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North Meck's Isaiah Evans helps lead Vikings to playoff win

The highly-touted prospect put on another show in team's second-round victory.

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Isaiah Evans put on another show for North Mecklenburg High School hoops, this time in the second round of the 4A state playoffs, scoring 44 points.

Evans, a 6-foot-6 junior small forward, helped the Vikings to a 86-61 win.

North Meck advanced to the third round where it will host East Forsyth High School on Saturday.

The victory came just days after Duke Blue Devils head coach Jon Scheyer paid Evans a visit.

So far, Evans has offers from many programs, including Kansas, North Carolina State, Tennessee, Clemson and Auburn just to name a few.

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The Vikings girls' squad was trying to keep their sensational season going, but Alexander Central fought them until the very end.

Kristyn Herman kept the Cougars in it with a big bucket late, firing up the team.

But North Meck kept pace as Kairah Dixon Booker zipped a nice pass to Sahlay Reid, who finished to keep the Vikings' lead intact.

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Meredith Wike scored again for Alexander Central to make it a one-point game with 30 seconds left.

But Vikings' guard Nevaeh Farmer came up with the big steal to seal the deal.

The North Meck girls will host A.C. Reynolds in Round 3.

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