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Area Sports Briefs: Tysinger, Brooks honored

From staff reports

Catawba junior Carley Tysinger  was named the  South Atlantic Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week.

Tysinger posted 41 strikeouts in three complete-game wins. She got her week started with 16 strikeouts in a win over Flagler and followed with 13 strikeouts in Catawba’s win over Columbus State on Feb. 28.

Tysinger then struck out 12 Bellarmine hitters.  She finished the three-game span with an ERA of 1.33 in 21 innings pitched.   

College baseball

Catawba’s Craig Brooks was named SAC Pitcher of the Week.

Brooks, a senior, posted an ERA of 1.20 and two wins.

He got his week started with a no-hitter in a seven- inning win vs. Brevard. He struck out seven Tornado hitters and allowed just three walks. At Newberry, Brooks struck out eight Wolves and gave up only three hits, two earned runs and a walk.

College hoops

Mars Hill guard Camille Glymph is the SAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.

Glymph, a senior from Greenville, South Carolina, registered 32.3 points per game and shot 46 percent from the floor to lead the Lions to a 2-1 record last week.

Against Brevard, Glymph tied the league’s single-game record with 45 points as Mars Hill defeated the Tornados 88-42.  She shot 65 percent from the floor and was 9-of-17 on 3-pointers.

Two days later at Lenoir-Rhyne, she stayed hot with 37 points, seven rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal.

Glymph opened her week on Feb. 23 with 15 points, three assists, two steals and a block as Mars Hill defeated Tusculum.

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Jazmine Charles and Catawba’s Chloe Bully were among the nominees.

7th-grade hoops

Jay Joseph took the pass from Quay Weeks with 15 seconds left in the game. Joseph made the shot in the closing seconds. Then Jalen Houston nailed two free throws for a 25-22 win for West Rowan over Erwin.

Joseph led the Bulldogs (8-2) with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

For Erwin (5-5), A.J. Jackson led the way with  nine points.

The Bulldogs face Knox on Thursday.

Hall of Fame

The Salisbury-Rowan Hall of Fame committee is accepting applications for its 2015 class.

Deadline for application is April 10.

For an application or additional information, call (704) 638-5291.

Prep basketball

Lexington’s boys won 66-55 against North Surry on Tuesday.

Nolan Benson had 26 points and 11 rebounds for the Yellow Jackets.

Lexington will play Smoky Mountain at 7 p.m. on Friday in a regional game in Winston-Salem.

Prep golf

Concord, Salisbury, and South Rowan participated in a three-team practice match Tuesday at the Warrior. Leading Salisbury were Chris Queen (39), Simon Post (40) and Chris Antosek (40). Leading South Rowan were Davis Richards (36), Parker Chavis (36) and Dalton Little (39). Walker Cress led Concord with a 38.

Stallions baseball

High Point Christian defeated the Rowan-Cabarrus Homeschool Stallions 4-0 on Monday.

The game was scoreless for first four innings. High Point Christian rolled off four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.

For the Stallions, Dalton Lankford had a double and a single. Isaiah Boger and Tyler Hartsell contributed a pair of doubles.

Hunter Shepherd was the losing pitcher.

The Stallions take on Central Davidson on Wednesday.

Women’s lacrosse

Catawba defeated Newberry 19-7 at home Tuesday.

Caroline Beggs, a freshman, led the Indians with five goals, four of those coming in the first half. Megan Shortt contributed three goals and an assist.

The Indians improved to 2-1 overall and 1-1 against the South Atlantic Conference.


A’Terria Quick of South Robeson and C.J. Bryce of North Mecklenburg won  the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards.

   Both athletes had outstanding games in the snow-challenged first week NCHSAA state basketball playoffs.  Quick, a 5-8 sophomore, poured in a career high 40 points to lead South Robeson to a come-from-behind playoff victory over Northwest Halifax.

  Bryce, a senior guard/forward, led his team to a playoff victory over Charlotte Catholic by 83-61 in the first round of the 4A tournament with 37 points.

Hurley YMCA

The J.F. Hurley YMCA  is taking registrations for spring soccer.

Registration is through March 21. Late registration is March 22-28.

Boys and girls in grades K-8 are eligible. The season begins April 18.

The cost is $40 for Y members and $70 for potential members.

•Flag football registration has the same dates and fees. Register at the J.F. Hurley YMCA or online at www.rowanymca.org

Contact Jesse Byrd at 704-738-5134 or Jbyrd@rowanymca.org



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