Area sports briefs: Prep games on ice
From staff reports
The stack of postponed prep sporting events grew a little taller on Friday, with all games involving Rowan County teams pushed back.
A few rescheduling announcements were made on Friday.
West Rowan plans to make up its home basketball games against North Iredell on Saturday, Jan. 22. That will be an NPC quadruple-header starting at 1 p.m.
West was originally scheduled to play Concord on Jan. 22, but that game wonít be played now.
January 25 is now an exam date, so no Rowan teams will be playing on that night. The slate of games set for the 25th will be rescheduled.
Salisburyís CCC schedule is undergoing major transformations.
The Hornets are planning to play West Davidson on Jan. 22 and now will be playing at Central Davidson on Jan. 26 and at home against Central Davidson on Feb. 2.
The big A.L. Brown-Concord SPC matchup that was scheduled for Friday was postponed to a later date.
Davieís scheduled CPC games at R.J. Reynolds on Friday were postponed until Jan. 22.
n There was a YVC doubleheader played on Friday, believe it or not. South Davidson swept West Montgomery. The 63-62 result in the boys game was a bit of a surprise. West Montgomery won the first meeting of the teams 61-53.
n Gray Stone, which competes in the YVC in everything except football, plans to open its shiny new gym on Jan. 21 when West Montgomery visits Misenheimer.
n The CCC and NPC swim meets were scheduled for Jan. 25, so theyíll also have to be moved.
n Local college hoops
Catawbaís basketball teams are home today against Tusculum in a SAC doubleheader that begins at 2 p.m.
Catawbaís women (11-4, 5-0) are rolling. Tusculum (7-6, 3-2) is one of four teams tied for second place, two games behind the Indians.
Jasmine Gunn, an amazing 4-foot-11 All-America candidate, leads the Pioneers. Sheís averaging 19.3 points a game.
Catawba counters with the inside play of Dana ěDouble-Doubleî Hicks and the 3-point shooting of Milica Ivanovic.
Catawba has won seven in a row. Tusculum has won three out of four.
n Rob Troutman, Justin Steigerwald and Tommy Klempin average double figures for Tusculumís men (6-9, 3-2). Klempin stands 6-10.
Tusculum comes to Goodman Gym off back-to-back road wins at Wingate and Carson-Newman.
Catawba (5-8, 1-4) has been struggling without injured point guard Dominick Reid, who is also expected to sit out todayís game as he recovers from a concussion.
Catawba has lost four straight.
Freshman Keon Moore (14.1 points a game) and guard Justin Huntley (10.5) will lead the Indians today. Lee Martin turned in a double-double on Wednesday against Brevard.
n Pfeiffer is home tonight against Queens for a Conference Carolinas doubleheader, starting at 5:30 p.m.
All Pfeiffer fans are encouraged to wear black to Merner Gym.
Chris Woods averages 23.3 points and 11.4 rebounds for the Falcon men (6-6, 4-1) while Reggie Hopkins (16.7 ppg) is the key player for Queens (8-4, 4-0), one of two teams still unbeaten in the league.
Limestone is 5-0 in the league and owns a win against Pfeiffer.
n Livingstone gets back on the floor on Tuesday when Bowie State visits.
Bowieís strong men are 8-2.
n Pro wrestling event
A pro wrestling card ó the Evolution Eight Tournament ó is planned for Jan. 22 at Salisburyís Black Box Theater on North Lee Street.
Advance tickets are on sale for $8. Tickets at the door will be $10.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Bell time is 7:30 p.m.
Zack Salvation, who will be taking on Logan East in the first round, appears to be the consensus pick to emerge as the champion.
Manscout Jake Manning, Joey Silvia, Marcellus King, Patrick Wright, Caleb Konley and Cedric Alexander are other contenders.
n Sacred Heart hoops
Sacred Heartís girls basketball team beat the High Point Home Educators 39-13.
All eight players in uniform scored for the Dolphins (15-5).
Erin Ansbro had 13 points and five steals. Breya Philpot had five points and five rebounds. Caroline Parrott had eight rebounds.
Kate Sullivan, Meghan Hedgepeth, Payton Russell, Annie Habeeb and Kaytee Leonguerero scored four points apiece.
Sacred Heartís boys lost 38-37 to High Point. The Dolphins (9-12) hit six 3-pointers to grab a 23-16 halftime lead, but they missed free throws down the stretch.
Max Fisher scored 12 points, all on 3s. Reilly Gokey nailed three 3s, scored 12 points and turned in a strong defensive effort. Christian Hester had seven points and nine rebounds while Chili Chilton added seven rebounds.
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