Area sports briefs
From staff reports
Salisbury defensive back Darien Rankin and running back Romar Morris were named to the NCPreps.com 2A All-State football team released on Saturday, and Salisburyís Joe Pinyan shared 2A coach of the year honors with Tarboroís Jeff Craddock.
Thomasville linebacker Robert Davis and kicker Lawson Hodges also made the team.
2A players of the year were Carrboro QB Derek Bryant and South Granville linebacker Matthew Fuhr.
n Stallions volleyball
The Greater Cabarrus Home School Stallions volleyball programs have completed a successful season.
The Stallion jayvees, coached by Rhonda Barber, went 2-3 in their first year.
The jayvees finished 7-3 in conference, while the varsity, which had won just once in two previous seasons, went 9-7. Leslie Messisco coached the jayvee and varsity teams.
Stallions making all-tournament were Brandi Parker (middle school), Sydney Long (jayvee) and Chelsey Barber (varsity).
Varsity players Katie Deitz, Anna Messisco and Emily Messisco made the all-conference team.
Emily Messisco was named the conference MVP, while Leslie Messisco was named coach of the year.
n Prep basketball
From staff reports West Rowan senior tailback K.P. Parks has been named NCPreps.com Football Player of the Year. Parks and... read more