Wiggins, the boys player of the year, had a 25.1-point scoring average as a senior, the highest in school history. He led the Vikings to a 22-6 record and the second round of the N.C. 4A playoffs and averaged 4.2 assists and 2.3 steals.
Boyd, a senior, was the girls player of the year. She led Hopewell in every major statistical category, averaging 15.5 points, 7.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 3.3 steals and 1.8 blocks. Boyd set school career records for points (1,225), rebounds (618), blocks (153), games played (109) and victories (83).
The I-MECK 4A all-conference boys team included Tyrone Curry (Hopewell), Luke Maye (Hough), Josh Stepoli and Tahjai Watt (North Mecklenburg), Bradley Robinson and Jamal White (Mallard Creek), Ryan Scott (Lake Norman), Shawn Lester, Dre Howell and Kendrick Johnson (Mooresville), Mike Brown and Kennedy Meeks (West Charlotte), and Derick Brewer and Caleb Davis (Vance). Mallard Creek’s David Rutledge was named the conference boys coach of the year.
The I-MECK 4A all-conference girls team included Bryanna Curry (Hopewell), Brandi Arey, Anna Diggs and Julia Brown (Hough), Marissa Riley (Lake Norman), Amber Neely and Nicole Graham (Mallard Creek), Destiny Barrino and Jasmine Bullock (North Mecklenburg), Diamond Foggie (Vance), Gabrielle McClain, Rachel Porter and Jessica Gaston (West Charlotte) and Zana Tatum (Mooresville). Hopewell’s Gary Richmond was named the conference girls coach of the year.
Lake Norman Charter soccer
The Lake Norman Charter girls soccer team improved to 10-1 with a 3-2 victory against Charlotte Country Day on March 27. Riley Kane and Rina Leonidas scored goals for Lake Norman Charter, which is No. 6 in the state 1A poll and has a nine-game winning streak.
Senior softball kicks off
Scores from the first week of the Huntersville Parks and Recreation Department’s Senior Softball League:
Jet’s Pizza 10, Huntersville Family Chiropractic 8; American Dry Cleaners 19, Keller Williams Reality 7; Cactus Team Six 15, Chico ’s Mexican Grill 14; Hoidas Engineering, PLLC 10, Retirement Income Advisors Inc. 8; Sun, Glass & Door Co. 14, Cameron M. Harris & Company LLC 13.
Lake Norman Charter boys golf
The Lake Norman Charter Knights boys golf team improved their conference record to 24-4 by finishing second among eight teams in a Southern Piedmont 1A/2A conference match at Lincoln Country Club in Lincolnton on March 26.
North Lincoln High School won with a score of 311, followed by Lake Norman Charter’s 318 and Lincolnton’s 342. Lake Norman Charter was led in scoring by freshman Blake Fiest who fired a school-record one-over par 73 to share match medalist honors. Lake Norman Charter’s next conference match is Monday, April 2, at Woodbridge Golf Club in Kings Mountain.
Summer basketball camp
Registration is open for the Back 2 Basix summer basketball camp for players ages 5-16. The camps will be at Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics June 11 to 15, June 18-22, July 9-13 and August 13-17. Campers must provide their lunch. Each camper will receive a certificate and Back 2 Basix memorabilia.
A parent orientation meeting will be held at 3 p.m. June 3 at HFFA’s Craighead meeting room. Register at www.ba2ba.org, or mail forms to Back 2 Basix, P.O. Box 853, Huntersville, NC 28070.
The camps will be directed by Thomas Turner, a former Gardner-Webb player. For information, call 704-999-3781.
Register for Boot Camp
The Cornelius PARC Department is offering a fitness Boot Camp for anyone age 18 and older. This six-week program will be held on Saturday mornings from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. from April 21 through and June 2 (no class May 26). Classes will be held at the Bailey Middle School track, 11900 Bailey Road in Cornelius.
Boot Camp is an outdoor fitness program that offers fitness instruction, nutritional counseling and motivational training.
Jeff Heal, owner of Fitness Together in Cornelius and Davidson, will lead the class. Registration costs $40 for Cornelius residents and $48 for non-residents. Register in person at Cornelius Town Hall or online at www.cornelius.org/parc.
For information, contact the Cornelius PARC Department at 704-896-6031 ext. 160.
– Compiled by Cliff Mehrtens