West Stanly boys take down Monroe in 76-54 home victory

The Colts have now won four games in a row

Playing at home on Friday night, the West Stanly boys’ basketball team won its fourth consecutive matchup as the Colts cruised to a 76-54 win at Monroe.

Rebounding from a period in January where they lost four out of five games, the Colts (12-9, 5-4 Rocky River) have now gotten past their last four conference opponents.

They have a third-place spot in the RRC standings — just one spot behind the Redhawks (6-6, 4-4 Rocky River), who have now dropped their past three contests. Parkwood (13-7, 8-1 Rocky River) and Piedmont (12-8, 8-1 Rocky River) are each tied for first place in the conference.

The Colts traveled to Forest Hills (9-10, 2-6 Rocky River) on Tuesday and will head to Anson (10-10, 3-6 Rocky River) on Friday.

South Stanly 69, Mount Pleasant 60

The South Stanly Bulls (17-3, 6-0 Yadkin Valley) remain undefeated in YVC play following a nine-point home win over the Mount Pleasant Tigers (9-10, 5-2 Yadkin Valley) on Friday.

With a one-game lead over North Stanly (15-5, 5-1 Yadkin Valley) at the top of the conference, the two teams have risen to the top of the standings with a pair of matchups between them still remaining.

The Bulls played the Comets in New London on Tuesday and will now host Union Academy (3-15, 1-5 Yadkin Valley) on Friday.

North Stanly 63, Gray Stone 34

On Friday night, the Comets eased their way to a 63-34 road win over the Gray Stone Knights (1-15, 0-6 Yadkin Valley).

North has won five of its past seven games, falling only to Mount Pleasant on Jan. 19 and to West Stanly on Jan. 25.

The Comets hosted South Stanly on Tuesday and will travel to Mount Pleasant for a rematch with the Tigers on Friday. As for Gray Stone, the Knights played at Union Academy on Tuesday and will face the Cardinals again on Friday.