Area Sports Briefs: Salisbury soccer ties Mooresville
From staff reports
The Salisbury Hornets conceded a late goal and tied the Mooresville Blue Devils 1-1 in non-conference soccer action on Thursday,
After Salisbury played an exceptional first half without a goal to show for it, senior Landon Goodman took a pass from Bryan Fragoso, beat two defenders, and finished to give SHS a 1-0 lead with 25 minutes remaining.
With a little more than 12 minutes remaining and with a ton of traffic in the box, All-State defender Christian Uribe crashed to the ground and had to be carted off of the field.
Just four minutes later, Mooresville leveled the match with a ball down the middle past keeper Arturo Ramirez.
The extent of Uribe’s injury is at this time unknown.
Salisbury got outstanding play from Melvin Bonilla, Andrew Kalogeromitros and Joshua Lynch.
Salisbury is 2-0-2.
Up next for SHS is another road contest on Monday at Ledford.
Game times are 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
A.L. Brown won 2-0 against South Rowan despite strong efforts by Raider center backs Adrian Figueroa and Alex Figueroa.
East Rowan’s jayvee football team rallied from a 32-14 deficit to beat Salisbury 33-32 on Thursday.
Justin Smith threw five touchdown passes for the Mustangs, including four to Sam Wall.
Gabe Hinceman had one TD reception and kicked three PATs.
Trell Baker had three long rushing touchdowns for Salisbury and also threw a halfback pass to Joe Steinman for a touchdown.
Levaric Johniken had an interception return for the Hornets.
Carson’s jayvees edged North Rowan 21-20 on Thursday in China Grove.
Cole Sifford scored on a 44-yard run for the Cougars. Mark Austin had a TD run, and Dylan Johnson pounced on a fumble in the end zone that was knocked loose by Jacob Taylor.
Justin Thomason had a dozen tackles for the Cougars. Johnson had three tackles for loss.
Defensive standouts for North were safety A’Jon Jones, linebacker Ty’zai Lyles and corner Spencer Everhart.
Jones and Jaden Perry had kickoff returns for touchdowns.
Perry also had a rushing TD.
West Rowan lost 23-6 to Davie on Thursday.
A.L. Brown won 49-0 against South Rowan.
South Rowan won 6-3 against North Rowan on Thursday.
Samantha Pritchard (NR) d. Cierra Hunter 6-2, 6-2
Victoria Scheve (NR) d. Mariah Mason 6-2, 6.-1
Kaitlyn McCombs (SR) d. Brandy Fox 7-5, 6-1
Marissa Sides (SR) d. Nicole Bates 7-6 (7-2), 6-3
Kristen Minehart (SR) d. Merritt Robinson 6-2, 6-1
Lauren Shell (SR) d. Keydia Oglesby d. 6-2, 6-1
Pritchard-Scheve (NR) d. Hunter-Mason 8-1
McCombs-Sides d. Fox-Bates 8-2
Minehart-Shell (SR) d. Robinson-K.Oglesby 8-1
North Rowan lost 25-21, 20-25, 25-17 and 25-20 to Lake Norman Charter on Thursday.
The Cavaliers (1-4) played their best match of the season.
Aliyah Farmer had 16 kills and four blocks. Makala Lytton had 16 kills. Brianna White had 35 assists. Bil’lizah Connor had seven kills and four blocks.
Carson improved to 5-0 with a 25-11, 25-13 and 25-19 SPC win at East Rowan on Thursday.
A.L. Brown won against South Rowan 165-169 on Thursday at The Club at Irish Creek.
Maggie May led the Wonders with a 53. Juli Ward shot 55.
(Tops for South Rowan were Lea Morris (55) and Kolby Fisher (55).
Delmarva third baseman Jomar Reyes doubled home a run in the 10th inning and beat the Kannapolis Intimidators 2-1 on Thursday.
Zach Thompson pitched into the seventh for the Intimidators and allowed one run.
The North Hills middle school volleyball team won 25-18 and 25-23 against Sacred Heart.
Ava Corriher had six aces. Morgan Humble had four aces. Elizabeth Jones and Abigail Zunk had three aces each.
The South Rowan Y is now accepting registration for fall soccer, girls volleyball, T-Ball and Mighty Kickers soccer.
Fall soccer is for boys and girls in grades k-8. Girls volleyball is for grades 6-8. T-ball is for boys and girls ages 4-6, and Mighty Kickers is for ages 3-5.
Contact Carvie Kepley at 704-857-7011, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAC cross country
The Mars Hill men and the Wingate women cross country teams were picked to win the South Atlantic Conference cross country championships.
Catawba’s men were picked eighth, while the women were picked 11th.
By Mike London email@example.com Mack Ellis left North Carolina Central University with a degree, two championship rings and his senior... read more