Area briefs: SHS soccer forfeits 3 wins
From staff reports
The Salisbury boys soccer team has forfeited victories against South Rowan, West Rowan and East Lincoln after discovering it used an ineligible player in each game.
Salisbury self-reported the issue to the NCHSAA and is officially 0-3 heading into its scheduled game tonight against Carson.
– Prep volleyball
South Rowan beat East Rowan 2-11, 25-17, 25-9 on Tuesday.
Krista Haywood had 30 assists and Taylor May had 15 kills to lead the Raiders (5-1, 4-1 NPC).
Kayla Morrow had eight kills while Haywood and Nicole Barringer had five each. Morrow and Taylor Smith served for 13 points each. Haywood had 11 service points.
* West Davidson topped Carson 3-1 on Wednesday. Amber Ingraham had a big game for the Cougars.
Carson was swept by NPC leader North Iredell on Thursday. Sarah Marshall, Breckin Settlemeyer and Jennifer Hough played well for the Cougars.
* West Rowan got its first NPC victory with a 3-2 victory over East Rowan on Thursday.
– Prep tennis
Salisbury’s girls tennis team stepped out of conference and won 9-0 against county foe West Rowan on Thursday.
Hannah Lebowitz, Kirstin Meyerhoeffer, Brooke Johnson, Shea Comadoll, Joy Loeblein and Erika Nelson were victorious in singles. Comadoll-Loeblein, Johnson-Nelson and Sarah Truemper-Sun Dragas won in doubles
* East Rowan won 8-1 against North Davidson. Emilee Smith, Hannah Kovach, Brittany Honeycutt, Emily Beck, Caitlyn Fry and Devan Corpening claimed singles wins for the Mustangs (3-0). Honeycutt-Beck and Fry-Corpening won in doubles.
On Wednesday, East opened NPC play with a 9-0 victory against West Iredell.
Smith, Kovach, Honeycutt, Beck, Fry and Corpening were victorious in singles. Smith-Kovach, Honeycutt-Beck and Fry-Corpening won in doubles.
East travels to Carson on Monday.
* South Rowan lost 7-2 to Northwest Cabarrus in the NPC opener for both teams Wednesday. Second-seeded Leslie Freeze and third-seeded Caitlin Halyburton won for South. Freeze won a second-set tiebreaker and a third-set tiebreaker, prevailing 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), (10-8) against Haley Catchpole.
– Green Dragons lose
It was not a good night for the West Davidson Green Dragons, who suffered a 6-0 football loss to Southwestern Randolph.
Nothing went right. A kickoff return for a score was called back. A pass was dropped in the end zone with 20 seconds left. West threw three interceptions.
The Green Dragons (2-1) managed only 48 yards rushing. They play host to Starmount next week.
– Pfeiffer basketball
Pfeiffer’s men’s basketball program has announced the hiring of Jeremy Currier, Tripp Pendergast and John Sardella as assistant coaches.
Currier will serve as lead assistant under head coach Dave Davis.
Currier was head coach at Daniel Webster College in New Hampshire.
– Pfeiffer volleyball
Pfeiffer setter Morgan Liebert as been selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Week.
– Sacred Heart athletics
Sacred Heart soccer opened with a 7-0 victory over Concordia in Hickory on Thursday.
Opening its defense of last year’s conference title, Sacred Heart was led by Alex Julian and Maggie Habeeb with two goals each. Also scoring were Hector Bonilla, Bobby Cardelle and Steven Mazur.
Banks Fisher and Sam Greene played well in goal.
* The Sacred Heart girls tennis team won its opener against Forsyth Country Day 8-1 on Thursday.
Katelyn Storey, Anna Page, Jordan Pring, Kelly Dulkoski, Lauren Gray, and Jordan DeJaco claimed singles wins for the Dolphins. Storey-Page and Pring-Dulkoski won in doubles.
GARS had 72 golfers teeing it up at Crescent earlier this week.
The first-place team consisted of Jay Boyce, Lloyd Clodfelter, John Daniels, Lee Wade and Jeff Williams.
Placing second were Lee Bryant, Gordon Correll, Gene Dukes and Glenn Horning.
Coming in third were Buddy Barger, Winsten Mahaffey, David Schenk and Norman Schenk.
– West camp postponed
West Rowan’s Labor Day Baseball Camp scheduled for Saturday has been pushed back by the likelihood of bad weather. A rain date will be announced.
Call coach David Wright at 704-278-9233 to register or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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