Cox Mill Survives University’s Metheny

#20 Cox Mill (NC) defeated University (WV) 82-82 in the opening round of the 2018 Beach Ball Classic at the Myrtle Beach (SC) Convention Center.  University junior Kaden Metheny tied a BBC record with nine made 3-point baskets and scored 35 points.  Duke signee and Cox Mill senior Wendell Moore, Jr., off-set Metheny’s output with 35 points of his own.

TURNING POINT:  With the game tied at 45-45 with 15:25 to play in the second half, Cox Mill went on a 17-1 run to open a commanding 62-46 lead with 11:51 on the clock.  Cox Mill refused to quit and Metheny’s ninth 3-pointer with 1:05 to play closed the gap to just four points at 84-80.  That was as close as the Hawks could get as Cox Mill held on for the victory.

COX MILL STAT LEADERS: Wendell Moore, Jr., scored 35 points. grabbed 14 rebounds, had three assists and four steals for the Chargers.  Caleb Stone-Carrawell, who has signed with UNC Charlotte, scored 18 points while Cody Cline added 16 points, six assists and five steals.

UNIVERSITY STAT LEADERS:  In addition to Kaden Metheny’s 35 points, he also dished out a game-high seven assists.  K.J. McClurg was 7-for-8 from the field and scored 15 points before fouling out late in the contest.  Ryan Nicelar and Rodney Bucklew added 12 points each.

RECORDS:  Cox Mill 9-0, University 5-1.

:  Cox Mill – Concord, NC.  University – Morgantown, WV.



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