Area Sports Briefs:
Carson’s volleyball team will play on the road at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Hickory St. Stephens.
Both teams are undefeated. Carson is 33-0. St. Stephens is 27-0.
The NCHSAA no longer uses conference seeding priority to determine a venue when equal seeds meet, instead using winning percentage.
Since both teams have a perfect winning percentage, a draw was held Sunday — and Carson suffered its first loss of the season.
Carson is no stranger to the road. The Cougars won everywhere from Enka to Marvin Ridge last season on their path to the 3A championship game.
Prep girls golf
Top golfers will compete for state championships today and Tuesday.
Salisbury is the two-time defending champion in the 1A-2A tournament and is the favorite to win another title. Isabella Rusher, Grace Yatawara and Madeline Hoskins are three of the top golfers in 2A.
Salisbury will compete at Longleaf in Southern Pines.
South Rowan’s Alexandria Bare will compete in the 3A tournament as an individual. She’ll be competing at Foxfire Resort.
Prep girls tennis
Gray Stone’s Libby Fowler-Brooke Herlocker doubles team won the 1A doubles championship for the second straight year. The Knights duo defeated Mount Airy’s Davi Barbour-Haley Thomas.
The Kannapolis-based Carolina Thundering Herd won the United National Football League championship Saturday by beating Anson 14-6.
Bobby Lee (North Rowan) scored a rushing touchdown. Kelvin Robinson (A.L. Brown) scored on the opening kickoff.
The Herd players are mostly from Salisbury, North Rowan, A.L. Brown and Concord.
Church league hoops
Team registration for Hurley YMCA basketball lasts through Monday, Nov. 11.
The cost is $350.
There will be a coaches meeting on the 11th at 6:30 p.m. in the gym.
Practice starts on Nov. 11. Practice times and rules will be discussed at the Nov. 11 meeting.
Cabarrus Hall of Fame
Fourteen new members were inducted into the Cabarrus County Hall.
The third class was inducted Thursday and includes seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnahardt.
A.L. Brown football legends Haskel Stanback and Lance Smith were inducted along with A.L. Brown track star Melissa Morrison, a two-time Olympic medalist, and Brown basketball standout Amy Privette Perko.
Northwest football coaching legend Arden Ray and former Central Cabarrus phenoms Natrone Means (football) and Crystal Cox Crump (softball) were among the other headliners.
Michael Childress played in the National Junior Golf Tournament at Bermuda Run West. Childess shot 74 to finish tied for first in the tournament and in his age group. He lost on the third round of a playoff.
• The McCanless Couples played a Captain’s Choice format on Sunday.
The winning team members were Ricky Honeycutt, Harry Owens and Phyllis Myers. The team of Yvonne Barger, Alex Shaffer and Treva Honeycutt placed second. Myers won longest putt. Ricky Honeycutt won closest to the pin.
West Rowan’s jayvees won 27-14 against Concord.
Juwan Houston had a kickoff return for a touchdown and caught a touchdown pass.
Lee Poteat and Kortez Weeks had rushing TDs. Weeks had a 2-point conversion and Robby Cogburn kicked a PAT.
Craig Mattison, Otis Smith, Austin Love, J.T. Sanders and Deyquan Byrd led the defense.