Lady Hounds pummel Carver


By Hannah King - Sports Writer



North Surry’s Myia West (32) tries to avoid defensive pressure from a Carver defender during Thursday night’s game as teammate Arin Bunker looks on.


Hannah King | The News

WINSTON-SALEM — The North Surry girls basketball team picked up its second win in Western Piedmont Athletic Conference play on Thursday night at Carver High School, dominating the Yellow Jackets 66-14.

The Greyhounds are now 11-5 overall and 2-0 in league play.

The Lady Hounds started off hot early and never let up. Five different North Surry players made their mark in the scorebook in the first quarter, which saw North Surry put up 31 points and hold Carver to just five.

During the first possession, and within practically the first two seconds, Elle Sutphin garnished the first North Surry basket. She finished finished the opening period with 10 points. Mikaela Johnson also struck early, coming up big in the first quarter with seven points. Arin Bunker checked in off the bench to toss in seven more. as she also came up big in the first, adding seven points. Arit Bunker off the bench also contributed with seven points. Tiana Shuff added five and Martha Holt two.

It took two and a half minutes for Carver to get its first basket, but they were few and far between until coach Shane Slate went deep into his bench and called off the pressure defense.

North Surry’s offensive performance was still ongoing into the second quarter, when the Lady Hounds added another 19 points to their previous 31, and held a commanding 50-8 lead after two quarters. Of the 19 second-quarter points, Sutphin claimed 8. Bunker and Holt added three, while Johnson and Jessy Nichols both scored a pair. Taylor Duncan claimed one from the line.

The lead edged to 40 points before the half, and North Surry would come out to start the second half with a running clock.

The Lady Hounds added six points in the third. Baskets were courtesy of Myia, Holt and Johnson. However, Carver scored just two points and carried just 10 into the fourth quarter of play.

In the fourth, Leah Eads and West both added two, while Lexie Eads put in six.

North Surry will travel to county rival Surry Central tonight.

North Surry’s Myia West (32) tries to avoid defensive pressure from a Carver defender during Thursday night’s game as teammate Arin Bunker looks on.
http://www.mtairynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_nsgirls.jpgNorth Surry’s Myia West (32) tries to avoid defensive pressure from a Carver defender during Thursday night’s game as teammate Arin Bunker looks on. Hannah King | The News

By Hannah King

Sports Writer

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