Mavs edge rival, earn share of SCC boys title

Emezie scores 19 points in home win
Feb. 16, 2013 @ 01:05 PM

After stumbling on Tuesday, Marvin Ridge's boys bounced back to beat rival Weddington and earn a share of the Southern Carolina Conference regular-season title on Friday.
The Mavericks pulled out a 54-48 home win over the Warriors, led by junior forward John Emezie's 19 points.
The Mavericks finished 8-2 in the SCC, giving them a co-championship with Sun Valley.
Marvin Ridge could have won the conference crown outright, but lost to fifth-place Porter Ridge on Tuesday.
The Mavs' Taylor Neal added 16 points and five rebounds in the win over WHS, and teammate David Kelcy contributed nine points and seven boards.
The Warriors got 10 points each from Brandon Watts and Mason Osepchuk, while Blake Waud added nine. Watts, a junior wing, also had a game-high 11 rebounds.

Friday's box scores
Marvin Ridge boys 54, WHS 48
Weddington (13-11, 5-5 SCC)
Brandon Watts 4 1-5 10, Jordan Barber 3 1-2 8, Mason Osepchuk 4 0-2 10, Chris Trevisan 2 0-0 4, Blake Waud 4 0-0 9, Demonta Oates 0 0-0 0, Jordan Sharpe 0 0-0 0, Jake Granger 0 0-0 0, Mahlon Hearne 0 0-0 0, Gavin Black 3 0-0 7. Totals 20 2-9 48

Marvin Ridge (14-8, 8-2 SCC)
Logan Jackson 1 1-2 3, Zach Frye 0 2-4 2, Taylor Neal 5 5-6 16, David Kelcy 4 1-2 9, John Emezie 7 4-6 19, Sam Vogt 0 0-0 0, Kris Watkins 0 0-0 0, Roen Ourant 0 3-4 3, Ben Williams 0 0-0 0, Ben Vogt 0 0-0 0, Ross Corday 0 0-0 0, Dylan White 0 0-0 0, Ryan Owens 0 0-0 0, AJ McCloskey 0 0-0 0, David Cardwell 0 0-0 0. Totals 18 16-24 54

WD^16^11^8^13 - 48
MR^12^6^19^17 - 54

3-pointers: WD 6 (Osepchuk 2, Watts 1, Barber 1, Waud 1, Black 1); MR 2 (Neal 1, Emezie 1). Rebounds: WD 32 (Watts 11, Osepchuk 6, Waud 5); MR 29 (Kelcy 7, Neal 5). Assists: WD 16 (Watts 4, Barber 4, Osepchuk 3, Trevisan 2, Waud 2); MR 11 (Jackson 6, Frye 3). Steals: WD 12 (Barber 4, Watts 2, Osepchuk 2, Trevisan 2); MR 11 (Emezie 3, Neal 2, McCloskey 2). Blocks: WD 4 (Watts 3, Barber 1); MR 3 (Emezie 2, Neal 1).

Weddington girls 46, Marvin Ridge 36

Weddington (19-5, 8-2 SCC)
Kelsie Croal 1 0-1 2, Stephanie Watts 6 7-8 19, Bailee Carter 4 2-2 12, Olivia Jenkins 1 1-4 3, Jada Craig 2 4-9 8, Molly Mann 1 0-0 2, Emily Schill 0 0-0 0, Sarah McKain 0 0-0 0. Totals 15 14-24 46

Marvin Ridge (7-15, 2-8 SCC)
Jamie Ellis 2 0-0 6, Ariel Griffin 0 0-1 0, Alyssa Horan 4 3-6 11, Lyndsey McLain 0 0-0 0, Melissa Blatnik 3 1-2 7, Juliana Bass 1 0-0 3, Melissa Sepulveda 3 0-0 9. Totals 13 4-9 36

WD^16^11^7^12 - 46
MR^5^9^11^11 - 36

3-pointers: WD 2 (Carter 2); MR 6 (Sepulveda 3, Ellis 2, Bass 1). Rebounds: WD 33 (Watts 12, Craig 7, Carter 6); MR 30 (Horan 8, Griffin 6). Assists: WD 6 (Watts 4); MR 13 (McLain 3, Bass 3, Ellis 2, Sepulveda 2). Steals: WD 11 (Watts 5, Carter 3); MR 12 (Griffin 4, Blatnik 3, Horan 2, McLain 2). Blocks: WD 1 (Craig 1); MR 2 (Griffin 2).