Chapel Hill girls face first loss of season

Jan. 02, 2013 @ 10:32 PM

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL
N. Nash 42, Chapel Hill 33

ROCKY MOUNT — Chapel Hill lost for the first time, falling at the state’s No. 10-ranked 3-A program — according to MaxPreps.com — Northern Nash (10-0).
The visiting Tigers (12-1), ranked No. 16 among the state’s 3-A programs by MaxPreps, got 10 points apiece from Jessica Wall and Jamella Smith, but it wasn’t nearly enough to stop Northern Nash.
“They’re a very talented team,” Chapel Hill coach Sherry Norris said. “They play great defense and they’re very well coached.
Chapel Hill announced Wednesday that its game against Orange originally scheduled for Friday night has been postponed until Jan. 11 because of the deaths in a traffic accident of two Orange students.

N. Nash 42, Chapel Hill 33
CHAPEL HILL — Laura Musalem 1, Ari Jacobs 2, Jessica Wall 10-, Raziyah Farrington 4, Catherine Romaine 3, Jamella Smith 10, Autumn West 3.
NORTHERN NASH — Suzannah Sykes 4, Quinesha Lynch 7, Alexus Hill 10, Shakyla Mercer 5, Khadrijah Richardson 7, Deja Lewis 2, Camille Branch 4, Jordan Oldham 3.
Chapel Hill|9|8|6|10—42
Northern Nash|10|16|11|5—33

Records—Chapel Hill 12-1, Northern Nash 10-0.

St. David’s 31, CFS 24
DURHAM — Raleigh’s St. David’s School used a 14-6 fourth quarter run to break away from Carolina Friends.
St. David’s led by a point at the half and CFS (6-5) held an 18-17 lead over St. David’s (9-5) after three quarters.
Lydia Youngblood led CFS with 14 points and seven rebounds.

St. David’s 31, Carolina Friends 24
ST. DAVID’S — Caroline Garrett 8, Jessica Caro 6, Tiffany Bartholomew 6, Jamie Park 6, Melanie Park 3, Sophie Sheats 2.
CAROLINA FRIENDS — Lydia Youngblood 14, Anna Kasibhatla 6, Anna Kenan 2, Jolene Wells 2.
St. David’s|7|8|2|14—31
Carolina Friends|8|6|4|6—24

Rebounds—CFS 17 rebounds (Youngblood 7). Assists—CFS 8 (Wells 4). Steals—CFS 15 (Wells 5).
Records—St. David’s 9-5, Carolina Friends 6-5.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL
Chapel Hill 53, N. Nash 34

ROCKY MOUNT — Anthony Vanhook led Chapel Hill (10-3) with a game-high 17 points Wednesday as the Tigers won handily at Northern Nash (4-6).
Brian Thornton scored 12, Ryan Hegedus nine and Andrew Grant eight for Chapel Hill.
Chapel Hill led 24-19 at halftime but outscored Northern Nash 29-15 over the final 16 minutes.
Chapel Hill announced Wednesday that its game against Orange on Friday night has been postponed until Jan. 11 because of the deaths in a traffic accident of two Orange students.

Chapel Hill 53, N. Nash 34
CHAPEL HILL — Anthony Vanhook 17, Elliot Orenstein 2, Andrew Grant 8, Brian Thornton 12, Ryan Hegedus 9, Josh Hennen 1, Karl Hill 2, Jamison Richmond 2.
NORTHERN NASH — Isaac DuPree 6, Marcellus Major 4, Jeremy Freeman 2, Isiah Alston 3, Donte McNeil 7, Kyree Clarke 3, Darryl Prunty 9.
Chapel Hill|14|10|19|10—53
Northern Nash|12|7|11|4—34

Records — Chapel Hill 10-3, Northern Nash 4-6.

CFS 71, St. David’s 46
DURHAM — John Boone scored 19 points and added 19 rebounds Wednesday to lead Carolina Friends School past Raleigh St. David’s (4-7).
Six-foot-7 senior forward Asante Monadjemi returned from off-season ankle surgery score a game-high 21 points for the flu-ravaged Quakers.
Carolina Friends (5-8) had to dip into its junior varsity ranks to fill out its lineup after illness limited several of its players, along with head coach David Vernon.
Ben Cook (2 points) and Jacob Zurbach (3) were the jayvee call-ups.

CFS 71, St. David’s 46
ST. DAVID’S — Maalik Copeland 2, Jonah Sheats 8, Elliott Honeycut 2, Tom Eeley 10, John Garrett 8, Graham Reynolds 15, Chris Morris 1.
CAROLINA FRIENDS — Matt Gouchoe-Hanas 6, Nick MaCleod 13, Ben Cook 2, Anthony Berry 3, Josh Boone 19, Asante Monadjemi 21, Jeff Takahashi 3, Jordan Sanders 2, Jacob Zurbach 3.
St. David’s|4|16|12|14—46
Carolina Friends|25|17|14|15—71

Records—St. David’s 4-7, Carolina Friends 5-8.