Mustangs Rally to Top Lady Vikes
The North Moore Mustang girls' basketball team rallied from a nine-point third quarter deficit to top Union Pines Wednesday by a score of 41-33 at Bob Ward Gymnasium in Cameron.
Senior Shakorya Brower scored 11 of her game-high 22 points in the fourth quarter, which saw her Mustang squad outscore the homestanding Vikings 14-0.
After trailing 33-24 late in the third period, a three-point bucket by junior point guard Jessie Sheffield brought the Mustangs within six points and started what was a 17-point, game-closing run for North Moore.
With the victory, the Mustangs improved to 4-0. The loss was the first this season for the Vikings (3-1).
Along with the 22 points, Brower tallied 20 rebounds, four assists, four steals and two blocks in the nonconference cross-county clash. Sheffield finished with nine points, seven boards, four assists and two steals, while fellow junior Mustang teammate Jalisa Davis had seven points, seven assists, four rebounds and two steals in the tilt.
Junior point guard Dasia McCrimmon led the Vikes in scoring with nine points, along with three steals. Senior shooting guard Alex Parris and sophomore forward Tiffany Hicks each had 8 points for Union Pines. Tyler Ross led the Vikes with nine rebounds.
The Mustangs look to improve to 4-0 in 1-A Yadkin Valley Conference play Friday in Robbins, as they host to league foe Gray Stone Day (3-2, 1-2) at 6 p.m.
Union Pines opens its 3-A Cape Fear Valley Conference campaign Friday, against the Douglas Byrd Eagles (1-3), at 6 p.m in Cameron.
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