Area Sports Briefs: Davie sweeps West; LC men hang on

Published 12:34 am Thursday, January 22, 2015

From staff reports

Davie County’s boys basketball team won 59-51 against West Rowan on Wednesday in Mocksville.

Cooper Wall led the War Eagles (7-10) with 16 points. Heath Slabach had 11, and Jordan McDaniel and Holden Poole scored 10 each.

Celexus Long scored 24 for the Falcons (10-6).

Davie won mostly with great foul shooting. The War Eagles shot 15-for-16 at the line, including 9-for-10 in the fourth quarter.

• Davie’s girls jumped to a 21-4 first-quarter lead and rolled to a 60-43 win against the Falcons.

Madison Zaferatos scored 13 for the War Eagles. Ashlyn Hampton had 12.

Khaila Hall scored 14 for the Falcons. Taylor Martin had nine.

Davie 59, W. Rowan 51

Boys

WEST ROWAN (51)

Long 24, Weeks 9, Joseph 6, Rankin 6, Wilson 4, Mauldin 2.

DAVIE (59)

Wall 16, Slabach 11, McDaniel 10, Poole 10,  Shoffner 7, Miller 3, Mua 2.

West 13    9    13   16 — 51

Davie 10   16   12   21 — 59

Davie 60, W. Rowan 43

Girls

WEST (43)

Hall 14, Martin 9, Spratt 8, Miller 5, Vaughters 4, Lovell 3

DAVIE (60)

Zaferatos 13, Hampton 12, Peterson 8, McKayla Bohannon 7, Joyner 6, Jones 4, A. Peebles 4, Martinez 3, C. Peebles 2

West   4    15  9   15 — 43

Davie  21  16  7   16 — 60

• In Salisbury’s 69-63 CCC boys win against Thomasville on Tuesday, Will Leckonby and Tre Oats had career highs with 16 points each for the Hornets.

D.J. Alexander (14) and Wes Fazia (12) also scored in double figures.

• Breya Philpot scored 12 points for the Salisbury girls in a 48-33 loss at Thomasville on Tuesday.

Christina Coleman scored 15 for the Bulldogs.

• Demeria Robinson scored 11 points for the North Rowan girls in Tuesday’s 65-37 loss at East Davidson.

Robinson boosted her career points total to 990.

Brianna White had 10 for the Cavaliers. Madi Hallman scored 24 for the unbeaten Golden Eagles.

• North Rowan’s boys stayed in first place in the CCC by routing East Davidson 86-41.

• Robinson’s boys beat Concord 98-77 on Wednesday with Daniel Spencer pouring in 44 points for the Bulldogs. Levar Batts Jr. added 26 for Robinson, and Connor Boothe scored 14.

• Carson is at Northwest Cabarrus for SPC  makeup games on Thursday.

Local golf

Sixty GARS members played in foursomes at Warrior on Tuesday.

Low ‘A’ Flight player with a net of 67.58 was Guy Schenk. Low ‘B’ Flight player with a net of 62.28 was Buddy Barger.

Low ‘C’ Flight player with a net of 62.37 was David Adams. Low ‘D’ Flight player with a net of 64.87 was Bert Bollinger with a net of 64.87.

Livingstone men

Livingstone’s men’s basketball team won 90-87 over Fayetteville State at New Trent Gym on Wednesday.

Eric Dubose scored 22 points for the Blue Bears and made two clutch free throws with 40 seconds left and Livingstone clinging to a one-point lead.

Fayetteville State misfired on three 3-point attempts in the closing seconds that would’ve sent the game to overtime.

Livingstone (11-6, 5-3 CIAA)  also got double-figure scoring from Ty Newman (19), Eric Mayo (16) and Hakeem Jackson (10).

Mayo had seven rebounds. Daryl Traynham had four assists.

Livingstone shot 50.8 percent and hit eight 3-pointers, but the Broncos (10-8, 4-4) had a big edge on the boards and were hard to shake.

Joshua Dawson scored 23 for the Broncos.

Livingstone hosts rival  J.C. Smith on Saturday at 4 p.m. Note the time change.

LC 90, Fayetteville St. 87

FAYETTEVILLE ST.  (87)

Dawson 23, Thompson 14, Hill 14, Showers 13, Shelton 8, McCray 7, Addison 5, Holmes 2, Thiep 1.

LIVINGSTONE (90)

Dubose 22, Newman 19, Mayo 16, Jackson 10, Williams 7, Traynham 6, Cole 5, D. Johnson 4, Harris 1, Howell, Henry, Flint, M. Johnson.

Fayetteville St.   39         48     — 87

Livingstone         50         40     — 90

Catawba women

Catawba’s women’s basketball team lost 62-47 at Wingate on Wednesday.

The Indians (9-7, 6-5 SAC) had a cold shooting night, managing just 24.7 percent from the field.

Jada Huntley had 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Indians. Janna Dixon hit three 3-pointers, and Bri Johnson scored 10.

Andrea Bertrand scored 17 for the first-place Bulldogs (12-6, 10-1 SAC).

Wingate 62, Catawba 47

CATAWBA (47)

Huntley 16, Johnson 10, Dixon 9, Greer 6, Rogers 2, Bully 2, Franklin 2, S. Brown, Ucinski, Richardson, K. Brown, Newbold.

WINGATE (62)

Bertrand 17, Dunbar 10, McGee 8, Hill 7, Tomlinson 6, Bonner 5, Deberry 4, Tricoli 3, Boston 2.

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Catawba 16         31     — 47

Wingate 33         29     — 62

Catawba men

Catawba’s men’s basketball team lost 65-54 at Wingate on Wednesday.

The Indians shot 34.5 percent and lost the rebounding battle 44-33.  Jerrin Morrison led the Indians (7-9, 5-6) with 14 points. K.J. Arrington added 12.

Keith Griffin had 16 points an 10 boards for the Bulldogs (10-7, 7-4). Wingate outscored the Indians 38-18 in the paint.

Wingate 65, Catawba 54

CATAWBA (54)

Morrison 14, Arrington 12, Warren 8, Sampah 8, Perkins 5, Sealey 5, Taylor 2, Ingram, Henderson, Marijosius.

WINGATE (65)

K. Griffin 16,  Hilliard 10, X. Griffin 10, Daye 9. Dominguez 9, Lolar 5, Harrison 4, Cureton 2.

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Catawba 25         29     — 54

Wingate 29         36     — 65

Prep wrestling

West Rowan won 54-24 at Northwest Cabarrus in SPC wrestling on Wednesday.

A.J. Martlock, Alex Williams and Joe Doll won by forfeit for the Falcons (3-3 SPC). Joe Waddell, Zac Ridenhour, Ben Kluttz, Corbin Benton, Jacob Wood and Hunter Mesimer had pins.

Prep swimming

The Rowan County Championships will be held on Thursday at 4:15 p.m. at the Hurley YMCA.

8th-grade basketball

In the conference tournament at Erwin, Janiya Downs scored 27 points to propel Corriher-Lipe to a 36-31 semifinal win against  Mooresville.

Rhiannon Kimmer scored nine for the Yellow Jackets.

• In the first round of the tournament, Corriher-Lipe won 50-25 against North Rowan Middle. Downs scored 37, while Kimmer had 11. Bil’Lizah Connor scored 17 for the Mavericks.

• In Thursday’s championship games at Erwin, the Corriher-Lipe girls will take on West Rowan Middle at 4:30 p.m., with North Rowan Middle battling Mooresville in the boys title game at 6 p.m. North Rowan Middle is undefeated.

Parks and Rec

Salisbury Parks and Rec  is registering for girls basketball (ages 7-15) and coed basketball (ages 5-6) until Jan. 23. Register at www.salisburync.gov/play.  The player placement draft is Sat., Jan. 24, with ages 7-8 at 10 a.m.,  ages 9-10 at 11 a.m., noon for ages 11-13, and 1 p.m. for age 14-15.  Call 704-638-5289 for info.

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