Area sports briefs: Salisbury at Lexington tonight

Published 12:00 am Monday, January 17, 2011

From staff reports
Salisburyís varsity basketball teams will be on the road tonight at Lexington to make up CCC games.
The Hornets finally will be making their CCC debut.
The boys game should be a good one. Lexingtonís experienced boys donít have an imposing record, but they have played a very difficult schedule in preparation for CCC play.
Salisbury is scheduled to play East Davidson at home on Friday and is also making up a CCC contest at West Davidson on Saturday.
n NPC foes South Rowan and East Rowan will play at South in a makeup quadrupleheader on Wednesday.
Thereís a 3:45 p.m tip-off time for the jayvee girls game.
n North Rowan hopes to make a YVC trip to Chatham Central on Wednesday.
n West Rowan is home against South Rowan on Friday and is making up an NPC game with North Iredell at home on Saturday afternoon.
n Statesvilleís boys edged West Iredell in an NPC makeup game on Saturday.
n Rescheduled exams have wiped out several more games this week, but teams will resume normal activity on Friday, weather permitting.
n Livingstone at home
Livingstoneís basketball teams are at home tonight against CIAA foe Bowie State for a doubleheader starting at 5:30 p.m.
Livingstoneís men (6-3, 2-1) are 4-1 at Trent Gym. Nasir Austin is averaging 16.4 points per game to pace the Blue Bears while Darius Cox averages 14.6 points a game.
Eric Vann is averaging 18.3 points per contest for the Bulldogs.
Bowie is 9-2 overall and is 4-0 in the CIAA. Neither team has played a divisional contest yet.
Bowie Stateís women will bring a 7-4 overall mark and a 3-1 CIAA record to Trent Gym.
Brittany Wright (13.7 points a game) and Rashida Elbourne (13.4) are leaders for the Blue Bears.
n Catawba swimming
The Catawba menís and womenís swim teams won against Lenoir-Rhyne recently at Johnson Pool.
The men posted a 158-58 victory, claiming wins in 11 of 14 events, while the women won 12 of 14 events in claiming a 166-69 win.
Mikael Karlsson and Christoffer Stolt won three events each for the Catawba men. Stolt broke the school record in the 50 butterfly in 28.49 seconds.
Laurenn Singleton , Ashley Owen, Katie Huff and Lindsay Yarborough won two events each to lead the Catawba women.
n Prep cross country
Wataugaís Darby Middlebrook won the Gatorade Award as the stateís girls cross country runner of the year. The sophomore won the 4A individual state championship.
n North Hills hoops
The North Hills Middle boys basketball team lost to Countryside 69-57.
Leading the Eagles with 16 points was Luke Humble. Leonard Murdock (13), Wes Fazia (12) and Matt Ward (11) also scored in double figures.
n Rowan Little League
Rowan Little League baseball and softball Registrations are from 9-4 this Saturday at Godleyís Garden Center on Statesville Boulevard.
Parents can also register online at
Contact Jeff Bernhardt at 704-326-5255 or Wade Furches at 704-633-2873 for more information.
n Senior High YMCA hoops
Sacred Heart Blue smacked St. Johnís Lutheran 43-6. Philip Tonseth led the Blues with 17 points. Riley Gallagher had 10, and C.J. Sippel scored nine.
Andrew Purcell scored three for St. Johnís.
n Tripp Caldwell scored 11 points for First Presbyterian in a 36-35 win against Sacred Heart White.
Brian Bauk scored 13 points to lead Sacred Heart.n Love Christian Center edged Young Life 43-42.
Miles Blake had 12 points for Love Christian Center. Micah Ford scored 10 to pace Young Life.
n Hurley YMCA basketball
The J.F. Hurley and West Rowan YMCAs will have boys basketball leagues for ages 5-14.
Cost is $36 for members and $60 for potential members. Registration ends Jan. 23. Thereís a coaches meeting on Jan. 28 at the Hurley YMCA.
Call 704-636-0111 for info.