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Salisbury soccer rolls

From staff reportsSalisbury cruised past Central Davidson 5-1 on Wednesday to remain undefeated.
Jamie Dagenhart and Lindsey Davis scored two goals apiece for the second straight night, and Maria Tonseth also scored for the Hornets (10-0, 6-0 CCC). Kaitlyn Cuevas and Tonseth had two assists each, and Karen Presnell added another.
Salisbury trailed Central Davidson 1-0 at halftime before winning 2-1 the first time the teams played, and Salisbury coach Matt Parrish said their first game was “the toughest 80 minutes we faced all year long.”
Parrish also worried about having Wednesday night be a “trap game” after Salisbury defeated an East Davidson team Tuesday that had given the Hornets problems recently. He didn’t want Salisbury to overlook its next opponent, and Davis scored three minutes into the game last night.
“That kind of set tone for match,” Parrish said. “I don’t want to say it completely alleviated my anxiety, but it helped out.”
n Mooresville routed East Rowan 11-0.
The Mustangs (5-7 overall, 5-6 NPC) had hoped to neutralize two of Mooresville’s offensive weapons with a pair of defenders, but coach Eduel Atkins said that strategy fell apart when the Blue Devils scored 14 minutes into the game. The game turned “ugly” from there.
Atkins said Erin Ketner did play well against Mooresville, which is ranked sixth in the 3A state coaches’ poll.
n Prep softball
East Rowan stayed unbeaten in the NPC with a 1-0 victory over West Iredell on Tuesday.
Lindsay Smith scored the only run in the seventh for the Mustangs (8-1, 7-0).
Chelsea White pitched a shutout and struck out 10.
n Prep tennis
East Rowan blanked South Rowan 9-0 on Wednesday.
Winning singles matches for the Mustangs were Andrew Blank, Cody Kahn, Mike Meilinger, Justin Brown, Nick Brown and Cody Stewart. Winning doubles teams were Blank-Justin Brown, Kahn-Meilinger and Jason Hammonds-Chris Fleming.
n Minor leagues
Zach Ward (A.L. Brown) was the winning pitcher in New Britain’s 3-2 Eastern League victory over New Hampshire on Tuesday.
Ward relieved and got the last out in the eighth and worked a scoreless ninth. He was the winning hurler when New Britain scored in the bottom of the ninth. It was the first win for Ward at the Double-A level.
n College baseball
North Carolina’s Kyle Seager (NW Cabarrus) saw his hitting streak end at 27 games in a 2-0 loss to Elon on Tuesday.
It was the fourth-longest streak in UNC history.
Seager was the Progress Energy Tar Heel of the Week for March 31-April 5.
He leads the ACC with 19 doubles and 40 RBIs.
n Davidson’s Brett Shore (South Rowan) had two hits in a 5-4 loss to Virginia Tech on Tuesday.
n Golf tournaments
The third annual Davie County Hospital Golf Tournament will take place at Pudding Ridge Golf Course on Saturday, April 26.
The tournament begins with lunch at 12:30 p.m., followed by a shotgun start at 2. Team registration is $300 and includes green fee, cart and lunch for four. The cost for individual players is $75.
Team prizes include $200 for third place, $300 for second and $500 for first.
In addition to player fees, several sponsorship levels are being offered for the Golf Tournament. Gold Level sponsorship, which includes scoreboard signage, a hole sponsor and four-person team fee, is offered for $600. A Silver Level sponsorship is $400, while Bronze Level sponsorship is $300. Hole sponsorships are available for $150 each.
Teams interested in competing should contact Craig Allison at 336-407-6100 or callison@yadtel.net.
n Millbridge Elementary PTA is holding its second annual golf tournament at Warrior on Saturday, April 12.
The format is Captain’s Choice, with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start.
Lunch and sign-in starts at noon.
Entry fee is $220 per team ($55 per person). Some holes are available for sponsorship.
For information on playing or sponsoring, call Sabrina Caudill at 704-232-1921 or Bev Frost at 704-798-8093.

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