North Carolina High School Girls' Basketball

Picture of Gary Nell Reynolds, All-State guard, Statesville High School Greyhounds girls' basketball team, from The Statesville Daily Record (North Carolina), March 20, 1950
Six on Six Single Game Scoring Records

   107 pts. Beulah Thomas, New Hope (W 120-111) Mount Olive, 1954 (Mt. Olive's Bobbie Lee 40 pts.)
   107 pts. Martha Ann Bowers, Norlina (W 112-34) William R. Davis, 2/23/1955 (5'11"•49 FGs•9 FT•38 in 4th qtr.) Halifax-Warren Tournament
Image of North CArolina girls basketball player, Martha Ann Bowers, of Norlina High School, in 1955.
   106 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (W 132-60) Shoals, 12/20/1960 (5'10" sr.•40 FGs•26 FTs•in 30 min.•44 in 1st qtr.)
Shoals G. Shelton had 46 pts. in same Dec. 20, 1960 game.
   104 pts. Kay Wilson, Taylorsville (W 132-32) Marion, 3/1/1963 (39 in 1 qtr.•68 in 1 half)
   102 pts. Melba Overcash, Landis (W 107-35) East Spencer, 1/17/1950 (6'7" jr.)
   102 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 106-65) Mt. Ulla, 11/17/1953 (20/28/24/30; 1,616 pts. as Sr., 64.6 ppg avg.)
   102 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell v. Sacred Heart, 1/5/1956
Picture of Gayle Waldrop, Lowell High, Texas basketball player, who in her career through 1956 scored 102, 92, 80, 76, 75, 70, 67, 64, 62, 61, 61, 55 and 55 points in games.
    99 pts. Aileen Cudd, Green Creek (W 102-10) Sunnyview, 1/20/1939 (6'1" frosh•45 FGs•9 FT•67 in 2nd half)
    96 pts. Patsy Hall, Hallsboro High (W 100-97) Chadbourn High, 2/1/1955
Chadbourn's Joan Elliott scored 83 pts. in same 2/1/'55 game
    95 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 108-87) Troutman HS, 3/6/1954 Iredell District semi-finals
Troutman's Ruth West had 52 pts. in same 3/6/54 playoff Game.
    94 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 119-82) Scotts High, 12/4/1953 (52.1 ppg avg., Jr.)
    94 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 111-72) Spencer HS, 2/8/1955 (62.4 ppg avg. on yr, senior, 1,373 pts, 3,640 career)
    92 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (W 107-73) Firestone Girls (Adult Girls' League), 1/5/1955 (5'9" jr.) (Exhibition)
    92 pts. Mollie Sue Colvard, Nathan's Creek, 1956
    90 pts. Mollie Sue Colvard, Nathan's Creek (W 112-73) Riverview, Feb. 1956
Riverview's Patsy Brown scored 65 pts. in same Feb. 1956 game.
    90 pts. Myrna Lanier, Chinquapin (W 105-102) Beulaville, 1/21/1958 (42 FG, 6 FT)
    88 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (L 90-96) Cool Springs, 1/28/1952 (58.9 ppg avg, 1,591 pts, sophomore)
Cool Springs' Susie Warren scored 81 pts. in same 1/28/52 game.
Picture of Joaan Gilreath, Hiddenite High school (North Carolina), 1952 image, in uniform number 13, facing forward, hands to her side
    88 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (W 101-60) Celeste Henkel, 2/1/1955
    87 pts. Molly Colvard, Nathans Creek v. Cove Creek, 1955
    86 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (L 95-100) Cool Springs, 12/10/1951 same game as below
    86 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (L 95-100) Hiddenite High, 12/10/1951 same game as above.
Image if Susie Warren, Cool Springs (North Carolina) High School basketball player. From The Statesville Daily Record, March 20, 1952
    86 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir Bearcats (L 100-102) Taylorsville, 1/25/1955 (6'2")
Taylorsville's Angelle Pennell scored 82 pts. in same 1/25/55 game
    86 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (L 99-116) Taylorsville, 2/18/1955
    86 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 101-100) Gamewell High, 2/25/1955
    85 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 106-56) at Stony Point, 2/9/1954
    84 pts. Gerry Lewis, Jonesville (W 102-96) Harmony High, 1/2/1957
Harmony's Edith Gatton had 47 pts. in same Jan. 2, '57 game.
    83 pts. Betsy Wells, Elm City (W 94-80) Saratoga High, 1/16/1953
Image of girls basketball player, Betsy Wells, of Elm City High (North Carolina), in 1953, shooting a set shot, or foul shot.
    83 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High v. Thomasville, 1953-54 (48.1 ppg avg., junior yr.)
    83 pts. Joan Elliott, Chadbourn (L 97-100) Hallsboro, 2/1/1955
Hallsboro's Patsy Ward scored 96 pts. in same 2/1/'55 game.
    82 pts. Ann Sauls, Eureka High (L 93-95) Fremont High, 2/8/1952
    82 pts. Ann Sauls, Eureka High (W 89-80) New Hope, 2/29/1952 L 89-90?
New Hope's Beulah Thomas scored 57 pts. in same 2/29/52 game
    82 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 85-69) Sherrill's Ford, 11/20/1953 11/23?
    82 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 91-73) Thomasville, 2/20/1954 97-73?
Thomasville's ___ Hinkle scored 53 pts. in same 2/20/54 game.
    82 pts. Angell Pennell, Taylorsville (W 102-100) at Lenoir High, 1/25/1955
Lenoir's Nancy Woodruff had 86 pts. in same 1/25/55 game.
Images of Angell Pennell, Taylorsville High School basketball player in North Carolina. Standing facing right with hands on hip, from the Sunday Journal and Sentinel, January 20, 1957, and portrait, same newspaper, March 27, 1955.
    82 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Iredell Central (L 92-99) Mountain View, 11/16/1956
Mt. View's Geraldine Blevins had 48 pts. in same 11/16/'56 game.
    82 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes v. Nathaniel Greene High, 1/28/1958 (5'8" soph)
    82 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin (W 97-46) Sumner, 2/23/1959 (5'9' jr.•49 in 1st half) Central Tar Heel Conference Tournament 1st round at High Point
Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockette (North Carolina high school), right knee up, shooting a hook shot. From The Greensboro Record, Greensboro, North Carolina, March 5, 1959. Photo by Jack Moebes.
   Photo by Jack Moebes
    82 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin v. Nathaniel Green, 1959
    81 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 96-90) Hiddenite High, 1/28/1952
Joan Gilreath scored 88 for Hiddenite in same 1/28/52 game.
    81 pts. Sybil Hinkle, Thomasville High (L 92-107) Statesville, 2/5/1954
Statesville's Arlene Balsavage scored 73 pts. in same 2/5/1974 game.
Sybil Hinkle, Thomasville High School (North CArolina) girls basketball player shooting a set-shot to our left. From the Greensboro DAily News, Greensboro, N.C., February 14, 1954.
    81 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 100-70) Barium Springs, 2/15/1955
    81 pts. Sandra Somers, Cleveland High v. Rockwell, 1957
    80 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 95-81) Harmony High, 12/8/1953
    80 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 100-82) Union Grove High, 1/11/1954
Union Grove's Mary Thompson scored 60 pts. in same 1/11/54 game.
    80 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (W 102-57) Dallas, 2/1/1955
    80 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir Bearcats (W 92-81) Kings Mountain, 2/28/1955
    79 pts. Katie Mae Oldham, Goldston High (W 97-30) Siler City, 2/8/1952
    79 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 100-82) Winecoff, 3/1/1955 (49 in 2nd half) Conference Tournament
Winecoff's Joan Ashby scored 60 pts. in same 3/1/55 game
    79 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (W 112-41) Blue Ridge (Virginia), 1/26/1960 (34 FGs•11 FT)
North Carolinian girls basketball player Judy Vaughn of Westfield High, about to shoot an overhead shot. From the Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch and Portsmouth Star, Norfolk-Portsmouth, Virginia, January 31, 1962. Photo by Guthrie.
    78 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 87-69) Brawleys, 2/1/1952
    78 pts. Shelva Jean Fipps, Williams Farmerettes (W 97-18) Fair Bluff, 2/9/1954 (36 FGs•6 FT•47 in 1st half)
    78 pts. Marie Shepherd, Millers Creek (W 91-56) East High of Wilkes County, 1/25/1955
    78 pts. Myrna Lanier, Chinquapin High, 1956-57
    78 pts. Billie Ann Johnson, Wilson Mills (W 112-41) Glendale, 1960 1/19/1953?. Maybe 2nd 78?
    78 pts. Pat Carpenter, Tryon High (W 101-32) Dallas High, 1/16/1962 (32-45 FGs•14 FT•21/13/21/23)
Picture of Pat Carpenter, Tryon High School basketball player (North Carolina). From The Gastonia Gazette, January 17, 1962.
    77 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 95-42) Central High, 1/18/1952
    77 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 90-70) at Stony Point, 2/12/1953 (Stony Pt.'s Janice Henderson 45 pts.)
    77 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (L 87-90) at Celeste Henkel, 12/9/1955
Henkel's Shelby Wilson scored 54 pts. in same game.
    77 pts. Carolyn Carringer, Stoneville (W 96-75) at Madison, 12/5/1957
    77 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 92-51) Nathaniel Greene High, 1/28/1958
    77 pts. Myrna Lanier, Chinquapin HS (W 95-91) Beaulaville, 2/18/1958
    76 pts. Mary Kiser, Waco High v. Nebo High, 1952
    76 pts. Beulah Thomas, New Hope (W 92-88) Brogdan High, 2/19/1954
    76 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (W 98-81) Stanley High, 12/7/1954 (5'9" jr.•126 in 2 games)
    76 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 97-87) Thomasvile, 2/4/1955
Thomasville's Linda Carter scored 58 pts. in same 2/4/55 game.
    76 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin (W 80-79) at Ledford, 2/13/1959
Ledford's Brenda Ragan had 49 pts. in same Feb. 13, 1959 game.
    75 pts. Dixie McEwen, Clarkton (W 90-29) Cerro Gordo, 2/22/1952
    75 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 81-41) Stony Point, 3/4/1952 3/7? Iredell District Playoffs
    75 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir Bearcats (W 98-81) Valdese High, 2/19/1954 95-81?
Image of Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High School girls basketball player in North CArolina, holding ball over her head.From The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, N.C., January 16, 1955.
    75 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 89-54) Wilkes Central (Wilkesboro), 12/16/1954
    75 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 97-75) Lexington, 1/25/1955
    75 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (L 99-100) at North Brook, 2/18/1955 (32 FGs•11 FT)
N. Brook's Helen Morrison had 56 pts. in same 2/18/55 games
    74 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 104-67) Brawley's High, 3/1/1951
Brawleys' Barbara Johnston scored 52 pts. in same March 1951 game.
    74 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 88-55) Harmony High, 1/23/1952
    74 pts. Beaulah Thomas, New Hope (W 77-76) Pikesville High, 1/27/1953 (2 FTs & FG w/0:04 to go for win)
    74 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell High (W 103-96) at Stanley High, 1/21/1955
Stanley's Charlotte Hoyle had 57 pts. in same 1/21/55 game.
    74 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (L 92-100) at Lincolnton, 3/8/1955 82-100? (6'3"•34 FGs•6-10 FT) State Tournament championship game
Lincolnton's Maebelle Aderholt scored 57 pts. in same 3/8/55 tournament game.
    74 pts. Shelby Archie, Mt. Ulla High (W 86-85) Granite Quarry HS, 1/27/1956
    74 pts. Mollie Sue Colvard, Nathan's Creek (W 99-77) Piney Creek, Feb. 1956
Piney Creek's Becky Grubbs had 49 pts. in same Feb. '56 game.
    74 pts. Lynda McGinty, Belmont Red Raiderettes, 1956
Picture of Lynda McGinty, Belmont High School Red Raiderette basketball player, from The gastonia (N.C.) Gazette, February 3, 1956.
    73 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (L 73-76) Goldston HS, 3/15/1951 (6'3"•Scored all team's points.) State tournament quarter-finals at Southern Pines
Goldston's Katie Mae Wilson had 59 pts. in same Mar. 15, '51 game
    73 pts. Ann Sauls, Eureka High (W 76-71) Fremont High (Goldsboro), 1/4/1952 (5'10"•36-39 FGs•1-1 FT)
    73 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 83-81) Union Grove, 3/7/1953 County Tournament
    73 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 106-93) Troutman High, 2/1/1954 100-93?
Troutman's Ruth West scored 52 pts. in same 2/1/1954 game.
    73 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville Hounds (W 107-92) at Thomasville, 2/5/1954
Thomasville's ___ Hinkle scored 81 pts. in same 2/5/1954 game.
    73 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 96-70) Celeste Hinkel, 2/5/1954
    73 pts. Sybil Hinkle, Thomasville HS (W 101-39) Spencer HS, 2/26/1954
    73 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir Bearcats (L 79-90) Lincolnton High, 3/3/1954 Western North Carolina HS Activities Assoc. Tournament semi-finals at Statesville (Lincolnton's Mabelle Aderhold 45 pts.)
    73 pts. Sandra Somers, Cleveland High v. Granite Quarry, 1957
    72 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 116-90) Scotts High, 1/19/1954
Scotts' Pat Rufty scored 48 pts. in same 1/19/54 game; sister Betty Gilreath had 18 pts. for 90 for sisters
    72 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 87-44) Mills Home HS, 1/4/1955
    72 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir Bearcats (W 83-72) at Valdese High, 1/18/1955 75? 83-70? (6'4"•32 FGs•8 FT) (Valdese's Carolyn Clark 42 pts.)
    72 pts. Sandra Somers, Cleveland High v. Rockwell, 1957
    72 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin (W 79-67) Ledford, 2/28/1959 Central Tar Heel Conference Tournament championship game at High Point
    71 pts. Betsy Wells, Elm City High (W 82-72) Saratoga HS, 1950
    71 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (L 71-73) Goldston High, Mar. 1951 State Tournament quarter-finals
    71 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 90-43) Stony Point, 1/11/1952
Joan Gilreath, number 12, Hiddenite High basketball player. From The Statesville Daily Record, March 20, 1952
    71 pts. Mary Kiser, Waco High (W 76-67) Belwood High, 2/14/1952
    71 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (L 86-872 O.T.s) Union Grove, 3/7/1952 (119 in 2 games) Iradell District Playoffs semi-finals
Union Grove's Elizabeth Cash scored 67 pts. in same 3/7/52 playoff game.
    71 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 76-57) Celeste Henkel, 2/6/1953
    71 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite (W 96-80) at Union Grove, 2/12/1954 Betty Gilreath 12 pts. same game)
    71 pts. Dorothy Love, Union Grove (W 78-43) Celeste Henkel, 2/4/1955
    71 pts. Betty Beam, Odell High (W 88-65) Mt. Ulla, 3/3/1956 3/31?
    71 pts. Gerry Lewis, Jonesville (L 86-92) at Harmony High, 12/4/1956
Harmony's Edith Gatton scored 68 pts. in same Dec. 4, '56 game.
    71 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 86-32) Sumner High, 12/8/1959 (32 FGs•7 FT)
    71 pts. Janis Stone, Pinnacle (W 87-72) Sandy Ridge, 2/9/1960
Sandy Ridge's Frances Knight scored 46 pts. in same Feb. 9, '60 game.
    70 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 99-79) Celeste Henkel, 1/4/1954 1/14?
    70 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir Bearcats (L 95-98) Happy Valley, 2/12/1954
    70 pts. Dorothy Faye “Dot” Knight, Cerro Gordo (W 78-73) Hallsboro High, 2/19/1954 78-73?
    70 pts. Anne Hollowell, Chowan (W 78-72) Conway, 1/7/1955 (6'0" sr.•30 FGs•10 FT)
    70 pts. Phyllis Brady, Selma (Smithfield) v. Pine Level, 1955
    70 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (W 76-75) Union High, 2/15/1955 (winning FG at end)
Union's Wilma Canipe scored 47 pts. in same 2/15/55 game.
    70 pts. Anne Hollowell, Chowan (W 78-72) Conway, Jan. 1955 1956?
    70 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 95-67) Fair Grove, 2/24/1958 Central Tar Heel Conference Quarter-Finals at High Point
    69 pts. Katie Mae Wilson, Goldston (W 81-77) Jonesboro, Feb. 1951 (5'9" sr.•30 FGs•9 FT)
Image of North Carolinian girls basketball player Katie Mae Wilson, Goldston High School, smiling and holding basketball towards the camera. From the Greensboro Daily News, Greensboro, N.C., March 18, 1951.
    69 pts. Anna Belle Cole, Clayton High (W 109-69) Pine Level HS, 12/15/1952
Image taken from above basket of Anna Belle Cole, girls basketball player for Clayton High School, North CArolina, with ball about to throw into basket. From The News and Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, February 6, 1952.
Anna Belle Cole
    69 pts. Ruby Hines, Saratoga (W 89-58) Stantonsburg, 1/15/1953
    69 pts. Ann Wooten, Stantonsburg High, 2/6/1953
    69 pts. Billie Waters, Rose Hill (L 94-95) B.F. Grady, 2/12/1954 (Grady's B. Smith 41 pts.)
    69 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (L 74-76) Hickory High, 3/2/1955
    69 pts. Nancy Dean, Sylva High (W 87-57) Highlands High, Feb. 1958 (6'0" sr.)
    69 pts. Ramona Burns, Hildebran High (W 91-82) Salem High, 2/3/1956
Salem's Margaret Carswell had 52 pts. in same 2/3/56 game
    68 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 77-69) Brawleys, 12/16/1951
    68 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 81-63) Fallston, 2/12/1952 (124 pts. in 2 games) Valdese Gold Medal Tournament 2nd round
    68 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 75-38) Stony Point, 2/22/1952 (1,171 pts. in 20 games)
    68 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 86-72) Troutman High, 1/1/1954
    68 pts. Janice Henderson, Stony Point (W 101-84) Union Grove, 1/25/1954
Union Grove's Mary Thompson scored 57 pts. same 1/25/1954 game.
    68 pts. Dorothy Faye “Dot” Knight, Cerro Gordo (L 73-78) Hillsboro High, 2/12/1954
    68 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (L 73-74) Taylorsville High, 2/16/1954
    68 pts. Phyllis Brady, Slema HS v. Corinth-Holder, Feb. 1955 Mar.?
    68 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central Comets (W 82-76) Union Grove, 12/2/1955
    68 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (W 82-44) Stanley Blue Devils, 1/27/1956 (14/15/21/18)
    68 pts. Edith Gatton, Harmony High (W 92-86) Jonesville, 12/4/1956 (5'10" sr.)
Jonesville's Gerry Lewis scored 71 pts. in same Dec. 4, 1956 game.
    67 pts. Elizabeth Cash, Union Grove (W 87-862 O.T.s) Hiddenite High, 3/7/1952 Iradell District Semi-Finals
Hiddenite's Joan Gilreath scored 71 pts. in same District 3/7/52 playoff game.
    67 pts. Alice Harvell, Mt. Pleasant High (L 80-82) Harrisburg High, 2/5/1954
Photo of Alice Harvell, Mt. Pleasnt basketball player, from The Daily Independent, Kannapolis, North Carolina. Photo by Edgar Trexler.
    67 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (W 108-95) Union High, 1/11/1955
Union's Wilma Canipe scored 51 pts. in same 1/11/55 game.
    67 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin Redskins (L 73-76) Benhaven High, 1/14/1955
    67 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (W 96-74) Lowell High, 1/14/1955
    67 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (W 92-57) Dallas, 1955
    67 pts. Helen Harrell, Harrellsville v. Merry Hill, 1959
    66 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 83-68) Celeste Henkel, 1/6/1953
    66 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (L 79-80) Newton Conover, 2/17/1953 (soph)
    66 pts. Dorothy Faye “Dot” Knight, Cerro Gordo (W 66-27) at Fair Bluff High, 1/11/1954
    66 pts. Pokie Lear, China Grove (W 93-91) Landis, 1/30/1954
    66 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 87-55) at Mooresville, 12/7/1954
    66 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 83-51) Morganton High, 2/1/1955
    66 pts. Molly Sue Colvard, Nathan's Creek (L 87-90) at Piney Creek, 12/13/1955
    66 pts. Norgen Wilhelm, Cool Springs (W 88-81) at Hiddenite High, 12/14/1956
Hiddenite's Martha Gray Meadows had 56 pts. in same Dec. 14, '56 game
    66 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 87-47) Trinity Bulldoogs, 2/7/1958
    66 pts. Faye Lyons, North Wilkes (W 83-74) at Hildebran High, 1/22/1959
    65 pts. Inez Canady, Parkton High (W 88-10) Lumberton, 2/22/1938 (aft.) Irene? Cannady? McEwen HS? Robeson County Tournament 1st round at Red Springs
Image of girl basketball player Inez Canady, Parkton High School (North Carolina), posing holding ball with both hands near stomach. From The News and Observer, Raleigh, N.C., March 18, 1938.
    65 pts. Elsie Taylor, Bear Grass v. Farm Life, 1950
    65 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 90-75) Happy Valley, 2/15/1952 Valdese Gold Medal Tournament semi-finals
    65 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 86-48) Lexington, 1/27/1953
    65 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 101-58) Stony Point, 1/7/1954
    65 pts. Pat Rufty, Scotts High (W 104-69) Celeste Henkel, 1/23/1954
    65 pts. Peggy Ellington, Sylvan High, 1954
    65 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 81-71) Taylorsville, 3/1/1954 Western N.C. Tournament
    65 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville Greyhounds (W 82-80) Thomasville Bulldogs, 3/3/1955 (18/16/14/17) South Piedmont Conference Tournament semi-finals at Lexington HS
Thomasville's Linda Carter had 54 pts. in same 3/3/55 game.
    65 pts. Patsy Brown, Riverview (L 73-112) Nathan's Creek, Feb. 1956
Nathan's Creek's Mollie Sue Colvard scored 90 pts. in same Feb. 1956 game.
    65 pts. Shirley Gilbert, Lincolnton Wolverettes (W 97-46) Cherryville, 1/22/1957
    65 pts. Ethel Triplett, East Wilkes (L 74-96) at West Wilkes, 2/15/1957
    65 pts. Angie Robbins, Denton HS (W 72-39) at Reeds HS, 1/17/1958
    65 pts. Mary Carswell, Salem HS (W 99-75) Drexel High, Feb. 1958
Drexel's Nancy Rector had 49 pts. in same 2/58 game.
    65 pts. Rebia Hefner, Taylorsville (W 79-56) Thomasville, 3/10/1959 (40 in 2nd half) Western North Carolina High School Activities Association Tournament championship game at Hickory
Images of Rebia Hefner, girl basketball player for Taylorsville High School, North Carolina. Portrait from the Sunday Journal and Sentinel, Winston-Salem, N.C. March 22, 1959. Full body in uniform, facing to our left, same paper, January 20, 1957.
    65 pts. Verna Gillam, Windsor (W 73-58) Aulander, 1960
    65 pts. Doris Collins, Nashville High (W 92-82) Tarboro High, 1/20/1954
    64 pts. Phyllis May, Spring Hope High, 1952 Nash County Tournament at Nashville
    64 pts. Joan Ashby, Winecoff High v. Mooresville, 1954-55
    64 pts. Patsy Hall, Penderlea (W 86-64) Long Creek, 1/12/1955 (Long Creek's ))) Walker 39 pts.)
    64 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 83-54) Newton Conover, 1/21/1955
    64 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 88-78) Barium Springs, 1/28/1955
Barium's Edna Baucom scored 46 pts. in same 1/28/55 game.
    64 pts. Edith Gatton, Harmony High (W 84-46) Stony Point, 2/4/1955
    64 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (W 84-77) Cramerton, 2/22/1955 (Cramerton's Gail Bolick 43 pts.)
    64 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 76-73) Concord HS, 3/5/1955 South Piedmont Conference Tournament championship game
    64 pts. Angelle Pennell, Taylorsville v. Valdese High, 1955-56 (5'6" jr.)
    64 pts. Joan Ashby, Winecoff High (W 89-76) Mooresville, 1/17/1956 1/23/1956?
    64 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, /iredell Central (L 80-90) Mountain View, 12/7/1956 65?
    64 pts. June Lauten, Glann High (L 80-91) Central High, 1/14/1958 (SAME GAME AS NEXT ENTRY)
    64 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Spartans (W 91-80) at Glenn High, 1/14/1958 (SAME GAME AS PREVIOUS ENTRY)
Action shot of Barbara Parks, Central High Lady Spartan, in action from January 14, 1958 game where she scored 64 points. From The Dispatch, Lexington, North Carolina, January 15, 1958. Text: STAR SCORER--Barbara Parks, Central High's great scoring star, tallied 64 points as she led her team to a 91 to 80 victory over Glenn High last night.  (Photo by Roger Briggs)
    64 pts. Rebia Hefner, Taylorsville (W 83-43) Marion High, 1/31/1958 (117 in 2 games)
    64 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 80-52) Jamestown, 2/19/1958
    64 pts. Andrea Cozart, Bailey High (W 88-77) Knightdale, 1/12/1960 (27-31 FGs•10-13 FT)
Knightdale's Sandra Faison scored 49 pts. in same 1/12/60 game.
    63 pts. Jane Freeman, Youngsville (W 84-58) Franklinton High, 1/5/1951
    63 pts. Carolyn Hammond, Fair Bluff (W 76-42) Nichols HS (South Carolina), 1/11/1951 (5'9"•31 FGs•1FT)
Image of North Carolinian girls basketball player Carolyn Hammond, Fair Bluff High School, standing, holding basketball, posing. From The News and Observer, Raleigh, N.C., Feb. 28, 1951.
    63 pts. Betty Seagle, Blackburn (W 92-56) Maiden, 1952
    63 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 74-67) Oxford, 2/16/1952 (Oxford's ___ Baker 43 pts.) Mid-Piedmont Tournament semi-finals
    63 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 69-60) Brawleys High, 3/5/1952 Iredell District Conference Tournament 1st round at Central
    63 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 75-71) Selma HS, 3/13/1952 (6'3") State Tournament quarter-finals at Aberdeen
    63 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 93-66) Scotts High, 1/20/1953
    63 pts. Beulah Thomas, New Hope (L 68-72) Pikeville, 11/23/1953
    63 pts. Betty Beam, Odell High (W 79-72) Harrisburg, 1/26/1954 (12/14/18/19)
    63 pts. L. Stevens, Gardner (W 97-27) Cary High, 12/11/1954
    63 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (L 73-81) Harmony High, 2/8/1955
Harmony's Edith Gatton scored 56 pts. same 2/8/1955 game.
    63 pts. Jackie Nesbitt, Statesville High (W 70-64) Barium Springs, 2/28/1955
    63 pts. Fay Danley, Copeland (W 106-49) Shoals High, 12/17/1957
Portrait of Fay DAnley, Copeland High School (North Carolina) basketball player.From the Sunday Journal and Sentinel, Winston-Salem, N.C., March 31, 1957.
    63 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 81-56) Chatham Central, 2/27/1960 Central Tar Heel Conference AA Tournament at Siler City
    62 pts. Mary Don Robinson, Biscoe (W 90-72) Troy High, 3/23/1953 Montgomery County Tournament championship game
    62 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (W 86-66) Dallas High, 12/18/1953 (123 pts. in 2 games) 86-65?
    62 pts. ___ Allen, Leland High (W 105-83) Southport, 2/10/1954
Southport's ___ McNeil had 49 pts. in same 2/10/'54 game
    62 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (L 70-72) St. Stephens, 12/7/1954
    62 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 77-47) Morganton High, 1/7/1955
    62 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 78-67) Wilkes Central, 1/10/1955
    62 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (W 79-57) Stony Point, 2/10/1955
    62 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 103-62) Valdese High, 2/11/1955
    62 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (W 78-69) at Stony Point, 11/29/1955
    62 pts. Wilma “Fizz” Canipe, Union High (W 75-42) at Dallas Yellow Jackets, 1/17/1956 76-42?
    62 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell High (W 88-67) Tryon High, 2/7/1956
    62 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 89-57) Wentworth, 12/5/1958
    62 pts. Kay Wilson, Taylorsville (W 101-19) Morganton, 1963
    61 pts. Aileen Cudd, Green Creek (W 74-10) at Cedar Spring Institute for the Deaf & Blind (S.C.), 1/18/1938 (6'1" 8th grader)
    61 pts. Dot Knight, Cerro Gordo (W 74-59) Bladensboro High, 12/11/1953
    61 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (W 77-67) Tryon-Gaston, 12/15/1953
    61 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 91-70) Mt. Ulla, 1/13/1954
    61 pts. Alice Harvell, Mt. Pleasant Tigers (W 68-52) Bethel, 2/15/1954 at Winecoff
    61 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (L 85-99) Tryon-Gaston, 1954
    61 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir Bearcats v. Wilkes Central, 1954-55
    61 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (W 90-55) Stony Point, 1/11/1955
    61 pts. Freda Cogburn, Oakley High (W 79-62) Biltmore HS, 1/25/1955 62?
    61 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (L 85-99) at Tryon HS, 1/25/1955 (Tryon's Peggy Pasour 40 pts. & Joan Hagar 38)
Image of Gayle Waldrop in ¾-view holding ball over head looking to pass to our left, in uniform number 11. From The Gastonia Gazette, Gastonia, North Carolina, January 25, 1955.
    61 pts. Shirley Jones, Beulah High, 1955-56
    61 pts. Linda Pollard, Healing Springs (W 92-62) Bethel, 1/13/1956
    61 pts. Betty Bowles, Iredell Central (L 88-90) Harmony High, Feb. 1956
Harmony's Corrinne Caudie had 57 pts. in same Feb. 1956 gane
    61 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (W 95-73) Bessemer City, 2/17/1956
    61 pts. Shirley Gilbert, Lincolnton (W 87-47) Belmont Raiderettes, 2/21/1956
    61 pts. ___ Edwards, Bladenboro Bulldogs (W 100-56) Shallotte High, 1/4/1957
    61 pts. Janice Alexander, Cool Springs of Forest City (W 74-57) Belmont HS, 2/8/1957
    61 pts. Fay Danley, Copeland (W 106-49) Shoals High, 12/17/1957
    61 pts. Martha Sleight, Sumner High (W 86-84) Ledford HS, 1/24/1958
    61 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 83-57) at Randleman High, 2/21/1958
    61 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (L 65-69) Ledford High, 3/1/1958 Central Tar Heel Conference championship game at High Point
    61 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 81-47) Bennett HS, 1/26/1960
    61 pts. Martha Sleight, Sumner High, 1960
    61 pts. Kay Wilson, Taylorsville (W 100-45) Marion, 1962
    60 pts. Martha Stroud, Cool Springs (W 74-71) Union Grove, 2/19/1950
    60 pts. Anna Belle Cole, Clayton High, 1951-52
    60 pts. Edna Cole, Wilson Mills, 1951-52
    60 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 73-60) Casar High, 2/14/1952
    60 pts. Ruby Hines, Saratoga (W 89-58) Stantonsburg, 1/15/1953
    60 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 86-58) Oakhill, 11/13/1953 (119 in 2 games•176 pts. in 3)
    60 pts. L. Walker, Long Creek (W 91-88) Franklin, 11/26/1953
Franklin's ___ Johnson scored 53 pts. in same Nov. 26, '53 game
    60 pts. Rose Marie Herring, B.F. Grady (W 86-68) Faison High, 12/9/1953
    60 pts. Mary Thompson, Union Grove (L 82-100) Hiddenite, 1/11/1954
Hiddenite's Joan Gilreath scored 80 pts. in same 1/11/54 game.
    60 pts. ___ Massey, Wendell (W 83-82) Wakelon, 2/17/1954 (Wakelon's ___ Temple 44 pts.)
    60 pts. Ruth West, Troutman High (W 92-19) Central HS, 2/4/1955 92-49?
    60 pts. Joan Ashby, Winecoff High (L 82-100) Statesville, 3/1/1955
Statesville's Arlene Balsavage scored 79 pts. in same 3/1/55 game.
    60 pts. Wilma “Fizz” Canipe, Union High (W 73-42) Bessemer City, 1/20/1956 (122 pts. in 2 straight games)
    60 pts. Dot Philbeck, Tri-High (Henrietta-Caroleen HS) (W 77-74) Belmont High, 1/31/1956
Belmont's Lynda McGinty had 52 pts. in same 1/31/56 game.
    60 pts. Joan Ashby, Winecoff High (W 86-72) Mooresville, 2/9/1956
    60 pts. Marge Lunsford, Statesville (W 90-50) Barnum HS, 2/14/1956
    60 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell High (W 81-75) at North Brook, 2/21/1956
N. Brook's Helen Morrison had 52 pts. in same 2/21/1956 game.
    60 pts. Sue Holland, Apex High, 1956-57
    60 pts. Martha Gray Meadows, Hiddenite High (W 77-73) Central HS, 1/25/1957
Central' ___ Boles scored 56 pts. in same 1/25/'57 game
    60 pts. Margaret McDonald, Northwest HS (L 79-90) King High, 2/8/1957
    60 pts. Margie Lunsford, Statesville (W 74-73O.T.) Lexington, 2/27/1957
    60 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Davidson (L 72-74) at Mineral Springs, 3/4/1958
    60 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 71-54) Jamestown High, 2/17/1959
    60 pts. Brenda Gough, East Bend High, c.1963
    59 pts. Katie Mae Wilson, Goldston High (W 76-73) Cool Springs, 3/15/1951 (5'9" sr.) State Tournament quarterfina;s at Southern Pines
Cool Springs' Susie Warren scred all of her team's 73 pts. in same March 15, '51 game
    59 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 72-43) Central High, 2/28/1952
    59 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 67-51) Harmony High, 12/9/1952
    59 pts. Nell Duncan, Cherryville (W 96-43) Shelby High, 2/24/1953
    59 pts. Evelyn Moore, Forest Hills (Marshville), 1953
    59 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 74-62) Sherrill's Ford, Nov. 1953 (116 pts. in 2 games)
    59 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 76-55) at Mt. Ulla High, 11/24/1953
    59 pts. Mary Thompson, Union Grove (W 85-70) at Scotts Black Panthers, 1/1/1954
    59 pts. Janice Little, Winecoff High (W 82-33) Monroe, 1/8/1954 83-33? 1/9/1954?
    59 pts. Beulah Thomas, New Hope (L 63-73) Brogden, 1/12/1954
    59 pts. ___ Meiggs, Camden (L 68-69) Central High, 1/20/1954 (Central's F. Cartwright 42 pts.)
    59 pts. ___ Stevens, Smithfield (L 74-75) Clayton High, 2/9/1954 (110 in 2 games/days)
    59 pts. Jeanne Silver, Old Fort High v. Pleasant Gardens HS, Feb. 1954
Picture of North Carolina girl basketball player, Jeanne Silver, Old Fort High School, holding ball high over her head preparing to shoot. From the Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, N.C., February 7, 1954. Kluttz photo.
    59 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 75-57) Harmony High, 2/23/1954
    59 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 78-60) Harmony High, 3/3/1954
    59 pts. Patsy Ward, Hallsboro (W 77-61) Whiteville, 12/9/1954 (Whiteville's Shirley Duncan 40 pts.)
    59 pts. Evelyn Moore, Mashville High, c.1955 Union County Tournament championship game
    59 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 93-49) Spencer Railroaders, 1/7/1955
    59 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (W 70-65) Cramerton, 1/18/1955 (Cramers' Gail Bolick 40 pts.)
    59 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (W 87-68) Bessemer City, 1/13/1956
    59 pts. Mollie Sue Colvard, Nathan's Creek (W 91-61) Lansing High, 2/28/1956
    59 pts. Barbara Parks, Southmont High (W 83-41) Davis-Townsend, 12/20/1956
Picture of Barbara Parks, Southmont High basketball player (soph). From The Dispatch, Lexington, North Carolina, January 15, 1957. (cropped)
    59 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 75-68) at Ledford HS, 1/17/1958 75-66?
    59 pts. Glenda Watson, Pinnacle HS (W 86-52) at Germanton High, 1/30/1959
    59 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Spartans (W 72-68) at Southwest Forsyth Trojans, 2/17/1959
    59 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 75-39) Randleman High, 2/20/1959
    59 pts. Joan Allen, Nashville High (W 83-70) Benvenue High, 1/26/1960
    58 pts. Edna Earl Powers, Barker-Ten Mile High (Lumberton), Feb. 1934 (fouled out in 3rd qtr.) Robeson County Tournament
    58 pts. Diana Brown, Franklinton (W 89-55) Youngsville High, 2/7/1950
    58 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 84-69) Haarmony High, 1/21/1952
    58 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin (W 72-30) Anderson Creek, 12/15/1952
    58 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 75-59) Troutman, 1/1/1953
    58 pts. Ann Wooten, STantonsburg High, 1/29/1953 ? 112 in 2 g/d?
    58 pts. ___ Flowers, Fremont (L 66-71) Brogren, 12/7/1953 (Brogren's 40 pts.)
    58 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin (W 69-53) Anderson Creek, 12/17/1953
    58 pts. Linda Carter, Thomasville High (L 87-97) at Statesville, 2/4/1955
Statesville's Arlene Balsavage scored 76 pts. in same 2/4/55 game.
    58 pts. Edna Baucom, Barium Springs (W 100-96) Spencer, 2/23/1955
    58 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (W 73-68) Rock Springs, 2/10/1956
    58 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (W 80-68) Tryon High, 2/24/1956
    58 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (W 74-69) Union, 3/9/1956 (25 Fgs•8 FT•8/18/18/14•166 pts. in 3 games) State Tournament Consolation Game at Denver
    58 pts. Linda Carter, Thomasville (W 89-77) High Point HS, 12/7/1956
Girl basketball player Linda Carter, Thomasville High School, North Carolina, in uniform with striped sleeves, holding ball. From  the Sunday Journal and Sentinel, Winston-Salem, N.C., March 31, 1957.
    58 pts. Linda Pollard, Healing Springs (L 64-73) at Piney Creek, 12/14/1956
    58 pts. Gerry Lewis, Jonesville (W 70-58) at Yadkinville, 2/1/1957 (Yadkinville's Ann Brandon 40 pts.)
    58 pts. Shirley Gilbert, Lincolnton Wolverettes (W 96-64) at Cherryville HS, 2/22/1957 (Cherryville's Pat Sigmon 41 pts.)
    58 pts. Mary Jackson, Mineral Springs (W 71-70) Walkertown, 2/4/1958 (FT at 0:00 to win)
Portrait of North Carolinian girls basketball player Mary JAckson, Mineral Springs High School. From the Twin City Sentinel, Winston-Salem, N.C., February 11, 1958.
    58 pts. Martha Foley, Barnesville High (W 97-69) at Orrum High, 2/11/1958 (Orrum's ___ Stone 41 pts.)
    58 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 75-43) at Jamestown HS, 1/20/1959
    58 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 61-51) at Randleman High, 1/23/1959
    57 pts. Evelyn Gilley, Reidsville High, 1931-32 (mispelled Gillie•married name: Moricle)
    57 pts. Martha Seay, Saluda High, 1948-52
    57 pts. Martha Seay, Saluda High, 1948-52 (2nd time in career)
    57 pts. Sclorine Wilborn, Mebane High (W 83-51) E.M. Holt, 1/12/1951 (5'10")
    57 pts. Anne McDonald, Parkton High (W 69-49) Smiths High, 2/16/1951
    57 pts. Beulah Thomas, New Hope (L 80-89) Eureka High, 2/29/1952 font size="1">W 89-80?
Eureka's Ann Sauls scored 82 pts. in same 2/29/52 game
    57 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 76-57) Catawba High, Nov. 1953
    57 pts. ___ Flowers, Kenly High (W 103-73) Glendale, 12/16/1953
    57 pts. ___ Carroll, Gray's Creek (L 69-71) Massey Hill High, 12/18/1953
    57 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 106-82) Spencer, 1/8/1954
    57 pts. Mary Thompson, Union Grove (L 81-101) Stony Point, 1/25/1954
Stony Point's Janice Henderson scored 68 pts. same 1/25/1954 game.
    57 pts. Maxine Dowell, Children's Home (Winston-Salem) (W 75-66) at Spencer High, 2/19/1954
    57 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 60-35) Mills Home HS, 2/19/1954
    57 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (W 107-51) Cherryville High, 12/3/1954
Helen Morrison, North Brook High School (North Carolina) basketball player, holding a basketball. From The Gastonia Gazette, January 18, 1956.
    57 pts. Charlotte Hoyle, Stanley Blue Devilettes (L 96-103) Lowell High, 1/21/1955
Lowell's Gayle Waldrop scored 74 pts. in same 1/21/55 game.
    57 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (W 87-72) at Union High, 2/11/1955
    57 pts. Maebelle Aderbolt, Lincolnton High (L 82-100) Statesville, 3/8/1955 (25 FGs•7-8 FT) State Tournament championship game
Statesville's Arlene Balsavage scored 74 pts. in same 3/8/55 tournament game.
    57 pts. Margaret Carswell, Salem High (W 81-75) George Hildebran HS, 1/13/1956
    57 pts. Joan Forrest, Hillsboro High (W 76-60) Henderson High, 1/20/1956
    57 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell HS (L 69-75) Cramerton HS, 2/3/1956
Cramerton's Gail Bolick scored 47 pts. in same 2/3/56 game.
    57 pts. Corrinne Caudie, ///harmony High (W 90-88) Iredell Central, Feb. 1956
Central's Betty Bowles scored 61 pts. in same Feb. 1956 game
    57 pts. Nancy Hudson, Valdese HS (W 72-54) Newton-Conover, Feb. 1956
    57 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (L 79-94) Stanley HS, 3/6/1956 (25 FGs•7 FT•108 in 2 games) Little Ten Conference Tournament Semi-Finals
Stanley's Faye Garrison scored 51 pts. in same 3/6/56 game.
    57 pts. Gail Bolick, Cramerton (W-L) Mt. Holly High, 2/1/1957
    57 pts. Jean Lauten, Glenn High v. Northwest HS, Dec. 1957
    57 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin High (W 73-52) Ledford High, 2/14/1958
    57 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Davidson (W 94-80) Walkertown, 2/13/1959 (Walkertown's Faye Fulp 42 pts.)
    57 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 78-67) at Chatham Central, 1/19/1960 78=63?
    57 pts. Gail “Galibo” Harris, Asheboro High, c. 1961
    56 pts. Reda Weatherman Jurney, Union Grove (W 103-61) at Stony Point, 2/28/1950
Teammate Violet Jones scored 47 pts. & Stony Point's Winnie Martin scored 46 pts. in same 2/28/50 game.
Picture of Reda Weatherman Jurney, Union Grove basketball player, from The Statesville Daily Record, Statesville, North Carolina, March 20, 1950.
    56 pts. Reda Weatherman Jurney, Union Grove (W 81-64) Scotts HS, 3/3/1950 (27-38 FGs•0-6 FT [sic]) Iredell County A.A. Tournament semifinals
    56 pts. Francis Stricklin, Barium Springs (W 79-56) Statesville, 3/9/1951 South Piedmont Tournament Championship Game at Statesville
    56 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 67-41) Scotts High, 12/4/1951 (23 FG/10-14 FT)
    56 pts Ann Sauls, Eureka (W 80-52) Seven Springs HS, 1/28/1952
Seven Springs' Virginia Grant had 52 pts. in same 1/28/52 game
    56 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 86-47) Union High, 2/9/1952 Valdese Gold Medal Tournament 1st round
    56 pts. Phyllis May, Spring Hope Raiders (W 60-42) Whitakers-Battleboro High, 2/15/1952 Nash County Tournament at Nashville
Image of North Carolinian girls basketball player, Phyllis May, Spring Hope High School, tying her right shoue lace. From The News and Observer, Raleigh, Notth Carolina, February 17, 1950.
    56 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 87-59) Sherrill's Ford, 11/14/1952
    56 pts. Suzanne Rushing, Laurel Hill HS v. Laurinburg HS, Nov. 1952 Dec. ? (106 in 2 games)
    56 pts. Beulah Thomas, New Hope (W 70-54) Mt. Olive, 1/20/1953
    56 pts. Lasell Light, Old Fort High (W 59-57) Pleasant Gardens HS, 3/23/1953 (5'4") McDowell County Tournament championship game
    56 pts. Peggy Keeter, Grover (W 76-42) Crossnore High, 3/9/1953 Valdese Gold Medal Tournament semifinals
    56 pts. ___ Thomas, New Hope (W 70-54) Mt. Olive, 11/20/1953 1/20?
    56 pts. Betty Harris, Harmony High (L 81-96) Hiddenite High, 12/8/1953
    56 pts. Dot Knight, Cerro Gordo (L 63-66) Nakina High, 12/18/1953
    56 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 76-70) Marion High, 1/22/1954
    56 pts. Alice Harvell, Mt. Pleasant High (W 84-63) Bethel HS, 2/9/1954 (123 pts. in 2 games; 32 pts. in 1st half.)
    56 pts. Dorothy Faye “Dot” Knight, Cerro Gordo (W 68-52) Williams High, 2/15/1954
    56 pts. Arlene Balsalvage, Statesville Greyhounds (W 61-49) at Hickory Red Tornadoes, 12/3/1954
    56 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (W 65-50) Union Grove, 12/7/1954
    56 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville Greyhounds (W 84-53) at Lexington, 1/11/1955
    56 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (W 65-64) Union Grove, 1/26/1955
    56 pts. Edith Gatton, Harmony High (W 81-73) Central HS, 2/8/1955
Central's Betty Jean Bowles scored 63 pts. same 2/8/1955 game.
    56 pts. Azalee McCracken, Crabtree High (W 61-49) Fines Creek HS, Feb. 1955
    56 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 74-43) Children's Home, 2/11/1955
    56 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (W 100-99) Lowell, 2/18/1955
Lowell's Gaule Waldrop scored 75 pts. in same 2/18/55 game.
    56 pts. Edna Baucom, Barium Springs Tornadoes (W 100-96) at Spencer Railroaders, 2/22/1955
Spencer's Patsy Beaver scored 49 pts. & ___ McCoy had 43 in same 2/22/55 game.
    56 pts. Ruth Brinkley, Pilot Mountain (W 61-59) Beulah High, 1955-56
    56 pts. Shirley Gilbert, Lincolnton Wolverettes (W 94-53) Marion High, 3/2/1956 Western AA Tournament 1st round
    56 pts. Angelle Pennell, Taylorsville (W 74-72) at Lincolnton, 3/8/1956 (27 FGs•2-2 FT) Western AA Tournament Championship Game 1,200
    56 pts. Eaine Harris, Scotts (W 93-74) Kings Creek, 12/4/1956
    56 pts. Martha Gray Meadows, Hiddenite (L 81-88) Cool Springs, 12/14/1956
Cool Springs' Norgen Wilhelm scored 66 pts. in same Dec. 14, 1956 game.
    56 pts. Martha Foley, Barnesville High (W 75-74) at Orrum High, 1/11/1957 (Orrum's Sally Atkinson 45 pts.)
    56 pts. ___ Boles, Central High (L 73-77) at Hiddenite, 1/25/1957
Hiddenite's Martha Gray Meadows scored 60 pts. in same Jan. 25m 1957 game.
    56 pts. Ethel Triplett, East Wilkes (L 62-73) West Adkin, 2/1/1957 at Ronda
    56 pts. Theresa Rimer, Lexington High v. Spencer High, 2/5/1957
    56 pts. Martha Foley, Barnesville High (W 65-49) St. Paul's High, 2/8/1957
    56 pts. Peggy Dennis, Lilesville High, c.1957
    56 pts. Brenda Wall, Copeland High, 1957-58
                Portrait of Brenda Wall, Copeland High School basketball player in North Carolina. From the Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, N.C., January 30, 1960
                          Brenda Wall
    56 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 63-28) Pleasant Garden High, 12/2/1958
    56 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 84-59) Kernersville High, 1/28/1959
    56 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (W 64-62) Copeland, 12/6/1960
Copeland's Judy Ring had 46 pts. in same Dec. 6, 1960 game.
    56 pts. Margaret Saylor, Cranbery (W 90-12) Bethel High, 12/1/1961
    55 pts. Martha Stroud, Cool Springs (W 66-55) Landis HS, 2/18/1950 Mid-Piedmont Tournament semi-finals at Barium Springs
Landis High's Melba Overcash scored 48 pts. in same 2/18/1950 game.
    55 pts. Phyllis May, Spring Hope High (W 71-33) Nashville High, 12/12/1950 71-44?
    55 pts. Dixie McEwen, Clarkton (T 81-81) Tar Heel High, 2/3/1951
Tar Heel's Elizabeth Sessoms had 50 pts. in same 2/3/51 game.
    55 pts. Carol McGalliard, Glen Alpine Green Wavettes v. North Carolina School for the Deaf, 1951
    55 pts. Belle Cole, Clayton (W 96-70) Cleveland High, 12/9/1952 (Cleveland's Marcom 39 pts.)
    55 pts. Beulah Thomas, New Hope (W 67-60) Brogden HS, 1/13/1953
    55 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 113-68) Mooresville, 1/24/1953
    55 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell High (T 65-65) Mt. Holly, 2/24/1953
Lowell's Joe Ladd scored 49 pts. in 2nd (boys) game of 2/24/53 doubleheader.
    55 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 84-80) Lincolnton, 3/7/1953 (30 in 1st half•26 FGs) South Piedmont-Western AA Tournament Championship Game at Hickory
Lincolnton's Cecilia Hoover scored 48 pts. in same 3/7/53 game.
    55 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell High v. Union High, Mar. 1953 Little Ten Tournament
    55 pts. Olin Higgins, Burnsville HS (W 72-42) Micaville HS, 1/29/1954 (5'9"•105 in 2 games/days)
    55 pts. Shirley Turner, Laurinburg (W 83-58) Sanford High, 2/1/1954
    55 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin (W 72-70) Benson High, 2/12/1954
    55 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville Greyhounds (L 76-81) at Barium Springs Tornadoes, 2/16/1954 (Barium's ___ Plyler 44 pts.)
    55 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin Redskins (L 58-60) Lillington?, 2/20/1954
    55 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 84-74) Hildebran High, 12/1/1954
    55 pts. Joan Elliott, Chadbourn (W 72-70) Williams, 12/9/1954
    55 pts. Patsy Ward, Hallsboro (W 77-61) Whiteville, 12/9/1954 (Whiteville's S. Duncan 40 pts.)
    55 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (L 60-79) Troutman, 12/16/1954 (Ruth West 43 for Troutman.)
    55 pts. Dorothy Love, Union Grove (L 63-81) at Hiddenite High, 1/18/1955
    55 pts. Ann Garner, Denton High (L 69-71) at Churchland, 1/25/1955
    55 pts. Angell Pennell, Taylorsville (W 89-26) Newton-Conover, 1/13/1956
    55 pts. Mollie Sue Colvard, Nathan's Creek (W 85-58) Blowing Rock, Feb. 1956
    55 pts. Barbara Parks, Southmont High v. Junior Home, 1956-57 (5'8" soph.)
    55 pts. Liz Zimmerman, Hayesville High (W 82-54) Glenville HS, 2/15/1957 (6'0")
    55 pts. Sally Atkinson, Orrum High (W 65-53) Maxton High, 2/20/1957 Robeson County Tournament at Lumberton
    55 pts. Martha Gray Meadows, Hiddenite High (W 66-52) Union Grove, 2/22/1957
    55 pts. Katie Buchanan, Webster HS (L 86-93) Sylva High, 2/4/1958
    55 pts. Nancy Brown, Burnsville (W 78-50) Highlands High, 2/7/1958
    55 pts. Rita Jenkins, Dallas High (L 67-72) Tryon HS, 2/11/1958
    55 pts. Rebia Hefner, Tsylorsville (W 87-37) at Hudson, 2/25/1958 87-77?
    55 pts. Barbara Parks, Central High (W 70-58) at Griffith High, 12/18/1958
    55 pts. Gwen Parks, Statesville (W 86-68) at Mooresville, 12/4/1959
    55 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 65-62) at Pittsboro, 2/5/1960
    55 pts. Verna Gillam, Windsor High, Feb. 1961
    55 pts. Brenda Ragan, Ledford High v. North Davidson, Feb. 1961
    55 pts. Pat Ramsey, Chapel Hill Bulldogs (W 60-49) Jacksonville HS, 2/1/1965
    54 pts. Inez Canady, Parkton (W 81-56) Barnesville, 2/24/1938 (aft.) (Had 38 in later game for 92 pts. on day) Robeson County Tournament quarter-finals at Red Springs
    54 pts. Mary Alice Casstevens, West Yadkin (W 60-59) Union Grove, 3/20/1946 (6'1" jr.•27 FGs) Journal and Sentinel Northwest N.C. Tournament semi-finals at Hanes Hosiery Gym, Winston-Salem
Union Grove's Reda Weatherman scored 48 pts. in same Mar. 20, 1946 playoff game
Photo of North Carolinian girls basketball player for West Yadkin High,   voew looking to our right, holding basketball, shown from arms up, WEST on uniform in view. From the Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, N.C., March 28, 1947.
    54 pts. Ethel Harris, Mt. Vernon High, c.1948
    54 pts. Katie Mae Wilson, Goldston High, 1950-51 Moncure Lion's Club Invitational Tournament championship game
    54 pts. Virginia Winstead, Jonesboro (W 91-85) Pittsboro, 1/18/1951 (Pittsboro's Nancy Steadman 40 pts.)
    54 pts. Betty Dockery, Hiwassee Dam (L-W) at Hayesville High, 1/23/1951
    54 pts. Ann Sauls, Eureka (W 72-57) Pikeville, 1/26/1951
    54 pts. Janice Henderson, Stony Point (W-L) Taylorsville, 12/17/1951
    54 pts. Ann Wooten, Stantonsburg (L 69-75) Elm City High, 1/28/1953
    54 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 72-44) Marion High, 2/20/1953
    54 pts. Missouri “Pos” Arledge, Hillside High (Durham) (W 81-26) Little River, Mar. 1953 (5'10½" sr.) Bull City Tournament
Newspaper photo of Missouri Alredge, Hillside High (Durham, North Carolina) basketball player, holding championship trophy of the Bull City Tournament. From the Washington Afro-American, Washington D.C., Mar. 24, 1953. The caption reads: High-Scoring Champ, and the text reads: Missouri (Pos) Arledge, Hillside high school senior star of Durham, N.C. holds trophy her school won in the recent Bull City cage tourney. She scored 54 of her team's points in defeating Little River, 81-26 and amassed a season's scoring record of 586 points in 19 games with a 31.3 point per game average.
    54 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin High (W 69-40) Angier High, 3/3/1953
    54 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 82-45) at Mills Home HS, 1/5/1954
    54 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 71-70) at Taylorsville High, 1/5/1954
    54 pts. J. Williams, Newton Grove (W 118-96) Clement High, 1/7/1954
Clement's C. Jackson had 47 pts. in same Jan. 7, '54 game
    54 pts. P. Warren, Salemburg (W 82-76) Newton Grove, 1/12/1954 (Newton Grove's J. Williams 42 pts.)
    54 pts. Martha Wilkinson, Belhaven (L 82-89) Pantego, 1/27/1954
    54 pts. ___ Stevens, Smithfield (W 68-67O.T.) Selma High, 1/30/1954 (Selma's ___ Bradt 41 pts.)
    54 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 74-57) Wilkes Central, 2/9/1954
    54 pts. Pat Rufty, Scotts Black Panthers (W 81-71) at Celeste Henkel, 2/26/1954 1,000
    54 pts. Pat Rufty, Scotts High (L 67-84) Hiddenite High, 3/5/1954
    54 pts. Patricia Martin, Rowland Lady Hawks (L 66-69) Lumberton Lady Pirates, 12/7/1954 (sr.) (Lumberton's Mary Ann Townsend 41 pts.)
    54 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 64-49) Hickory High, 12/14/1954
    54 pts. Nancy Johnson, Cool Springs (L 71-78) Troutman, 1/18/1955
    54 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (W 71-45) Bessemer City, 1/25/1955
    54 pts. Ann Garner, Denton (W 66-62) Churchland, 2/4/1955
    54 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (W 65-58) Hiddenite High, 2/22/1955
    54 pts. Linda Carter, Thomasville Bulldogs (L 80-82) Statesville Greyhounds, 3/3/1955 (10/18/20/16) South Piedmont Conference Tournament semi-finals at Lexington HS
Statesville's Arlene Balsavage scored 65 pts. in same 3/3/55 game.
    54 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes v. East High (Charlotte), Dec. 1955 Nov.?
    54 pts. Shelby Wilson, Celeste Henkel High (W 90-87) Central High, 12/9/1955
Central's Betty Jean Bowles scored 77 pts. in same 12/9/55 game.
    54 pts. Mary Ann Townsend, Lumberton Lady Pirates (W 74-72O.T.) Fayetteville High, 12/13/1955
Image of girl basketball player, Mary Ann Townsend, Lumberton High School Lady Pirates (North Carolina), facing front, holding basketball at waist. From The Robesonian, Lumberton, N.C., December 7/1954, DEcember 23, 1954.
    54 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (L 74-75) North Brook, 1/17/1956 (23-36 FGs•8-10 FT) (Brookers' Helen Morrison 37 pts.)
    54 pts. Wilma “Fizz” Canipe, Union High (W 78-64) at Rock Springs HS, 3/1/1956 Little Ten Conference Playoffs 1st round at Rock Springs
    54 pts. Joan Ashby, Winecoff High (W 75-67) Thomasville, 3/2/1956 (22 FG•10 FT) South Piedmont Conderence Tournament 1st round at Concord
    54 pts. Geraldine “Gerry” Blevins, Mountain View (W 86-56) Mt. Pleasant, 11/20/1956
    54 pts. Shirley Gilbert, Lincolnton Wolverettes (W 85-53) at Rutherfordton-Spindale Central Hilltoppers, 12/11/1956
    54 pts. Barbara Parks, Southmont High (W 69-24) at Linwood, 12/11/1956
    54 pts. Mae Stewart, Glenville High (W76-58) Sylva High, 2/5/1957
    54 pts. Linda Carter, Thomasville (W 71-58) Davie County High, 2/19/1957
    54 pts. Marie Lewis, Middlesex High (W 72-68) Youngsville, 11/19/1957
   Image of girls basketball player Marie Lewis, Middlesex High School, North Carolina, shown sitting on floor, in uniform number six, with her right hand upon a basketball. From The Evening telegram, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, February 26, 1957.
    54 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 83-62) at Fair Grove, 1/31/1958
    54 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Spartans v. West Davidson, 12/2/1958
Portrait photo of Barbara Parks, Central High basketball player. From The Dispatch, Lexington, North Carolina, March 23, 1959
    54 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 63-48) Wentworth High, 12/19/1958
    54 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Davidson High (L 77-83) at Walkertown High, 1/20/1959
    54 pts. Linda Atkins, Colfax (W 72-52) Nathaniel Greene HS, 1/29/1960
    54 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (W 64-44) Pilot Mountain, 1/31/1961
    53 pts. Charlotte Watkins, Oxford High (W 64-18) Raleigh High, 1/10/1925
Image of girls basketball player Charlotte Watkins, cropped from team photograph, hands folded on knees as she sits looking straight ahead. Watkins played for Oxford High School in North Carolina, scoring 53 points in a January 10, 1925 game. This is from The News and Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, March 23, 1925.
    53 pts. Lyda Williams, Raeford High v. Red Springs, 1950-51 (5'10" sr.)
    53 pts. Phyllis May, Spring Hope Raiders, Feb. 1951 Nash County Tournament at Nashville
    53 pts. Joyce Jean Smith, Cary High (W 70-61) Knightdale High, 2/4/1952
    53 pts. Frances Mae Oldham, Goldston High (W 75-74) Coopers HS, 3/10/1952 52? Katie Mae? Francis? State Tournament 1st round at Aberdeen
    53 pts. ___ Britton, Selma High (W 91-64) Micro High, 1/16/1953
    53 pts. Christine Melton, Rutherford Central Hilltopperettes (W 78-65) Belmont High, 2/26/1953
Belmont's Shirley Traywick scored 48 pts. in same 2/26/53 game.
    53 pts. ___ Johnson, Franklin HS (L 88-91) Long Creek, 11/26/1953
Long Creek's L. Walker scored 60 pts. in same November 26, '53 game
    53 pts. Dorothy Faye “Dot” Knight, Cerro Gordo (W 57-42) Clarkton High, 12/7/1953
    53 pts. F, Smith, LaGrange (W 82-76) Chicod, 12/16/1953
Chicod's F. Mills had 52 pts. in same Dec. 16, '53 game
    53 pts. Dorothy Faye “Dot” Knight, Cerro Gordo (W 78-30) Orrum High, 12/20/1953 76=30? (109 in 2 games)
    53 pts. Louann Bowman, Taylorsville (W 77-74) Marion HS, 1/8/1954
Marion's Alice Pierce
    53 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 76-72) Valdese High, 1/8/1954
    53 pts. Olin Higgins, Burnsville HS v. Spruce Pine HS, Jan. 1954 54? (5'9"•24 in 1st qtr.)
    53 pts. Nancy Jo Whitehead, Elm City (W 83-61) Saratoga, 1/20/1954
    53 pts. Dot Knight, Cerro Gordo (W 67-53) Barker-Ten-Mile High, 1/25/1954
    53 pts. Shirley Turner, Laurinburg (W 83-58) Sanford, 1/29/1954
    53 pts. Alice Harvell, Mt. Pleasant (L 64-66O.T.) Odell, 2/11/1954 (Odell's Betty Beam 42 pts.)
    53 pts. Sybil Hinkle, Thomasville (W 69-43) Asheboro, 2/12/1954
    53 pts. Edith Gatton, Harmony High (L 81-86) West Yadkin, 2/20/1954
    53 pts. Sybil Hinkle, Thomasville High (W 91-73) Statesville, 2/20/1954
Statesville's Arlene Balsavage scored 82 pts. in same 2/20/54 game/
    53 pts. Maxine Dowell, Children's Home Methodists (L 58-61) Thomasville, 2/23/1954
    53 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (L 67-74) Barium Springs, 3/2/1954 Western N.C.H.S. Activities Assoc. District semi-finals
    53 pts. Edith Gatton, Harmony High (W 86-66) Advance HS, 1/5/1955
    53 pts. F. Smith, LaGrange (L 75-78) Contentnea, 1/6/1955
Contenynea's ___ Holt had 45 pts. in same 1/6/'55 game
    55 pts. ___ Highth, Gold Sand (W 70-58) Youngsville, 1/9/1955
    53 pts. Marie Shepherd, Millers Creek (W 62-47) East High, 1/11/1955
    53 pts. ___ Collins, Nashville Blue Flame (W 82-58) Spring Hope High, 1/14/1955
    53 pts. Patsy Ward, Hallsboro (W 67-63) Williams, 1/25/1955
    53 pts. Elizabeth Shoaf, Reeds High, c.1955 Davidson County Tournament
    53 pts. Linda Short, Hasty High v. Jamestown HS, 1955-56 (in 3 qtrs.)
    53 pts. Hele Morrison, North Brook (L 75-81) Lowell High, 2/21/1956 52? (North Brooks 1st home loss in 11 years)
Lowell's Gayle Wadrop scored 60 pts. in same 2/21/56 game.
    53 pts. Barbara Parks, Southmont High (W 71-35) Wallburg High, 12/18/1956 (5'8" soph.)
    53 pts. Margie Lunsford, Statesville (L 62-64) Davie County, 1/15/1957
    53 pts. ___ Sutton, Ayden High (W 64-40) Bethel High, 1/29/1957
    53 pts. Margie Lunsford, Statesville (L 65-70) Children's Home, 2/8/1957
Children's Home's Shirley Dixon had 46 pts. in same Feb. 8, '57 game.
Image of Margie Lunsford, girls basketball player for Statesville High School, North Carolina, facing forward with ball in front, from the Greensboro Daily News, Greensboro, N.C., March 13, 1957.
    53 pts. Rose Oxendine, Pembroke High (L 66-67) Magnolia High, 2/28/1957 Robeson County Tournament for Indian Schools at Pembroke
    53 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Davidson High (W 63-36) Pilot High, 1/9/1958
    53 pts. Rebia Hefner, Taylorsville (W 72-42) at Lenoir, 1/28/1958 (5'6" jr.)
    53 pts. Janice Alexander, Cool Springs of Forest City (W 84-36) Belmont High, 2/14/1958 (5'11")
    53 pts. Judy Strickland, Pikeville (L 66-67) New Hope High, Dec. 1958
    53 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 75-43) Jamestown, 1/20/1959
    53 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Davidson (W 91-66) Mineral Springs, 1/27/1959
    53 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Davidson (W 73-61) Northwest Forsyth, 2/6/1959
    53 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 65-62) at Pittsboro, 2/5/1960 (Pittsboro's Lyda Gail Wicker 41 pts.)
    53 pts. Georgia Hoke, Bunker Hill High (W 75-36) at Newton-Conover, 1/31/1961
    53 pts. Sarah Lynn Gwaltney, Hiddenite (W 72-62) Union Grove, 2/8/1961
Sarah Lynn Dwaltney, Hiddenite High School (N.C.) basketball player, #21 in silk uniform. From the Statesville Record & Landmar, January 27, 1960.
    52 pts. Eunice Noble, Deep Run (W 66-61) Pink Hill High, 1/19/1950 (21 FGs•10 FT)
    52 pts. Reda Weatherman, Union Grove (W 88-36) at Brawleys High, 1/27/1950
    52 pts. Melba Overcash, Landis High (W 67-27) Sherrills Ford, 2/17/1950 67-28? (in 3 qtrs.) Mid-Piedmont High School Tournament
    52 pts. Dot Secrest, Lilllington (W 70-69) Benhaven, 3/4/1950
    52 pts. Eunice Noble, Deep Run (W 66-61) Pink Hill, 1/18/1951
    52 pts. Katie Mae Wilson, Goldston HS (W 56-51) Silk Hope High, 1/27/1951 Goldston Lion's Club Invitational Tournament championship game
    52 pts. Barbara Johnston, Brawleys' High (L 67-104) Cool Springs, 3/1/1951 51?
Cool Springs' Susie Warren scored 74 pts. in same March 1951 game.
    52 pts. Reginia Ferguson, Fines Creek (W 59-58) Mars Hill High, 3/16/1951 Tournament of Champions semi-finals at Asheville City Auditorium
    52 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (L 55-88) Troutman, 1/4/1952
    52 pts. Virginia Grant, Seven Springs (L 62-80) Eureka High, 1/28/1952
Eureka's Ann Sauls scored 56 pts. in same 1/28'52 game.
    52 pts. Jane Freeman, Youngsville (L 65-66) Franklinton, 2/5/1952
    52 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 59-48) Sherrill's Ford, 2/15/1952
    52 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 67-63) Blackburn, 2/18/1952 Barium Springs Mid-Piedmont Tourney Championship
    52 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 71-59) Barium Springs, 3/1/1952 3/5? South Piedmont-Western Inter-Conference Tournament semi-finals
    52 pts. June Shoaf, Reeds High v. Southmont High, 1952
    52 pts. Anna Belle Cole, Clayton High (W 83-60) Meadow High, 1/13/1953
    52 pts. Beulah Thomas, New Hope (W 67-60) Brogden High, 1/13/1953
    52 pts. Doris Brown, Lillington (L 56-57) Angier High, 1/23/1953
    52 pts. Patricia Bowen, Bear Grass (W 77-70) Robersonville, 12/9/1953
Robersonville's ___ Stevenson had 45 pts. in same 12/9/'53 game
    52 pts. F. Mills, Chicod (L 76-82) LaGrange, 12/16/1953
LaGrange's F. Smith had 53 pts. in same Dec. 16, '53 game
    52 pts. Kay Brendle, North Brook (W 85-71) Union High, 12/18/1953 (30 pts. in 1st qtr.)
    52 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin (W 65-62) Coats High, 1/12/1954 (Coats' Sue Johnson 40 pts.)
    52 pts. _____ Rex, Mt. Ulla High (L 70-91) Statesville, 1/13/1954 pos. 32 pts.
    52 pts. Barbara Lang, Contentnea (W 63-48) Deep Run, 1/16/1954
    52 pts. Ruth West, Troutman High (W 81-62) at Stony Point, 1/19/1954
    52 pts. Ruth West, Troutman High (L 93-106) Hiddenite High, 2/1/1954 93-100?
Hiddenite's Joan Gilreath scored 73 pts. in same 2/1/54 game.
    52 pts. Doris Collins, Nashville High (W 76-49) Coopers High, 2/2/1954
    52 pts. ___ Jones, Rose Hill (W 106-62) Warsaw High, 2/3/1954
Teammate Billie Waters scored 48 pts. in same February 3, '54 game
    52 pts. Jackie Nesbitt, Kannapolis High (W 69-30) Monroe, 2/4/1954
    52 pts. Jeanne Silver, Old Fort HS v. Nebo High, Feb. 1954 (111 in 2 games)
    52 pts. Alice Harvell, Mt. Pleasant (W 60-54) Harrisburg High, 2/18/1954 Cabarrus County Girls League Tournament semi-finals
    52 pts. Mary Ann Townsend, Lumberton Lady Pirates (W 87-70) Hamlet High, 2/26/1954
    52 pts. Claudine Hodgin, Raeford High (W 83-70) Sanford High, 3/4/1954 Fayetteville Invitational Tournament semi-finals
    52 pts. Ruth West, Troutman High (L 87-108) Hiddenite High, 3/6/1954
Hiddenite's Joan Gilreath scored 95 pts. in same 3/6/54 playoff game.
    52 pts. Doris Collins, Nashville High (W 83-69) Spring Hope, 12/10/1954
    52 pts. Ruth Brinkley, Pilot Mountain (W 72-71) Beulah, 2/28/1955 (FG at buzzer to win) (Beulah's Shirley Jones 44 pts.) at Mt. Airy YMCA  2,000
    52 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell High (W 77-57) East HS (Charlotte), 12/2/1955 (31 in 2nd half)
    52 pts. Lynda McGinty, Belmont Red Raiderettes (L 74-77) at Tri-High (Caoleen), 1/31/1956 (23 FGs•6 FT)
Tri-High's Dot Philbeck scored 60 pts. in same 1/31/56 game.
Portrait of North Carolins girls basketball player, Lynda McGinty of Belmont High School. The Red Raiderette image is from the Gastonia Gazette, Gastonia, North Carolina, January 24, 1956.
    52 pts. Margaret Carswell, Salem High (L 82-91) Hidebran High, 2/3/1956
Hildebran's Ramona Burns scored 69 pts. in same 2/3/56 game
    52 pts. Patsy Brown, Riverview (L 64-720 Beaver Creek, 3/13/1956
Beaver Creek's Lecia Houck had 50 pts. in same 3/13/'56 game
    52 pts. Lecia Houck, Beaver Creek (L 65-71) Nathan's Creek, 3/16/1956 (102 in 2 games)
    52 pts. Linda Pollard, Healing Springs (L 64-65) Piney Creek, 2/15/1957
    52 pts. Carol Hawkins, Enka High (W 79-53) North Buncombe, 2/28/1957 (20 FGs•12-17 FT) Buncombe County Tournament semifinals
Image of Carol Hawkins, Enke High (North Carolina) girls basketball player (#43) up in air, shooting a shot from the next year's Buncombe County post-season tournament. Guarded by Helen Roberts (#23) of Buncombe. From The Asheville Citizen, February 20, 1958.
    52 pts. ___ Vaughn, Westfield High (W 72-41) Shoals, 11/15/1957
    52 pts. June Lauten, Glenn High (W 74-65) at North Davidson, 1/28/1958 at Welcome
    52 pts. Janice Alexander, Forest City (W-L) Kings Mountain, Jan.. 1958 Feb.?
    52 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 87-69) Sumner, 2/4/1958
Sumner's Martha Sleight 45 pts.
    52 pts. Rebia Hefner, Taylorsville Lady Bears (W 67-40) Rutherfordton-Spindale Central, 3/4/1958 (17 FGs•18-20 FT) Western North Carolina AA Tournament 1st round at Lincolnton
    52 pts. Patsy Green, Thomasville HS v. Asheboro High, 1958-59
    52 pts. Kay Ramey, Lowgap (W 63-49) at Flat Rock, 1/22/1959
    52 pts. Barbara Parks, Central High (W 81-69) Griffith High, 1/30/1959
    52 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 82-31) Moncure High, 12/15/1959
    52 pts. Linda Hamlin, Dobson (W 82-62) Blue Ridge HS (Va.), 12/17/1959
    52 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 63-17) Randleman High, 1/6/1960
    52 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (W 73-50) Pilot Mountain, 1/8/1960
    52 pts. Kay Yow, Gibsonville High, c. 1960
    52 pts. Linda McGinty, Belmont High, c.1962?
    51 pts. Shirley Swiggett, Trinity High v. Allen Jay HS, 1949-50
    51 pts. Frances Stricklin, Barium Springs Tornadoes (W 76-39) Albermarle, 3/3/1950
Picture of Frances Stricklin, Union Grove High School Tornado (North Carolina) basketball player, facing left with basketball. From The Statesville Daily Record (North Carolina), March 20, 1950.
    51 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville Greyhounds (W 72-68) Barium Springs, 2/22/1952 (freshman)
    51 pts. Elizabeth Cash, Union Grove (W 61-48) Celeste Henkel, 3/4/1952
    51 pts. Doris Brown, Lillington (W 69-56) Coats High, 1/9/1953
    51 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 64-63) at Union Grove, 1/13/1953
    51 pts. ___ Blackburn, Mills Home (L 77-86) Statesville Greyhounds, 1/20/1953
    51 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin (W 53-50) Angier High, 1/30/1953
    51 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 99-52) Children's Home, 2/23/1953
    51 pts. Anne Hollowell, Chowan High (W 73-64) Conway High, 11/26/1953 (5'11" jr.)
Full nody image with basketball, standing, looking to pass, of #14, Anne Holloway, Chowan High School (North Carolina). From The News and Observer, Raleigh, N.C., February 21, 1954.
    51 pts. Mary Thompson, Union Grove (W 64-50) Central High, 12/6/1953
    51 pts. Pat Rufty, Scotts High (W 77-58) Stony Point, 12/8/1953
    51 pts. ___ Currie, Wallace High (W 72-48) Calypso High, 12/11/1953
    51 pts. ___ Johnson, Franklin (W 68-50) Turkey High, 12/19/1953
    51 pts. Anne Hollowell, Chowan High v. Sunbury High, 1953-54 (5'11" jr.)
    51 pts. ___ Stevens, Smithfield (W 71-57) Kenly HS, 1/1/1954
    51 pts. ___ Massey, Wendell (W 73-67) Millbrook, 1/3/1954
    51 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (W 74-67) Celeste Henkel, 1/26/1954 (24 FG/3 FT•18 in 1st qtr.) 75-67?
    51 pts. Joan Forrest, Hillsboro High (W 75-54) Methodist Orphanage (Raleigh), 1/26/1954
    51 pts. Nancy Joe Whitehead, Elm City (W 77-75) Rock Bridge, 1/27/1954
    51 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin HS (W 66-55) Lillington High, 2/6/1954
    51 pts. ___ Stevens, Smithfield (W 86-39) Benson High, 2/8/1954
    51 pts. P. Warren, Salemburg (L 73-95) Newton Grove, 2/19/1954 (Newton Grove's J. Williams 42 pts.)
    51 pts. J. Williams, Newton Grove (W 95-73) Salemburg, 2/19/1954
    51 pts. Ruth West, Troutman High (W 85-56) Celeste Henkel, 3/3/1954
    51 pts. Shelka Jean Fipps, Williams (W 85-27) Barnesville HS, 11/19/1954
    51 pts. Peggy Sigmon, Bunker Hill (W 66-65) Bandy HS, 12/1/1954
    51 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (W 67-58) Mt. Holly Hawks, 12/16/1954
    51 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central Comets (L 68-94) Harmony Owlettes, 1/7/1955
Harmony's Edith Gatton scored 50 pts. in same 1/7/55 game.
    51 pts. Wilma Canipe, Union High (L 95-108) Lowell High, 1/11/1955
Lowell's Gayle Waldrop scored 67 pts. in same 1/11/55 game.
    51 pts. Nancy Johnson, Cool Springs (W 65-61) at Union Grove, 1/12/1955
    51 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (L 66-69) Thomasville, 1/21/1955
    51 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (W 71-45) Bessemer City, 1/25/1955
    51 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (W 65-52) Mt. Holly High, 2/8/1955
    51 pts. Charlotte Hoyle, Stanley High (W 72-70) Lowell HS, 3/1/1955 94-79? (23 FGs•5 FT) Little Ten Conference Tournament quarter-finals
Lowell's Gayle Waldrop scored 48 pts. in same 3/1/55 game.
    51 pts. Shelva Jean Fipps, Williams (W 85-27) Barnesville, 11/19/1955
    51 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (W 71-57) Mt. Ulla, 11/22/1955
    51 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (W 79-60) Rock Springs, 12/16/1955
    51 pts. Ann Garner, Denton (L 57-69) at Churchland, 1/6/1956 (Churchland's Mary Jane Williams 40 pts.)
    51 pts. Gaylen Kennerly, Leicester (W 82-56) Marshall High, 1/31/1956 (in 3 qtrs) (Marshall's Betty Thomas 44 pts.)
    51 pts. Jean Corn, North Buncombe (W 85-63) Enka High, 2/25/1956 (21 in 4th qtr.•37 in 2nd half) Buncombe County Tournament semifinals at City Auditorium, Asheville
Image of Jean Corn on the basketball court for the North Buncombe High School girls basketball team in North Carolina. From a image in The Asheville Citizen, March 2, 1956
    51 pts. Linda Short, Hasty High, Feb. 1956 Davidson County Tournament
    51 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (W 90-70) Cramerton, 3/1/1956 (fouled out w/4:00 left) Little Ten Conference Playoffs 1st round at North Brook
    51 pts. Faye Garrison, Stanley (W 94-79) Lowell, 3/6/1956 (23 FGs•3 FT) Little Ten Tournament Semi-Finals
Lionettes' Gayle Waldrop had 57 pts. in same 3/6/56 game
Picture of Faye Garrison, Stanley High School Blue Devil basketball player (North Carolina) from The Gastonia Gazette, January 15, 1956. Ball held high above head as she looks at basket, caption reading 'The Can't Miss Girl.'
    51 pts. Martha Foley, Barnesville High (W 76-71) Orrum High, 2/12/1957
Orrum's Sally Atkinson scored 49 pts. in saame 2/12/57 game.
    51 pts. Opal Hilton, Nancy Reynolds HS (W 75-63) Pinnacle High, 2/15/1957
    51 pts. Shirley Gilbert, Lincolnton Wolverettes (W 96-46) at Belmont Raiderettes, 2/19/1957
    51 pts. Betty Carswell, Salem (W-L) Drexel HS, Jan. 1958 Feb.?
    51 pts. Glenda Watson, Pinnacle (W 73-60) at Francisco, 2/4/1958
    51 pts. Judy Joyner, Cooper High (W 64-60) Red Oak, 11/25/1958
    51 pts. Nancy Oldham, Sanford (W 72-71) at Carthage High, Dec. 1958
    51 pts. Barbara Parks, Central High (L 69-95) at Ledford High, 1/16/1959
Ledford's Linda Berrier scored 46 pts. in same 1/16/59 game.
    51 pts. Ann Jones, Mooresville (W 67-60) Winecoff, 2/13/1959
    51 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 63-35) Wentworth High, 12/1/1959
    51 pts. Rita Jenkins, Dallas High (W 63-60) Stanley Blue Devilettes, 1/29/1960
Image of North Carolina girls basketball player, Rita Jenkins, Dallas High School, 1960. From The Gastonia Gazette, GAstonia, N.C., January 30, 1960.
    51 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (W 67-54) at North Surry, 2/2/1960
    51 pts. ___ Ross, Oak Hill (L 57-58) at Grassy Creek High, 2/12/1960
    51 pts. Carolyn Narron, Coopers (W 54-47) Middlesex High, 2/16/1960 Nash County Tournament 1st round at Nashville
    51 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (L 54-67) North Surry, Feb. 1960
N. Surry's Mary Sue Norman had 49 pts. in same February 1960 game.
    51 pts. Sharon Lou Hege, Pilot High, c.1959-61 (5'6")
    51 pts. Sarah Lynn Gwaltney, Hiddenite (W 79-71) at Union Grove, 1/10/1961
Union Gove's Jean Dowell 49 pts. in same Jan. 10, '61 game
    51 pts. Pat Carpenter, Tryon High (W 69-68) Stanley Blue Devilettes, 12/15/1961 (Stanley's Kay Smith 40 pts.)
Picture of Pat Carpenter, Tryon High School, North Carolina, basketball player after scoring 51 points in aa baasketball game., holding ball over her head. From The Gastonia Gazette, December 16, 1961.
    50 pts. Mildred Cashwell, Whiteville High v. Hallsboro High, 1/19/1936
    50 pts. Shirley Swiggett, Trinity (L 59-60) at Allen Jay HS, 1/13/1950
    50 pts. Ruth Griffin, Benvenue Purple Cloud (W 78-43) West Edgecombe, 12/4/1950 (25 FGs) Jay-Cee Basketball Tournament 1st round Rocky Mount
Image of Ruth Griffin from the Rocky Mount Telegram, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, December 8, 1950, showing North Carolina girls basketball player, Ruth Griffin of the Benvenue High School team, holding a ball, preparing to shoot.
    50 pts. Jane Freeman, Youngsville (W 108-69) Epsom High, 1/19/1951 106-69?
    50 pts. Elizabeth Sessoms, Tar Heel High (T 81-81) Clarkton HS, 2/3/1951
Clarkton's Dixie McEwen scored 55 pts. in same 2/3/51 game.
    50 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 82-55) Scotts High, 2/19/1951 Mid-Piedmont Tournament championship game at Barium Springs
    5? pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 83-70) Harmony High, 3/8/1951 (typo in paper makes second number unknown)
    50 pts. Virginia Grant, Seven Springs (W 66-57) New Hope High, 12/15/1951 (42 in 1st half•played mostly guard in 2nd half)
    50 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 60-54) Celeste, 1/9/1952
    50 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 60-46) Troutman, 1/15/1952
    50 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 67-48) Brawleys High, 2/5/1952
    50 pts. Jackie Beaver, Rockwell (W 70-65O.T.) Biscoe High, 3/11/1952 State Tournament 1st round at Aberdeen
    50 pts. Suzanne Rushing, Laurel Hill HS v. Laurinburg HS, Nov. 1952 Dec. ?
    50 pts. Billie Waters, Rose Hill (W 79-22) Warsaw High, 1/27/1953
    50 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 62-59) Troutman, 2/3/1953
    50 pts. Doris Brown, Lillington High, 2/11/1953
    50 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 62-49) Belmont High, 2/13/1953
    50 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir (L 59-72) Pleasant Grove, 3/4/1953 Gold Medal Tournament at Valdese
    50 pts. Sybil Burleyson, Concord HS (W 81-63) Albermarle HS, Mar. 1953
    50 pts. ___ Ferrell, Millbrook (L 73-79) Rolesville HS, 12/3/1953 (Rplesvlle's ___ Jourigan 41 p[ts.)
    50 pts. Maybelle Aderholdt, Lincolnton High (W 76-54) Newton High, 12/11/1953 (soph)
    50 pts. Anne Hollowell, Chowan High v. Harrellsville High, 1953-54 (5'11" jr.)
    50 pts. Suzanne Rushing, Laurel Hill HS v. Maxton HS, 1953-54
    50 pts. Dot Knight, Cerro Gordo (W 69-59) Evergreen High, 1/22/1954
    50 pts. ___ Temnie, Wakelon (W 77-71) Knightdale, 1/26/1954 (Knightdale's ___ Morton 39 pts.)
    50 pts. Olin Higgins, Burnsville High (W 57-43) Clearmont High, 1/28/1954 57-42? (5'9")
    50 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 90-19) Spencer, 2/9/1954
    50 pts. Martha “Pokie” Lear, Landis High (L 78-79) China Lake, 3/2/1954 Western N.C.H.S. Activities Assoc. Tournament semi-finals at Statesville
China Grove's Nell Corriher scored 48 pts. in same 3/2/54 game.
    50 pts. Elaine Norwood, Lincoln High v. [Alamance County], c. 1954
    50 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell High (L 78-79) Tryon High, 12/3/1954
    50 pts. Ann Beckwith, Pittsboro (W 65-62) at Hillsboro High, 12/21/1954
    50 pts. Edith Gatton, Harmony High (W 94-68) Central HS, 1/7/1955
Central's Betty Jean Bowles scored 51 pts. in same 1/7/55 game.
    50 pts. Shirley Overton, Henderson Bulldogs (W 79-56) Roxboro, 1/11/1955
    50 pts. P. Butler, Garland High (W 72-48) TBI, 1/13/1955
    50 pts. Ruth West, Troutman High (W 80-72) Harmony High, 1/22/1955
    50 pts. Joan Forrest, Hillsboro High (T 65-65) at Graham High, 1/28/1955
    50 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (W 74-65) Cool Springs, 2/15/1955
    50 pts. Nancy Johnson, Cool Springs (W 82-51) Stony Point, 2/22/1955
    50 pts. Ruth West, Troutman High (L 74-83) Harmony High, 2/22/1955
    50 pts. Peggy Massie, Candler High (W 57-50) Fairview HS, 2/25/1955 (12/17/7/14) Buncombe County Tournament at Civic Auditorium, Asheville
    50 pts. Angelle Pennell, Taylorsville (W 70-34) Rutherfordton-Spindale Central (Rutherfordton), 3/1/1955 Western Conference Girls & Boys Tournament 1st round
    50 pts. ___ Boyd, Pamlico County (W 70-54) Morehead City HS, 12/10/1955
    50 pts. Geraldine “Gerry” Blevins, Mountain View (W 89-70) Kings Creek, 1/10/1956
    50 pts. Betty Beam, Odell High (W 95-43) Mt. Pleasant, 2/9/1956
    50 pts. Linda Carter, Thomasville (W 78-53) Barium Springs, Feb. 1956
    50 pts. Jean Alexander, Forest City (W 93-92) R-S Central, 2/21/1956
    50 pts. Lecia Houck, Beaver Creek (W 77-75) Healing Springs, 2/21/1956
Healing Springs' Linda Pollard had 47 pts. in same 2/21/'56 game
    50 pts. Lecia Houck, Beaver Creek (W 72-64) at Riverview, 3/13/1956
Riverview's Patsy Brown 52 pts in same 3/13/'56 game
    50 pts. Yvonne Broadnax, Madison Tigerettes (L 62-63) at Jordan Sellars HS (Burlington), 2/1/1957
    50 pts. Liz Zimmerman, Hayesville High (W 80-78) Andrews HS, 2/8/1957
    50 pts. Margie Lunsford, Statesville (W 74-73) Lexington, 2/27/1957
    50 pts. Angie Robbins, Denton High (W 58-35) Harrisburg High, 1/3/1958
    50 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Davidson ///9l 68-73) /Mineral Springs, 1/17/1958
    50 pts. Judy Hogsed, Lowell High (L 68-84) at Dallas High, 12/5/1958
    50 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (L 60-63) Ledford High, 1/27/1959
    50 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 76-41) Bessemer High, 2/10/1959
    50 pts. Annie Reaves, Nakina High (L 58-60) Tabor City Red Devilettes, 2/13/1959
    50 pts. Brenda Ragan, Ledford (W 78-61) Jamestown, 2/27/1959 Central Tar Heel Conference Tournament semi-finals at High Point
    50 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (L 68-72) at Silk Hope High, 12/18/1959 (Silk Hope's Delette Teague 40 pts,)
    50 pts. Martha Gouch, Stem High (L 67-80) at Wilton HS, 1/26/1960
    50 pts. Linda Hamlin, Dobson (W 86-48) Mountain Park, 1/26/1960
    50 pts. Joan Allen, Nashville Blue Flames (W 74-49) Spring Hope Raiders, 2/5/1960
    50 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (W 65-62) North Surry, 2/25/1960 (3 point play for win) Surry Tournament semi-finals at Mount Airy
    50 pts. Sophia Canady, Gray's Creek v. Parkton High, c.1960
    50 pts. Susan Johnson, Smithfield High, c.1960 Susan Johnson Parrish
    50 pts. Kay Yow, Gibsonville High, c.1960
    50 pts. Pat Carpenter, Tryon High, 1960-61 tournament
    50 pts. Jeanette Eckard, St. Stephen's (W 61-53) Rock Springs, 1/20/1961
    50 pts. Judy Ring, Copeland (L 62-73) at Westfield, 1/20/1961
Westfield's Judy Vaughn 49 pts. in same Jan. 20, 1961 game.
    50 pts. Judy Cameron, Pinehurst (W 68-49) High Falls, 2/20/1962 tournament championship game
Portrait image of girls basketball player Judy Cameron, Pinehurst High School, North Carolina. From The News and Advertiser, Raleigh, N.C., March 11, 1962.
Judy Cameron
    49 pts. Aileen Cudd, Green Creek (W 53-18) Hollis High, 3/2/1939 at Spindale
    49 pts. Beatrice Lee, Barnesville HS (W 54-11) Smiths High, 11/25/1941 at South Robeson Gym
    49 pts. Melba Overcash, Landis Yellow Jackets (W 61-41) at China Grove Red Devils, 2/7/1950
    49 pts. Sclorine Wilborn, Mebane High (W 58-21) Altamahaw-Ossipee, 1/5/1951
Image of Sclorine Wilborn, Mebane High basketball player, shooting basketball. From The Burlington )North Carolina) Daily Times-News, January 11, 1951. Photo by William Lynch.
    49 pts. Dorothy Miller, Long Creek (W 75-39) Top Sail High, 1/18/1951
    49 pts. Sclorine Wilborn, Mebane High (W 62-49) E.M. Holt High, 2/13/1951
    49 pts. Jackie Beaver, Rockwell High (W 84-59) China Grove Red Devils, 2/16/1951
    49 pts. Sclorine Wilborn, Mebane High (W 77-60) Haw River High, 2/16/1951
    49 pts. Jackie Beaver, Rockwell High (W 80-41) Granite Quarry, 2/22/1951 Rowan County League Tournament 1st round at Salisbury
    49 pts. Allison Long, Statesville HS (W 71-44) Concord HS, 3/7/1951 South Piedmont Tournament semifinals at Statesville
    49 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 67-54) Cool Springs, 12/10/1952
    49 pts. ___ Morton, Knightdale (W 71-69) Cary High, 1/13/1953
    49 pts. Jean Lassiter, Four Oaks (W 73-49) Meadow High, 1/16/1953 Sylvia?
    49 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 71-36) Harmony High, 1/24/1953
    49 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 73-41) Cool Springs, 1/27/1953
    49 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 83-43) Barium, 2/3/1953
    49 pts. Wanda Lee Houser, North Brook (W 56-45) Tryon High, 2/3/1953
    49 pts. Dot Knight, Cerro Gordo (L 57-63) Williams High, 2/25/1953
    49 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville Greyhounds (W 83-43) Barium High, 3/3/1953
    49 pts. ___ Collins, Nashville HS (W 67-30) Benvenue HS, 12/1/1953
    49 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 73-49) at Scotts High, 12/2/1953 (Scotts' ___ Rulty 40 pts.)
Sister Betty Gilreath had 20 pts. in same 12/2/53 game.
    49 pts. Alice Pierce, Marion (W 85-61) at Nebo High, 12/9/1953
    49 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 67-54) Cool Springs, 12/10/1953
    49 pts. Anne Hollowell, Chowan High, 1953-54 (5'11" jr.)
    49 pts. ___ Temple, Wakelon (W 87-83) Rolesville, 1/4/1954
    49 pts. Alice Pierce, Marion (L 74-77) at Taylorsville, 1/8/1954
Taylorville's Louan Bowman
    49 pts. Carolyn Gasque, Williams (W 57-50) Chadbourn, 1/11/1954
    49 pts. Sybil Hinkle, Thomasville (W 61-45) Children's Home, 1/15/1954
Children's Home's Maxine Dowell scored 45 pts. in same 1/15/'54 game.
    49 pts. ___ Hudson, Youngsville (L 70-87) Wilton High, 2/2/1954
    49 pts. ___ McNeil, Southport (L 83-105) Leland High, 2/10/1954
Leland's ___ Allen scored 62 pts. in same Feb/ 10, '54 game
    49 pts. A. Thompson, /bladenboro (W 77-69) Tar Heel High, 2/10/1954
    49 pts. J. Williams, Newton Grove (W 117-90) Clement High, 2/15/1954
    49 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell (W 69-64) Bessemer City HS, 12/14/1954
    49 pts. Jeanne Silver, Old Fort HS v. North Cove HS, 1954-55
    49 pts. A. Scott, Rose Hill (L 72-78) Beulaville, 1/21/1955
Beulaville's ___ Hall had 45 pts. in same 1/21/'55 game
    49 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High (W 55-52) Marion High, 1/28/1955
    49 pts. Patsy Beaver, Spencer Railroaders (L 96-100) Barium Springs, 2/22/1955
Teammate ___ McCoy scored 43 pts. & Barium's Edna Baucom scored 56 pts. in same 2/22/55 game.
    49 pts. Patricia Martin, Rowland Lady Hawks (W 74-72) Fairmont, 2/3/1955
    49 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (W 80-48) Tryon High, 3/1/1955 Little Ten Conference Tournament
    49 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (L 62-77) Troutman, 3/4/1955 (906 pts. in 18 games; 50.3 ppg avg.)
    49 pts. Lynda McGinty, Belmont High, 1955-56
    49 pts. Becky Grubbs, Piney Creek (L 77-99) Nathan's Creek High, Feb. 1956
Nathan's Creek's Mollie Sue Colvard scored 74 pts. in same Feb. '56 game.
    49 pts. Juanita Campbell, Landis High (W 92-62) Mooresville, 2/17/1956
    49 pts. Lila Walker, Pleasant Grove (W 66-57) Sylvan High, Dec. 1956 Nov.? (5'8" sr.)
    49 pts. Angell Pennell, Taylorsville (W 85-41) Morganton, 1/15/1957
    49 pts. Linda Pollard, Healing Springs (L 62-81) Nathan's High, 1/15/1957
    49 pts. Barbara Parks, Southmont High (W 66-25) Linwood, 1/25/1957
    49 pts. Pat Sigmon, Cherryville (W 69-46) Kings Mountain HS, 1/29/1957
    49 pts. Sally Atkinson, Orrum High (L 71-76) at Barnesville High, 2/12/1957
Barnesville's Martha Foley scored 51 pts. in same 2/12/57 game.
    49 pts. Ann Hedgpeth, Lumberton High (W 83-66) at Fairmont High, 2/14/1957 (Fairmont's Martha Lee 38 pts.)
    49 pts. Geraldine Blevins, Mountain View (W 92-47) at East Wilkes, 2/19/1957
    49 pts. Barbara Parks, Southmont High (W 59-23) Fair Grove, 2/20/1957 (20 FGs•9 FT) Davidson County Tournament 2nd round at Lexington YMCA
Image of Barbara Parks, Southmont High School (North Carolina) basketball player after scoring 49 points in playoff win. Titled: Star Cools Off. Text: HIT 49 POINTS--Barbara Parks, brilliant basketball standout for Southmont High girls, cools off after she hit 49 points to lead her team to victory over Fair Grove in the Davidson County tournament at he YMCA last night. Parks, dazzling on both offense and defense, is one of the finest girl stars ever seen in County tournament action. She is a junior. IDispatch Staff Photo). The Dispatch, Lexington, North Carolina, February 21, 1957.
    49 pts. Marie Lewis, Middlesex High (W 78-72) at Nashville HS, 12/6/1957 (Nashville's Mary Winmble 41 pts.)
    49 pts. Jeanette Campbell, Happy Valley High, c.1958 1956-58?
    49 pts. Nancy Rector, Drexel High (L 75-99) Salem HS, Feb. 1958
Salem's Mary Carswell scored 65 pts. in same 2/58 game.
    49 pts. Rebia Hefner, Taylorsville HS v. Valdese High, Feb. 1958
    49 pts. Barbara Parks, Central High (L 69-98) Ledford HS, 12/9/1958 (Ledford's Brenda Ragan 45 pts.)
Ledford's Brenda Ragan scored 48 pts. in same 12/9/'58 game
    49 pts. Evans McNeill, Hoke High (Raeford) (W 62-60) Red Springs HS, Dec. 1958 (winning FG)
    49 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 63-41) Trinity High, 1/19/1959
    49 pts. Carrie Weay, Tabor City Red Devilettes (W 66-65) Bladenboro, 1/27/1959
    49 pts. Brenda Ragan, Ledford (L 79-80) Rankin High, 2/13/1959
Rankin's Ann Johnson scored 76 pts. in same Feb. 13, 1959 game.
    49 pts. Lynn Eaker, Bessemer City (W 74-71) Stanley High, 2/27/1959 Little Seven Tournament championship game
    49 pts. Faye Lyons, North Wilkes (W 67-47) at West Wilkes, 12/11/1959
                Cropped from team phoo, Jeanne Swanner, Graham High Devilette, seated facing left legs out and knees bent up, looking a camera and smiling. Also shown behind her, teammate Joan Pulliam. From The Daily Times-News, Burlington, North Carolina, February 11, 1959.
    49 pts. Jeanne Swanner, Graham Devilettes, 1959-60 (6'2" Jr.)
    49 pts. Jeanne Swanner, Graham High, 1959-60 (2nd time) (6'2" Jr.)
    49 pts. Jeanne Swanner, Graham High, 1959-60 (3rd time) (6'2" Jr.)
   Jeanne Swanner won Miss North Carolina in 1963, competing in the Miss America Pageant, taking home Miss Congeniality.
Picture of Jeanne Swanner, Graham High basketball star. From the Tucson Daily Citizen, Tucson, Arizona, 8/6/1963. AP International photo
    49 pts. Sandra Faison, Knightdale (L 77-88) at Bailey High, 1/12/1960
Bailey's Andrea Cozart scored 64 pts. in same 1/12/60 game.
    49 pts. Brenda Ragan, Ledford (W 82-40) West Davidson, 2/9/1960
    49 pts. Mary Sue Norman, North Surry (W 67-54) Westfield, Feb. 1960
Westfield's Judy Vaughn scored 51 pts. in same February 1960 game.
    49 pts. Jean Dowell, Union Grove (L 71-79) Hiddenite High, 1/10/1961
Hiddenite's Sarah Lynn Gwaltney scored 53 pts. in same 1/10/'61 game
    49 pts. Angie Robbins, Denton (W 63-47) Pilot High, 1/20/1961
    49 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (W 73-62) Copeland, 1/20/1961
Copeland's Judy Ring had 50 pts. in same Jan. 20, 1961 game.
    49 pts. Jeanette Eckard, St. Stephen's v. Maiden High, 2/13/1961
    48 pts. Lucy Adams, Newton Grove (W 54-26) Spring Hope HS, 3/9/1939 East Carolina Rural HS Tournament 1st round at Wake Forest
    48 pts. ___ Houghtalling, Henderson High (W 61-28) Aycock High, 1/10/1940
    48 pts. Reda Weatherman, Union Grove (W 59-32) Celeste-Henkel, 2/1/1946 (6'0" soph)
Image of Reda Weatherman, girl basketball player for Union Grove High School, North Carolina, late 1940ss. ¾ view facing to our left, uniform monogrammed 'UG'. From the Sunday Journal and Sentinel, Winston-Salem, N.C., February 22, 1948.
    48 pts. Reda Weatherman, Union Grove (L 59-60) West Yadkin, 3/20/1946 (6'0" soph) Journal and Sentinel Northwest N.C. Tournament semi-finals at Hanes Hosiery Gym, Winston-Salem
West Yadkin's Mary Casstevens scored 54 pts. in same Mar. 20, 1946 playoff game
    48 pts. Melba Overcash, Landis High (L 55-66) Cool Springs, 2/18/1950 59-60? Mid-Piedmont Tournament semi-finals at Barium Springs
Cool Springs' Martha Stroud scored 55 pts. in same 2/18/1950 game.
    48 pts. Betty Sheehan, Waynesville (W 64-51) Bethel High, 2/25/1950 Gold Medal HS Tournament championship game at Canton
    48 pts. Shirley Swiggett, Trinity High v. Liberty High, 1950-51 (5'8" sr.)
Image of Shirley Swiggett, girls basketball player for Trinity High School in North Carolina going up for a two-handed lay-up, right kneee up in the air of crooked leg. From the Greensboro Daily News, Greensboro, N.C., March 18, 1951..
    48 pts. Sclorine Wildborn, Melbane (W 58-21) Altamahaw-Ossipee, 1/5/1951 (5'10" sr.)
    48 pts. Billie Dysart, Lincolnton High v. Marion HS, 2/22/1951
    48 pts. Katie May Wilson, Goldston (W 71-58) Hillsboro High, 3/13/1951 State Tournament 1st round at Southern Pines
    48 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 70-55) Wilkes Central, 2/5/1952
    48 pts. Phyllis May, Spring Hope (W 67-39) at Middlesex High, 2/6/1952
    48 pts. Elizabeth Johnson, Bolivia (W 68-55) Waccamaw, 2/21/1952 Brunswick County Tournament 1st round at Waccamaw
    48 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 73-48) Sherrill's Ford, 11/27/1952
    48 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin HS (W 73-47) Buie's Creek, 1/20/1953
    48 pts. Shirley Traywick, Belmont High (W 76-65) Lowell HS, 1/28/1953 (Lowell's Gayle Waldrop 44 pts.)
    48 pts. Shirley Traywick, Belmont High (L 65-78) at Rutherford High, 2/26/1953
Rutherford's Christine Melton scored 53 pts. in same 2/26/53 game.
    48 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 83-52) Thomasville, 2/27/1953
    48 pts. Cecilia Hoover, Lincolnton High (L 80-84) Statesville, 3/7/1953 (21 FGs) South Piedmont-Western AA Tournament Championship Game at Hickory
Statesville's Arlene Balsavage scored 55 pts. in same 3/7/53 game.
    48 pts. Wanda Lee Houser, North Brook (W 64-56) Cramerton, 3/14/1953 (5'10") Little Ten Conference Tournament Semi-Finals
    48 pts. ___ Deloris, Herring High (L 78-86) Newton Grove, 12/17/1953 Deloria?
    48 pts. Anne Hollowell, Chowan High, 1953-54 (5'11" jr.)
    48 pts. Nancy Wilson, Pilot HS (W 76-75O.T.) Hasty High, 1/5/1954 at Thomasville (Hasty's ___ Bowman 43 pts.)
    48 pts. ___ Van Meter, Millbrook (W 85-45) Cathedral Latin, 1/8/1954
    48 pts. Dorothy Faye “Dot” Knight, Cerro Gordo (L 56-57) Hallsboro High, 1/18/1954
    49 pts. Stkvia Lassiter, Four Oaks (W 73-72) Fremont, 1/19/1954
    48 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin HS (W 67-41) Angier High, 1/19/1954
    48 pts. Pat Rufty, Scotts Black Panthers (L 90-116) at Hiddenite High, 1/19/1954
Hiddenite's Joan Gilreath scored 72 pts. in same 1/19/1954 game.
    48 pts. ___ Stevens, Smithfield (W 61-54) Four Oaks, 1/20/1954
    48 pts. ___ Currie, Wallace (W 74-71) B.F. Grady HS, 1/22/1954
    48 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 76-50) Cool Springs, 1/25/1954
    48 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir Bearcats (L 63-64) at Marion High, 1/29/1954
    48 pts. Mary Ann Townsend, Lumberton Lady Bucs (W 85-80) Laurinburg Scotties, 2/2/1954
    48 pts. Billie Waters, Rose Hill (W 106-62) Warsaw High, 2/3/1954
Teammate ___ Jones had 52 pts. in same Feb. 3, '54 game
    48 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin (W 77-44) Anderson Creek, 2/4/1954
    53 pts. Mollie Sue Colvard, Nathan's Creek (W 65-51) Piney Creek, 2/9/1954
    48 pts. Willie Cox, Elkin (W 73-61) at Mayodan High, 2/19/1954 Inter-State Y.M.C.A. Tournament semi-finals at Mayodan YMCA
    48 pts. Nell Corriher, China Grove (W 79-78) Landis High, 3/2/1954 Western N.C.H.S. Activities Assoc. Tournament semi-finals at Statesville
Landis' Pokie Lear scored 50 pts. in same 3/2/54 game.
    48 pts. Nancy Woodruff, Lenoir High Bearcats (W 68-48) Belmont Red Raiders, 12/14/1954
    48 pts. Nancy Johnson, Cool Springs (L 63-64) at Scotts Black Panthers, 12/16/1954
    48 pts. Allie Mae Baker, Shoals (W 66-54) Lowgap, 1/7/1955
    48 pts. Julia McCoy, Spencer High (W 63-62) at Lexington, 1/18/1955
    48 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (W 87-53) Mt. Holly High, 1/28/1955 (102 in 2 games)
    48 pts. ___ Walker, Long Creek (L 79-81O.T.) Burgaw, 1/30/1955
Burgaw's ___ Hall had 46 pts. in same Jan. 30, '55 game
    48 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville High (W 70-46) Methodists of Children's Home, 2/1/1955 at Winston-Salem
    48 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (W 84-63) at Tryon High, 2/4/1955 84-67? (16 in 2nd qtr.)
    48 pts. Jean Ogle, Hudson (L 57-58) Gameswell High, 2/4/1955 46?
    48 pts. Doris Collins, Nashville High (W 69-54) at Benvenue, 2/8/1955
    48 pts. Betty Bolt, North Mecklenberg HS (Charlotte) (W 66-36) Belmont Raiderettes, 2/15/1955 at Charlotte
    48 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell High (L 70-72) Stanley HS, 3/1/1955 79-94? (21 FGs•6 FT) Little Ten Conference Tournament
Stanley's Charlotte Hoyle scored 51 pts. in same 3/1/55 game.
    48 pts. Nancy Johnson, Cool Springs (W 93-69) Celeste Henkel, 12/5/1955
    48 pts. Corinne Caudle, Harmony High (W 78-64) Scott High, 12/9/1955
    48 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Central High (L 59-60) Troutman HS, 12/13/1955
    48 pts. Joan Branan, Bailey High v. Rock Ridge HS, 1955-56 Brannan? (5'5" sr.)
    48 pts. Doris Hart, Stovall High (L 63-68) at Stem High, 1/20/1956
Stem's Shirley Oakes scored 46 pts. in same 1/20/'56 game
    48 pts. Lynda McGinty, Belmont Raiderettes (W 72-71) Cherryville High, 2/7/1956
    48 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (W 78-60) Union High, 2/10/1956 (Union's Wilma Canipe 42 pts.)
    48 pts. Gail Painter, Sylva High (L 64-70) Andrews High, Feb. 1956 Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament
    48 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (L 56-64) Union High, 2/14/1956
    48 pts. Juanita Campbell, Landis High (L 64-67) Taylorsville HS, 3/10/1956 Western North Carolina High School Tournament championship game
    48 pts. Geraldine Blevins, Mountain View (W 99-92) Iredell Central, 11/16/1956
Central's Betty Jean Bowles scored 82 pts. in same 11/16/'56 game.
    48 pts. Faye Garrison, Stanley Blue Devils (W 80-60) Dallas Yellow Jackets, 2/12/1957
    48 pts. Catherine Bolton, Rich Square (L 63-69) Conway, 2/19/1957
    48 pts. Margaret McDonald, Northwest HS (L 71-72O.T.) Glenn High, 2/21/1957
    48 pts. Betty Boyd, Tryon High (L 62-64O.T.) Cramerton, 2/23/1957 (24 FGs•0-4 FT) Little Seven Conference Tournament Consolation Game
    48 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (W 69-55) Union High, 3/1/1957 Catawba-Lincoln Conference Tournament championship game
    48 pts. Marie Lewis, Middlesex High (W 78-72) at Nashville High, 12/6/1957 (Nashville's Mary Womble 41 pts.)
    48 pts. Angie Robbins, Denton High (W 59-40) Star High, 12/10/1957
    48 pts. ___ Green, Blowing Rock (W 61-49) at Cranberry High, 1/21/1958
    48 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 79-62) Randleman High, 1/24/1958
    48 pts. Brenda Ragan, Ledford (W 98-69) Central Davidson, 12/9/1958
Central's Barbara Parks had 49 pts. in same 12/9/'58 game
    48 pts. Rebia Hefner, Taylorsville HS (W 78-46) Lenoir HS, 1/9/1959
    48 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 82-61) at Trinity High, 2/6/1959
    48 pts. Faye Lyons, North Wilkes (W 87-53) Elkin High, Feb. 1959
    48 pts. Andrea Cozart, Bailey (W 102-72) Nashville High, 1/23/1960 (Nashville's Joan Allen 40 pts.)
Teammate Nancy Nrannon scored 45 pts. in same 1/23/'60 game.
    48 pts. Andrea Cozart, Bailey High (W 84-59) Benvenue, 2/18/1960 84-58? Nash County Tournament Quarter-Finals Womble Gym, Nashville
    48 pts. Andrea Cozart, Bailey High (W 75-55) Nashville High, 12/2/1960
    48 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (W 61-51) Lawsonville HS, 12/9/1960 (104 in 2 games) (Lawrenceville's Arlene Mabe 41 pts.)
    48 pts. Judy Ring, Copeland High v. Lawsonville, Dec. 1960 (94 in 2 games) (Lawsonville's Arlene Mabe 41 pta.)
North Carolinian girl basketball layer Judy Ring, facing left, holding ball, number 3, from the Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, N.C., January 20, 1961.
    48 pts. Phyllis Robbins, Siler City (L 57-59) Southern Alamance, 1/9/1962 Philis Robbines?
    47 pts. Inez Canady, Parkton (W 69-22) Orrum, 2/25/1938 (139 in 3 games/2 days•234 in 4 games) Robeson County Tournament championship game at Red Springs
    47 pts. Virginia Paulos, Central High (W 73-1) Chowan High, 2/18/1939
    47 pts. Joan Everett, Parkton (W 67-36) Orrum, 2/24/1939 Robeson County Tournament at Red Springs
    47 pts. Nan Maddox, Wendell (W 76-45) Apex High, 12/8/1948
    47 pts. Melrose Tart, Dunn High (W 63-53) Roseboro High, 2/11/1949
3/4 shoulder shot of Melrose Tart, girls basketball player in 1949 for DunnHigh School, North Carolina. From The News and Observer, Raleigh, N.C., March 6, 1949.
    47 pts. Frances Stricklin, Barium Springs (W 81-56) Lexington High, 2/14/1950
    47 pts. Violet Jones, Union Grove (W 103-61) at Stony Point, 2/28/1950
Teammate Reda Weatherman Jurney scored 56 pts. & Stony Point's Winnie Martin scored 46 pts.
    47 pts. Lulong Osborne, Smithfield (W 54-20) Burnsville, 3/13/1950 State Tournament 1st round at Southern Pines
    47 pts. Sclorine Wilborn, Mebane (W 58-21) Aktamahaw-Ossipee, Jan. 1951
Image of North Carolinian girl basketball player Sclorine Wilborn, Mebane High School, shown shooting an overhead set-shot. From  the Durham Morning Herald, Durham, N.C., January 14, 1951. Photo by William Lynch.
    47 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 70-54) Brawleys, 1/25/1951
    47 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 57-38) Troutman, 1/29/1951
    47 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 63-44) Scotts High, 2/21/1951
    47 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 80-49) Empire Mills (Statesville), 3/8/1951 State Tournament
    47 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High v. Troutman High, Dec. 1951
    47 pts. Ann Sauls, Eureka (W 57-48) Clinton High, 12/20/1951
    47 pts. Barbara Crumpier, Salemburg (W 82-74) Roseboro High, 2/4/1952
    47 pts. Ann Sauls, Eureka (Wayne County) (L 58-78) Aberdeen HS, 2/6/1952 All-Girls High School Basketball Revue at Raleigh
    47 pts. Mildred Gainey, Leland High (W 79-66) Shallotte, 2/21/1952 Brunswick County Tournament 1st round at Waccamaw
    47 pts. Dixie McEwen, Clarkton (W 67-48) White Oak, 2/27/1952
    47 pts Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 59-56) Troutman High, 3/7/1952 Iradell District Playoff Semi-Finals
    47 pts. Joan Gilreath, Hiddenite High (W 88-38) Mt. Pleasant, 11/8/1952
    47 pts. ___ Blue, Sanford (W 94-42) Chapel Hill High, 1/20/1953
    47 pts. ___ Blue, Sanford High (W 61-41) Lumberton, 1/27/1953
    47 pts. Martha Temple, Wakelon High (W 79-49) Corinth-Holder, 1/27/1953 70-49?
    47 pts. Shirley Traywick, Belmont High (W 77-66) at Lowell High, 1/28/1953 78-65?
    47 pts. Shirley Traywick, Belmont High (W 77-60) Lowell High, 1952-53 same game?
    47 pts. Suzanne Rushing, Laurel Hill HS v. Gibson HS, Nov. 1953 Dec. ?
    47 pts. ___ Best, Brogdon (W 76-61) Newton Grove, 11/18/1953 (Newton Grove's ___ Williams 43 pts.)
    47 pts. Janice Henderson, Stony Point (L 65-70) at Troutman High, 12/4/1953 (Troutman's Ruth West scored 45 pts.)
    47 pts. Pat Rufty, Scotts Black Panthers (L 58-63) at Harmony Owls, 12/11/1953
    47 pts. ___ Arnold, Fuquay-Varina (W 85-59) Millbrook, 12/15/1953
    47 pts. ___ Herring, Roseboro (W 75-70) Herring High, 1/5/1954
    47 pts. C. Jackson, Clement (L 96-118) Newton Grove, 1/7/1954
Newton Grove's J. Williams had 54 pts. in same January 7, '54 game
    47 pts. ___ Butler, Garland (L 51-59) Plain View, 1/13/1954
    47 pts. L. Boykin, Glendale (L 68-71) Corinth-Holder, 1/19/1954
    47 pts. L.E. Flowers, Fremont (W 68-65) Brogben HS, 1/30/1954
    47 pts. Janice Henderson, Stony Point (L 70-73O.T.) Celeste Henkel High, 2/1/1954
    47 pts. ___ Hudson, Youngsville (W 69-51) Gold Sand High, 2/1/1954
    47 pts. Dorris Smith, Harrisburg High (W 82-80) Mt. Pleasant, 2/5/1954
    47 pts. Ruth West, Troutman Bobcats (W 72-56) Hiddenite High, 1/7/1955
    47 pts. ___ Tise, Clemmens (W 67-52) at Old Richmond, 1/11/1955
    47 pts. H. Hollowell, Chowan (W 65-57) Sunbury, 1/21/1955 Anne?
    47 pts. Shirley Overton, Henderson High (L 65-72) Oxfod HS, 1/21/1955
    47 pts. Shirley Overton, Henderson High (W 79-77) Graham HS, 1/25/1955
    47 pts. Doris Collins, Nashville High (L 67-77) Cooper High, 1/28/1955 (22-30 FGs•1 FT)
    47 pts. Edith Gatton, Harmony Owls (W 80-57) Hiddenite High, 1/28/1955
    47 pts. Mary Ann Townsend, Lumberton Lady Pirates (W 82-80O.T.) at Whiteville Wolfets, 1/28/1955
    47 pts. M.A. Thompson, Lumberton (W 82-80O.T.) Whiteville, 1/30/1955 (Whiteville's S. Duncan 40 pts.)
    47 pts. A. Bowden, Faison High (W 77-73)) Rose Hill, 2/3/1955
    47 pts. ___ Phipps, Sparta (W 85-66) Dobson, 2/8/1955
Dobson's ___ White had 46 pts. in same 2/8/'55 game
    47 pts. Wilma Canipe, Union High (L 75-76) Lowell High, 2/15/1955
Lowell's Gayle Waldrop scored 70 pts. in same 2/15/55 game.
    47 pts. Ethel Cheatham, Hillside High (W 76-40) Merrick-Moore, 2/19/1955 Bull City Tournament championship game at Hillside High
    47 pts. Linda Pollard, Healing Springs (L 75-77) Beaver Creek, 2/21/1956
Beaver Creek's Lecia Houck had 50 pts. in same 2/21/'56 game
    47 pts. Juanita Campbell, Landis High (L 74-87) Thomasville, 3/1/1955
    47 pts. Shelby Archie, Mt. Ulla High (W 71-60) at Celeste Henkel, 12/2/1955
    47 pts. Norgene Wilhelm, Cool Springs (W 65-59) at Harmony High, 12/2/1955 (6'0") (Harmony's Corinne Caudle had 41 pts.)
    47 pts. Jean Michael, Gamewell High v. Oak Hill HS, 1/10/1956
    47 pts. Phyllis Sales, Reynolds HS (W 67-57) Erwin High, 1/12/1956
    47 pts. Gail Bolick, Cramerton (W 75-69) Lowell High, 2/3/1956
Lowell's Gayle Waldrop dropped 57 pts. in same 2/3/56 game.
    47 pts. Janice Alexander, Cool Springs of Forest City (W 74-70) at Belmont Red Raiderettes, 2/10/1956 (Belmont's Lynda McGinty 38 pts.)
    47 pts. Maggie Lunsford, Statesville High (L 70-75) Kannapolis, 3/3/1956 South Piedmont Conference Tournament 1st round at Concord
    47 pts. Nancy Whitehead, Elm City (W 59-58) at Snow Hill High, 12/4/1956
    47 pts. Gerry Lewis, Jonesville (W 63-49) Jonesville All-Stars, 12/7/1956
    47 pts. Edith Gatton, Harmony High (L 96-102) at Jonesville, 1/2/1957 (5'10" sr.)
Jonesville's Gerry Lewis scored 84 pts. in same 1/2/'57 game.
    47 pts. Martha Lee, Fairmont High (W 74-51) at Maxton High, 1/11/1957
    47 pts. Marie Lewis, Middlesex (M-Sex) (W 85-63) at Whitakers High, 1/25/1957
    47 pts. Ann Brandon, Yadkinville (L 57-68) Boonville, 2/8/1957
    47 pts. Linda Key, White Plains (W 75-60) at Franklin High, 12/5/1957 (91 in 2 games)
    47 pts. ___ Huffman, East Spencer (L 65-68) Reed High, 12/10/1957
    47 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Davidson (W 84-73) North Davidson, Feb. 1958
    47 pts. ___ Halsey, Virginia-Carolina High (L 68-78) Piney Creek, 2/25/1958
Piney Creek's Katie Busick scored 45 pts. in same 2/25/'58 game
    47 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 65-34) Randleman High, 2/27/1958 Central Tar Heel Conference semifinals at High Point
    47 pts. Ann Jones, /Mooresville (L 72-74) Statesville, 3/4/1958 N-S Piedmont Tournament at Lexington
    47 pts. ___ Ramey, Lowgap High (W 79-44) Mountain Park, 11/25/1958
    47 pts. Linda Greene, Blowing Rock (L 59-60) Crossmore, 1/27/1959 59-66? (Crossnore's Peggy Dellinger 41 pts.)
    47 pts. Marlene Smith, Leicester (W 64-50) Enka High, 12/9/1959
    47 pts. Rean Dowell, Union Grove Tigers (L 65-81) at Scotts Black Panthers, 1/29/1960
Twin sister Jean Dowell scored 14 pts. for 61 pts. for family.
    47 pts. Elizabeth Bostic, Pine Hall (W 78-62) Francisco, 2/12/1960
    47 pts. Betty Lou Hill, Bennett (W 57-51) Pittsboro Dragonettes, 2/12/1960
    47 pts. Rose York, South Edgecombe Dragonettes (L 50-60) Saratoga Central Rebels, 2/19/1960
    47 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield v. Sandy Ridge, 12/16/1960
    47 pts. Sara Lynn Gwaltney, Hiddenite High (W 72-37) Stony Point, 1/31/1961
    47 pts. Hannah Godwin, Selma (L 65-82) Smithfield HS, 3/3/1961 District Three Class 2-A Tournament championship game at Cary
Smithfield's Mary Britt had 46 pts. in same 3/3/61 game.
    47 pts. Kay “Clerge” Wilson, Taylorsville Lady Bears (W 103-46) Celeste Henkel, 12/18/1962
    47 pts. Laura DuPont, Our Lady of Mercy HS (W 66-24) Raleigh High, 1965-66 (5'3" jr.)
    46 pts. Winnie Martin, Stony Point (L 61-103) Union Grove, 2/28/1950
Stony Point's Reda Weatherman Jurney scored 56 pts. & Violet Jones scored 47 pts in same 2/28/50 game.
    46 pts. Phyllis May, Spring Hope Raiders (W 69-56) Franklinton, 12/21/1950
    46 pts. Ruby Parks, Pikeville (W 75-72) Four Oaks HS, 3/17/1951
    46 pts. Evelyn Hollifield, Caroleen-Henrieta-Avondale HS v. Cliffside HS, 1/25/1952
    46 pts. Phyllis May, Spring Hope Raiders (W 64-43) Benvenue High, 2/29/1952 1/29? Nash County Tournament semi-finals at Nashville
    46 pts. Joan Grubbs, Calypso (W 71-34) Warsaw High, 12/19/1952
    46 pts. ___ Brown, Lillington (W 55-43) Buie's Creek, 1/17/1953
    46 pts. ___ Blue, Sanford HS (W 70-64) Laurinburg, 2/27/1953
    46 pts. Doris Brown, Lillington (L 68-77) Benhaven High, 3/5/1953
    46 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell Lionettes (W 60-54) Mt. Holly, 3/10/1953 Little Ten Tournament 1st round
    46 pts. J. Parker, White Oak (W 83-64) Dixon High, 12/4/1953
    46 pts. Arlene Balsavage, Statesville (W 76-62) at Tri-City High, 12/11/1953
    46 pts. Lou Daniel, Middlesex (W 66-65) Nashville, 1/1/1954
    46 pts. Mary Dan Robinson, Biscoe (W 93-81) Polkton, 1/8/1954 95-81? (Polkton's __Thomas 40 pts.)
Image of Mary Dan Robinson, Biscoe High School girls basketball player in North Carolina, holding two basketballs, a B on her uniform jersey. From the Greensboro Daily News, Greensboro, N.C., January 18, 1953.
    46 pts. Claudine Hodgin, Raeford (W 60-58) Whiteville, 2/2/1954
    46 pts. Nancy Wilson, Pilot (W 85-62) Hasty High, 2/19/1954 Davidson County Tournament semi-finals at Lexington  3,000
    46 pts. Dorothy Faye “Dot” Knight, Cerro Gordo (L 56-57O.T.) Evergreen High, 2/22/1954 (116 in 2 games/days)
    46 pts. Edna Baucom, Barium Springs (W 77-55) Cherryville HS, 12/10/1954
    46 pts. Linda Short, Hasty High (W-L) Linwood High, Dec. 1954
    46 pts. ___ Elliott, Chadbourn (W 64-57) Evergreen High, 1/14/1955
    46 pts. ___ Ward, Hallsboro High (L 59-62) Chadbourn, 1/17/1955
Chadbourn's ___ Elliott had 44 pts. in same 1/17/'55 game
    46 pts. ___ Hall, Burgaw (W 81-79O.T.) Long Creek, 1/30/1955
Long Creek's ___ Walker had 48 pts. in same 1/30/'55 game
    46 pts. Nancy Johnson, Cool Spring (W 85-69) Scotts High, 2/4/1955
    46 pts. ___ White, Dobson (L 66-85) at Sparta, 2/8/1955
Sparta's ___ Phipps had 47 pts. same 2/8/'55 game.
    46 pts. Mollie Sue Colvard, Nathan's Creek (W 54-33) Virginia-Carolina High, 3/26/1955 Ashe County Tournament championship game at Jefferson
    46 pts. Jo Ann Smith, Stanley Blue Devils, 1955-56
    46 pts. Gayle Waldrop, Lowell High (L 75-87) Union High, 1/10/1956 (Union's Wilma Canipe 40 pts.)
    46 pts. Jo Ann Smith, Stanley High (W 71-69) Union High, 1/13/1956 (Union's Wilma Canipe 40 pts.)
    46 pts. Shirley Oakes, Stem High (W 68-63) Stovall High, 1/20/1956
Stovall's Doris Hart had 48 pts. in same Jan. 20, '56 game.
    46 pts. Gail Bolick, Cramerton (W 67-60) Bessemer City, 1/27/1956
    46 pts. Gail Bolick, Cramerton (W 74-69) Stanley, 2/10/1956 (19 FGs•8 FT)
    46 pts. Gail Bolick, Cramerton (W 74-45) Rock Springs, 2/24/1956 Barium Springs?
    46 pts. Barbara Parks, Southmont High (W 57-24) Davis-Townsend, 11/30/1956 (5'8" soph.)
    46 pts. Shirley Dixon, Children's Home (W 70-65) Statesville, 2/8/1957
Statesville's Margie Lunsford scored 53 pts. in same Feb. 8, 1957 game.
    46 pts. Angell Pennell, Taylorsville Lady Bears (W 94-43) Hildebran High, 2/8/1957
    46 pts. Betty Watts, Germanton (L 52-73) Lawsonville, 2/21/1957 Stokes County Tournament 2nd round at Nanvy Reynolds
    46 pts. Martha Gray Meadows, Hiddenite High (W 58-43) Union Grove, 3/2/1957 Iredell Tournament
    46 pts. Carol Smith, Walnut Cove (W 81-53) Madison High, 12/10/1957
    46 pts. Rebia Hefner, Taylorsville (W 88-37) at Morganton, 12/17/1957
    46 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin Rockettes (W 79-61) at Sumner High, 1/8/1958
    46 pts. Rebia Hefner, Taylorsville (W 73-31) Morganton, 2/4/1958
    46 pts. Addie Bridges, Garner High (W 73-68) Graham High, 3/7/1958 District Three Class AA Tournament semi-finals at Oxford
    46 pts. Kaye Ramey, Lowgap (W 79-44) Mountain Park, 11/28/1958
    46 pts. Linda Berrier, Ledford High (W 95-69) Central High, 1/16/1959 44?
Central's Barbara Parks scored 51 pts. in same 1/16/59 game.
    46 pts. Mary Doug, Lenoir (L 64-73) Hickory High, Jan. 1959
    46 pts. Linda Key, White Plains (W 70-56) Flat Rock, Jan. 1959
    46 pts. Kay Ramey, Lowgap (W 64-59) White Plains, 1/20/1959
    46 pts. ___ McGee, Lenoir (L 64-73) at Hickory, 1/23/1959
    46 pts. Linda Green, Blowing Rock (W 65-44) at Piney Creek, 2/13/1959
    46 pts. Gwen Parks, Statesville (W 72-31) Davie County, Feb. 1959
    46 pts. Gwen Parks, Statesville (W 70-60) Landis High, 1/19/1960
    46 pts. J. Campbell, Lansing High (W 62-59) Bethel HS (Watauga), 2/2/1960
Bethel's ___ Campbell had 44 pts. in same Feb. 2, 1960 game/
    46 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (W 75-49) at Mountain Park, 2/5/1960
    46 pts. Frances Knight, Sandy Ridge (L 72-87) Pinnacle High, 2/9/1960
Pinnacle's Janis Stone scored 71 pts. in same 3/9/'60 game,
    46 pts. Judy Ring, Copeland (L 62-64) Westfield, 12/6/1960
Westfield's Judy Vaughn scored 56 pts. in same Dec. 6, 1960 game.
    46 pts. G. Shelton, Shoals (L 69-122) Westfield, 12/20/1960
Westfield's Judy Vaughn scored 106 pts. in same Dec. 20, 1960 game.
    46 pts. Mary Britt, Smithfield (W 82-65) Selma HS, 3/3/1961 District Three Class 2-A Tournament championship game at Cary
Selma's Hannah Godwin scored 47 pts. in same 3/3/'61 game.
    45 pts. Reda Weatherman, Union Grove (W 53-20) Celeste-Henkel, 11/21/1946
    45 pts. Peggy Wolfe, Mt. Olive (W 63-59) Rosewood HS, 1/12/1951
    45 pts. Susie Warren, Cool Springs (W 73-59) Scotts HS, 1/19/1951
    45 pts. Sudie Jernigan, Plainview (W 56-53) Clement High, 1/22/1952
    45 pts. ___ Yates, Green Hope (W 69-63) Apex high, 2/12/1952
    45 pts. Annabel Cole, Clayton (W 65-62) Four Oaks, 2/15/1952
    45 pts. Doris Brown, Lillington (W 80-33) Bule's Creek, 2/21/1952
    45 pts. Sue Glover, Saratoga (W 80-65) Rock Ridge, 2/21/1952
    45 pts. ___ Thomas, New Hope (W 59-46) Seven Springs HS, 12/21/1952
    45 pts. ___ Britton, Selma HS (W 81-69) Clayton HS, 1/6/1953
    45 pts. ___ Henderson, Stoney Point (L 75-90) Hiddenite High, 2/12/1953
    45 pts. Donna Doyle, Crossmore (L 55-56) Winterville, 11/10/u1953 State Tournament 1st round at Aberdeen
    45 pts. Sylvia Lassiter, Four Oaks (W 82-42) Benson High, 12/3/1953
    45 pts. ___ Stevenson, Robersonville (L 70-77) Bear Grass, 12/9/1953
Bear Grass' Patricia Bowen scored 52 pts. in same 12/9/'53 game
    45 pts. S. Strickland, Westbrook (L 63-78) Newton Grove, 12/9/1953 (89 in 2 games)
    45 pts. Ann Barnecascel, Merry Hill (L 53-59) Aulander High, 12/11/1953 (Aulander's ___ Powell 42 pts.)
    45 pts. ___ Flowers, Fremont (W 83-65) Mt. Olive, 1/12/1954 ___ Lee 39 pts.)
    45 pts. Maxine Dowell, Children's Home (L 45-61) at Thomasville, 1/15/1954 (5'6" sr.)
Thomasville's Syble Hinkle had 49 pts. in same 1/15/'54 game
    45 pts. ___ Oliver, Pine Level (W 77-73) Princeton HS, 1/15/1954
    45 pts. Velda Phillips, Clarkton (L 62-66) Bladenboro High, 1/25/1954 (Bladenboro's ___ Bryum 43 pts.)
    45 pts. Barbara Lang, Contentnea (W 67-48) Pink Hill, 1/26/1954
    45 pts. ___ Hines, Saratoga (L 51-68) Elm City, 2/10/1954
    45 pts. ___ Garner, Cameron (W 79-68) Westmore, 2/19/1954 (Westmore's ___ Burgess 40 pts.)
    45 pts. ___ Warren, Salemburg (L 60-68) Newton Grove, 3/1/1954
    45 pts. Mabelle Aderholt, Lincolnton (W 90-79) Lenoir, 3/3/1954 Western Conference championship game at Statesville
Lenoir's Nancy Woodruff
    45 pts. ___ Holt, Contentnea (W 78-75) LaGrange, 1/6/1955
LaGrange's F. Smith had 53 pts. same 1/6/'55 game
    45 pts. A. Howard, Pink Hill (L 81-82) LaGrange, 1/17/1955
    45 pts. Jean Miller, Biltmore High (W 58-54) Valley Springs, 1/18/1955
    45 pts. ___ Hall, Beulaville (W 78-72) Rose Hill, 1/21/1955
Rose Hill's A. Scott scored 49 pts. in same 1/21/'55 game
    45 pts. Flora Belle McMillan, Red Springs (W 71-65) Parkton, 1/21/1955
Girls basketball player Flora Bell McMillan, Red Springs High School (North Carolina) going in for a lay-up. From The Robesonian, Lumberton, N.C., January 17, 1955. Gause photo.
Flora Belle McMillan
    45 pts. Sara Owen, Elizabethtown (W 71-67) Lumberton, 1/21/1955
    45 pts. ___ White, Dobson (L 57-60) at Copeland, 2/4/1955
    45 pts. Freda Coghorn, Oakley Oaks (L 67-81) at Leicester Wildcats, 2/21/1955 SAME GAME AS NEXT ENTRY BELOW
    45 pts. Shirley King, Leicester Wildcats (W 81-67) Oakley Oaks, 2/21/1955 SAME GAME AS ENTRY ABOVE
    45 pts. Gail Bolick, Cramerton (W 69-61) Union HS, 3/1/1955 State Tournament quarter-finals
    45 pts. ___ Bolton, Rich Square (W 73-64) West Bertie HS, 12/6/1955
    45 pts. ___ Wiggins, Brogden (L 55-57) Fremont, 1/12/1956
    45 pts. Janice Alexander, Forest City (W 84-62) at Cherryville High, 1/13/1956
    45 pts. Edith Gatton, Harmony High (W 87-35) at Celeste-Henkel, 1/20/1956
    45 pts. Helen Morrison, North Brook (L 61-75) Stanley High, 2/7/1956
    45 pts. Ruth Brinkley, Pilot Mountain (W 58-41) Lawsonville, 2/21/1956
    45 pts. Betty Jean Bowles, Iredell Central (W 68-51) Celeste Henkel, Feb. 1956 tournament
    45 pts. Sylvia Smith, Kernersville, Mar. 1956 (5'8" sr.) Tournament championship game
    45 pts. Martha Gray Meadows, Hiddenite (W 71=62) Bunker Hill High, 11/13/1956 at Catawba
    45 pts. Margaret McDonald, Northwest High (W 59-56) Southwest HS, 12/4/1956
    45 pts. Angell Pennell, Taylorsville (W 99-19) Hudson High, 2/1/1957
    45 pts. Janice Alexander, Forest City (W 83-75) Cherryville High, 2/12/1957
Cherryville's Pat Sigmon scored 44 pts. in same 2/12/57 game.
    45 pts. Ethel Triplett, East Wilkes (L 63-80) Boonville, 2/12/1957
    45 pts. Laurine Reeves, Sparta (W 74-45) East Wilkes, Dec. 1957
    45 pts. Claudine Wiles, Courtney (L 63-73) at Copeland, 1/7/1958
    45 pts. Gypsy Wilson, Walkertown (W 76-62) Glenn High, 1/8/1958
Glenn's June Lauten had 44 pts. in same 1/8/58 game.
    45 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Davidson (W 60-58) Griffith, 2/4/1958
    45 pts. Martha Sleight, Sumner (L 69-87) Rankin Rockettes, 2/4/1958
Rankin's Ann Johnson 52 pts in same Feb. 4, 1958 gane
    45 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Davidson (W 60-58) Griffith, 2/14/1958
    45 pts. Katie Busick, Piney Creek (W 78-68) Virginia-Carolina HS, 2/25/1958
Va.-Carolina's ___ Halsy had 47 pts. in same Feb. 25, '58 game
    45 pts. Martha Sleight, Sumner (W 76-58) Ledford, 2/25/1958
    45 pts. Brenda Ragan, Ledford (W 98-69) at Central Davidson, 12/9/1958
Central Davidson's Barbara Parks had 49 pts. in same Dec. 9, 1958 game.
    45 pts. Barbara Parks, Central Davidson (W 71-70) Central Davidson, 1/13/1959
    45 pts. Ann Jones, Mooresville (W 66-46) Albermarle, 2/10/1959 61-46?
    45 pts. Ann Johnson, Rankin (W 58-35) Randleman, 2/26/1959
    45 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (W 73-55) at Pinnacle, 11/20/1959
    45 pts. Janie Stone, Pinnacle High (W 59-55) Sandy Ridge, 1/8/1960
    45 pts. Linda McNeil, North Wilkes (T 74-74) Happy Valley, 1/22/1960
    45 pts. Nancy Brannon, Bailey (W 102-72) Nashville High, 1/23/1960 (Nashville's Joan Allen>b> 40 pts.)
Teammate Andrea Cozart scored 48 pts. in same 1/23/'60 game.
    45 pts. ___ Michael, West Wilkes (W 84-75) Elkin High, 2/19/1960
    45 pts. Brenda Holmes, Jamestown (W 80-59) at Ledford, 12/9/1960
    45 pts. Arlene Mabe, Lawsonville (W 84-79) Germanton, 1/20/1961 84-29?
    45 pts. Brenda Ragan, Ledford High (W 76-48) Trinity HS, 1/31/1961
    44 pts. Mary Ruth Edwards, Allenton HS (W 49-8) Rowland HS, 1/15/1937
    44 pts. Phyllis May, Spring Hope High (W 61-48) Benvenue High, 2/28/1950 (6'0" soph) Nash County Tournament semifinals at Rocky Mount
    44 pts. Katie May Oldham, Goldston (W 72-34) Bonlee High, 1/24/1952
    44 pts. Carolyn Bullard, Hallsboro High (L 58-61) Bolivia High, 2/21/1952
    44 pts. Phyllis May, Spring Hope Raiders (W 62-37) Bailey High, 2/25/1952 at Rocky Mount
    44 pts. Doris Brown, Lillington (L 62-76) Erwin High, 12/19/1952 (Erwin's Gerry Matthews 40 pts. )
    44 pts. ___ Collins, Nashville High (W 78-63) Spring Hope High, 1/30/1953
    44 pts. ___ Strickland, Westbrook (W 74-25) Mingo, 1/15/1953
    44 pts. Mary Austin, West Buncombe (L 53-70) Weaverville, 1/30/1953 Buncombe County Tournament
    44 pts. Doris Collins, Nashville HS (W 72-63) Spring Hope High, 1/30/1953
    44 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin HS (W 57-14) Angier High, 12/5/1953
    44 pts. S. Strickland, Westbrooks (L 63-78) Newton Grove, 12/7/1953
    44 pts. ___ Herring, Roseboro (W 73-66) Steadman, 12/8/1953
    44 pts. ___ Parrish, Waccamaw (W 90-70) Southport, 12/12/1953
    44 pts. ___ Stevens, Smithfield (W 57-45) Cleveland High, 12/16/1953
    44 pts. ___ Garner, Franklinton (W 73-64) Epsom High, 2/10/1953
    44 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin (W 57-47) Lafayette High, 2/10/1953
    44 pts. ___ Strickland, Westbrooks (L 63-78) Newton Grove, 12/7/1953
    44 pts. Gerry Matthews, Erwin (W 57-41) Angier High, 12/5/1953
    44 pts. ___ Strickland, Westbrook (L 63-78) Newton Grove, 12/7/1953
    44 pts. ___ Parrish, Waccamaw (W 90-70) Southport, 12/12/1953
    44 pts. Doris Collins, Nashville High (W 58-56) West Edgecombe, 1/22/1954 (109 in 2 games)
    44 pts. Anne Hollowell, Chowan High (W 54-53) Sunbury High, 1/25/1954
    44 pts. H. Tyndall, Pamlico County (W 68-34) Jones Central, 1/25/1954
    44 pts. S. Herring, B.F. Grady (W 98-61) Faison HS, 1/26/1954
    44 pts. ___ Temple, Wakelon (L 82-83) Wendell HS, 2/17/1954 (Wendell's ___ Massey 60 pts.)
    44 pts. Willie Cox, Elkin (W 68-62) Albermarle, 2/20/1954 (92 in 2 games) Inter-State Y.M.C.A. Tournament championship game at Mayodan
    44 pts. Sylvia Lassiter, Four Oaks (W 63-43) Mirco, 2/20/1954
    44 pts. ___ Horne, Tabor City (W 64-46) Williams High, 2/24/1954
    44 pts. Allie Mae Baker, Shoals High, 1954-55
    44 pts. Marie Shepherd, Millers Creek (W 81-42) at Yardinville, 1/7/1955
    44 pts. ___ Elliott, Chadbourn (W 62-59) Hallsboro, 1/17/1955
Hallsboro's ___ Hall had 46 pts. in same 1/17/'55 game
    44 pts. Nancy Church, Jefferson (W 71-65) at Blowing Rock, 2/4/1955
    44 pts. ___ McDonald, Wake Forest High (W 71-63) Rolesville, 12/8/1955
    44 pts. ___ Morgan, Belhaven (W 73-33) Bethel Hiigh, 12/10/1955
    44 pts. Lecia Houck, Beaver Creek (L 66-72) Healing Springs, 12/13/1955
    44 pts. Marie Dula, Kings Creek (L 70-89) at Mountain View, 1/10/1956
    44 pts. Frances Smith, Colfax (L 59-72) Glenn HS, 1/17/1956
    44 pts. Mary Jane Williams, Churchland (W 63-37) at Reeds High, 1/20/1956
    44 pts. Barbara Conrad, Lewisville (L 65-72) at Kernersville, 2/14/1956
    44 pts. Hazel Dickerson, Ruffin (W 53-33) at Bethany, 2/14/1956
    44 pts. Betty Watts, Germanton (L 50-69) East Bead, 11/20/1956
    44 pts. Margaret McDonald, Northwest (W 57-56) at Walkertown, 12/6/1956
    44 pts. Connie Fulghum, Middlesex (W 95-72) Rock Ridge HS, 12/7/1956
    44 pts. Linda Denny, Pilot Mountain (W 63-50) Beulah High, 1/25/1957
    44 pts. Pat Sigmon, Cherryville (L 75-83) Forest City HS, 2/12/1957
Forest City's Janice Alexander had 45 pts. in same 2/12/57 game.
    44 pts. Opal Hilton, Nancy Reynolds HS (W 71-68) Pine Hall High, 2/19/1957
    44 pts. Ann Reid, Blowing Rock (L 56-62) Boone High, 2/19/1957
    44 pts. Marie Lewis, Middlesex (W 69-39) Knightdale High, 11/14/1957
    44 pts. Linda Key, White Plains (W 56-49) Mountain View, 12/3/1957
    44 pts. L. Hundley, Francisco (W 92-62) at Germanton, 12/13/1957 (teamate ___ Tilley 42 pts.)
    44 pts. June Lauten, Glenn HS (L 62-76) Walkertown, 1/8/1958
Walkertown's Gypsy Wilson had 45 pts. in same Jan. 8, '58 game.
    44 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield v. Franklin High, Jan. 1958
    44 pts. N. Arrington, Nathaniel Greene HS (L 69-76) at Gibsonville, 2/7/1958
    44 pts. Rebia Hefner, Taylorsville (W-L) Wilkes Central, Feb. 1958
    44 pts. Linda Greene, Blowing Rock (W 64-46) Cranberry High, 1/20/1959
    44 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (L 50-540 Franklin HS, 2/19/1959 Surry County Tournament 1st round at Mount Airy
    44 pts. Dianna Watkins, Boone Blue Devils (Appalachian) (L 71-81) Westfield, 12/8/1959 (Westfield's Judy Vaughn 39 pts.)
    44 pts. ___ Campbell, Bethel HS (L 59-62) Lansing High, 2/2/1960
Lansing's J. Baldwin scored 46 pts. in same Feb. 2, 1960 game.
    44 pts. Judy Vaughn, Westfield (W 75-37) Dobson, 1/17/1961
    44 pts. Lynn Winters, Statesville (W 67-52) Concord HS, 1/20/1961
    44 pts. Brenda Ragan, Ledford (W 63-39) West Davidson, Feb. 1961 (99 in 2 games/2 days)
•North Carolina All-Star Game  at Carthage
   44 pts. Rebia Hefner (Taylorsville HS), Western All-Stars (L 85-89) Eastern All-Stars, 3/21/1959
•Goldston Invitational Tournament
   54 pts. Ann Fox, Sylvan All-Stars (W 78-48) Silk Hope All-Stars, 3/9/1957 Championship Game (137 pts. in 3 games.)

For North Carolina H.S. Modern Era Single Game Scoring Records, see the Women's Basketball Pioneer page.

Me;ba Overcash holds two basketballs, one of them towering over the head of Landis High School basketball teammate, Peggy Ellis, in 1950. This was year Melba Overcash scored 102 points in one game for Landis.
Melba Overcash scored 102 points on January 17, 1950.

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Picture of Linda Zimmerman, basketball player (guard) for the North Davidson Black Knights. From The Dispatch, Lexington, North Carolina, February 12, 1958