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Mecklenburg trustees tap interim school superintendent

Trustees on the Mecklenburg County School Board named Dr. Janet C. Crawley as part-time temporary interim Superintendent of Schools at a special meeting Thursday night, June 25. Crawley, who takes…

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Dollar General/Unarco edges Presto/Halifax in battle of unbeatens

SoVaNow.com / November 20, 2012
The South Boston Business & Industrial league featured a battle of unbeatens Sunday, as Dollar General/Unarco edged Presto/Halifax, 62-61. The winners are 5-0, while the losers dropped to 4-1.

Joey Barksdale had 19 points and Tye Barksdale added 17 for the winners. Sterling Williams had 25 and Eric Pounds 12 for the losing team.

This headliner was tight all the way, with DG/Unarco leading at halftime, 29-28. DG/Unarco did a better job at the foul line, finishing 10-for-14, while Presto/Halifax went seven-for-21.

AW II improved its position in the South Boston Business and Industry league standings Sunday.

AW II defeated SVHEC, 63-50. AW II improved to 4-1, while SVHEC fell to 2-3. James Allen ripped off a 24-point night in leading the winners. Kevin Allen had 23. Deshon Dabbs led SVHEC with 18 and Kejuan Mayo had 12.

United Steps/Felton Bros defeated Aquatics/Pacific Headwear, 54-35. United Steps/Felton remained unbeaten at 5-0, while the losers are winless at 0-5.

Aaron Hill had 14 points and Donald Watson 13 for the winners, while Blaine Key and Thomas Barksdale scored 10 and nine, respectively. Kajeah/Pathways defeated ABB, 58-42. The winners are 2-3, while ABB fell to 1-4.

Abdula Marrow led the winners with 26 points, and Hakeem Ager had 12. Jermaine Dunkley had 12. Michael Jackson and Daniel Roller had 12 apiece for ABB.

The 40-plus Warriors defeated Goodyear, 72-67. The 40-plus Warriors improved to 3-2, while Goodyear fell to 1-4.

Calvin Chaney led the 40-plus Warriors with 23 points, and Matt McCargo had 18. Eric Ferguson led Goodyear with 17 and Terry Bowe had 15 for the losers.

AW I forfeited to HRHS/Volunteers. HRHS/Volunteers improved to 1-4, while AW I fell to 2-3.

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: The weekly awards went to James Allen of AW II, 24 points; Joey Barksdale of GD/Unarco, 19 points, including 13 in the second half; and Calvin Chaney of the 40-plus Warriors, with 23. He had 16 first half points.



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