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Wildcat Basketball News

The South Davidson men’s basketball team capped last week’s conference play with a two game winning streak with victories over Gray Stone 73-60 and Albemarle 66-60. In both games Hayden Hicks led the Wildcats with 21 points and 18 points respectively. Hicks, who is averaging a double double in conference play, grabbed 12 rebounds against Greystone and 9 rebounds against Albemarle.

In the Gray Stone game, Devon Jernigan’s 15 points, Thomas Ellington’s 9 and Jackson Ellington’s 7 helped the Wildcats secure a tough road win. In the Albemarle contest, Jacob Byerly added 17 points while Thomas Ellington contributed 13 points in the win.

Ellington said, “I challenged the guys to do 2 things this week. First I wanted multiple players with double digit rebounds. (In the Gray Stone game we had 3 guys to do just that. Hicks 12 rebounds, Korbin Reeder 11 rebounds and Jacob Byerly with 11 rebounds). The second thing was to BELIEVE they could do this, and they responded.”
The Wildcats play this week at home Tuesday vs. North Rowan, Wednesday vs. Gray Stone (Senior Night) and Friday at Uwharrie Charter.