area sports briefs: All-CCC teams released
From staff reports
Salisbury linebacker Kavari Hillie was named CCC Defensive Player of the Year, while Salisbury football coach Joe Pinyan shared CCC coaching honors with Central Davidsonís Brad Morton.
Salisbury players on the All-CCC football team are running backs Justin Ruffin, Max Allen and Dominique Dismuke, quarterback Brian Bauk, offensive linemen Montana Harmon and Parker McKeithan, defensive backs DeJoun Jones and DaíQuan Robertson, linebackers Hillie, Travis Byrd and William Brown, defensive linemen Scott Givens and Sam Humble and punter Michael Mazur.
Thomasville running back ShaíQuann Johnson was the offensive player of the year.
n All-CCC boys soccer
Salisburyís state champs placed Kenny Bonilla, Connor Miller, Spencer Dixon, B.J. Woods, Bobby Cardelle, Emmy Turcios and Hanson Saryee on the All-CCC soccer team.
Bonilla was named CCC Player of the Year.
Salisburyís Matt Parrish was runner-up for CCC coaching honors to West Davidsonís Chris Brown.
n All-CCC girls tennis
The state champion Salisbury girls tennis team placed Joy Loeblein, Erika Nelson, Katelyn Storey, Madeline Hoskins, Sallie Kate Meyerhoeffer, Alexandra Drye and Caroline Graham on the All-CCC team.
Loeblein was named CCC Player of the Year, while Salisburyís Chris Myers received league coaching honors.
n All-CCC volleyball
Salisburyís Brielle Blaire and Madeline Gentry were named to the All-CCC volleyball team.
Central Davidsonís McKenzie Burkhart was named CCC Player of the Year. Thomasvilleís Brian Kennedy receiving coaching honors for the league.
n All-CCC cross country
Salisburyís Nick Greene made the All-CCC boys cross country team.
Central Davidsonís Derek Chavis was CCC Runner of the Year. Centralís Greg Peters received coaching honors.
n In girls cross country, Salisburyís Katelyn Storey and Susannah Dixon earned All-CCC honors.
West Davidsonís Callie Wynn was runner of the year, while Peters was coach of the year.
n All-CPC teams
Davie County placed Cole Blankenship, A.J. Blaskievich, Kyle Bullins, Landon Hurt, Nate Jones, Jamal Lackey, Mitchell Miller, Stephon Smoot, Michael Spillman and Jonathan Wiseman on the All-CPC football team.
CPC Offensive Player of the Year was Mount Tabor QB Michael Eldridge, CPC Defensive Player of the Year was Reaganís Grant Dawson, and CPC Coach of the Year was Mount Taborís Laymarr Marshall.
n Davieís Anna McBride was runner of the year for CPC girls cross country. Davieís Blakely Gantt joined McBride on the All-CPC team.
n Davie placed Bryce Bartelt, Alexis Hernandez and Jessie Ramirez on the All-CPC boys soccer team.
West Forsythís Warren Marshall was named CPC Player of the Year.
n Davieís Heather Kimel and Clara MacDonell made the All-CPC volleyball team.
Reaganís Dannie Green and Mount Taborís Elyssa Mulheron were co-players of the year.
n Davieís Allie Billings, Caroline Cozart and Jennifer Webster made the All-CPC girls tennis team.
Co-players of the year were Reaganís Montse Mesalles and West Forsythís Kindell Schmitt.
n Prep swimming
South Rowan swept a swim meet with Salisbury and North Rowan.
Southís girls scored 147 to top the Hornets (62) and Cavaliers (9).
Southís girls got wins from Nicole Mauldin (50 free, 27.25 and 100 fly, 1:12.87), Kaylin Little (200 IM, 2:55.90) and Kristina Miller (500 free, 7:09.27 and 100 back, 1:20.35).
Salisburyís girls got wins from McKenzie Stevens (200 free, 2:02.50 and 100 free, 56.97) and Rachel Jones (100 breast, 1:24.37)
Mauldin, Little, Leslie Franks and Taylor Kluttz won the 200 free relay (1:56.28) for the Raiders. Mauldin, Miller, Faith Caswell and Sydney Kelly won the 400 free relay (4:59.57).
Salisburyís Jones, Stevens, Alexandra Drye and Kristen Harman won the 200 medley relay (2:14.17).
n Southís boys scored 156 points to top Salisbury (58) and North (55).
South got individual wins from Luke Rary (200 IM, 2:30.91), Trevor Burrow (50 free, 26.11), Caleb Helms (100 free, 55.95 and 100 breast, 1:14.92), Patrick King (500 free, 6:04.97) and Bradley Bettis (100 back, 1:21.63).
Southís Rary, Helms, Jeremiah Bradshaw and Burrow won the 200 medley relay (2:01.82). The same foursome won the 200 free relay (1:44.22).
Southís Reynold Sanchez, Burrow, King and Caleb Barnette won the 400 free relay (4:11.65).
Salisburyís Taylor Rodenhuis won the 200 free (1:51.51) and 100 fly (57.59).
n College swimming
Catawbaís swim teams won against Pfeiffer Saturday at Johnson Pool.
Catawbaís women rolled 161-101 victory, while the men cruised 157-105.
Andrew McCollister (Salisbury) had wins in the 200 breast (2:10.85) and 500 free (4:55.30) and broke a school record by six seconds in the 1000 free (9:49.22).
Theo Zatterstrom won the 200 free, 200 fly and 100 free for the Indians.
Katia Kruglov won the 1000 free, 500 free and 200 IM to lead Catawbaís women.
Catawba will venture to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on December 13-18 for the Nova Southeastern Invite.
n LC athletics
Livingstone interim AD William Orr has been selected to participate in the NCAA Pathway Program for administrators who want to become directors of athletics as their next career step. Orr was selected from a nationwide search and is only the second administrator from the CIAA to be selected for the program.
n 8th-grade basketball
North 54, Mooresville 51
North rallied from a late seven-point deficit in Spencer.
Naquis Caldwell led the Mavericks with 25 points and 10 rebounds and hit key free throws late in the game. Josh Handy had 10 points, five assists, four rebounds and four steals. Xavier Partee and Ty Corpening pulled down six rebounds each.
Devin Jones led the Red Imps with 20 points.
North (3-2) plays host to Erwin on Thursday.
West 59, Erwin 32
A strong defensive effort propelled the Bulldogs (5-0) to another victory. Jalyn Cagle had five points, five rebounds, six steals, and seven assists to lead the Bulldogs.
Dearius Phillips and Noah Williams combined for 15 rebounds. Devon Morrison was the leading scorer with 17 points and Kreshon Alexander chipped in with 10. Joshua Lindsey had six steals.
Leading Erwin (3-2) were Austin Love with 11 points, Landon Goodman with six and Corbin Elliott with five
West 38, Erwin 37
Khaila Hall led West with 26 points and numerous steals. Tatciana Cowan scored nine for the Bulldogs (5-0) in a battle of unbeaten teams.
Peyton Green had nine rebounds, and Jessica Yates and Marissa Henderson stood out on defense.
Brittany Small led Erwin (4-1) with 14 points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots. Melonye McCree had eight points and 18 rebounds. Twins Shenique and Shenell Pharr had six points each.
West faces Corriher-Lipe on Thursday.
North 35, Mooresville 19
Leading scorers for the Mavericks were Special Washington with 20 points, Zykeria Tucker with seven and Adoria McIntyre with four.
3rd-4th grade Super Bowl
The North Rowan Cavaliers defeated the Granite/Faith Chargers 12-6 in overtime at South Rowan.
This was their third straight Super Bowl victory.
Starting quarterback Charlie Klingler was not available, so Javon Smith took the reins and scored two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score in overtime.
North scored first in the overtime and the defense held on four downs with Jordan Goodine, Malcolm Wilson and Xavier Davis stopping the Chargersí Jawon Blackwell on the final possession.
Defensive leaders for the Cavaliers were Justin Hughes, Blaine Shellhorn, Demetrius Jeffries and Goodine. Wilson had a fumble recovery late in regulation to send it to overtime.
The Cavaliers, who finished a perfect 8-0, were piloted by head coach Kenneth Karriker, Shawn Perry, Scott Palmer, Kenny Karriker, Kelly Palmer, Kelly Miller and Quintous Smith.
n Catawba camps
Go to www.e-timeout.com for information on Catawbaís Christmas basketball camps in Salisbury, Concord and Charlotte.
Half-day (ages 5-8) and full-day (ages 7-15) camps are available.
5TH AND 6TH GRADE
The 5th and 6th grader completed a Cavalier Superbowl sweep by defeating the West Rowan Falcons 38-20. Jaden Jones rushed for 242 yards and 4 touchdowns for the Cavs on runs of 58, 43, 35, and 91 yards. Xavier Haley also scored twice for North on runs of 38 and 40 yards respectively. Bryant Young threw 2 TD passes and Brandon Wallace scored the other TD for the Falcons. Defensive standouts for the Cavs were Michael White, Brett Lawson, Laverrick Johnniken, Cameron Gill, Tyrus Neely, Haley and Jones. The Cavaliers are coached by Head Coach Kent Ryan, Ernest Dunlap, Kenderic Dunlap, Carl Marlin, Jermaine Miller, Dennis Rivers, Dwayne Lawson, Mike White and Tim Handy.
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