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January 31, 2022 – Monday Results


ROUNDS 1 & 2

(R1) West Rowan def. Asheboro 34-31

AHS winners: Yu Chen (138), Christian Diaz (152), Luke Lambeth (160), Logan Lambeth (182), Eduardo Soto-Canas (220), Arhman Tyson (285), Xavier Santos (113).

(R1) Pamlico County def. E Randolph 52-6

ER winner: Adrian Lopez (126).

(R1) Uwharrie Charter def. Neuse Charter 1-0

(R2) Uwharrie Charter def. S Davidson 45-36
From UCA: Neuse Charter chose not to travel for their first round match, so round one was a forfeit. UCA was up 45-6 in round two and had already clinched the win, so they forfeited the remaining matches to save wrestlers from possibly being injured.

(R1) Trinity def. West Wilkes 50-18

(R2) Trinity def. Morehead 54-21

(R1) R-S Central def. SW Randolph 66-21

SWR winners: Cristian Rios (182), Rylee Holdaway (195), Clay Sugg (220), Jose Flores (285).


January 31, 2022 - SPECIAL FEATURES

The post-season begins tonight for dual team wrestling. Dennis Garcia and Asheboro coach Wes Berrier discuss Blue Comets wrestling in this week's SPECIAL FEATURE.

January 31, 2022 – Monday Schedule


ROUNDS 1 & 2 (5:00 & 6:30)

(3A) Asheboro, West Rowan, Oak Grove at North Henderson

(1A) E Randolph, S Stanly, North East Carolina Prep at Pamlico County

ROUNDS 1 & 2 (6:00 & 7:30)

(1A) S Davidson, Bradford Prep, Neuse Charter at Uwharrie Charter

(2A) Morehead, West Stanly, West Wilkes at Trinity
(2A) SW Randolph, Surry Central, West Lincoln at R-S Central


January 29, 2022 - SPECIAL FEATURES

Dennis Garcia spoke with Tiger basketball standout Gracyn Hall and Randleman coach Brandon Varner for this week's SPECIAL FEATURE.

January 29, 2022 – DUAL TEAM WRESTLING

Five local wrestling programs have qualified for the team playoffs which begin Monday,

Asheboro (3A), Trinity (2A) and Uwharrie Charter (1A) received automatic bids into the playoffs while Southwestern Randolph (2A) and Eastern Randolph (1A) qualified as at-large teams.

The top 4 seeds in each region will host first and second round matches Monday with the winner of those sectionals advancing to Wednesday action.

Both the Mid-Piedmont 3A Conference Champion Asheboro (25-4, #6 seed) and runner-up Oak Grove (14-3, #14 seed) ended up in the sectional hosted by #3 North Henderson (21-4).

Uwharrie Charter (30-0, #1 seed) won the Piedmont Athletic 1A/2A Conference and will host first and second round matches in a sectional which also features #8 South Davidson (26-6), #9 Bradford Prep (11-13) and #16 Neuse Charter (1-23).

Trinity (19-1, #2 seed) finished second in the PAC 7 and received an automatic entry as the top-seeded 2A- team from the conference. The Bulldogs will host a sectional Monday featuring #7 Morehead (21-6), #10 West Stanly (11-15) and #15 West Wilkes (14-7).

Southwestern Randolph (14-10, #13 seed) travels to the sectional hosted by #4 Rutherford-Spindale Central (12-4).

Eastern Randolph (1-18, #13 seed) travels to the Pamlico County (19-3, #4 seed).

Unlike other sports, 1A wrestling teams from the Piedmont Athletic, Central Carolina and Yadkin Valley conferences will compete in the East Region in order to even out the number of teams in each side of the bracket.


January 28, 2022 – Friday Results


(w) Wheatmore 47, Eastern Randolph 46

ER: Brecken Snotherly scored 18 points; Ziera Watson had 7 points; Logan Beaver scored 7 points with 13 rebounds.

(m) Eastern Randolph 68, Wheatmore 64

ER: Davonte Brooks scored 25 points; Brody Gardner had 13 points.

WHS: Tyler Kimball had 27 points; Jagur Williams scored 19 points.

(w) Uwharrie Charter 39, Trinity 24

UCA: Kristen Jensen had 11 points; Gabi Greene and Ashara Spruill scored 6 points each.

(m) Trinity 66, Uwharrie Charter 63  (OT)

THS: Dominic Payne had 27 points; Trace Moffitt scored 14 points; Aiden Blakely scored 10 points.

UCA: Pierce Leonard and Alijah Barker scored 14 points each; Ashton Troutman had 13 points; Dawson Dunn had 12 points.

January 27, 2022 – Thursday Results


(w) Oak Grove 67, Asheboro 27

AHS: Ellen Long scored 9 points; Monica Powell had 5 points; Tatiana Anderson had 13 rebounds.

(m) Asheboro 91, Oak Grove 49

AHS: Tanner Marsh led with 15 points; Jerquarius Stanback had 14 points; Tyshawn Goldston scored 12 points; Tramir Martin and Hakeeme Butler scored 10 points each.

(w) Randleman 47, SW Randolph 39

RHS: Gracyn Hall had 17 points; Elizabeth York scored 15 points; Hannah Hinshaw had 6 points.

SWR: Carley Everhart and Alexis Maness scored 10 points each; Kassidy Glasgow had 9 points.

(m) Randleman 51, SW Randolph 48

RHS: Greg Price scored 11 points; Dylan Wheatley had 9 points.

(w) Wheatmore 46, Uwharrie Charter 39

UCA: Ashara Spruill scored 12 points; Gabi Greene had 11 points; Kristen Jensen had 9 points.

(m) Wheatmore 57, Uwharrie Charter 47

WHS: Adam Harrison scored 14 points; Dylan Weil and Tyler Kimball had 12 points each; Kaleb Lockwood scored 10 points.

UCA: Ashton Troutman scored 12 points; Alijah Barker scored 11 points; Ayden Green had 8 points.


6:00 Piedmont Athletic Conference Meet at Randolph/Asheboro YMCA

January 26, 2022 – Wednesday Results


(w) North Davidson 66, Asheboro 22

AHS: Ellen Long had 7 points; Veronica Powell scored 6 points.
(m) North Davidson 73, Asheboro 69

(w) Providence Grove 59, Jordan-Matthews 41

PG: Edi Austin scored 12 points; Allie Frazier had 10 points; Brooke Ingram scored 9 points; Maddie King had 8 points.

(m) Providence Grove at Jordan-Matthews


Asheboro 46, Ledford 27

From AHS: AHS Wrestling team 3-peats taking the Mid-Piedmont Conference Championship by defeating Ledford 46-27 tonight.

AHS winners: Xavier Santos, Diego Gutierrez, Alex Patino, Yu Chen, Christian Diaz, Luke Lambeth, Logan Lambeth, Michael Brady, Arhman Tyson.


Mid-Piedmont Conference Championships - COMPLETE RESULTS


1- 288 North Davidson
2- 254 Oak Grove
3- 215 Ledford
4- 195 Asheboro
5- 86 Central Davidson
6- 81 Montgomery Central


1- 347 Oak Grove
2- 265 North Davidson
3- 196 Central Davidson
4- 188 Ledford
5- 77 Asheboro
6- 53 Montgomery Central


Trinity at East Rowan - CANCELED

January 26, 2022 – ALUMNI NEWS

Heaven Maness (SWR '20) has been named to the preseason All South Atlantic Conference Softball Team. Last season's Freshman of the Year honoree hit .426 during her first college season with 36 rbi and a .750 slugging percentage.


January 26, 2022 – Wednesday Schedule UPDATED 9:50


6:00 Asheboro at North Davidson

6:00 Clover Garden at Eastern Randolph
6:00 Providence Grove at Jordan-Matthews


6:00 Ledford at Asheboro (at NAMS)

Asheboro, Ledford at Montgomery Central - CANCELED


3:00 Mid-Piedmont Conference Meet at Kernersville YMCA


Trinity at East Rowan - CANCELED

January 25, 2022 – Tuesday Results


(w) Randleman 63, Eastern Randolph 19

From RHS: Leaders for the Tigers were Audra Petty 21 pts. and 4 steals; Elizabeth York 13 pts. 6 assists and 4 steals; Gracyn Hall 12 pts. 6 rbs. and 7 assists; Hannah Hinshaw 10 pts. and 5 rbs. Tigers are now 16-0.

(m) Randleman 50, Eastern Randolph 46  (OT)

RHS: Dylan Wheatley scored 19 points; Baylor Petty had 15 points.

(w) SW Randolph 52, Providence Grove 35

SWR: Alexis Maness scored 19 points; Carley Everhart had 10 points; Kassidy Glasgow scored 9 points.

PG: Maddie King had 9 points; Reann Saunders scored 7 points.

(m) Providence Grove 55, SW Randolph 50

(m) Trinity 54, Wheatmore 46

THS: Dominic Payne scored 16 points; Dylan Hodges and Trace Moffitt scored 10 points each.

WHS: Tyler Kimball scored 14 points; Jagur Williams had 10 points.


5:30 S Davidson, Bishop McGuinness at Wheatmore

January 24, 2022 – Monday Results


(w) Central Davidson 66, Asheboro 23

AHS: Malaika Khan scored 7 points; Tatiana Anderson had 6 points and 10 rebounds.

(w) Trinity at SW Randolph - POSTPONED SAT, 1/29 (4:00)


The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced today that the reporting deadline for wrestling teams has been pushed back by one day. The playoff bracketing process and the first two rounds of the dual team playoffs have also been delayed. This will allow an extra day for teams to make up matches which were affected by recent weather issues.


Dual Team reporting: 11:59 pm Thursday, January 27

Dual Team playoff bracketing: Friday, January 28

Individual reporting: 11:59 pm Saturday, January 29

Dual Team 1st and 2nd rounds: Monday, January 31

Dual Team 3rd and 4th rounds: Wednesday, February 2 (no change)

Dual Team State Championships: Saturday, February 5 (no change)

Aside from the individual reporting deadline, dates for the individual wrestling tournaments remain the same.


January 24, 2022 – Monday Schedule UPDATED 2:30


6:00 (w) Central Davidson at Asheboro

(w) Trinity at SW Randolph - POSTPONED SAT, 1/29 (4:00)

January 21, 2022 - No Events Scheduled

January 20, 2022 – Thursday Results


(w) Randleman 64, Wheatmore 54

RHS: Gracyn Hall scored her 1000th career point with 26 points and 14 rebounds; Elizabeth York scored 15 points with 7 assists; Hannah Hinshaw had 8 points and 9 rebounds.

(m) Randleman 57, Wheatmore 53

RHS: Dylan Wheatley scored 20 points; Lucas Gnieting had 11 points; Baylor Petty scored 9 points.

WHS: Adam Harrison and Jagur Williams scored 12 points each; Tyler Kimball had 11 points; Dylan Weil scored 10 points.

(w) Uwharrie Charter 54, Providence Grove 27

UCA: Ashara Spruill scored 13 points; Gabi Greene scored 11 points; Chloe Painter had 8 points.

(m) Uwharrie Charter 52, Providence Grove 43

UCA: Ashton Troutman scored 20 points; Pierce Leonard had 10 points; Jordan Harrison had 9 points.

PG: Zane Caudle scored 27 points; Michael Fee had 11 points.

(m) Trinity 63, SW Randolph 56

THS: Dylan Hodges scored 20 points; Dominic Payne scored 17 points; Aidan Blakely had 9 points.

SWR: Sean Adkins had 16 points; Kearns Trotter scored 15 points; Thomas Leal had 9 points.


Providence Grove 43, Wheatmore 42

Trinity 75, Eastern Randolph 0

January 19, 2022 – Wednesday Results


(w) Providence Grove 57, Eastern Randolph 47

PG Allie Frazier scored 30 points; Edi Austin scored 16 points.

ER: Brecken Snotherly had 27 points; Kyania Brower scored 8 points.

(m) Providence Grove 64, Eastern Randolph 59

PG: Zand Caudle had 27 points; Michael Fee scored 11 points; Chase Whitaker had 10 points.

ER: Davonte Brooks scored 21 points; Julian Brooks had 12 points; Na'hiem Lilly scored 9 points.

(w) Randleman 51, Trinity 34

From RHS: Gracyn Hall 21 pts. 13 rbs. Elizabeth York 10 pts. and Hannah Hinshaw 8 pts. 16 rbs. Tigers are now 14-0.

(m) Randleman 67. Trinity 64

RHS: Dylan Wheatley scored 20 points; Greg Price had 15 points; Baylor Petty added 11 points.

THS: Dominic Payne had 24 points; Trace Moffitt scored 17 points.


7:00 Asheboro at Montgomery Central

Uwharrie Charter 63, SW Randolph 18

From UCA: UCA wrestling wrapped up it's 6th consecutive conference championship this evening with a 63-18 win over Southwestern Randolph HS. UCA is 31-0 overall and 6-0 in the PAC 7. UCA is 41-0 in conference wrestling  matches over the past 6 seasons.

Randleman 48, Eastern Randolph 21

January 18, 2022 – Tuesday Schedule UPDATED


Eastern Randolph at Providence Grove - POSTPONED WED, 1/19

Randleman at Trinity - POSTPONED WED, 1/19
Wheatmore at Uwharrie Charter - POSTPONED WED, 1/26
(m) Ledford at Asheboro - POSTPONED WED, 1/19


6:00 Uwharrie Charter at East Lincoln


Ledford, PAC teams at Asheboro - POSTPONED

January 17, 2022 - SPECIAL FEATURES

Coach Brian Nance of the Asheboro men's basketball team joins Dennis Garcia in this week's SPECIAL FEATURE for a look at another unusual - but so far successful - season.

January 17, 2022 - No Events Scheduled

January 15, 2022 – Saturday Results


9:00 Asheboro at South Mecklenburg Duals

Montgomery Central Duals

Providence Grove 40, Lexington 30

Richmond County 52, Providence Grove 23
West Wilkes 54, Providence Grove 28
Cedar Ridge 42, Randleman 30
Lexington 40, Randleman 21
North Moore 42, Randleman 23
SW Randolph 51, North Moore 30
Richmond County 39, SW Randolph 27
Trinity 60, Lexington 21
Trinity 54, Richmond County 21
Trinity 63, West Wilkes 12

Phillip Reed Invitational (Glenn High School)


120 pounds, Trey Swaney (WHS), 2nd Place
126 pounds, Cameron Hinson (WHS), 2nd Place

January 14, 2022 – Friday Results


(w) Eastern Randolph 50, Trinity 44

ER: Brecken Snotherly scored 28 points; Madison Brower and Bailey Herring had 6 points each.

(m) Trinity 73, Eastern Randolph 44

THS: Trace Moffitt led with 35 points; Dominic Payne scored 16 points; Brandon Campbell had 12 points.

(w) Wheatmore 57, Providence Grove 55

(m) Providence Grove 68, Wheatmore 62

PG: Zane Caudle scored 20 points; Michael Fee had 17 points; Sakai McKoy scored 11 points.

WHS: Dylan Weil had 12 points; Tyler Kimball scored 11 points; Ethan Littlefield had 10 points.

(w) SW Randolph 39, Uwharrie Charter 36

SWR: Alexis Maness had 11 points; Carley Everhart and Alley Lowe scored 8 points each.

UCA: Gabi Greene scored 12 points; Kristen Jensen scored 10 points; Ashara Spruill had 8 points.

(m) Uwharrie Charter 44, SW Randolph 40

UCA: Ashton Troutman scored 23 points; Pierce Leonard had 6 points; Dawson Dunn had 5 points.

SWR: Matthew Rubio and Sean Adkins had 11 points each; Nathan Ellis scored 8 points.


6:00 Randleman at Trinity

January 13, 2022 – Thursday Results


Tri-Match at Providence Grove

Providence Grove 57, Eastern Randolph 18

Providence Grove 48, North Moore 24
North Moore 36, Eastern Randolph 28

Uwharrie Charter 75, Wheatmore 6

UCA winners: Ethan Hines, Brandon Jordan, Jack McArthur, Aldo Hernandez, Jacob Newton, Byan Lackey, Carson Robinson, Grayson Roberts, Doug Bowles, Jaden Maness, Austin Hardie, Aiden Carter, Jake Morin.

WHS winner: Trey Swaney.

SW Randolph at Thomasville - CANCELLED

January 12, 2022 – Wednesday Results


(w) Uwharrie Charter at River Mill Academy

(m) Uwharrie Charter 53, River Mill Academy 42

UCA: Ashton Troutman scored 21 points; Pierce Leonard scored 9 points.

January 12, 2022 - SPECIAL FEATURES

Dennis Garcia and Coach Chris Waddell discuss wrestling success in this week's SPECIAL FEATURE,

January 12, 2022 – Wednesday Schedule


6:00 Uwharrie Charter at River Mill Academy

January 11, 2022 – Tuesday Results


(m) Asheboro 69, Central Davidson 39

AHS: Every available player scored led by Jerquarius Stanback with 16 points; Hakeeme Butler scored 10 points; Tyshawn Goldston and DJ Headen had 9 points each.

January 10, 2022 - COLLEGE COMMITMENT

Alex Bagley has signed with Western Carolina University to continue her soccer career. The Southwestern Randolph Cougar was an All-Conference performer as a freshman and a junior and has forgone her senior season by graduating early and is enrolled at WCU this semester.

The Catamounts are members of the Southern Conference.

January 10, 2022SUMMER BASEBALL

The Asheboro Copperheads began playing baseball in the summer of 1999 as a member of the Coastal Plain League. On Monday morning, the organization revealed that they are rebranding as the Asheboro Zoo Keepers.

The new name pays homage to the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, the world’s largest natural habitat zoo. The Zoo Keepers team manager, Dennis Garcia, says “The team will remain in the Coastal Plain League and looks to elevate their position with the community as a family first summertime destination in central North Carolina.”

Asheboro Mayor, David Smith, says “The new name change ties the team in with the community. This will be good for tourism in Asheboro and Randolph County.”

With the name change comes new logos, merchandise and website. Take a look at

January 10, 2022 – No Events Scheduled

January 8, 2022 – Saturday Results


Pin Down Autism Super Duals

UCA 8-0 to win the two-day event.

HP Central Invitational

120 pounds, Trey Swaney (WHS), 3rd Place
126 pounds, Cameron Hinson (WHS), 3rd Place
132 pounds, Levi Johnson (WHS), 3rd Place
195 pounds, Randy Spencer (WHS), 1st Place

SWR Cougar Duals

AHS: AHS Wrestling went 5 and 0 and took the Cougar Duals Championship at SWR.

AHS wrestlers going 5-0: Xavier Santos (113); Diego Gutierrez (126); Yu Chen (138); Luke Lambeth (170); Logan Lambeth (182); Eddie Soto (220); Arhman Tyson (285).

Johnson-Stamey Mill Town Invitational

106 pounds, Brayden Hall (THS), 2nd Place
113 pounds, Spencer May (THS), 1st Place
120 pounds, Chris Grubb (THS), 2nd Place
126 pounds, KJ Stafford (THS), 2nd Place
132 pounds, Kyle Albertson (THS) 3rd Place
138 pounds, David Makupson (THS), 1st Place
145 pounds, Charles Schaedor (THS) 3rd Place
152 pounds, Casey Hohn (THS), 2nd Place
160 pounds, Johnny Bryant (THS), 2nd Place
170 pounds, Zechariah Starkweather (THS), 8th Place
182 pounds, Gavin Hardister (THS), 6th Place
195 pounds, Colby Peel (THS), 6th Place
220 pounds, Joey Smith (THS), 2nd Place
285 pounds, Jehangir Awan (THS), 6th Place

January 7, 2022 – Friday Results


(w) Oak Grove 65, Asheboro 23

AHS: Ellen Long had 8 points and 10 rebounds; Malaika Khan scored 7 points.

(m) Asheboro 54, Oak Grove 46

AHS: Tramir Martin scored 21 points; Josh Moses scored 9 points; Jerquarius Stanback and Hakeeme Butler had 8 points each.

(w) Eastern Randolph 40, Uwharrie Charter 33

ER: Brecken Snotherly scored 25 points; Ziera Watson and Kenly Whitaker had 5 points each.

(m) Uwharrie Charter 57, Eastern Randolph 43

UCA: Ashton Troutman had 14 points; Alijah Barker and Pierce Leonard scored 13 points each; Jordan Harrison had 9 points.

ER: Davonte Brooks had 12 points; Na'hiem Lilly and Elias Alston scored 8 points each.

(w) Randleman 77, Providence Grove 32

RHS: Audra Petty scored 18 points; Elizabeth York had 17 points, 8 assists and 7 steals; Gracyn Hall scored 15 points with 7 rebounds.

PG: Allie Frazier led with 13 points.

(m) Providence Grove 47, Randleman 39

PG: Sakai McCoy scored 16 points; Zane Caudle had 12 points; Michael Fee scored 11 points.

RHS: Lucas Gneiting and Baylor Petty scored 8 points each; Greg Price had 7 points.

SW Randolph at Wheatmore - POSTPONED (WED 1/19)


6:00 Pin Down Autism Duals at Uwharrie Charter (Day 1)

January 6, 2022 – Thursday Results


7:00 Providence Grove at Randleman

SW Randolph 43, Wheatmore 36

SWR winners: Janaksel Perez, Luke White, Walker Teal, Ty Dixon, Tristin Richardson, Noah Williams, Clay Sugg, Jose Flores.

WHS winners: Micah Agner, Terry Presnell, Trey Swaney, Noah Browning, Randy Spencer, Renato Barron.


Uwharrie Charter 72,  North Moore 9

Uwharrie Charter 71, Eastern Randolph 6


PAC 7, Jordan-Matthews at Randolph/Asheboro YMCA

January 5, 2022 – Wednesday Results


(w) Asheboro 45, Thomasville 22

AHS: Kimry Comer had 9 points; Veronica Powell had 8 points; Monica Powell, Malaika Khan and Maggie Allred scored 6 points each.

(m) Asheboro 54, Thomasville 41

AHS: Hakeeme Butler scored 19 points; Tanner Marsh and Tyshawn Goldston scored 11 points each.

(w) Randleman 57, Union Pines 48

RHS: Gracyn Hall had 24 points and 9 rebounds; Elizabeth York scored 19 points; Hannah Hinshaw scored 6 points with 9 rebounds.

(m) Union Pines 56, Randleman 30

(w) SW Randolph 42, Eastern Randolph 35

SWR: Alexis Maness scored 22 points.

ER: Brecken Snotherly scored 25 points.

(m) Eastern Randolph 55, SW Randolph 52

ER: Davonte Brooks scored 24 points; Bryce Foland scored 18 points.

SWR: Nathan Ellis had 16 points; Sean Adkins scored 14 points.


Tri-Match at Cedar Ridge

Trniity 66, Western Alamance 18
Trinity 65, Cedar Ridge 9
THS wrestlers who went 2-0: Brayden Hall, Spencer May, Chris Grubb, KJ Stafford, Kyle Albertson, David Makupson, Charles Schaefor, Casey Hohn, Gavin Hardister, Xavier Horton. Joey Smith.

Asheboro 57, North Davidson 22

AHS winners: Yu Chen, Christian Diaz, Luke Lambeth, Logan Lambeth, Michael Brady, Eduardo Soto-Canas, Arhman Tyson, Xavier Santos, Adam Curry, Diego Gutierrez.


4:00 Asheboro at North Davidson

January 4, 2022 – Tuesday Results


(w) Providence Grove 49, Trinity 42

(m) Providence Grove 77, Trinity 71

(w) Central Davidson 51, Wheatmore 44

(m) Central Davidson 62, Wheatmore 60

WHS: Adam Harrison had 19 points; Jake Haynes scored 12 points.

(w) Randleman 50, Uwharrie Charter 30

RHS: Elizabeth York had 15 points and 5 assists; Gracyn Hall had 15 points and 16 rebounds; Jordan Booker scored 8 points.

UCA: Ashara Spruill scored 6 points; Lily Charlesworth and Chloe Painter had 5 points each.

(m) Uwharrie Charter 51, Randleman 42

UCA: Ashton Troutman had 23 points; Max DeNamur scored 9 points.

RHS: Baylor Petty scored 12 points; Greg Price had 10 points.

January 3, 2022 - SPECIAL FEATURES

In this week's SPECIAL FEATURE, Dennis Garcia celebrates with Randleman's Lady Tigers following their championship in the Davidson/Randolph Christmas Classic at Providence Grove High School.

January 3, 2022 - No Events Scheduled

January 1, 2022 - HAPPY NEW YEAR


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