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Catawba women roll

Catawba’s women’s basketball team won 81-61 against Virginia Intermont on Monday at Goodman Gym.
Jelena Ciric scored a career-best 19 points for Catawba (6-3).
Ciric hit her first five shots, including two 3-pointers, to get Catawba off to a good start.
Jada Huntley scored 15 points off the bench, and Janna Dixon (12) and Chloe Bully (11) also scored in double figures.
Antionette McPhail had teams highs of nine rebounds and five assists.
Kayla Orrick scored 16 points for the visitors.
Catawba led 40-27 at halftime.
VA. INTERMONT (61) — Orrick 16, McKenzie 12, Radvile 7, Ray 7, Jones 5, Hill 5, Cruse 4, Lane 3, Jenkins 2, May.
CATAWBA (81) — Ciric 19, Huntley 15, Dixon 12, Bully 11, Greer 8, McPhail 6, Whitby 4, Clay 3, Ucinski 3, Blackwell, Brown.
VI 27 34 — 61
Catawba 40 41 — 81
Leonard Murdock scored 20 points as North Hills rolled over Challenger 69-47.
Chris Taylor scored 19 points, and Garrett Beck had 13 for the Eagles (3-6).
Taylor had 11 rebounds and six steals, while Murdock had 10 rebounds.
Four athletes from the Hurley YMCA Warriors excelled at the USATF cross country national championship held in San Antonio.
They are Noah Julian, Matthew Burroughs, Eli Julian and Emma Calvert.
Top-25 finshers received medals and top-8 finshers are All Americans.
8-under boys, 2K
Eli Julian, 6th in 7:49.16 out 205 runners for All-America honors.
9-10 girls, 3K
Emma Calvert was 210th out 308th in 14:10.35
9-10 boys, 3K
Matthew Burroughs was 156th out of 329 in 12:31.05; Noah Julian was 157th in 12:31.09.
This ends a very successful season for the Warriors. They’ll start outdoor track and field on March 10.
The Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for basketball leagues for girls (ages 7-15) and a coed league for ages 5-6. The cost is $30 per person. Register at Hall Gym (1400 West Bank St.) through Jan. 11. Practices begin the end of January. Games are in February and March. Call 704-638-5289 for information.
Caleb Mauldin had 28 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocks as West Rowan Middle won 62-37 against Erwin.
Josiah Dixon scored 12 points for the Bulldogs, and Owen White had 11.
Cole Perry scored 12 points to lead the Eagles.
• Erwin’s girls won 35-26 over West Middle.
Sydney Taylor led the Eagles with 16 points.
Hollie Harison and Anna Shafer scored six points, while Mia Graham had five.
East Rowan Winter Baseball Camp dates are set.
A hitting camp will be held on Jan. 11. The cost is $20.
Campers from ages 6-9 will receive instruction from 12-2, with ages 10-14 receiving instruction from 2-4 p.m.
A fielding camp will be held on Jan. 18 from 10-noon for ages 6-14. The cost is $20.
Also on Jan. 18, a pitching camp will be held from 2-4 p.m. The cost is $20. Bring your own catcher.
Attend all three camps for $50.
The camps will be held at Staton Field, weather permitting.
The aternate site is the East Rowan High School Gym. Register online at www.ermustangbaseball.com, and check for updates at www.erds.baberuthonline.com. Payments should be made the day of the camp.
Southeast won 73-22 against Corriher-Lipe on Monday. The results are in Scoreboard.
West Rowan’s Harrison Baucom was left off the league’s list of all-conference players.
Baucom, a junior quarterback and punter, was All-SPC.
South Rowan is at Carson, West Rowan is at Central Cabarrus, and East Rowan is at Northwest Cabarrus in SPC basketball matchups tonight.
The South-Carson girls game features the top three scorers in the county, with South’s Avery Locklear and Cassidy Chipman and Carson’s Alex Allen.
South’s girls are off to their strongest start in years with a 3-0 league record.
East’s girls are still unbeaten overall at 7-0 and are 4-0 in the league.
West’s boys will try to build on a strong start. The Falcons are 3-0 in the SPC.

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