Area sports briefs: Tennis finals
From staff reports
Today’s CCC tournament tennis finals in Lexington will be Hornets vs. Hornets.
In singles, Salisbury’s Katelyn Storey and Madeline Hoskins advanced to the championship match.
Both had first-round byes.
Storey rolled through matches against Central Davidson’s Sarah Powers and West Davidson’s Nicole Michael to reach the final.
Hoskins topped Central’s Ashley Rhodes in a quarterfinal and beat West’s Madison Prevette in a semifinal.
In doubles, Salisbury’s Erika Nelson-Joy Loeblein will play against teammates Alexandra Drye-Sallie Kate Meyerhoeffer in the championship match.
Both tandems had first-round byes.
Loeblein-Nelson won matches against East Davidson’s Summer Pope-Alyssa Harvell and West Davidson’s Rachel Tam-Melinda Athay to advance.
Drye-Meyerhoeffer topped East’s Haley Myers-Emma Whitley and Central’s Mckensie Wall-Taylor Smith to make the final.
See Scoreboard for match scores.
Carson was unable to play its football game at Hickory Ridge on Tuesday, the third time the teams have been beaten by weather.
They’ll try again on Monday, not ideal for Carson, which won’t have much time to prepare for West Rowan.
Salisbury (7-1) is ranked fifth in 2A in this week’s AP prep football poll.
A.L. Brown (7-1) is ranked seventh in 3A, while West Rowan (6-2) is 10th.
In 1A, Albemarle (7-1) is still ranked No. 2. South Stanly (10th) stayed in the poll despite a loss to YVC foe West Montgomery.
In 4A, Mount Tabor (7-0) is ranked sixth. The Spartans take on CPC rival Davie County this week.
Davie lost 3-2 to Forbush in Mocksville on Monday. Katrina Maine’s 10 kills led the War Eagles (13-9). Leslie Fulton and Heather Kimel had seven apiece.
Wingate beat Catawba’s volleyball team 20-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-20 on Tuesday at Goodman Gym. Anna Hilton had 16 kills for the 15th-ranked Bulldogs (19-0, 10-0), who won their 74th straight SAC match.
Kaitlyn Whitmer had 13 kills and 13 digs for the Indians (12-6, 6-4). Alli Parrish added 10 kills and 15 digs. Jenny Young collected 31 digs, Jordan Raye provided 35 assists, and Emily Richardson contributed six blocks.
Lenoir-Rhyne’s Kayla Morrow (South Rowan) had 10 kills in a 3-1 SAC win against Brevard on Tuesday.
Nicole Barringer (South) had 33 assists, nine digs and five kills in Averett’s sweep of Peace on Tuesday.
Shanna Stewart (Carson) had nine kills as Johnson & Wales beat J.C. Smith 3-1 on Monday.
Adrienne Alexander (South) had seven kills as Winston-Salem State beat Livingstone 3-1 on Tuesday at the Gaines Center. Lakitta Hicks had five kills for the Blue Bears.
Heavy rain on Tuesday forced suspension of play in eGolf Professional Tour’s Salisbury Classic held at the Country Club of Salisbury.
Of the players who finished 18 holes, Corey Nagy and Jhared Hack led with 65s.
The Rowan Hurricanes girls AAU basketball club is holding a meeting for all parents and players interested in attending Winter Skills & Drills and playing in 2012.
The meeting is Sunday, Oct. 29, at the Comfort Suites at 1040 E. Innes St., Salisbury.
Girls in grades 3-5 will meet from 3-4 p.m. and girls in grades 6-8 meet from 4-5 p.m.
For more information, go to the website www.BallCharts.com/RowanHurricanes or call or text (704)-267-9374.