Watts scores 32 in Warriors' 10th straight win
Behind Stephanie Watts' 32 points, Weddington High's girls remained tied for first in the Southern Carolina Conference with a 61-44 home win over Anson County.
The Warriors have won 10 straight games, and are now 3-0 in the SCC and 13-3 overall.
Watts, a sophomore guard with offers from multiple major colleges, also had 11 rebounds and eight steals.
Junior wing Bailee Carter added eight points, four assists and two steals for the Warriors, and freshman guard Jada Craig had eight points, two assists and two steals.
The victory sets the stage for Tuesday, when the Warriors travel to Porter Ridge. The Pirates are also 3-0 in the SCC and are riding a six-game winning streak.
WHS boys keep pace
Weddington's boys are tied for second in the SCC standings after a 79-69 home win over Anson.
The Warriors are now 2-1 in the league and 9-7 overall.
Weddington got good balance, with four players scoring in double digits. Junior Brandon Watts led the way with 22 points while junior Demonta Oates scored 18, sophomore Chris Trevisan 13 and junior Mason Ospenchuk 12.
Cavs cruiseCuthbertson's boys won their sixth straight on Friday, handling West Stanly 89-59.
The Cavaliers have the best record of any team in Union County at 15-1, and have now won 24 straight conference games in the regular season dating back to 2011.
Junior point guard Shelton Mitchell, who recently committed to Wake Forest, scored 22 points in the win over West Stanly.
Mitchell is averaging 22.6 points on the season, and has scored 1,366 points in his three varsity seasons.
Cuthbertson will play at Piedmont on Tuesday, and the winner will have sole possession of first place in the Rocky River Conference standings. Piedmont's game at Union Academy last Friday was postponed.
CHS girls in second
The Cuthbertson girls beat West Stanly 55-48 on Friday, marking their third straight win.
The Cavaliers are in sole possession of second place in the RRC at 5-1, and stand 9-7 overall.
Cuthbertson's girls had their best season ever last year when they finished fourth in the conference at 7-7 and went 11-14 overall.
Area conference standings
Rocky River Conference
Southern Carolina Conference
Friday's boys scoresSun Valley 73, Marvin Ridge 68 (OT)
Porter Ridge 67, Parkwood 53
Weddington 79, Anson County 69
Cuthbertson 89, West Stanly 59
Monroe 55, Central Academy 37
Friday's girls scores
Marvin Ridge 48, Sun Valley 34
Porter Ridge 80, Parkwood 42
Weddington 61, Anson County 44
Cuthbertson 55, West Stanly 48
Monroe 58, Central Academy 42
Tuesday's gamesWeddington at Porter Ridge
Sun Valley at Parkwood
Anson County at Marvin Ridge
Cuthbertson at Piedmont
Forest Hills at Monroe
CATA at Union Academy