Catawba has 2 on All-Region

  • Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 6:21 a.m.

From staff reports
Catawba placed two players on the Don Hansen Division II All-Super Region Two football team, which was released Monday.

Senior linebacker Cory Johnson and senior corner back Jumal Rolle were both first-team selections.


Johnson, who was earlier named the Daktronics Region 2 Defensive Player of the Year, set a school record this season with 138 tackles, posting a high of 20 against Wingate. He also had a pair of 19-tackle efforts among his seven double-digit tackle performances. Johnson finished his career with 369 tackles, including 24 for losses.

Rolle, led the team and conference with six interceptions and finished his career with 16 to rank fifth all-time at Catawba. He broke up 10 other passes, forced a fumble and recovered two. Rolle also blocked four kicks on special teams.

Chaffin nominated
Former Davie County lineman Kendall Chaffin was recently inducted into the Wingate Hall of Fame, and another honor may be headed his way. Last week, he was nominated for the SAC Hall of Fame.

Sacred Heart hoops
Sacred Heart’s varsity girls beat Hickory Christian Academy 34-22.

Julia Honeycutt scored seven points. Annie Habeeb had six, and Payton Russell scored five.

Dakotah Insley, Leah Wyrick, Sara Nguyen, Mary McCullough and Anne Marie Metz also contributed points.

• Sacred Heart’s varsity boys lost 39-36 to HCA in triple overtime.

Will Casmus had 11 points and 19 rebounds. Bryan Reid had 14 rebounds. Will Taylor scored eight. Joseph Harrison scored six.

Other key contributors for the Dolphins were Justin Boyd, Michael Childress, Adam Habeeb, William Clark and Connor Malloy.

Sacred Heart’s jayvee girls defeated Hickory Christian 29-18.

Mary Sobataka led the Dolphins with 19 points. Lauren Denhart was next in scoring.

• The jayvee girls won 21-18 against Our Lady of Mercy. Sobataka scored 17, and Carsyn Parrot and Caroline Conway also contributed points for the Dolphins (4-5).

• The jayveeboys beat Our Lady of Mercy in Winston Salen 34-22. Josh Faulkner and Patrick Taylor led a balanced Dolphin attack with seven points each. Jack Fisher finished with seven points, eight assists and 12 rebounds. Eric Turnbull added six points and 12 rebounds. Blaine Shellhorn and Sean Archer contributed.

Eighth-grade hoops
Erwin’s girls defeated Knox 32-31.

Erwin, Knox and Mooresville tied for first place with 12-2 records. A drawing will determine the seeds for the conference tournament, which starts Saturday at China Grove.

Erwin gave coach Allison Adams her ninth regular-season title in 12 years.

The Eagles, tied for second with Mooresville entering the game, were led by Destiny Jackson’s 11 points, with 10 coming in the second half.

Breya Philpott had 11 rebounds, and Micah Furr scored eight points. Ashlyn Mills grabbed seven boards.

Knox, which led 13-7 in the first half, trailed 26-19 in the fourth period, but the Trojans rallied to tie it up at 26-all. Erwin went back up by four points with about five seconds to play. Knox’s Niah Spratt made a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cut the final margin to one.

Spratt made two 3-pointers in the final period and led the Trojans with 10 points. Tyzarea Alexander scored eight, and Kiilantra Mashore finished with six. Mashore led the Trojans on the boards.

• Knox’s boys beat Erwin 58-31 to finish 10-4.

Shaleek Williams led the Trojans with 16 points. Alonzo Sirleaf scored 12. Juan Fair and Zay Harris scored nine points apiece for the winners, and Paris Hilliie added five points.

Erwin (4-10) was led by Sean Perry and Lucas Morton with 10 points each. Jonathan Brindle added five points for the Eagles.

• West Rowan’s boys beat China Grove 49-30.

Kortez Weeks scored 19 points for West (10-4). Jovon Quarles scored eight points. Quarles and Rodney Howell led the Bulldogs on the glass.

For China Grove (9-5), Dillon Norton scored 11, Matthew Beaver had six, and Austin Chrismon had five.

North Hills hoops
The North Hills Men’s Varsity team lost to visiting Mt. Zion tonight, 92 - 51. Sophomore Leonard Murdock led the Eagles in scoring with 13 points, and junior Stephen Adams added 10 in the loss. Stadler led Mt. Zion in scoring with 21 points.

The North Hills boys’s jayvee team lost to visiting Mt. Zion 68-52 Tuesday. Freshman guard Chris Norris led the way for the Eagles with 14 points. Norris hit four threes in the game. Ian Bradshaw finished the game with 11 points. Biongo led Mt. Zion in scoring with 17 points.

The Eagles will play on the road at Grace Christian Academy in Kings Mountain on Friday, games starting at 6:00 p.m.

Middle school wrestling
Southeast’s Patriots beat Mooresville 76-18 and won the conference regular season with a 14-0 record.

See scoreboard for results.
Baseball sign-ups

Baseball sign-ups for Spencer Little League and Franklin Ellis Coach Pitch start Feb. 1.

Sign-ups are for boys and girls baseball, ages 4-15.

Division are Coach Pitch, Minors, Majors, and Juniors.

Sign-ups are Fridays, Feb. 1 from 4-7 p.m. and Feb. 8, from 4-7 p.m. and Saturdays, Feb. 2 from 9 until noon and Feb. 9 from 9 until noon.

Sign-ups are at the baseball clubhouse at 8th Street Park.

The cost is $60 per child for ages 4-12 and $80 for ages 13-15.

Online registration is available at http://www.eteamz.com/spencerlittleleague1.

Call Jeremy Bates at 704-210-2297, William Noles at 704-640-1869, Rodney Goodine at 704-636-7088 or Craige Farmer at 704-216-7783 for information.

Adult baseball league
Rowan Adult Baseball League is open to players 30 and over. Games are on Sundays, Play starts in April and ends in September. Regular season is about 15 games, plus playoffs. RABL is an affiliate of Men’s Adult Baseball League which is a National organization (MSBL). Their website is msblnational.com.

New players and teams are needed for a spring league.

Contact league president Kevin Aube at 704-652-2705 or RABLeague@gmail.com.


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