Area sports briefs: Davie comes to Carson
From staff reports
Davie County’s basketball teams play at Carson tonight in a varsity doubleheader scheduled to start at 6.
Davie’s boys (6-1) will be one of the top teams in the Moir tournament, although unbeaten North Rowan has the inside track for the No. 1 seed.
Carson’s girls are 8-0. Davie’s girls knocked off West Rowan last week for their first win.
Davie’s girls fell to 1-6 on Wednesday with a 54-45 loss to Forbush. Laura Shelton scored 21 points for the War Eagles, while Amy Steller accounted for 19.
Salisbury will host North Rowan in a varsity doubleheader at Catawba’s Goodman Gym on Saturday.
Forty-five GARS members played at Crescent earlier this week. Low ‘A’ flight player with a net of 62.41 was Gordon Correll.
Low ‘B’ flight player with a net of 66.30 was Clive Mahaffey. Low ‘C’ flight player with a net of 68.88 was Guy Schenk. Low ‘D’ flight player with a net of 76.11 was Harold Caudill.
Anna Edwards scored 10 points to lead West Rowan’s girls to a 34-31 win over Salisbury on Wednesday.
Sierra Charles handled Salisbury’s pressure well, and Diamond Lovell stepped up defensively with seven rebounds, two blocks and three steals.
• Kaleigh Troutman, Kennedy Lambert and Lara Drew scored nine points each for East Rowan in a 41-32 loss to Carson’s girls.
Both teams are 6-1.
East’s boys (4-3, 1-0) rolled 50-14 against Carson on Tuesday.
Samuel Wyrick led the Mustangs with 12 points. Seth Wyrick and Jack Wiesensel scored eight each.
East Rowan is hosting a six- week baseball camp starting Jan. 8.
East head coach Brian Hightower will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy.
Classes are available for players in grades 1-12.
Registration is now under way. For more information, visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com or call toll-free 866-622-4487.
For the second straight year, BB&T Ballpark will host amateur baseball games in 2012.
The Winston-Salem Dash are currently seeking high school and other youth baseball programs that are interested in playing games at one of the finest baseball facilities in the country.
Last year, 12 area high schools played games at BB&T, and eight games are already scheduled for next year with open dates remaining in March and limited availability in April. Contact the Dash while open dates still remain by calling (336) 714-2287.
Northwest Cabarrus football awards were presented earlier this week.
Team MVP was back John Edmond. Defensive MVP was linebacker Jarrin Hogue, while offensive MVP was quarterback Colby Williford. The Arden Ray Award winner was defensive lineman Weston Smith.
Cardinal Gibbons’ Madison Bugg was named as the state’s Gatorade Player of the Year.
Bugg led Cardinal Gibbons to the 3A state championship.
Catawba senior attack, Braden Artem is honorable mention on Face-Off Yearbook’s preseason All-America team.
Artem led Catawba with 43 goals last season.
The Erwin wrestling team is undefeated at 8-0.
Brody Argabright, Bryant Godsey, Austin Watson, Sawyer Kimmer and Daniel Muncey are all unbeaten.
For information on Catawba’s full-day and half-day Christmas basketball camps in Salisbury, Concord and Charlotte, visit www.e-timeout.com.
Cannon School’s boys and girls varsity soccer teams won awards for exemplary performance in the classroom during the 2010-11 academic year. Salisbury’s Sally Fowler, a junior, is a member of the girls team.