Thursday’s roundup: High school soccer and high school and college basketball
By Richard Walker
Longtime rivals Forestview and Ashbrook played a soccer thriller at Alala Stadium on Thursday night.
The host Jaguars came away with a 3-2 win over Ashbrook to improve to 2-0 on the season.
Anthony Aguilar, Nich Shiles and Plamedi Warsinky scored goals for Forestview (2-0), which hosts North Gaston on Monday night.
For Ashbrook (0-1), which visits Crest on Monday, captains Daniel Hines and Jesse Coleman scored goals and Coleman, Bailey Wilcox and goalkeeper Nick Allen led the Green Wave defense.
More high school boys soccer
South Point 6, East Gaston 0
Kings Mountain 4, North Gaston 3
Cherryville 9, Bessemer City 0
Highland Tech 3, Lincoln Charter 2
College women’s basketball
Belmont Abbey 74, Lees-McRae 55: Maria Kuhlman scored 19 points to lead the Crusaders (9-2, 5-1) to the Conference Carolinas victory over Lees-McRae (3-3, 3-3). Former East Lincoln standout Destiny Johnson led the Bobcats with 13 points.
Belmont Abbey visits North Greenville on Saturday at 2 p.m. in its next game.
High school boys basketball
Shelby 81, East Gaston 56: Shelby improved to 8-0 on the season and extended its winning streak to 24 games.
Lincoln Charter 89, Highland Tech 33: Lincoln Charter improved to 7-0 behind Marcus Farley (13 points), Troy Fulton (13 points), Sam Cogan (10 points), Carter Seitz (10 points, 13 rebounds), Elijah Burnett (10 points, 6 assists), Andrew Baich (10 points), Crichton Palmer (7 points) and Avery Borden (7 points).
High school girls basketball
Shelby 91, East Gaston 59
Lincoln Charter 50, Highland Tech 23