Upcoming games: Jan. 2-4

January 1, 2014 

Cary Academy’s John Guerra (left) drives to the basket over Wake Christian’s Drew Boykin during the boy’s basketball game in Cary on Friday, December 13, 2013. Wake Christian won 60-57 in overtime.

CHRIS ADAMCZYK

Upcoming schedule

Thursday

Swimming: Panther Creek, Middle Creek, Cary and Holly Springs at Triangle Aquatic Center.

Wrestling: Panther Creek and Southern Nash at Rocky Mount.

Friday

Boys basketball: Fuquay-Varina at Green Hope; Cary at Holly Springs (8 p.m.); Athens Drive at Apex; Middle Creek at Panther Creek

Girls basketball: Green Hope at Fuquay-Varina; Cary at Holly Springs (6:30 p.m.); Apex at Athens Drive; Panther Creek at Middle Creek; New Life Home School at Wake Christian (6:15 p.m.)

Gymnastics: Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Green Hope, Holly Springs, Middle Creek, Panther Creek and others at Angier Gymnastics

Swimming: Apex, Leesville Road, Fuquay-Varina and Harnett Central at Triangle Aquatic Center (rescheduled from Dec. 18).

Saturday

Boys basketball: Carolina Day at Cary Christian (2:30 p.m.).

Girls basketball: Carolina Day at Cary Christian (1 p.m.).

Swimming (all day): Cardinal Gibbons at Catholic Invitational in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Wrestling (all day): Cary at West Stanly Duals; Green Hope at Sanderson Duals; Apex, Middle Creek and Holly Springs at Holly Springs Duals; Panther Creek at Sanderson Duals; Cardinal Gibbons at Broughton Duals.

Events start 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Overtime points

• Apex boys basketball took fourth in the HighSchoolOT.com Holiday Invitational’s Shavlik Randolph bracket. Middle Creek took seventh in the Summitt Hospitality bracket, but made a Holiday Invitational record 13 three-pointers in a 78-48 win against Columbia (S.C.) Hammond. Justin Tankelewicz had five three-pointers.

• Cary’s girls took fifth in the girls basketball portion of the Holiday Invitational, and senior Azura Stevens had a monster tournament. She tied the tournament record for most blocks in a game with seven and now has the two highest totals for rebounds in a game with 28 and 27. Her 79 rebounds for the tournament shattered the previous record of 52 held by Cary Christian graduate Dakota Dukes, and her 33 field goals for the tournament broke the record set last year by Cary Academy graduate Mickayla Sanders.

• Athens Drive’s boys picked up their first win in the seventh-place game of the South Granville Holiday Tournament’s Bojangles bracket. The Jaguars edged host South Granville 66-64.

• Green Hope’s boys took fourth in the South Granville Holiday Tournament’s Wynn Homes bracket. The Green Hope girls took third in the Holiday Hoopla at Eastern Alamance High.

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