Alexander Central’s Basketball teams opened the season Tuesday night in Boone and the Varisty Men and Women swept the homestanding Watauga Pioneers.
The Lady Cougars handed new coach Jacob Lail a victory in his first game as they held off Watauga 48-46. Senior Abby Cook led the way with 23 points and 12 rebounds.
The Varsity men beat Watauga 68-58. Kaleb Parson had 19 points followed by Noah Presnell with 16 and Blane Hodges with 13.
The JV Girls were defeated 39-33
The JV Boys won 49-33