Southwestern Randolph vs Asheboro Girls Basketball MPC Tournament Rd 1

The fifth seeded Lady Blue Comets of Asheboro pulled off a 55-50 upset over the fourth seeded Southwestern Randolph Lady Cougars in the opening round of the Mid-Piedmont Conference Basketball Tournament on Tuesday. Southwestern Randolph led 17-14 at the end of the first quarter and then 30-29 at halftime. The Cougars were in control 39-37 heading into the fourth quarter, but the Comets would take over in the fourth. Rachel Luna led the Blue Comets with 13 points, while Madison Priest and Selina Hicks each had 9. Diamond McDowell added 8. For the Cougars, Kenzie Whitson led the way with 17 points, while Sarah Crews notched 10. Ashton Maness finished with 8 for the Cougars.