Area sports briefs: Salisbury soccer rolls on
From staff reports
Salisbury’s boys soccer team beat West Rowan 4-0 on Tuesday.
Bobby Cardelle scored two goals for the Hornets (8-0-1). Zachary Sukkasem and Kenny Bonilla added a goal each.
Bonilla, Lucas Capito, Michael Brown and Emmy Turcios had assists.
Connor Miller and Banks Fisher combined for the shutout in goal.
Ranked third in 2A, Salisbury opens CCC play at home against West Davidson tonight.
Salisbury volleyball swept Lexington in CCC play on Tuesday.
Standouts for Salisbury were Mary Seifert with 11 aces, Bria Gardner with nine kills and Brielle Blaire with seven kills.
South Rowan’s varsity (11-3, 3-3 NPC) beat Statesville 25-19, 25-19, 25-20 on Tuesday.
South’s jayvees lost to the Greyhounds 25-17, 25-19.
South’s varsity stepped outside the NPC and swept Mount Pleasant 25-18, 25-8, 25-16 earlier this week.
Davie was swept 25-12, 25-17, 25-19 by Reagan in a CPC match on Tuesday.
Prep cross country
Gray Stone’s boys and girls won the YVC cross country meet held at Chatham Central on Tuesday.
The girls won with a score of 24 . Scoring for Gray Stone were Illa Jones (2nd, 21:38), Janna Featherstone (3rd, 21:39), Caroline McLeod (4th, 22:05), Jennie Wagner (6th, 23:01) and Rebecca Brickner (9th, 24:01).
Chatham Central’s Holly Gaines finished first overall in 21:00.
Gray Stone’s boys scored 39.
Zack Medlin (18:50), Jake Long (19:18), Reid Huckabee (19:40), Caleb Barnes (19:49) and Tanner Inman (19:56) led the Jaguars.
Chris Jaeger of Chatham Central was first with a time of 17:13.
Gray Stone runs again today at North Rowan in a makeup meet.
Middle school football
North Rowan’s 7th-grade football team beat Southeast 24-16 on Tuesday.
Otis Smith, Malik Alford and Joseph Scott led the offense for the Mavericks (2-1).
Smith also intercepted a pass. Spencer Bowler, Steven Thurston and Chris Clodfelter stood out for the Mavericks on defense.
North travels to China Grove next week.
Middle school soccer
Salisbury Academy’s soccer team beat Hickory Concordia 5-2 on Tuesday.
Marcus Corry beat the keeper three minutes into the match for a 1-0 lead. Matt Washko converted a PK to extend the lead after a handball in the box. Andreas Kalogeromitros made it 3-0 unassisted.
After Concordia rallied to trail 3-2, Carter Cook scored on a set play off a Kalogeromitros corner. Washko followed up a rebound of a left-footed shot by Kalogeromitros for the final goal for the Jaguars.
Jacob Crosby made two saves. Fifth-grader Drew Shelby smothered two drives and made a save after entering the contest.
“We were in control of the entire match,” SA coach Tom Sexton said. “I have no intent to embarrass a team at this level, when they are playing as hard as they can and the obvious outcome is at hand.”
SA (3-2) travels to Winston- Salem St. John’s on Thursday.
Catawba Valley Community College’s Breckin Settlemyer (Carson) had eight kills in Tuesday’s sweep of Guilford Tech.
Catawba lost 25-17, 26-24 25-14 at Wingate on Tuesday. Wingate (9-0, 5-0) has won 69 straight regular-season SAC matches.
Kaitlyn Whitmer had 10 kills for Catawba (9-3, 4-2). Jenny Young had 18 digs.
Barton’s Erik Pajunk bent home his own corner kick to give Barton a 1-0 win over Pfeiffer’s men’s soccer team (1-6, 0-2 CC) on Tuesday.
Pfeiffer’s women’s soccer team (3-4, 2-1 CC) rolled 3-0 against Barton on Tuesday. Ashley Harrington’s goal gave Pfeiffer a lead in the opening minutes.
College men’s golf
Pfeiffer broke school records in taking a 20-shot win over Bluefield State in the Pfeiffer Intercollegiate that concluded on Tuesday in Badin.
Ninety GARS members and three guests played at Warrior on Monday.
Low ‘A’ flight player with a net of 56.06 was David Adams.
Low ‘B’ flight player with a net of 60.82 was Ben Moore.
Low ‘C’ flight player with a net of 60.50 was Bert Bollinger, who shot 4 under his age.
Low ‘D’ flight player with a net of 59.88 was Harold Hattoway.
Shooting their age were Bill Bradley and Boyce Caudle.
The Corbin Hills Women’s Golf Association played a “Pennies for a Stroke” Tournament for the benefit of N.C. Junior girls golf on Tuesday.
Low gross winners were Phyllis Durland, Becky Isenhour and Beth Calhoun. Low net winners were Cindy Carmazzi, Mary Seaforth, Treva Honeycutt and Bev Cobb.