Alexander Central Basketball results from games played Tuesday in Boone.
Watauga 52 Alexander Central 39
Watauga led from tip to buzzer. Kate Sears led the Lady Pioneers with 21 points in a game where Watauga led 16-7 after the opening period. Alexander Central was paced by Sydney Hayes with 13 and Kirstyn Herman with 12. Alexander Central went 3 of 3 from the line but the host team went to the stripe 21 times and made 14. Watauga leads the Northwestern Conference at 6-1 and 16-5 overall. AC falls to 3-4 and 17-4.
South Caldwell: 32
Ashe County: 47
Alexander Central 39 Watauga 37
It was a must win for the Cougars and they got it. The game featured four ties and five lead changes. Chad Lasher’s basket with less than a second won the game for AC. Avery Cook led the Blue and Gold with 13 points. Chad Lasher was the top rebounder with 12 to go with his 4 points. Maddox Greene led the Pioneers with 14, Alexander Central goes to 5-2 in conference play and 14-6 on the season. Watauga slides to 4-3 and 10-11.
Ashe County: 64
South Caldwell: 69
Alexander Central 28 Watauga 24
Addie Jack- 9 pts
Mcartney Harrington- 8 pts
Watauga 47 Alexander Central 34
Jayon Connor- 16 pts