Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 22, 2011
From staff reports
Salisbury dominated the individual 2A Midwest Regional held in Salisbury over the weekend.
Salisburyís team of Erika Nelson- Joy Loeblein won the regional doubles title by beating fellow Hornets Sallie Kate Meyerhoeffer-Alexandra Drye 6-2, 6-1 in the final.
Both teams defeated three opponents to advance to the championship matchup.
In the singles competition, Salisburyís Katelyn Storey placed second and teammate Madeline Hoskins was third.
Hoskins lost to eventual champ Kalli Karas (Cuthbertson) in a semifinal, while Storey fell to Karas in the championship match.
Hoskins won a match against Lauren Delbridge (Wilkes Central) for third place.
All six Hornets advanced to the 2A state event to be held Oct. 28-29 in Cary.
See Scoreboard for results.
n Former Salisbury Hornet Anna Page teamed with North Carolina School of Science & Math doubles partner Janice Wong to win the 1A East Regional doubles title on Saturday in Goldsboro.
Page, a junior, was a member of two Salisbury state championship teams.
n Prep volleyball
Carson advanced to the second round of the 3A state volleyball playoffs with a five-set win at Weddington (16-8) on Saturday.
The Cougars prevailed 25-15, 25-19, 22-25, 20-25, 15-7. Carson (21-10) jumped out a quick four-point lead to take charge of Game 5.
The Cougars will play Tuesday at Charlotte Catholic in the second round. Catholic swept Northwest Cabarrus in the first round.
n NPC champ North Iredell began what is expected to be a long playoff run with a sweep of SPC No. 4 seed Concord.n In the 2A playoffs, Salisbury (8-10) was swept by Piedmont (24-2) in first-round action on Saturday.
n In the 4A playoffs, Davie was eliminated 3-0 by Ardrey Kell.
n In the 1A playoffs, Gray Stone lost 3-0 to Cherryville.
n Catawba athletics
Catawbaís Christmas basketball camps are set for Salisbury, Concord and Charlotte.
There are half-day camps for ages 5-8 and full-day camps for ages 7-15.
Register by Nov. 15 for a discount.
Go to www.e-timeout.com for information or to register.
n Shay Meeks had 21 kills and Kaitlyn Whitmer added 18 more as Catawbaís volleyball team beat Mars Hill 25-20, 20-25, 25-22, 25-17 on the road on Friday.
Meek had 28 kills in a 26-24, 11-25, 25-21, 26-24 win at Tusculum on Saturday. Jordan Raye had 52 assists and 13 digs for the Indians (16-6, 10-4 SAC).n Tramicka James scored twice to lead Tusculum to a 2-1 SAC womenís soccer win against visiting Catawba (4-10, 3-5) on Saturday. Juliana Conte scored for Catawba on a 10-yard strike that was assisted by Brittany Gibbons (West Rowan).
n The Catawba menís cross country team finished eighth in the SAC Cross Country Championships held on Saturday at Panther Creek. Catawbaís Christian Crifasi finished second in 26:41 in an 8K and earned All-SAC honors. Catawbaís women finished ninth. Olivia Myers finished 33rd in the 5K in 21:49.
The Mars Hill men and Anderson women claimed the team titles.
n Catawbaís menís soccer team battled to a scoreless draw at Tusculum on Saturday.
Catawba (7-8-1, 2-4-1 SAC) got six saves from Evan Harvey.
Catawbaís final home game is Wednesday night against Lenoir-Rhyne.
n Middle school tennis
Erwinís girls won 7-2 against Knox to finish an undefeated season.
Winners in singles for the Eagles (14-0) were Ilia Wang, Lana Jackson, Haylee Buffett and Lydia Hartung.
Winners in doubles were Laura Agner, Wang, Buffett, Hartung, Jackson, Caroline Plyler and Laura Agner.
Other team members included Kelby Porter, Celsea Reeder, Faith Blume, Katie Barnes, Shannon Mahaffey, Kenzie Brown, Caroline Dean, Jennifer Earnhardt and Sabrina Harkey.
n Youth track
The YMCA Salisbury Speedsters did an outstanding job in a track meet held at Concordís Liske Park.
In a 4K in the youth girls division, Julianna Evans placed fourth in 19:30, while Lindsay Dorman was fifth in 20:17.
Tyler Cain placed second with a 29:42 effort in the youth boys division.
In a 3K in the bantam girls division, Aubree Cain placed first in 14:02 and Lauren Dorman placed third in 16:09. Jaxon Evans placed second in the bantam boys division in 15:55.
Andrew Burgess was first in 11:12 in the midget boys division, while Jonah Evans was third in 12:36.
The Speedstersí next outing is the USATF State meet Nov. 6 in Greensboro.
n Local golf
The McCanless Couples played their fall tournament on Saturday.
Winners were Ricky and Treva Honeycutt. Terrol Kendall and Sharon Miller finished second. Gene and Mary Seaford placed third.
Closest to pin honors went to Ricky Honeycutt and Tammie Drew. Longest putt was won by David Huneycutt and Miller
New officers are Huneycutt (president), Kendall (vice president), Treva Honeycutt (secretary) and Mary Seaford (treasurer).