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Pair of forfeits push Maiden past Bunker Hill

January 14, 2012

Tied 25-25, a prep wrestling match between Maiden and Bunker Hill high schools came down to three forfeits.

Fortunately for the Blue Devils, they were able to earn two of them.

Ben Mayo and Gavin Thomas received forfeits at 106 and 113 pounds, respectively, giving Maiden its second conference win of the season.

“It got exciting there at the end,” said Maiden coach Sean McGovern. “It was a lot of fun. It’s our first win ever against Bunker Hill. The guys feel really good about that.”

PREP NOTEBOOK: Indians edged in OT by Hickory

January 14, 2012

Behind 12 points from Zach Jarrett and 10 points from Raheim Connelly, the Red Tornadoes (15-2, 5-0) continued their undefeated play in the Northwestern 3A/4A with an overtime victory against St. Stephens.

Drew Starkey led the Indians (11-6, 3-2) with 18 points, while Jordan James added 12 points.

Bunker Hill 65, Maiden 42

Behind 17 points from Jordan McGinnis and 13 points from J'lean Wilson, the Bears earned improved to 3-13 overall and 3-4 in the Catawba Valley 2A with a victory against the Blue Devils.

Jerebko leads Pistons over Bobcats, 98-81

January 14, 2012

CHARLOTTE — The Detroit Pistons got back in the win column Friday night, while the Charlotte Bobcats got a talking to from owner Michael Jordan.

Jonas Jerebko tied a career high with 22 points and the Pistons won the race to three victories Friday night against the Charlotte Bobcats, 98-81 to snap a six-game losing streak.

Both teams entered the game with identical 2-9 records and on lengthy losing streaks.

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