Area sports briefs: Livingstone men rally
From staff reportsLivingstone’s Aaron Caruthers hit a 12-foot jumper as time expired to give the Blue Bears an 82-80 victory against Lincoln on Monday.
For the second time in eight days, Livingstone rallied from a 15-point second-half deficit to win. The road victory extended the team’s wining streak to four games.
The game was tied at 80 with 34 seconds left, and the Blue Bears used two timeouts on their final possession.
The ball was inbounded to Caruthers, who drove to the left of the basket and shot with about four seconds left. The ball made a tour of the rim before finally falling through.
Megail Cannon led the Blue Bears with 22 points and nine rebounds. Greg Henry had 12 points and 13 boards. Caruthers (14), Jarred Stockton (14)and Donte Durant (10) also scored in double figures.
Livingstone shot 44.8 percent from the field.
n Livingstone women
Livingstone’s women’s basketball team lost 55-52 at Lincoln on Monday.
Kayler McBride had 12 points and six rebounds for the Blue Bears, while Rashida Elbourne had nine points and 10 boards.
Livingstone (2-4) led 52-49, but Lincoln scored the last six points.
n Salisbury buses
Salisbury High will have two activity buses ó one parent bus and one student bus ó making the trip to Newton-Conover for Friday’s 2AA football state semifinal.
The charge for transportation and game ticket is $12.
Sign-up and payment must be made in the main office at Salisbury High no later than 3 p.m. on Thursday.
Bus riders should meet at the SHS gym parking lot Friday at 5:30 p.m.
n Advance tickets to the game will be on sale at the school office today, Wednesday and Thursday from 11-1 and 3-5. On Friday, tickets will be sold only until 1 p.m.
Advance tickets cost $7. Cost at the gate will be $8.
n North boosters
The North Rowan High School Booster Club will hold its December meeting on Monday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. in the school library.
All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. For additional information, contact Mark Jennings (704) 213-2491.
n North Hills
The North Hills Elementary boys basketball team defeated Salisbury Academy 31-4. Leading scorers were Wes Fazia with 16 points and Grayson Whicker with 7.
Sixty-four GARS members played at Warrior Golf Club on Monday.
Low ‘A’ Flight player was Tom Talbert with a net of 64.59. Low ‘B’ player was Bill Hathcock with a net of 65.26.
Low ‘C’ player was Pete Ladd with a net of 63.26. Low ‘D’ player was Larry Perrell with a net of 64.96.
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