Area athletes update: Carpenter on All-CIAA team
By Mike London
Area athletes roundup…
Fayetteville State’s Jamel Carpenter (West Rowan) redshirted last season to concentrate on his studies, but he’ll be back in uniform for the Broncos this season.
CIAA coaches haven’t forgotten Carpenter, who averaged nearly 20 points a game in 2009-10. The 6-foot-4 senior was named to the preseason All-CIAA squad.
n Former South Rowan standout Hunter Morrison has joined Darius Moose (Carson) at Brevard.
Moose made the All-SAC Freshmen team last season.
The Tornados open in Georgia on Nov. 11, although Morrison may not be eligible until the second semester.
Ike Whitaker (Salisbury) was a workhorse for Lenoir-Rhyne in Saturday’s 33-27 win against Brevard that went three overtimes.
Whitaker carried 22 times for 74 yards. He rushed seven times for 31 yards on an 87-yard scoring drive by the Bears that opened the game.
Linebacker Zach Long (Davie) had four tackles for the Bears, two for losses.
nBen DeCelle (East Rowan) made four special-teams tackles in UNC Pembroke’s 58-38 homecoming win against Tusculum.
DeCelle had a 22-yard reception, while T.J. Johnson (A.L. Brown) caught a pass for a 23-yard gain.
n Justin Avery (West) made three tackles in Livingstone’s 14-13 loss to Edward Waters.
nTristan Dorty (West Rowan) made one tackle in Wake Forest’s 35-30 win against Florida State.
Josh Bush (West Davidson) was a big factor for the Deacons with an interception, six tackles and two pass breakups.
n Virginia had the weekend off. K. P. Parks (West) is probable for Saturday’s game with Stanford. He’s been dealing with a high ankle sprain.
n Arkansas’ Chris Smith (West) contributed two tackles, one for loss, and batted down a pass in a big SEC win against Auburn.
nJon Crucitti (West) rushed twice for 6 yards and returned a kickoff 23 yards for Army in a 35-28 loss to Miami (Ohio).
nJared Barber (Davie) made one tackle in West Virginia’s win against Connecticut.
n Western Carolina’s Shaun Warren (Carson) was held to 5 net yards on six carries in a loss to Elon.
n Emory & Henry’s Matt Turchin (West) averaged 66.0 yards on kickoffs, with one touchback, in a 17-14 loss to Washington & Lee. Turchin kicked two PATs.
n Averett’s Zack Grkman (Carson) intercepted a pass in a win against Greensboro.
Chase Burris (East) made a tackle for Averett.
nAustin Lowe (West) and Joseph So (Salisbury) started on the offensive line for Wingate in a loss to Mars Hill.
n In Virginia Union’s three-OT loss to Elizabeth City State, Jay Bostick (NW Cabarrus) made eight tackles for the Panthers, three for loss, and also blocked a field goal attempt.
n Unfortunately, Catawba got to run back a lot of kickoffs in Saturday’s struggle at Carson-Newman, but Trey Mashore (West) did a nice job.
He had 105 yards on five returns, with a long of 33.
Catawba’s Jacorian Brown (Carson) rushed three times for 21 yards and made a special teams tackle.
Guilford’s Taylor Whitley (Carson) had 31 assists, seven digs and six aces in a 3-1 win against Eastern Mennonite.
n Catawba Valley Community College’s Breckin Settlemyer (Carson) had 11 kills in a 3-1 loss to Pitt CC.
nAdrienne Alexander (South) had five kills in Winston-Salem State’s 3-2 win against St. Augustine’s.
Frankie Cardelle (Salisbury) was the starting goalkeeper for Catawba in a 2-1 overtime win against Carson-Newman on Saturday.
Valentin Nava (Carson) had a shot on goal for the Indians.
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