area briefs

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 31, 2008

From staff reports
A.L. Brown was one of 16 teams participating in the Southern Scuffle at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Wonders topped Bandys 44-33.
Morgan McDaniel (135, Robert Powell (145), Arley Flores (160) registered pins for the Wonders.
Tristan Steele won by tech fall, and Jonathan Donatien won by decision. Robert Smith, Areli Reno and Calvin Smith won by forfeit.
n College women’s hoops
N.C. State’s Shayla Fields (Salisbury) scored 21 points and had five assists in a 76-38 victory against Jackonsville State on Monday.
Fields scored 13 points in a 61-58 victory against Georgetown on Wednesday.
n South Carolina State’s Sophilia Hipps (North Rowan) scored 23 points and had four assists in a 79-78 victory against Florida Atlantic on Monday.
n Overseas hoops
Carlos Dixon (South Rowan) averaged 12.4 points in 14 games for his team in Argentina before the holidays.
n Prep boys basketball
Quandarius Crump scored 18 points to lead Lexington to a 78-73 victory against Central Davidson in the NewBridge Christmas Classic championship game on Wednesday.
Trevor Leonard scored 22 points for the Spartans.
n Salisbury is ranked sixth in 2A in the initial media poll. West Rowan tied for sixth in the 3A poll with Lake Norman.
n MVP Tyler Honeycutt scored 20 points to lead Northwest Cabarrus to the championship of the NorthEast Medical tournament.
The Trojans (8-3) got 10 points from Juwan Reid in a 63-47 championship-game victory over West Stanly’s Colts.
n Undefeated Lake Norman, which plays Carson Friday, crushed West Iredell 81-41 for the Record & Landmark tournament title.
Paul Larsen had 16 points and Matt Eller had 15 for the Wildcats (10-0).
n Prep girls basketball
Statesville, which plays West Rowan Friday, flattened Lake Norman 64-28 in the Record & Landmark championship game.
Janitsha Williams scored 25 points for the Greyhounds. Keyrra Gillespie had 14 points, 10 steals and eight assists.
Statesville is ranked eighth in the 3A poll.
n Defending 2A state champ East Davidson trounced Ledford 53-18 in Wallburg to win the NewBridge Christmas Classic championship game on Wednesday. Elizabeth Merritt, who signed with Catawba, led the Golden Eagles with 18 points.
East Davidson is ranked No. 1 in 2A in the media poll. Salisbury, which plays East Davidson Friday, is ranked second. Both teams are 11-0.
n Men’s college hoops
Junior Hairston (West Rowan) had 22 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks for Towson in a 67-63 loss against Lafayette on Sunday.
n Doug Campbell (Salisbury) scored 10 points for Rio Grande’s fifth-ranked Red Storm in a 96-90 victory against Alice Lloyd.
Campbell scored four points in an 83-75 loss to Union (Ky.).
n Wesley Honeycutt (South Rowan) has averaged 6.0 points and has made 17 3-pointers in 12 outings for Davidson County Community College.
n College wrestling
Aaron Hollified (Davie) has a 7-6 record at 141 pounds for UNC Pembroke.
n Salisbury Kings
Salisbury Kings YBOA 11-under boys basketball tryouts are Saturday, Jan. 10, at 2 p.m. at Hall Gym on W. Bank St.
Players can’t turn 12 before Sept. 1, 2009, in order to be eligible.
Contact Steve Yang at (704) 798-2071.
n Rec basketball
Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department is currently registering players for Jr. Bobcat girls basketball ages, 7-15, and coed basketball, ages 5-6, through Jan. 9 at Hall Gym.
The cost is $35 for city residents and $70 for non-residents. For more information, contact Tim Pittman at 704-638-5289.
n Elk Hoops Shoot
Hall Gym was the site for the local Elks Hoop Shoot.
Free-throw shooting winners in the boys 10-11 age bracket were Justin Love (17-for-25), Logan Shuping (14-for-25) and Cody Meadows, who made nine.
Samuel Wyrick was 20-for-25 from the foul line to win the 12-13 age bracket.
Seth Wyrick made 18, and Al Britford Jr. hit 17.
Winners advance to district competition.
n GARS outing
Forty-eight GARS members played at Warrior Golf Club on Monday. Low ‘A’ Flight player was Clyde Crawford with a net of 65.18. Low ‘B’ player was Tony LaBarbera with a net of 61.27.
Low ‘C’ player was Clive Mahaffey with a net of 63.92. Low ‘D’ player was Glenn Horning with a net of 66.25.