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Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 5, 2011

From staff reports
n Prep soccer
West Rowan reached the halfway point of the NPC season with a perfect record after beating North Iredell 5-1 on Monday.
West (9-1, 6-0) got two goals each from Allison Baucom and Brittany Gibbons, and Toni Lucente scored one.
Gibbons, Lucente and Meredith Stanley were credited with assists.
Freshman Madison Muire earned the hustle award, coming off the bench to win multiple loose balls in the midfield and giving the Falcons energy.
ěI thought some players came off the bench and gave us a real spark when things werenít going well tonight,î West coach Nick Brown said. ěIím happy to be 6-0 after the first half of the conference season and I hope we can keep rolling.î
North Iredellís goal was scored by Hannah Mae.
n Prep golf
Salisbury rolled in a CCC match at Colonial on Monday.
Troy Beaver shot a 36 to lead the Hornets. Other scores were Roy Dixon (37), Alex Lee (37), Alex Nianouris (37), Clark Alcorn (39) and Eric Edwards (41).
Central Davidsonís Chase Parks was medalist with a 35.
Salisbury holds a comfortable lead in the league race after two matches. Dixon (69) leads the individual race, with Lee (71) in the second place.
n East Rowan won Mondayís NPC golf match at Twin Oaks by four strokes and made up some ground on league leader Statesville. The Greyhounds still lead by four shots for the season.
East shot 160 to top Statesville (164), Carson (170), West Rowan (175), South Rowan (179), North Iredell (188) and West Iredell (191).
Mason Preslar and Conner Lowman shot 38s for the Mustangs and shared medalist honors. Weston Rogers and Preston Rogers shot identical 42s.
Carson got 42s from Andrew Purcell, Christian Shuping and Rob Sawyer. Matt Yates and Ryan Craft shot 44s.
Jake Kennedy shot 39 to lead West. Other scorers were James Decoster (42), Chris Hassard (43) and Clay Cranford (51).
Evan Neas and Nick Goodnight paced South with 42s. Josh Lowder shot 46, and Luke Rary shot 49.
n Prep tennis
Salisbury battled through windy conditions and easily beat CCC opponent East Davidson 9-0 on Monday.
Steven Page, Alan Lebowitz, Lewis Young, Seth Gentry, Brock Overcash and Alex Weant recorded singles wins.
See Scoreboard.
Middle school baseball
Southeast rallied from a 7-0 deficit to beat West Rowan 9-8. Chris Peacock was the winning pitcher and hit a game-tying double. Matt Saul had the game-winning RBI single in the seventh.
n North Rowan Middle beat Knox 6-5 in extra innings on Monday.
Brandon White went the distance on the mound and scattered seven hits. Corey Fries blasted a homer and a double, and Garrett Miller had two hits.
n Middle school golf
China Groveís boys defeated Erwin 175-184 at Warrior on Monday.
Davis Richards of China Grove was medalist with a 33, followed by Erwinís Logan Shuping with a 46.
Other scorers for the Red Devils (2-0) were Bobby Bauer (46), Brenan Lambert (48) and Aaron Rousey (48).
Jimmy Ritchey and Ben Rollins had a 50 and 52, respectively, for the Eagles (2-2). Jacob Durham shot 56.
n Erwinís girls had a team score of 224, with Grace Stokes shooting a 52. Other scorers were Riley Padgett (53), Macey Trexler (57) and Carlie Darnell (62).
n Middle school tennis
North Rowan lost to Knox 8-1. Nicholas Leverett won for the Mavericks.
n Youth baseball
The Rowan Hawks beat Sheets Memorial 13-8 on Monday. Austin Love, Noah Jarrett and Pearce Wilhelm had two hits each.
Sawyer Strickland was the winning pitcher.
The Hawks (7-2) play at Concord Middle on Thursday at 5 p.m.
n Youth track
Sacred Heart won the ěRun With the Dolphinsî track meet held at Salisbury High, with Community School of Davidson finishing second, and Salisbury Academy finishing third.
Competition was held in several age groups. SH and SA athletes with top finishes are listed:
First place ó Riley Dillon (50 meters, 75 meters, 200 meters); Hassan Biggus (50, 75, 200, 400, standing broad jump); Nathan Malnar (100, 200); Miles Lester (softball throw); Sean Archer (softball throw); Brody Dillon (long jump, triple jump); Will Murdoch (100, 200, 400, long jump, standing broad jump); Reilly Gokey (800, mile, softball throw); Carter Jenkins (mile); Matt Frank (long jump, standing broad jump)
Second place ó Matt Frank ( 50, 75, 200); William Austin (50, 75); James Metz (200); Reilly Gokey (100, 200, 400); Matt Washko (mile)
Third place ó Miles Lester (50, 75, 200); Brody Dillon (50); Sean Archer (75); Julian Malnar (200, 400); William Austin (400)
First place ó Mary Grace Metz (50, 75, 200, softball throw, standing broad jump); Kailah Johnson (50, 200, 400, standing broad jump); Anna Hester (75, softball throw); Anne-Marie Metz (100, 200, 400, standing broad jump); Julia Honeycutt (long jump, softball throw, triple jump); Meghan Hedgepeth (100, 200, 400, softball throw); Bess Bryan (1600); Elle Wimmer (long jump)
Second place ó Kathryn Marino (50); Kailah Johnson (75); Anna Hester (200, 400); Julia Honeycutt (200, 400); Elle Wimmer (100); Kayla Honeycutt (200, 400); Mimi Webb (800)
Third place ó Alexis Miller (200); Anna Hester (50); Julia Honeycutt (100); Abby Lee (200); Gillian Morris (400); Elle Wimmer (200); Kayla Honeycutt (100); Mimi Webb (400)