Union County's prolific scorers
The most successful girls basketball teams in Union County have a player scoring at least 20 points per game this season.
Parkwood (18-2 record), Weddington (20-3) and Monroe (12-4) each have a go-to scorer.
The Redhawks have Union County's leading scorer in senior Asha Jordan.
A 5-foot-6 guard, Jordan averages 25.3 points. She's scored 20 or more in all but two games this season, including a career-high 41 in a win over Piedmont on Jan. 8.
Parkwood senior forward Emry Tsitouris ranks second in the county at 24.5 points per game. She's gone over the 30-point mark five times, including 32 in last week's win over Monroe.
Tsitouris, a USC Aiken signee, also leads UC at 14.7 rebounds per game.
Weddington is led by junior guard Stephanie Watts, who ranks third in the county at 21.0 points per contest.
Watts, who has committed to North Carolina, has scored 25 or more
Watts led Union County in scoring at 22.1 ppg as a sophomore.
Emezie continues tear
Marvin Ridge senior wing John Emezie has a chance to become the first player in Union County this millennium to average more than 30 points
per game in a season.
Emezie, a 6-foot-5, 200-pounder who has committed to Army, currently
leads UC at 30.2 ppg with one regular season game remaining.
The Mavericks were scheduled to host Weddington in the finale tonight,
but inclement weather forced all Union County games to be postponed.
Emezie and the Mavericks are also competing in the Southern Carolina
Conference tournament next week and possibly the state playoffs the
Emezie has scored 30 or more 10 times this season, including 40 or
more on two occasions.
Emezie is one of two boys players from Union County averaging better
than 20 points per game.
The other is Monroe senior guard Brandon Roddy, who averages 23.1 points.
Porter Ridge junior Caleb Homesley is third in UC at 19.0 ppg, followed by Piedmont junior center Cameron Tripp (18.0) and Parkwood senior guard Sam Mobley (16.2).
Forest Hills' girls have four players averaging double figures, including senior guard Shay Bivens (15.6), senior guard Tonjai Everett (14.8), senior guard Shay McCray (14.0) and junior forward Onyx Burns (10.7).
The Yellow Jackets, who have won six of their last seven, are 14-8
overall and 7-2 in the Rocky River Conference. They're tied for second
place with Monroe.
Forest Hills was scheduled to host the Redhawks tonight.
The RRC tournament, which is being played at Monroe, is set to begin on Monday.
Top 10 scoring leaders
(Through Feb. 13)
1. John Emezie^Marvin Ridge^Sr.^30.2
2. Brandon Roddy^Monroe^Sr.^23.1
3. Caleb Homesley^Porter Ridge^Jr.^19.0
4. Cameron Tripp^Piedmont^Jr.^18.0
5. Sam Mobley^Parkwood^Sr.^16.2
6. Ryan Grigston^Central Academy^Sr.^16.0
7. Terrance Huntley^Forest Hills^Jr.^14.8
8. D'Andre Dennis^Porter Ridge^Jr.^14.1
9. Brandon Watts^Weddington^Sr.^13.9
10. Malcom Cumberbatch^Sun Valley^Jr.^13.5
1. Asha Jordan^Monroe^Sr.^25.3
2. Emry Tsitouris^Parkwood^Sr.^24.5
3. Stephanie Watts^Weddington^Jr.^21.0
4. Taylor Helms^Cuthbertson^Jr.^17.3
5. Alyssa Carbone^Central Academy^Jr.^15.7
6. Shay Bivens^Forest Hills^Sr.^15.6
7. Brittany Autry^Parkwood^So.^15.5
8. Shaigna Wentz^Porter Ridge^Jr.^15.3
9. Abbey Mills^Piedmont^Sr.^15.3
10. Tonjai Everett^Forest Hills^Sr.^14.8