Friday, May 27, 2022
Girls Basketball: WCDS Reaches NCISAA Semifinals, Brunson Breaks School Record (PHOTO GALLERY)

Girls Basketball: WCDS Reaches NCISAA Semifinals, Brunson Breaks School Record (PHOTO GALLERY)

Wayne Country Day dominated Statesville Christian 72-47 in the quarterfinals of the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A playoffs to reach the semifinals for the fifth year in a row.

The Chargers (23-6 overall) will host The O’Neal School (21-3) in the semifinals on Tuesday.

Coming into the game, Ja’Kea Brunson was tied with Catherine Ford for the most points in program history. In 2012, Ford set the record by finishing her career with 1,787.

Minutes into the game, Brunson set a new record with a corner three-pointer. She knocked down six three-pointers and finished with a game-high 36 points.

The junior has now scored 1,823 points for her career.

Jordin Whitney contributed seven points, while Kyrah Davis and Jada Vanderhorst scored eight points apiece.

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