Area Sports Briefs
Military personnel, veterans and their families will receive free admission and will be honored with a tailgate event at Catawba’s final football game of the season on Saturday against Lenoir-Rhyne.
In pregame activities, a Catawba flag flown by U.S. troops in Iraq will return home and will be raised at Shuford Stadium.
Catawba’s Office of Admissions is hosting a free tailgate cookout for military personnel, veterans and their families before the 1:30 p.m. kickoff.
The tailgate starts at noon on the Catawba intramural fields on Yost Street, across from the stadium. Hotdogs, chips and soda are on the menu. Military personnel, veterans and their families should plan to enter the stadium on the visitors side, directly across the street from the tailgate event.
Chloe Bully scored a career-best 30 points to lead Catawba’s women’s basketball team to an 82-73 win against Pfeiffer on Tuesday at Merner Gym.
Mallary Clay scored 13 for the Indians, while Emma Ucinski had 12.
Carter Williams scored 21 points and had nine rebounds for the Falcons. Carlisha Holivay added 16 points.
Pfeiffer shot 52 percent from the floor, but that was offset by Catawba’s big edge on the offensive glass and five 3-pointers by Bully.
CATAWBA (82) — Bully 30, Clay 13, Ucinski 12, Huntley 9, Brown 6, McPhail 4, Greer 4, Cirik 2, Whitby 2, Blackwell, Dixon.
PFEIFFER (73) — Williams 21, Holivay 16, White 9, Stallard 9, Doerr 7, Tillman 5, Boggs 5, Steller 1, Samuel, Harvell.
Halftime— Pfeiffer 36, Catawba 34
Rebounds—Catawba 37, Pfeiffer 31
3-pointers — Catawba 9-30, Pfeiffer 5-14
Fouls— Pfeiffer 26, Catawba 19
Records — Catawba 1-0, Pfeiffer 0-2
Livingstone’s women’s basketball team lost 62-53 at Benedict on Tuesday.
The Blue Bears (2-1) got double-figure scoring from Ashley Walker (15 points), Diamond Tolliver (13) and Cierra York (12).
The Livingstone men entertain Morris tonight at 7.
Catawba kicker Chad Hollandsworth was named SAC Special Teams Player of the Week for his game-winning field goal against North Greenville.
Hollandsworth was Catawba’s Special Teams Player of the Week. Linebacker Montravius Evans was Catawba’s defensive player of the week, while receiver Nate Charest was the Offensive player of the Week.
Charest has 69 catches this season and 180 for his career. The school record for a season is Corey Ready’s 70 catches in 2003. Catawba’s career record is 185 by Nick Means (1999-2002).
Livingstone middle hitter Carrie Blunt was named to the All-CIAA first team.
• Catawba (4-18, 4-16 SAC) lost 18-25, 25-23, 25-16 and 25-18 to Queens on Senior Night at Goodman Gym on Tuesday. McKenzie Garrison had 10 kills for the Indians.
Seventy-two GARS members played in foursomes at Crescent.
Low ‘A’ Flight player with a net of 64.99 was Bobby Clark.
Low ‘B’ Flight player with a net of 68.47 was Ralph Brown. Low ‘C’ Flight player with a net of 68.87 was Carrol Downey. Low ‘D’ Flight player with a net of 61.77 was Larry Luther.
Results from Saturday’s Dogfight.
First Flight winners: Alan Barefoot, Brad Vinson, Greg Hill, Tracy Melnik (133)
Second Flight winners: Treva Honeycutt, Travis Shoemaker, Chace Jensen, Anthony Marangone (143)
Third Flight winners: Thad Mulkey, Rex Davis, Marvin Bush, Robert Williams (151)
Fourth Flight winners: Mike Vickers, Virgil Black, Brandon Holder, Taylor Strain (168)
Skins: Chace Jensen on No. 6, Jeff Shoemaker on No. 11, Pee Wee Hollis on No. 12, Brandon Holder on No. 13, and David Dorsett on No. 16.
The Sacred Heart Holiday Tip Off Tournament will be held this Thursday through Saturday.
Jayvee play begins Thursday at 3:30 p.m, Varsity action starts Friday at 3:30 p.m. with jayvee consolation and final games on Saturday morning followed by a cheer exhibition. Varsity consolation and finals play begins at 3 p.m.
•Sacred Heart’s annual Jack Campbell & Paul Mendez Memorial Alumni Night is Saturday, Nov. 30, from 5-9 p.m.
All alumni re invited to attend and/or play.
Contact Katie Meseroll with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth cross country
The NCAAU National Qualifier was held at Salisbury Community Park.
The Hurley YMCA Warriors were NCAAU team champion. Top-10 finishers received medals. All the Warriors qualified for the AAU Nationals in Augusta, Ga., on Saturday, Dec. 7
Boys 15-16 (5K)
Dagan Williams, 2nd, 19:43; Cameron Butler, 4th 20:57
Boys 14 (4K)
Cade Harrill, 3rd, 15:38; Jonah Evans, 4th, 15:59, Coby Weant, 5th, 17:11
Girls 13 (4K)
Bess Bryan, 4th, 17:14
Boys 13 (4K)
Andrew Burgess, 5th, 15:46; Carter Roane, 6th, 19:08
Girls 12 (3K)
Aubree Cain, 3rd, 14:01; Jordan Watts, 4th, 15:50; Lauren Dorman, 5th,16:17
Boys 12 (3K)
Nolan Miller, 5th, 12:53; Zach Jaynes 6th, 13:03; Jaxon Evans, 8th, 16:35
Girls 11 (3K)
Leah Cressler, 1st, 13:14; Ivy Earnhardt, 3rd, 17:31
Boys 10 (3K)
Noah Julian, 4th, 12:41; Parker Westbrook, 5th 13:10; Andrew Lanning, 6th, 15:30
Girls 9 (3K)
Emma Calvert, 4th, 14:19; Karrigan Foster, 5th, 17:09;
Boys 9 (3K)
Matthew Burroughs, 1st, 13:12; Nate Shaffer, 3rd, 14:49
Girls 8 (2K)
Abigail Calvert, 2nd, 9:51; Macy Jaynes, 4th, 10:03; Hadley Westbrook, 6th, 11:25
Boys 8-under (2K)
Eli Julian, 1st, 7:48
Girls 6-under (1K)
Hope Julian, 1st 6:03
Boys 6-under (1K)
Jason Burroughs 1st, 9:38