Local Roundup: Lady Spartans win close one at Faith
A late basket from Rachel Ross put the Kerr-Vance varsity girls basketball team ahead for good in the Spartans’ 34-32 win at Faith Christian Tuesday.
It was the first conference win of the season for KVA, which improved to 4-2 overall.
The Spartans were down to seven players for the fourth quarter after Jessica Darnell went out with an injury near the end of the third.
Rebecca Ross led KVA with 14 points (four 3-pointers). Rachel Ross finished with eight.
KVA varsity boys stay unbeaten
Kerr-Vance had five players in double figures and the Spartan varsity boys basketball team defeated Faith Christian 89-59 Tuesday.
Tyson Carrier led the team with 21 points, including six 3-pointers. He was followed in scoring by Derrius Perry (19), R.J. Hunt (18), Derrian Markham (11), and Brandon Dickerson (11).
KVA improved to 6-0 (3-0) on the season.
Spartan coach Dave Carrier said it was one of his team’s best offensive performances of the season.
“Our defensive pressure wore them down,” added Carrier. “We we really used our depth well tonight.”
KVA hosts Grace Christian of Raleigh on Friday.
Spartan middle school girls win fourth straight
Behind a strong team defensive effort, the Kerr-Vance middle school girls basketball team picked up its fourth straight win Tuesday in a 32-24 victory over Trinity of Durham/Chapel Hill. Kennedy Adcock led the Spartans with 12 points, Holly Steg and Becka Johnson both had nine and Megan O’Leary added two points.
KVA middle school boys fall 46-37
The Kerr-Vance middle school boys basketball team was defeated by Trinity of Durham/Chapel Hill Tuesday, 46-37.
Drew Griggs led the Spartans with 22 points and Wil Short had nine.