Area sports briefs: Five Indians on All-SAC football
From staff reports
Catawba offensive lineman Terence Crosby and defensive lineman Melquan Fair were named to the All-SAC football first team on Monday.
Both are seniors.
Catawba junior receiver Brandon Bunn, junior defensive lineman Brandon Sutton and freshman linebacker Cory Johnson made the second team.
Voting was conducted by the league’s head coaches.
n Prep football playoffs
Fayetteville Terry Sanford reported the use of an ineligible player and has forfeited its first-round playoff game to Pine Forest in the 4A East bracket.
n Early Monday, No. 16 seed Currituck (1-10) informed the NCHSAA it was forfeiting its game to No. 1 seed Cardinal Gibbons (10-1) in the 3A East bracket, but Currituck had a change of heart and now will make the four-hour trip to Raleigh to play the game.
n Sacred Heart
Sacred Heart’s varsity boys basketball team lost 54-51 against Our Lady of Mercy, which made a 3-pointer with two seconds left at the Renegar Tournament in Winston-Salem.
Eric Edwards led the Dolphins with 24 points on four 3-pointers and 8-for-10 shooting from the line. Banks Fisher had 18 points and 14 rebounds. Christian Hester, Matt Chilton and Spencer Storey led the defense. Fifth-grader Joseph Harrison filled in for the short-handed team and finished with nine points after making two 3-pointers. Edwards and Fisher made the all-tourney team.
n Pfeiffer men’s soccer
Pfeiffer’s men’s soccer team had hoped to receive a bid to the NCAA tournament but did not. The Falcons’ season ends with a 13-5 record. Pfeiffer beat Lees-McRae and Anderson, the top two seeds in the regional tournament.
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