Jerquarius Stanback

Asheboro athletes rank high on Mid-Piedmont Conference lists

Asheboro athletes rank high on Mid-Piedmont Conference lists

Jerquarius Stanback of Asheboro takes a shot during a boys’ basketball game at Ledford in the Mid-Piedmont Conference. He was named the league’s Player of the Year. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) Here’s a list of the Mid-Piedmont Conference’s major award winners plus Asheboro’s all-conference selections for winter sports: Boys’ basketball Player of the Year: Jerquarius Stanback (Asheboro) Defensive Player of the Year: Tanner Marsh (Asheboro) Coach of the Year: Brian Nance (Asheboro Asheboro: Jerquarius Stanback, Tanner Marsh, Hakeeme Butler, D.J. Headen.   Girls’ basketball Player of the Year: Trista Charles Stanback (Oak Grove) Defensive Player of the Year: Haley Long (Oak Grove) Coach…
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Prep Basketball: Eastern Randolph teams reach PAC finals; Asheboro boys suffer upset loss

Prep Basketball: Eastern Randolph teams reach PAC finals; Asheboro boys suffer upset loss

Asheboro’s Hakeeme Butler takes a shot against Oak Grove during the Mid-Piedmont Conference Tournament semifinals. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) RAMSEUR – Both Eastern Randolph basketball teams will be in the championship games on their home court Friday night. The finals matchups for Piedmont Athletic Conference Tournament were set after Wednesday night’s results. The 6 p.m. girls’ game pits Randleman (23-1) against Eastern Randolph (17-6) followed by the boys’ title game between Trinity (20-6) and Eastern Randolph (23-2) On the girls’ side, second-seeded Eastern Randolph defeated visiting Southwestern Randolph 75-49 behind Brecken Snotherly’s 37 points. The third-seeded Cougars (18-8) received 14 points…
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Prep Boys: Blue Comets hit decades-long high

Prep Boys: Blue Comets hit decades-long high

Asheboro’s Jerquarius Stanback goes up for a shot last week against Ledford’s Whit Denny. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) ASHEBORO – There are lots of reasons that have made this a special season for the Asheboro boys’ basketball team. The goal will be to keep it going. The Blue Comets won the Mid-Piedmont Conference’s regular season, going through that portion of conference play without a loss for the first time since 1976. “We knew we would have some success in conference,” veteran coach Brian Nance said. “We had a good first half (of league play) and next thing you know, you’re 6-0,…
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