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Area Sports Briefs: Carson soccer wins 1-0 at West

From staff reports

Carson’s soccer team beat West Rowan 1-0 for a South Piedmont Conference win on Friday.

Sarah Safrit scored the goal off a corner kick by Cassie  Howard early in the second half.

Goalkeeper Megan Bolick’s epic save against a direct kick in the final minutes of the game, keyed the victory.

Carson won for the first time at West Rowan.  Hannah Smith, Alex Allen and Mia Trexler were other standouts for the Cougars.

Carson is at South Rowan on Monday at 5:30 p.m.

• In Gray Stone’s 7-0 win against Covenant Classical, Annie Habeeb scored three goals, and Kate Sullivan had two.

Prep softball

Davie County improved to 3-0 with 5-0 win against South Stokes.

Olivia Boger and Sarah Myers combined on two-hitter. McKenzie Barneycastle and Jessie Beck led the offense with three hits each.         

Prep baseball

Noah Sharpe was the winning pitcher in West Davidson’s 4-3 win against Central Davidson on Friday.

Tyler Hunt and Justin Freeman had two hits each for the Green Dragons (4-0).

College hoops

GRU Augusta guard Keshun Sherrill (West Rowan) has been named to the All-Southeast Region team as well as the All-Peach Belt Conference team.

College swimming

Catawba’s Sebastian Holmberg   finished 14th in the 200 backstroke on Friday at the  Division II Swimming & Diving Championships at the IUPUI Natatorium.

College lacrosse

Catawba women’s lacrosse team dropped a 16-7 decision at Mount Olive on Friday.

Nicolette Salay scored  three goals for Catawba (3-3).

7th-grade hoops


Tournament schedule

8 —   (5) China Grove (5-9) vs. (4) Knox (8-6), girls

9:30 —   (7) China Grove (2-12) vs. (2) Knox (11-3), boys

11—   (8) North Rowan (0-14) vs. (1)  West Rowan (14-0), girls

12:30 —   (5) Erwin (8-6) vs. (4) West Rowan (9-5), boys

2 —   (6) Southeast (5-9) vs. (3) Erwin (11-3), girls

3:30 —  (6) Corriher-Lipe (4-10) vs. (3) North Rowan (10-4), boys

5 —   (7) Corriher-Lipe (2-12) vs. (2) Mooresville (11-3), girls

6:30 —   (8) Southeast (0-14) vs. (1) Mooresville (12-2), boys

Monday’s semifinals

4:30  — Winner of 4/5 vs. Winner of 1/8, girls    

6—   Winner of 4/5 vs. Winner of 1/8, boys Tuesday’s semifinals

4:30 — Winner of 3/6 vs. Winner of 2/7, girls    

6 —  Winner of 3/6 vs. Winner of 2/7, boys

     Wednesday’s championship games

4:30  — Girls

6 —  Boys

Local golf

Boot Isenberg made a hole-in-one on Thursday at McCanless.

He aced the 130-yard No. 10 hole with a 6-iron.

Witnessing the shot was Ken Miles.




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