Area Sports Briefs
From staff reports
Livingstone’s women’s basketball team romped 100-60 against Johnson & Wales on Sunday at New Trent Gym.
Livingstone led 9-2 early and was comfortably ahead 48-24 at halftime.
Amber Curtis had 14 points and six assists, while Kyra Crosby scored 12 points on 6-for-7 shooting. Cierra York scored 11 points. Labrea Walker shot 4-for-4 and scored 10 points. Wende Foster had 10 rebounds.
LC outrebounded Johnson & Wales 46-14.
Livingstone plays at Western Carolina on Monday.
Katelyn Storey completed the Anthem Richmond Marathon in 3:33:20, finishing fourth in her division and qualifying for the 2016 Boston Marathon.
Also qualifying for Boston in 2016 from Salisbury were: Joshua Pinyan – 2:50:17; Stuart Perkins – 3:07:29; Maleah Pinyan – 3:11:58 and Debbie Dickson – 3:39:31.
Also completing the Anthem Richmond Marathon were Salisbury’s Stu Stepp (3:30:18) and Kannapolis’ Charity Brumley (3:54.49).
The Salisbury Academy girls basketball team defeated North Hills 31-20.
Katie Leckonby scored 10 points to lead the Jaguars. Ellen Simons had eight, and Annabel Barr scored seven.
South Rowan Y
The South Rowan YMCA is accepting registrations now for boys basketball leagues.
Boys in grades 3-8 are eligible. Register through Dec. 2.
Little Shooters II is open for registration through Jan. 3 . This program is for boys and girls in grades 1 -2.
Contact Carvie Kepley at 704-857-7011 or email@example.com.
The FCCA U11 soccer team, the Green Dragons, finished third in its Second Division Fall Classic League standings by tying a division rival 2-2.
Scoring for the Dragons (9-5-3) were Reed Brixey and Luis Avilez. The other members of the team include Ben Childress, Bennett Clark, Ben Sweet, Christopher Portillo, Maddox Goodnight, Nick Antosek, Wade Robins, Oscar Enciso and Colin Donaldson. The team is coached by Seamus Donaldson and Frankie Cardelle.
Wingate’s run in the women’s Division II soccer tournament ended Sunday with a 1-0 overtime loss to Columbus State.
Amy Steller (Davie) scored four points for Guilford in a 56-48 win against Meredith on Sunday.
Steller transferred to Guilford from Pfeiffer.
Nate Jones (Davie) scored 28 points in a 107-94 win against Catawba Valley Community College.
Tre Williams (Carson) scored four points for the Storm.
Dalton Nelson (North Rowan) had a big game for CVCC with 18 points and five rebounds. Seth Martin (West Rowan) scored eight.
Carson pitcher Lacee Hunsucker signed with Mars Hill’s softball program on Friday morning. A story is upcoming.
• Salisbury golf standout Isabella Rusher will sign with Richmond on Tuesday afternoon.
• South Rowan’s Beth Ann Martin will sign with Catawba’s softball program on Tuesday afternoon.
• West Rowan catcher Marissa Yow will sign with Radford’s softball program on Tuesday evening.
• West Rowan shortstop Hunter Gibbons, the Rowan County Player of the Year for 2014, has signed with Western Carolina.
Salisbury’s Michael Ogden will continue his tennis career at N.C. State.
The Salisbury Athletic Booster Club meets Monday at 6 p.m. in the media center.
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