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Randleman’s Elizabeth York lets a shot fly from well behind the 3-point line against Wilkes Central in the second round of the NCHSAA 2-A playoffs. York finished with 24 points. (Mike Duprez / Randolph Hub)

Unbeaten Randleman girls roll into 4th round

Randleman used a flurry of 3-pointers to take a big early lead and the undefeated Tigers rolled past Lincoln Charter in the third round of the 2-A state playoffs on Saturday.

The top-seeded Tigers (25-0) received a balanced scoring effort to reach the fourth round. Gracyn Hall led the way with 19 points while Audra Petty had 17 and Elizabeth York 11.

York scored 57 points in the first three games for RHS.

Randleman moved on to a meeting with fifth-seeded Shelby (21-2) on Tuesday.
Here is how Randolph County girls teams fared in the state playoffs last week:

FIRST ROUND
1-A
No. 3 Uwharrie Charter 54
No. 30 Bradford Prep 38
The Eagles displayed balance, with Gabi Greene and Kristen Jensen each scoring 13 points. Ashara Spruill added 12 points.

No. 15 Cherokee 65
No. 18 Eastern Randolph 62
Kyania Brower led the Wildcats with 25 points and Brecken Snotherly scored 22 points.

FIRST ROUND
2-A
No. 1 Randleman 64
No. 32 Burns 17
York scored 22 points and Hall had 14.

No. 11 Southwestern Randolph 49
No. 22 Bandys 38
Alexis Maness led the Cougars with 17 points. Caressa King and Maddie Small each scored 10 points.

No. 5 Shelby 71
No. 28 Providence Grove 25

No. 14 Wheatmore 61
No. 19 Monroe 42

SECOND ROUND
1-A
No. 3 Uwharrie Charter 58
No. 19 Swain County 56
Spruill scored 23 points as the Eagles held off a furious late rally by the Maroon Devils. UCA’s eight-point lead with two minutes left got sliced to a bucket and the Maroon Devils missed a layup at the buzzer. Jensen added 13 points and Greene had 11.

SECOND ROUND
2-A
No. 1 Randleman 64
No. 17 Wilkes Central 53
The Tigers faced a more difficult opponent as Wilkes Central shot well in the first half. But York was deadly from 3-point range and finished with 24 points. Petty added 16 points.

No. 6 North Surry 59
No. 11 Southwestern Randolph 49
Maness had a huge game in defeat with 32 points and 13 rebounds. She made 10 consecutive free throws in the third quarter.

No. 3 Newton-Conover 68
No. 14 Wheatmore 59