The high school basketball season is not even a month old, but the Alexander Central High women's basketball team is matching Hickory step-for-step. Both teams remained undefeated Friday night. The Cougars (6-0) blasted Davie County 71-55 in Mocksville. Madi Suddreth led the way with a career-high 39 points.
Hickory (4-0) remained unblemished by blowing out Newton-Conover 88-53. The game was tied at 35 at halftime. Danasia Witherspoon paced Hickory with 35 points.
In men's basketball, St. Stephens and Fred T. Foard both remained undfeated. The Tigers (5-0) blasted West Lincoln 70-49. Ketty Cameron led four players in double figures with 15 points. The Indians (5-0) won their fifth game in a row by knocking off Bunker Hill, 68-50. Jlen Wilson had 16 points to pace St. Stephens.
FRIDAY’S BASKETBALL RESULTS
Avery 49, Watauga 46
Alexander Central 71, Davie County 55
E. Burke 54, South Caldwell 34
Fred T. Foard 56, West Lincoln 36
Hibriten 42, West Caldwell 28
Hickory 88, Newton-Conover 53
St. Stephens 57, Bunker Hill 41
Watauga 55, Avery 48
Davie County 83, Alexander Central 61
E. Burke 62, South Caldwell 52
Fred T. Foard 70, West Lincoln 49
Hickory 69, Newton-Conover 58
St. Stephens 68, Bunker Hill 50
West Caldwell 65, Hibriten 40