Area Sports Briefs: Music hits right note for Hornets
From staff reports
Salisbury’s girls soccer team won 6-0 against North Rowan on Wednesday.
Adna Music scored a goal on her 18th birthday for a 2-0 lead. Julia Honeycutt assisted.
The Hornets (8-1, 3-0 CCC) began the scoring with Ceci Cardelle scoring off an assist by Katie Bullock.
Bullock scored directly on a corner kick to make it 3-0. Freshman Emily Mann scored her first career goal on an assist from Cardelle to make it 4-0.
Defensive ace Amelia Steinman scored her first goal of the season to make it 5-0. Freshman Freshman Juliana Peele scored on an assist from Ana Romero for the final goal.
Honeycutt and Cardelle combined for the shutout in goal, Salisbury’s fifth consecutive shutout.
“We had a lot of unselfishness, as players sacrificed personal statistics to get other players involved and into the net,” SHS coach Matt Parrish said. “Tonight was one of the best match of the season for reasons that don’t necessarily have a lot to do with soccer. The girls worked together, cheered one another on and celebrated success as a unit. It was fantastic to be on the sideline.”
Salisbury plays at Central Cabarrus at 4 p.m. on Thursday.
Salisbury won 6-3 against North Rowan in CCC softball on Wednesday.
Caroline Forbis struck out 11 for the Hornets (3-1 CCC) and didn’t allow an earned run.
Tamika Gatewood had three hits for Salisbury.
Forbis, Rebecca Malloy, Kate Murph and Calissa Anderson had two hits each.
East Rowan lost 5-4 at Cox Mill in SPC baseball on Wednesday.
Both teams are now 5-4 in the SPC.
East Rowan took advantage of Cox Mill mistakes to to take an early lead and made it 4-1 on a homer by Ike Freeman on a 3-2 fastball.
The Chargers scored on a dropped flyball to make it 4-2 and scored twice in the sixth with a double, triple and sac fly.
Errors helped Cox Mill scored the winning run in the seventh.
Joseph Peeler pitched five innings but exited with his pitch-count at 95.
Logan Towne took the loss in relief.
• The Salisbury at North Rowan game scheduled for Friday has been moved up to Thursday due to weather concerns.
Catawba’s Will Albertson was named the National Hitter of the Week by the NCBWA for the second time this season on Wednesday.
Albertson batted .524 with 16 RBIs, six home runs and three doubles.
Carley Tysinger pitched Catawba to a sweep of rival Lenoir-Rhyne on Wednesday in Hickory.
The Indians (21-13, 10-6 SAC) won 6-1 and 5-4 in eight innings.
Natalie Naturile homered in the opener. Naturile, Gine Gerone and Kristen Stinnard had two hits each. In the second game, Naturile homered again.
Tysinger (17-7) pitched a five-hitter in the first game and allowed nine hits in the nightcap. She struck out eight in the doubleheader.
Catawba has won 10 of 12 contests since starting 0-4 in the league. The Indians are in a three-way tie for second and are two games out of the SAC lead.
Livingstone thrower Garland Archie (North Rowan) was named the CIAA track and field’s Field Athlete of the Week for the third straight week.
Archie won the shot put in a meet at Wofford by throwing 14.64 meters.
LC’s Daniel King (North Rowan) was sixth in the javelin (44.26 meters) at Wofford.
LC’s Ebony Moore broke her school record in the shot put (13.5 meters) at the Terrier Relays at Wofford.
Livingstone will compete in J.C. Smith Invitational this weekend.
A story on Archie is upcoming.
NCHSAA Hall of Fame inductions are scheduled for Saturday in Chapel Hill.
The induction class includes Jack Holley, Ralph Holloway, Joe Miller, Chris Norman, Dave Odom, Moyer Smithm Rick Strunk and Jerry Winterton.
This marks the 28th induction class. The NCHSAA Hall of Fame now numbers 163 members.
Results from Wednesday’s Corbin Hills Golf Senior Series:
First — Gus Andrews (72)
Tied for second —Danny Crosby, Tommy Trexler (73)
First — Perry Voncanon (77)
Second — Grey Medinger (78)
Tied for third — Jack Collins, Don Bishop
Tied for first — Gene Miller, David Hanes (82)
3rd — Mike Strother (84)
First — Terry Julian (88)
Tied for second — Bill Boger, Stan Osteen (89)
Super Senior Division
First — Gene Hayden (77)
Tied for second — Ralph Brown, Lou Manning (90)
Tommy Trexler, Steve McIntyre (2), Don Bishop
The next event is Wednesday, May 13, at 9 a.m. Lunch will be provided.
Parks and Rec
Salisbury Parks and Recreation is taking registration for athletic programs through April 11.
• Coed youth basketball ages, 3-4. Cost $30.
• Youth flag football league, ages 5-14. Cost $20
• Coed youth soccer league, ages 4-17. Cost $20.
Register at Hall Gym or online at www.salisburync.gov/play. Call 704-638-5291.
Middle school soccer
The Southeast boys defeated Erwin 7-1. Kevin Vasquez and Lupe Bautista had two goals each. Alex Ortiz, Alex Erazo and Edwing Sanchez had one each.
Fernando Guerrero posted a shutout and stopped a penalty kick. Dylan Mills, Oscar Nunez, and Alex Mercardo were strong on defense.
• Southeast’s girls defeated Erwin 2-0.
Scoring for Southeast were Abbi Solano and Lejla Mehmedovic. Danielle Arlotta, Taylor Conrad and Lucy Cardona were strong on defense. Skyler Smith had the shutout in goal.
Middle school tennis
Knox defeated North Rowan 9-0. Singles winners for Knox were Roarke Burton, Luke Grenoble, Jander Rodas, Ian Walworth, Gage Gray and Michael Guerra.
Doubles winners for Knox were Burton-Grenoble, Rodas-Walworth and John Burris/Alazaion Jackson. Knox will travel to Corriher-Lipe on Thursday.