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It wasn't nearly as bad the result a few months ago, but the Oklahoma City once again had the Charlotte Bobcats' number on Friday.
Trailing by a point after the first quarter, the Thunder outscored the Bobcats 88-65 in the final three quarters of play, eventually picking up a 116-94 victory at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Below is a look at Friday's prep scores from across Catawba County:
Alexander Central 3, Fred T. Foard 0
South Caldwell 5, St. Stephens 1
Watauga 6, Hickory 0
Alexander Central 6, Fred T. Foard
South Caldwell 2, St. Stephens 1
Hickory 2, Polk County 0
Maiden 3, Lincolnton 0
Surrounded by the chilly weather of early March, the St. Stephens girls soccer team got off to a cold start against Mooresville on Thursday, but certainly made up for it quickly.
The Lady Indians (4-0-0) scored three goals in the final 6:36 of the first half, going on to win 4-1 against the Lady Blue Devils in the 14th Annual Lady Indians Memorial Classic soccer tournament.
Below is a look at Thursday's spring sports scores from across Catawba County:
Fred T. Foard 8, Watauga 2
Maiden 11, Ashbrook 1
North Lincoln 5, St. Stephens 4
Lincoln Charter 14, Bunker Hill 4
Bandys 8, Bunker Hill 1
Newton-Conover 9, West Caldwell 0
Bandys 5, Bunker Hill 0
Charlotte Bobcats guard Ramon Session will be out 2-4 weeks after suffering a second degree MCL sprain in his left knee, the team announced on Thursday.
Sessions suffered the knee injury during Wednesday night's 99-78 loss to Brooklyn. He scored nine points in 20 minutes against the Nets and left the court under his own control.
A pack of hungry, fast-paced Black Bears put an end to Bandys' girls basketball season on Wednesday.
Pisgah (25-6) led nearly the entire game against the Lady Trojans, winning 57-45 at UNC-Greensboro to advance to Saturday's 2A West Region championship game.
Bandys, who was making its fourth-straight appearance at the 2A West Regions, finish its season with a 27-3 record.
When the Brooklyn Nets started to catch fire, there was nothing the Charlotte Bobcats could do.
Joe Johnson and Deron Williams combined for 38 points, helping the Nets overcome a halftime deficit to defeat the Bobcats 99-78 at Time Warner Cable Arena on Wednesday.
Charlotte (13-48) shot just 38 percent from the field in the loss.
The memories of last year still sit with the Bandys girls basketball team, but the Lady Trojans are using those lessons to improve their finish this season.
To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.
Newton-Conover High School added four new names to its growing list of Hall of Fame inductees on Tuesday.
Coach Jerry Willard, football and basketball standout Dauntae Finger and athletic supporters Steve and the late Cathy Arndt comprised the NCHS Hallâ€™s fourth class.
All four were enshrined Tuesday during the schoolâ€™s winter sports banquet held at the NCHS gym.
Below is a look at Monday's spring sports scores from across Catawba County:
Alexander Central 6, St. Stephens 3
Fred T. Foard 16, Draughn 3
St. Stephens 5, Alexander Central 4 (eight innings)
Newton-Conover 4, North Lincoln 0
14th Annual Lady Indians Memorial Soccer Classic