North Carolina High School Basketball - Alexander Central over St. StephensJanuary 2, 2018: Taylorsville, NC 28681
Fans at Tuesday's league challenge between the Alexander Central Cougars (Taylorsville, NC) and the visiting St. Stephens Indians (Hickory, NC), saw Alexander Central's basketball squad overcome St. Stephens by a tally of 46-34.
With the victory, Alexander Central improves its record to 6-6 on the campaign. The Cougars host Ashe County (West Jefferson, NC) to confront the Huskies in a non-league challenge on Wednesday, January 3. The Huskies come into the challenge with a record of 4-6. Ashe County lost 59-47 in their recent league challenge against North Wilkes (Hays, NC)
Next up, the Indians confront the Watauga Pioneers (Boone, NC) in a Northwestern 3A/4A challenge, on Friday, January 5. St. Stephens will attempt to improve on its 6-6 season record. The Pioneers come into the challenge with a 7-3 record after their 85-80 league loss to McDowell (Marion, NC).