produced 21 points when Eastern Randolph defeated host Jordan-Matthews…
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Prep Notes: Area hoops teams show big progress

Prep Notes: Area hoops teams show big progress

Southwestern Randolph senior center Landon Williamson battles between Chatham Central’s Jacob Gilliland, left, and Aiden Johnson during last week’s game. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) RAMSEUR – The week before Christmas was relatively light for area teams and athletes, but there were some notable achievements anyway. There was more high-scoring basketball action involving Eastern Randolph. This time, a chunk of that was on the girls’ side with Brecken Snotherly pouring in 35 points as the Wildcats defeated visiting Burlington Williams 58-50. On the boys’ side, Eastern Randolph rang up another big point total with an 84-66 home triumph against Burlington Williams. That…
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Snotherly places eighth in cross country state meet

Snotherly places eighth in cross country state meet

Brecken Snotherly, shown during the track and field season, had a strong outing in the state cross country meet. (Randolph Record file photo) KERNERSVILLE – Brecken Snotherly of Eastern Randolph placed eighth in the Class 1-A state cross country meet Saturday at Ivy Redmon Complex. Snotherly, a senior, posted a time of 21 minutes, 21.66 seconds. In Class 2-A girls, Providence Grove had a team entry, placing 11th. The Patriots were paced by a trio of juniors. Jensen Auman was (22:38.40) was 40th, Mia Browder (22:56.70) was 44th and Carolina DuVall (23:05.64) was 51st. On the boys’ side, Zach Hazelwood…
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