Area sports briefs: Hornets tame tough course

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 24, 2009

From staff reports
Salisbury’s girls shot 129 at Winding Creek to defeat CCC rivals Central Davidson (160) and East Davidson (163) on Wednesday.
Madison Kennedy shot 39 and Lily Yatawara 42 to lead the Hornets. Catherine Parks (48) was the other scorer for the Hornets. Amber Lyerly (50) and Brooke Smith (61) also competed.
Katie Nance shot 43 to pace East Davidson.
“This was one of the hardest golf courses I’ve seen any of our teams play,” Salisbury coach Dale Snyder said. “The girls did an excellent job. Madison and Lily are playing outstanding golf right now.”
Salisbury has a match at Statesville today.
* Davie junior Caitlyn Brake shot a 39 for second place in a match at Salem Glen on Wednesday.
The CPC’s individual race is headed for a photo finish. After 36 holes, Brake is in a three-way tie for first at 153. Brake was third in 2007 and second in 2008.
Brake extended her streak of under-40 scores to six.
– Prep tennis
Carson topped West Rowan 5-4 in NPC tennis on Wednesday.
Singles winners for the Cougars were Kelly Dulkoski, Carol Brown and Elizabeth Hefner, with Kate Ritchie, Maggie Daniel and Mary Tyler March winning for the Falcons.
Dulkoski-Brown and Hannah Shinn-Jada Holloway were doubles winners for Carson. West’s Daniel-March tandem won in doubles.
* Salisbury had five singles shutouts and won 9-0 against West Davidson on Tuesday.
Hannah Lebowitz, Joy Loeblein, Erika Nelson, Katelyn Storey and Sierra Davis didn’t drop a game in straight-set wins for the Hornets (13-0, 5-0 CCC). Anna Page was also part of the singles sweep.
Nelson-Storey, Loeblein-Page and Caroline Graham-Sallie Kate Meyerhoeffer were doubles winners.
– Prep cross country
In Tuesday’s meet at Statesville’s McAnderson Park, South Rowan’s Michael York was the individual male winner out of 62 runners in a time of 17:22.
Other top finishers for South were Eric Delgado (third, 17:58), Nathaniel Winslow (fourth, 17:58), Caleb O’Neal (sixth, 18:16) and Derrick Thomas (eighth, 18:40).
South won team competition with a score of 22 to top North Iredell (71), West Rowan (80), West Iredell (81) and Statesville (116).
West Rowan’s Dillon Kluttz was second in 17:37. Falcon Chris Holmes was ninth in 20:14.
* In the girls meet, South Rowan won with a score of 43.. The Raiders were followed by West Rowan (68), West Iredell (74) and Statesville (76). North Iredell didn’t post a team score.
West Rowan’s Leslie Pence was the top individual in 21:14. Allison Baucom was seventh in 22:47. Mary McCaughren was 11th in 23:44.
South scorers were Emily Kinney (third, 22:06), Camille Craddock (fifth, 22:27), Hannah Houston (10th, 23:39), Brenna Pruitt (12th, 23:48) and Kirstie Corriher (13th, 23:49).
* A.L. Brown’s Larry Scaggs won Tuesday’s Weddington Invitational in 16:15.
– Local golf
In the Harold B. Jarrett Post 342’s 3rd Annual Golf Classic, the winning team in the First Flight was Michael Dorsett, Keith Dorsett, David Dorsett and Kenny Haynes.
Winning the Second Flight was the team of Dusty Holder, Jamie Ledbetter, Trey Ledbetter and Jamie Ledbetter Sr.
The winning team in the Third Flight consisted of Mike McCowan Sr., Mike McCowan Jr. and Mario Cuellar.
* Brian Anderson shot 64 at Cabarrus Country Club to take a one-shot lead after the first round in the Cabarrus Classic.
– Catawba men’s soccer
Catawba battled to a 1-1 draw with SAC opponent Mars Hill on Wednesday.
Deon Cuffie-Joseph scored for the Indians (3-4-1, 0-0-1). Tyler Held made nine saves.
– Catawba women’s soccer
Catawba got two goals from Erinn Wescoat in a 2-0 win against Queens on Wednesday.
The Indians (5-2-1) outshot the Royals 22-3. Lindsay Webster made two saves.
– North Hills Middle soccer
North Hills Middle’s soccer team tied Clearview 3-3 on Tuesday.
Jay Wood scored for the Eagles off a corner kick by Brandon Lottes. Cameron Taylor scored twice. Wood had an assist.
The Eagles take on Woodlawn at home on Tuesday.