Area Sports Briefs
From staff reports
Salisbury's jayvee football team led 28-0 at halftime and smashed Central Davidson 55-0 in a CCC game on Thursday.
Daeshaude White scored on an 80-yard gallop to open the scoring.
QB Riley Myers had rushing TDs of 64 and 7 yards and threw a 35-yard scoring pass to Antwon Glenn.
Glenn added a rushing TD in the second half, and Willie Clark scored on a 6-yard run and a long punt return.
Harrison Smith scored on an 8-yard run.
Matt Woolly kicked seven PATS.
Eric Murray, Deshaun Minter and Jordan Oglesby pounced on fumbles for the Hornets (6-1, 2-0 CCC).
Salisbury won its 30th straight jayvee game in the CCC.
A.L. Brown pounded Mount Pleasant 34-0 as R.J. Fowler racked up 193 yards and three TDs on 17 carries.
Devin Gray intercepted a pass. Middle linebacker Agyei Baruti had a dominating game for the Wonders (5-2, 4-0 SPC).
Other scores: Carson 20, South Rowan 14; Albemarle 22, North Rowan 8, and North Iredell 36, East Rowan 12.
South Rowan won 25-6, 25-19 and 25-11 against West Rowan in varsity volleyball.
Emma Pope had 18 assists for South.
Tiffany Brooks had 12 kills. Lauren Register had six kills and Lynsey Corriher had five. Register had three blocks, while Brooks had two.
Pope led the Raiders in digs with 14. Corriher had seven, Brooks and Mackenzie Reid had six each, and Carolina Hubbard had five.
Salisbury rolled to a 3-0 win against Lexington in CCC action.
Rachel Ruble had nine kills to lead Davie to a 25-8, 25-13 and 25-23 CPC win against R.J. Reynolds on Thursday.
The Cabarrus Stallions beat Carolina Christian 25-19, 17-25, 25-16 and 25-21.
Leading in digs was Emily Messisco with 13. Jessica Chapman had nine, and Anna Messisco had eight.
Leading in kills were Anna Messisco with 11, and Emily Messisco with eight.
Kendyl Parker had five locks, and Anna Messsico had two.
Anna Messisco had three aces and served for 15 points.
South Rowan's jayvees topped West Rowan 25-17, 23-25 and 25-22.
Salisbury jayvees swept Lexington.
East Rowan's jayvees swept South Rowan on Thursday.
Luis Delgado, Angel Dominguez and Luke Jester scored for South Rowan in a 3-2 NPC win against East Rowan in a game played at East on Thursday afternoon.
Duran Dean and Austin Jackson had goals for the Mustangs.
West Rowan's girls shot 146 and beat Statesville by one stroke in an NPC golf match played at Statesville Country Club.
Kayla Boley led the Falcons with a 45. Other scorers were Kelly Boley (50) and Neely Holloway (51).
East Rowan's girls finished third at 158. Scorers were Emily Cleveland (47), Kathrine Marcum (55) and Grace Stokes (56).
Carson finished sixth at 173. Top scores were Adison Collins (54), Amber Reeder (59), Katlyn Smith (60) and Alisha Spears (60).
Medalist Evelyn Stein shot 39 for the Greyhounds.
West leads East and Statesville by 12 shots after six matches.
South was led by Kolby Fisher's 57. Whitney Parks shot 60.
Erwin won 12-8 at Mooresville on Thursday.
Norman Kelly had 100 rushing yards behind a strong offensive line and scored the only offensive TD.
Max Wall had an interception return for a touchdown for Erwin.
Alex Catoe recovered three fumbles for the Eagles (3-1).
Next week, the Eagles will host Knox's Trojans.
Middle school softball
Caroline Johnson had two hits for Erwin in a 6-3 win against West Rowan Middle.
Backed by a strong defense, Bree Medlin pitched a one-hitter for the Eagles (8-0) and struck out four.
Middle school tennis
Southeast's girls beat Knox 8-1.
Singles winners for the Patriots were Mackenzie Koontz, Brienne Leach, Keelee Morgan, Lindsay Elmore, Alexis Witt and Abby Johnson.
Doubles wins came from Koontz-Leach and Morgan-Elmore.
Erwin's tennis team topped North Rowan on Thursday for its seventh victory of the season.
Singles winners for the Eagles were Katie Barnes, Shannon Mahaffey, Alana Miller, Haley Loflin, Mia Graham and Amanda Sigmon.
Doubles winners were Kanaja Torrence, Destini Hamilton, Angel Scaldone and Jasey Jones.
Middle school soccer
Sacred Heart's varsity soccer team improved to 9-0 with a 7-0 win against Statesville Christian.
Justin Boyd had three goals and an assist to lead the Dolphins.
Melvin Bonilla scored twice, and Michael Childress and Adam Habeeb had a goal each. Elena Turnbull had two assists on set plays. Annie Habeeb and Ceci Cardelle also had assists.
Salisbury Academy led 5-0 at halftime and rolled 9-0 on Senior Day against First Assembly. Jayvees scored the four goals in the second half.
Marshall Overcash made three saves and had the shutout in goal.
Mike Hughes scored his first two goals. Ben Coulter and Jeremiah Whitaker scored their first goals.
Carter Cook, Andreas Kalogeromitros, Marcus Corry and Mitch Jeter had a goal each.
The regular season ends Monday.
Livingstone's men's basketball team was predicted to finish fifth in the six-team Western Division of the CIAA.
Coaches chose Bowie State and Winston-Salem State as the divisional favorites.
Catawba's men's tennis team beat Barton 6-3 on Wednesday to improve to 3-0.
Catawba's women also topped the Bulldogs 6-3 and they are now 3-0.
Edwin Carlson made a hole-in-one at the Country Club of Salisbury.
He used a 7-iron on the No. 9 hole.
The feat was witnessed by his playing partner Charlie LaRosa.
The Salisbury Civitan Club is hosting its 37th annual Civitan Golf Classic on Friday, Oct. 12 at the Country Club of Salisbury.
The Captain's Choice tournament will begin with lunch at noon, provided by Chick-fil-A.
There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
Beverages will be provided by Cheerwine, United Beverages of N.C. and R.H. Barringer Distributing.
This event is considered the longest running fundraising golf tournament in Rowan County and has helped the Civitans raise over $300,000 for local charities, includingSpecial Olympics, Rowan Little League, Junior Civitan, Nazareth Children's Home.
There are several sponsorship levels including hole signage and newspaper ad recognition.Deadline for sponsors is Sunday Oct. 7th.
Players are assigned to teams according to handicaps, and entry deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 10.
To enter, or for more information, contact ED Cook at 704-639-4825.