With the second day of the tournament complete, the action now moves from Concord High School to the Cabarrus Arena at the Cabarrus County Fairgrounds.
Kannapolis 87, Mount Pleasant 46
In second round action, Kannapolis started the day off with a 87-46 victory over Mount Pleasant. The Wonders rebounded from Wednesday's loss to Myers Park and will face West Stanly on Friday. Josh Gray led the Wonders with 23 points. Jacob Newman, Jeremy Jones, and Billy Simiton all scored in double figures. Jake Hunt and Ronald Lynch led the Tigers with six points.
West Stanly 63, Jay M. Robinson 53
The game was close early on but the Colts pulled away late, mostly on Will Honeycutt's 17 points and Nathan Furr's 18. Caleb Eldridge's 21 points were not enough for the Bulldogs.
Concord 78, Myers Park 66
The Spiders raced out to an early 20-9 lead and never looked back as they avenged an early season loss to the Mustangs. The trio of Dee Bost, Lance Lewis and Danny Nieman scored 50, and Myers Park couldn't keep up with the fast scoring pace. Aaron Gibbs' 14 points and 11 rebounds weren't enough as the Spiders won by 12 to advacne to the finals.
Central Cabarrus 71, Northwest Cabarrus 55
The Vikings pounded Northwest in the late game in what turned out to be a very physical game. Free throws and whistles were a common occurance in a game that had 37 fouls called. Northwest guard John Hathcock scored 16 but it wasn't enough to knock off the one-two punch of Brandon McLean and Decario Tidwell who combined for 35.
Concord will face Central Cabarrus Friday Night at 8:30 at the Cabarrus Arena.