Timothy Brower

Prep boys: Randleman, Eastern Randolph, Asheboro look to build off big weeks

Prep boys: Randleman, Eastern Randolph, Asheboro look to build off big weeks

Eastern Randolph’s Julian Brooks goes up for a shot against Southwestern Randolph’s Nathan Ellis last week in Ramseur. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) Randleman’s boys’ basketball team clinched the Piedmont Athletic Conference regular-season championship with a couple of convincing victories last week. Heading into this week with an 18-4 overall record and 11-0 mark in PAC play, the Tigers could sew up a perfect league mark by winning Tuesday night’s finale against visiting Trinity. Randleman’s 69-50 victory against host Uwharrie Charter Academy came with 18 points apiece from Tyshaun Goldston and Greg Price. The Tigers finished the week with an 84-58 romp…
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Prep boys: Trinity splits games as Payne hits milestone

Prep boys: Trinity splits games as Payne hits milestone

Uwharrie Charter Academy’s Braeden Lamb goes up for a shot against Wheatmore’s Parker Kines during a game last week. Wheatmore’s Robert Nyamongo, left, looks on. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) Randleman and Trinity were involved in a Piedmont Athletic Conference boys’ basketball showdown last week and it turned out to be a compelling matchup. Randleman needed overtime to defeat host Trinity 74-69 with Greg Price recording 24 points, Connor Cassidy posting 18 points and Tyshaun Goldston providing 16 points. Dominic Payne had 21 points and Brandon Campbell racked up 18 points for Trinity. Randleman kept it going by blowing out host Wheatmore…
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Prep boys: PAC race looks crowded

Prep boys: PAC race looks crowded

It’s tight atop the Piedmont Athletic Conference boys’ basketball schedule near the midway mark of the league slate. Trinity suffered its first PAC loss of the season when host Eastern Randolph won 81-77 in Friday night’s game at Ramseur. That was a rematch of last February’s PAC Tournament championship game on the same court, with the Wildcats winning that one as well. Eastern Randolph also entered this week with just one PAC defeat. Randleman is unbeaten in PAC play going into a game early this week vs. Trinity. Timothy Brower’s 34 points and Nicah Taylor’s 19 points led the way…
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Prep boys: Asheboro Blue Comets make more statements

Prep boys: Asheboro Blue Comets make more statements

ASHEBORO – It was quite a week for Asheboro’s boys’ basketball team. The Blue Comets topped a strong in-county team to wrap up non-conference play and then won its Mid-Piedmont Conference opener. It all added up to a 10-game winning streak entering this week. Asheboro defeated visiting Eastern Randolph 80-75 in a highly anticipated matchup behind Jerquarius Stanback’s 26 points and David Rodriguez’s 25 points. The game pitted last season’s regular-season champions from the Mid-Piedmont Conference and Piedmont Athletic Conference. It was the first time the Blue Comets and Wildcats met in four years. Eastern Randolph countered with 21 points…
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Prep football: Eastern Randolph nips Randleman for PAC title

Prep football: Eastern Randolph nips Randleman for PAC title

RANDLEMAN – Carter Revelle threw 39 yards to Nicah Taylor for a third-quarter touchdown in a 22-21 victory against previously undefeated Randleman on Friday night in the regular-season finale to determine the Piedmont Athletic Conference championship. The Wildcats (9-1 overall, 5-0 PAC) have gone unbeaten in 15 games in the conference’s current configuration. Revelle threw for two touchdowns, completing 12 of 16 passes for 162 yards. Lucas Smith ran for 104 yards on 29 carries. Randleman quarterback John Kirkpatrick threw for two touchdowns and was intercepted twice. Teammate Edison Hernandez rushed for 109 yards and a touchdown. Hernandez opened the…
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Prep basketball: Eastern Randolph boys keep season going, win regional semi on road

Prep basketball: Eastern Randolph boys keep season going, win regional semi on road

Coach Johnny Thomas makes a postgame video with his Eastern Randolph boys’ basketball team after winning the Class 1-A West Region semifinal at South Stokes. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) WALNUT COVE – Pierce Leonard scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and Eastern Randolph rallied past South Stokes to continue its best postseason in program history. The Wildcats put together a strong second half to pull out the Class 1-A West Region semifinal, winning 74-71 on Tuesday night. “I told them, ‘I am proud of you. We’ve had a long season, but this is not it,’ ” first-year…
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Wildcats capture another prize, top Trinity boys in PAC final

Wildcats capture another prize, top Trinity boys in PAC final

Eastern Randolph’s Timothy Brower goes up for a basket as Trinity’s Jacob Hodges, right, defends. Other Trinity players, left to right, Brandon Campbell, Grayson Earls, Dylan Hodges and Dominic Payne look on. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record) RAMSEUR – Timothy Brower was down on the court in pain in the first quarter of the Piedmont Athletic Conference Tournament’s boys’ basketball championship. The Eastern Randolph guard delivered much of the punishment for the rest of Friday night’s game. Brower’s 28 points helped propel the regular-season champion Wildcats in a 74-64 victory against visiting Trinity that marked their first conference tournament title in seven…
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