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Davie boys nip Jackets

From staff reports
Davie County’s boys beat Lexington 75-68 on the road on Tuesday.
It was a tough game for the War Eagles (9-1), mostly because Lexington hit eight 3-pointers.
Both Martin twins were under the weather, but Caleb still scored 22 points and had 14 rebounds.
Austin Hatfield scored 18 points. Taylor Hatfield had 10. The Hatfields combined for nine assists.
Kenyon Tatum had 12 points and ine assists.
Davie won’t play again until the second day of the Christmas tournament.
• Davie’s girls (5-5) lost to Lexington 76-65 despite 25 points by Amy Steller and 19 by Haleigh Hatfield. Steller hit four 3-pointers.
• A.L. Brown’s girls lost 52-43 to Robinson in the SPC opener for both teams.
Jennifer Raper and Bianca Moody scored nine each for the Wonders (2-5).

Jayvee basketball
East Rowan’s girls stayed unbeaten with a 39-32 win against Carson.
Kennedy Lambert scored nine points for the Mustangs (8-0, 1-0 NPC). Shenell Pharr and Melonye McCree scored six each.
• In a battle of college roomates, Cameron Frick’s Cougars edged Kurt Misenheimer’s Mustangs in the jayvee boys game.
•South Rowan’s jayvee games at Central Davidson will start at 4 p.m. on Thursday.

Wells Fargo Cup
Statewide standings after fall sports have been released for the Wells Fargo Cup, symbolic of overall athletic excellence.
Cary Green Hope leads the 4A standings, with Charlotte Ardrey Kell second.
Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons leads the 3A standings, with Charlotte Catholic second. Carson and Concord are tied for 15th.
Carrboro leads 2A, with Waxhaw Cuthbertson second. Salisbury is third. South Iredell is fourth.
Lake Norman Charter leads in 1A, with Hendersonville second. Gray Stone is 11th.

Middle school wrestling
Corriher-Lipe edged Knox 42-37. See Scoreboard.

8th-grade basketball
West Rowan’s boys beat Southeast 47-36.
Kortez Weeks scored 14 points to lead the Bulldogs (7-2).
Armoni Hogue scored 11 points. Nick Warren had eight, Jovon Quarles six, and Rodney Howell five.
Howell, had six rebounds, while Weeks and Quarles had five each.
Brenden Westbrook led the Patriots with nine points. Lawrence Robinson had eight, Austin Love seven, and Malon Herron six.
•Knox’s girls beat Corriher-Lipe 37-25.
Kiilantra Mashore scored 15 to lead the Trojans. Niah Spratt scored eight, and Tyzarea Alexander had six.
Kallie Ketchie scored nine for the Yellow Jackets. Keirsten Morgan scored five.

Intimidators
Tommy Thompson will return to manage the Kannapolis Intimidators in 2013.
The pitching coach is Jose Bautista. Andy Tomberlin is the hitting coach. Cory Barton is the trainer.

College swimming
Catawba’s men finished fourth in the Shark Invitational, while the Catawba women finished sixth.
Sebastian Holmberg broke the school record with a 45.23 clocking in the 100 free.
Katia Kruglov set a school record for women with a 53.18 clocking on a 100 free leg in a relay.
For more on Catawba swimming, go to GoCatawbaIndians.com.

Parks and Rec
Salisbury Parks and Recreation is accepting registrations at Hall Gym for youth basketball leagues.
Leagues are for boys and girls ages 5-6 and girls ages 7-15.
Cost is $35.
Practices start in January. Games start in February.
Contact Lakai Brice at lbric@salisburync.gov or Steve Clark at sclar@salisburync.gov or 704-638-5289.

Prep swimming
South Rowan took on4A Davie County and Statesville at the South Rowan YMCA on Tuesday.
The South boys suffered their first loss of the season, falling to Davie 141-116, while Statesville came in third with 41 points.
Luke Rary was the only individual winner for the Raiders, taking first in the 200 IM and the 100 butterfly.
On the strength of Rary’s victories and a host of strong performances in the B lane, the Raiders kept within striking distance until the 200 freestyle relay.
With the meet almost out of reach, South Rowan pulled within 2 with spectacular 1-2 finish in the 200 freestyle relay. Rary, Dylan Goodman, Jeremiah Bradshaw and Bonner Buchanan finished first, while Tyler Fuller, Jonnie Lefebvre, Dillon Parker and Bradley Bettis finished second.
But the War Eagles pulled away over the final three events. Bradley Bettis (200 freestyle), Bonner Buchanan (50 freestyle), Jeremiah Bradshaw (500 freestyle) captured second places, while Bradshaw (200 IM), Dillon Parker (100 freestyle), Bettis (500 freestyle), Stetson Johnston (100 backstroke) and Nathan Shorter (100 breaststroke) all finished third.
•South’s girls knocked off Davie 122-116. Statesville had 60 points.
Nicole Mauldin (200 IM), Faith Casswell (200 free and 500 free), and Leslie Franks (100 free) were winners for the Raiders.
Taylor Kluttz finished second in the 200 free and third in the 50 free. Franks also nabbed second in the 100 breaststroke. Casey Pruitt came in third in the 500 free. Mauldin added a third place in the 100 butterfly. Kylie Labbe finished third in the 100 backstroke.
The team of Mauldin, Kluttz, Franks and Madyson Campbell won the 200 freestyle relay.

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