Area sports briefs: Robinson helps ECU roll
From staff reports
East Carolina’s Scotty Robinson (Salisbury) shared a tackle for a 6-yard loss and blocked a PAT in a 38-19 Conference USA football victory against Memphis on Tuesday night.n Prep volleyball
Carson ended its volleyball season with a 25-15, 25-11, 25-16 loss at Charlotte Catholic in the second round of the 3A state playoffs.
Catholic won its 16th match in a row. Carson, the NPC’s No. 3 seed, finished 22-6. Junior Kelsey Newman had 17 kills, 16 digs and seven aces for Catholic.
NPC teams West Iredell and North Iredell advanced to the third round.
– Prep football
East Rowan’s jayvee football home game against North Iredell has been moved up to today at 6 p.m. because of a conflict.
* The Salisbury-Thomasville jayvee game will be played at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday at Ludwig Stadium, with a key varsity SHS-West Davidson soccer matchup set for 7:30 p.m.
* In this week’s CarolinaPreps.com poll covering all classifications, Butler edged Independence for the top spot.
West Rowan is ranked sixth.
Among those receiving votes were A.L. Brown (27th), South Rowan (34th), Albemarle (37th) and Salisbury (42nd).
– College golf
Virginia’s Will Collins (Salisbury) shot 75-71-68 ó 214 at Greensboro’s Forest Oaks and helped the Cavaliers finish second in Bridgestone Collegiate.
Collins had the second-best score for the Cavaliers and was 15th overall.
– Overseas basketball
Carlos Dixon (South Rowan) is averaging 11.0 points a game and helped his team in Argentina start the season 3-0.
– 4A golf
Davie’s Caitlyn Brake shot 89-86 ó 175 and tied for 35th in the 4A girls golf championships held in Pinehurst.
Raleigh Athens Drive won the team title. Athens Drive’s Katherine Perry shot 73-71 ó 144 for medalist honors.
– Local golf
The Corbin Hills Women’s Golf Association played its final match of the regular season on Tuesday.
Phyllis Durland won low gross, with Beth Calhoun second. Shirley Baucom won low net, with Azalee Story and Anna Robinson tying for second.
Becky Isenhour won low putts.
– Field hockey
Catawba sophomore Sam Santoli has been named the Division II Player of the Week by womensfieldhockey.com.
The forward helped the Indians close the season with two upset wins, including a victory against third-ranked East Stroudsburg.
– Pfeiffer athletics
Pfeiffer’s women’s golf team wrapped up its fall schedule by tying for eighth at the Flagler Fall Slam.
Rene Kelly and Jackie McMenimon shot 160 for the Falcons.
* Rebecca Lin tallied the only goal in the 18th minute as Lenoir-Rhyne topped Pfeiffer’s women’s soccer team 1-0 on Tuesday.
* Pfeiffer’s volleyball team lost 3-0 to Lees-McRae in a battle of the top two teams in Conference Carolinas on Tuesday at Merner Gym.n Catawba athletics
Sophomore Ashley Huhn scored four goals, three in the first 10 minutes, as Catawba’s women’s soccer team beat Coker 9-0 on Tuesday at Frock Field.
The Cobras are winless. The Indians are 11-4-2.
* Juan Rivas assisted on a pair of goals to lead Francis Marion to a 2-0 of Catawba’s men’s soccer team on Tuesday.
Ross Willard had four saves for Catawba (4-11-1). n Cross country
St. Andrews’ Tommy Wilson (North Rowan) was 40th in the recent Conference Carolinas Meet.
Wilson was the fourth runner for the Saints and helped them finish sixth in the event.
– Pro baseball
Spencer Steedley (East Rowan) struggled with control in his first three relief outings for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League, but he’s pitched scoreless innings in his last two appearances.
– North boosters
The North Rowan High School Booster Club will hold its November meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in the school library.
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Contact Mark Jennings at (704) 213-2491 for information.