Indians scheduled at L-R
Catawba’s basketball teams are scheduled to play at Lenoir-Rhyne tonight.
Catawba hasn’t played L-R yet this season.
Catawba’s women (8-8, 6-6) will try to bounce back from a rough stretch. They’ve lost five out of six.
L-R leads the series 38-33.
• Catawba’s men will meet L-R for the 196th time. The Bears lead the series 104-91 and have won four of the last five meetings.
Catawba (5-11, 5-7) needs wins to make the conference tournament. The top eight in a 12-team league qualify.
Catawba hosts L-R (8-8, 7-5) on Feb. 19.
• Livingstone’s games scheduled for tonight against St. Augustine’s already have been pushed back to Monday.
Catawba’s softball team tied for fourth with Carson-Newman in preseason SAC voting.
Lenoir-Rhyne, Anderson and Wingate were tabbed as the top three teams.
Lenoir-Rhyne received seven first-place votes. Anderson got three, and Catawba and Carson-Newman got one apiece.
Catawba picher Carley Tysinger was a preseason All-SAC first team pick.
Tysinger was the SAC Pitcher and Freshman of the Year. She led the conference with 25 wins, a 1.21 ERA and 324 strikeouts.
• In the Southern Conference, Georgia Southern is the favorite. Appalachian State was picked third.
Elon was picked seventh and Western Carolina eighth.
• Coastal Carolina was picked as the favorite in the Big South.
Campbell was picked second. Campbell shortstop Ericka Nesbitt (East Rowan) should be one of the top players in the league this season.
Prep activities were postponed Tuesday due to the winter storm.
Tonight’s A.L. Brown concord matchup also has been postponed.
Reschedules that have been announced include:
Hickory Ridge at East Rowan (Thursday)
Davie at North Davidson (Thursday)
A.L. Brown at Vance (Thursday)
Salisbury at North Rowan varsity (Saturday, girls at 6)
The jayvee teams will play at Salisbury, starting at 2 p.m.
Carson at West Rowan (Monday)
South Rowan at Cox Mill (Monday)
Thomasville at Lexington (Monday)
Fifty-seven GARS members played at Crescent on Monday.
Low ‘A’ Flight player with a net of 65.99 was Steve Albanese. Low ‘B’ Flight player with a net of 66.05 was Everett Hancock Sr. Low ‘C’ Flight player with a net of 63.50 was Lloyd Clodfelter. Low ‘D’ Flight player with a net of 64.42 was John Daniels.
The North Hills varsity girls rolled to a 59-14 win against Piedmont Community Charter.
Candace-Craig Lyerly shot 10-for-12 from the floor and scored 22 points. She had 13 rebounds.
Natalie Whicker and Olivia Houghton scored nine points each for the Eagles. Dajah Glenn and Siera Eagle scored seven apiece.
• In a 70-21 romp against Challenge of Hickory, Whicker (16), Lyerly (12), Jordan Plummer (12) and Eagle (10) scored in double figures.
Lyerly shot 6-for-6. Whicker and Eagle had 11 rebounds each.
Sacred Heart’s varsity girls won 28-26 against Hickory Christian.
Julia Honeycutt had 13 points, five steals and three assists. Leah Wyrick had 10 rebounds. Wyrick, Sara Nyugen, Mary McCullough, Mary Sobataka and Olivia Dagenhart contributed points.
• Sacred Heart’s varsity boys (14-3) lost to Hickory Christian 40-39 on a late free throw. Jack Fisher led the Dolphins with 17 pts and seven rebounds. Will Taylor scored 11, and Michael Childress had five. Eric Turnbull and Melvin Bonilla also scored.
In Southeast’s 21-20 loss to China Grove in girls basketball, Malaysya Zeinelabdin scored six points.
Endee’ef Grant and Nancy Gamewell scored five each.
Catawba will induct Ronald Ogrodowicz and Richard Sharpnack into its athletic training Hall of Fame on Feb. 22.
The inaugural class was inducted in 2011.
Contact Bob Casnus at firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-637-4359 for information on attending the event.