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Carson soccer takes on Warriors

Carson is scheduled to play Weddington Wednesday at Carson in a matchup of two of the top teams in 3A.
Carson (8-0) is ranked No. 1, while Weddington (8-1-1) is ranked third.
• East Rowan topped West Rowan 5-1 in a weather-shortened SPC match on Tuesday.
Bryant Stewart and Brock Stewart scored two goals each for the Cougars. Erik Estrada scored one goal.
Bays Bost had three assists. Sal Sanchez and Will Brown also had assists.
East Rowan junior offensive lineman Sawyer Kimmer (6-5, 275) has been offered by Old Dominion.
Carson’s Sarah Safrit has verbally committed to play soccer at Emory & Henry, a D-III school in Virginia.
Carson won 9-0 against West Rowan on Monday to stay unbeaten in the SPC at 4-0. Laura Isenhour, Sara Lentz, Erika Meadows, Gabi Jolly, Addie Gantt and Sierra Fesperman won in singles.
Winning doubles teams were Isenhour-Lentz, Meadows-Gantt and Jolly-Fesperman.

In West Rowan’s 26-24, 25-15, 22-25 and 25-17 win against North Rowan on Monday, Ashley Wood had four aces, six kills, and 12 assists. Abbey Williams had three aces. Parker Williams had 2 aces and four kills. Diamond Lovell and Hannah Moseley had three kills each.
Libero Taylor Martin, Taylor Quinn, Parker Williams, Wood, Abbey Williams, Asia Kemp and Emilee Wooten led the defense.
West Rowan is home against Central Cabarrus on Wednesday in SPC action.
• Salisbury won 25-20, 26-24, 22-25 and 25-14 against Thomasville on Tuesday. Juliana Anderson led the Hornets (3-0 CCC) with 18 kills and four aces. Maddie Gentry had four aces, five kills and five digs. Mary Seifert had seven aces, four kills and 13 assists. Lora Withers had four aces and seven assists.
• Carson swept Central Cabarrus on Monday to improve to 5-4 in the SPC. The Cougars play at East Rowan Wednesday in a big SPC matchup. East also is 5-4 in the league.
• North Rowan lost to East Davidson 23-25, 25-23, 25-17, 23-25 and 15-12 in a CCC match on Tuesday.
Aliyah Farmer’s 20 kills and Demeria Robinson’s 21 digs led the Cavaliers. Caroline Billingsley had three aces and served for 20 points. Ashlyn Mills had five aces. Chevy Blaire had 11 kills and three blocks. Brianna White had four blocks and five kills.
• In East Rowan’s 3-1 SPC loss to Cox Mill on Monday, Jordan McCall had 26 assists.
Ashton Rogers had 10 kills. Avery Wright had nine kills and 13 digs. Brittany Small had six kills.
West Rowan won against North Rowan 25-16 and 25-14, with Hope McNeill getting four kills and Raegan Owen three. Mady Myers had five aces. Savannah Cline had nine assists.
• Salisbury’s jayvees beat Thomasville 2-1. Dakotah Insley lead the Hornets with seven aces and four assists. Breya Philpot had four aces and two kills. Ariyan Duren Williams had three kills.
The Rowan County Tournament is Wednesday at Corbin Hills at 1 p.m.
• In MeCKa golf at The Tradition Club on Monday, Hough shot 126 to win. A.L. Brown placed fourth at 162. Mackenzie Rodgers shot 44.
• In SPC golf at Skybrook on Monday, Cox Mill shot 144 to win. Other scores were South Rowan (157), East Rowan (162), West Rowan (167), Concord (177) and Hickory Ridge (180). Cox Mill’s Jaime Cassell shot 40. South Rowan’s Alexandria Bare shot 41. Carson’s Micah Furr shot 47. Kathryn Marcum’s 51 led East Rowan. Savannah Lloyd’s 54 led West Rowan.
Livingstone QB Drew Powell and receiver Jalen Hendricks repeated as CIAA players of the week at their positions. Powell accounted for five TDs, while Hendricks had five catches for 151 yards in a 48-45 win at Paine.
LC coach Daryl Williams won the CIAA’s coach of the week honor.

Catawba senior Madison Kennedy (Salisbury) finished third in the Full Moon BBQ Invitational in Alabama.
Kennedy shot 69-74 — 143. Her 69 tied the school record. Her two-round total was one shot off Kelsey Babos’ school record.
As a team, Catawba placed second and smashed the old school record for a two-round tournament by 21 shots. Kennedy finished third overall. Freshman Alexis Kershaw placed eighth.
• Catawba’s men’s team finished fifth in the Full Moon BBQ Invitational which concluded on Tuesday.
Senior Brian Donaldson shot 71 on Tuesday and placed sixth.
The Catawba women’s tennis team fell to Pfeiffer 5-1 on Tuesday. Rachel Rudisill won for Catawba.
The 12th-ranked Wingate Bulldogs opened SAC play with a 25-14, 25-19 and 29-27 win against Catawba on Tuesday. Shelly Stumpff had 12 kills for the Bulldogs (8-1).
Alex Hopper had 11 kills to lead the Indians (2-4).

The Knox Trojans beat the Southeast Patriots 36-6 in seventh-grade football.
Scoring touchdowns for the Trojans were Jabril Norman, Reggie Everhart, Louwan Blackwell and Rodney Covington.
Quarterback Jacquez Smith threw for a touchdown and ran in a conversion. Standouts on the Trojans’ offensive line were Milo Walser, Michael Guerra, Roman Fuentes, and Donovan Blair.
Leading the defense for the Trojans were Jadarius Wood, Covington, Damien Dillard, and Jackson Walker.
Sixty-five GARS members played in foursomes at Warrior earlier this week.
Low ‘A’ Flight player with a net of 59.05 was Clyde Crawford. Low ‘B’ Flight player with a net of 61.66 was Jack Swicegood. Low ‘C’ Flight player with a net of 61.84 was Gwyn Huie. Low ‘D’ Flight player with a net of 60.44 was Dave Allen.
• The Corbin Hills Women’s Golf Association played in a low-gross, low-net event on Tuesday.
First flight: Gross: Beth Calhoun; Net: Tony Iossi
Second Flight: Gross: Faye Cline; Net: Bev Cobb
Third Flight: Gross: Norma Burgess; Net: Louise Collins
Fourth Flight: Gross: Joy Maughmer; Net: Carole Payne
Becky Isenhour won low putts, followed by Carolynn Ries.

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