Cody Young leads Hickory with 28 as the Red Tornadoes hand the top seeded Patriots a loss in the title game at Hickory. Hickory improves to 22-4. Freedom falls to 25-2.
Jem Lowrance, Alexander Central; Jaiden Bond, Watauga; Jakari Dula, Freedom; Fletcher Abee, Freedom; Cody Young, Hickory; Davis Amos, Hickory; Jaylen Harper, Hickory. MVP: Cody Young, Hickory.
Number 1 seed Freedom wins and pushes record to 26-1. Hickory falls to 17-7
Brooke Burke, Watauga; Makenna Parkins, McDowell; Shelby Darden, Hickory; Co Co Knox, Hickory; Madison Bailey, Freedom; C.C. Davenport; Freedom; Blaikley Crooks Freedom. MVP: Crooks, Freedom.
The pairings for the NCHSAA Playoffs will be released later today.