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Area Sports Briefs

From staff reports

Livingstone receiver Jalen Hendricks was named  CIAA Offensive Player of the Year late Thursday.

Hendricks missed the last two games but had 71 catches and 12 TDs.

• LC quarterback Drew Powell also made first team All-CIAA.

• Blue Bears on the second team are tight end Austin Higgins, linebacker Kenneth White and punter Leonardo Manzo made the second team.

• St. Augustine’s defensive lineman Teoz Mauney (West Rowan) made the CIAA All-Freshman team.

 Prep signings

East Rowan’s Kelli Fisher signed with UNC Asheville’s women’s basketball program on Thursday.

A story is upcoming.

• Carson’s Lacee Hunsucker plans to sign with Mars Hill’s softball program on Friday morning.

• Salisbury golfer Isabella Rusher plans to sign Tuesday with Richmond.

• South Rowan announced Beth Ann Martin will sign with Catawba’s softball program on Tuesday.


Prep football

Greensboro Dudley’s appeal to be reinstated to the 4A state playoffs was denied by the NCHSAA board of directors.

Dudley was the No. 1 seed and the defending state champion in 4A.

No. 16 seed Jamestown Ragsdale advances to the second round by forfeit.

Local golf

Sixty-seven GARS members played in foursomes at Crescent earlier this week.

Low ‘A’ Flight player with a net of 62.20 was Les Loman. Low ‘B’ Flight player with a net of 69.23 was Gary Morgan. Low ‘C’ Flight player with a net of 60.81 was David  Adams. Low ‘D’ Flight player with a net of 65.88 was Doug Lingle.

•The Club at Irish Creek hosted the Garrett Thomas Pro-Am to benefit families dealing with Cystic Fibrosis.

The Carolinas PGA event featured 26 pros and 76 amateurs playing for a purse of over $6,000.  Chris Haarlow of Greensboro won the professional division with a 64. In the team division,  Haarlow, Kevin Simpson, Todd Brawley  and Craig Brawley won with a 125 total.

• W.A. “Bill” Sides made a hole-in-one on the 200-yard  No. 13 at Rolling Hills. Robert Morgan and Terry Sorrell witnessed the feat.

8th-grade hoops

Janiya Downs scored 31 points to lead Corriher-Lipe to a 40-13 win against Erwin in  girls basketball.  Rhiannon Kimmer scored seven points for the Yellow Jackets. while Ashlyn Plott played well on defense.

Lauren Weisensel scored six points for the Eagles.


Gabe Hinceman led Erwin to a 47-19 win against Corriher-Lipe.

Middle school basketball scores and leading scorers can be reported to the Post by email at sports@salisburypost.com or by calling 704-797-4259.


College hoops

CVCC rolled 84-58 against the Limestone jayvees. Seth Martin (West Rowan) scored five points. Kenyon Tatum (North Rowan) had six rebounds for the Redhawks.

College soccer

Wingate’s men won 4-1 against Barton in the first round of the D- II tourney. Thursday.

College volleyball

Livingstone middle hitter Carrie Blunt was named to the All-CIAA first team. LC outside hitter Lareecia Swiney is on the second team.



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