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Area Sports Briefs: South volleyball wins fifth straight

From staff reports
South Rowan’s volleyball team won 25-23, 25-18 and 25-19 against Mount Pleasant on Monday to stay unbeaten.
Abby Fields had 34 digs. Kylie Labbe had 12 assists and 10 kills. Brandy Parker had five assists and seven kills for the Raiders (5-0).
South is 2-0 in the SPC and returns to league action today at West Rowan. South hosts Cox Mill on Thursday.
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North Rowan’s volleyball team lost 22-25, 25-21, 26-24, 24-26, 15-13 at Central Cabarrus on Monday.
Aliyah Farmer had 22 kills for the Cavaliers (1-5).
Brianna White had 41 assists. Makala Lytton had 11 kills and four aces. Chevy Blaire had seven kills and four blocks. Navi Joyner had 14 digs.
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Gray Stone won 25-6, 25-7, 25-5 against East Montgomery on Monday. Megan Frick had 11 kills for the Knights (4-0), while Shannon Efird had 10. Roni Boss had 11 assists. Caroline Cody had nine assists.

Prep soccer
Salisbury’s boys soccer team won 3-2 at Ledford on Monday.
Scoring for the Hornets (3-0-2) were Matt Washko, Landon Goodman, and Melvin Bonilla. Assists were credited to Goodman, Ahmedin Salcinovic and Brandon Ibanez. Salisbury also got excellent play from Reilly Gokey and Jared Ramirez.
Next up for the Hornets is a road contest atA.L. Brown on Wednesday.
Game times are 4:30 p.m. (JV) and 6 p.m.
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Salisbury’s jayvees rallied to beat Ledford 5-2. Tony Figueroa scored all five goals for the Hornets.

Prep golf
A.L. Brown finished second to Hough in Monday’s MECKA golf match at NorthStone. Ashlea Rose shot 51 for the Wonders, while Maggie May shot 54.

Prep cross country
West Rowan’s boys finished fifth out of 31 teams in the Boys Open Division of Saturday’s Providence Invitational at Charlotte’s McAlpine Greenway Park.
Cameron Butler (17:26) was 35th and led the Falcons. Other scoring runners were Andrew Burgess (36th, 17:26), Michael Anton (17:38), Cade Harrill (17:55) and Joseph Ward (18:02).
East Rowan’s boys finished seventh in the Open Division. Scoring runners were Sean Incardona (16th, 17:09), Alexander Ross (17:37), Nikolas Pillsbury (17:57), John Brindle (18:14) and Daniel Troutman (18:20).
Davie finished eighth. Scoring runners were Nick Simmons (2nd, 16:15), Cade Spencer (17:54), Peyton Jones (17:56), Clay Summers (18:23) and Bryson Penley (18:35).
A.L. Brown finished 12th. Scoring runners were Brandon Hernandez (3r, 16:18), Juan Saucedo (18:13), Salbador Fuentes (18:17), William Laukitis (18:28) and Tanner Roth (18:33).
Gray Stone placed sixth. Scoring runners were Jordy Featherstone (15th, 17:08), Logan Hammill (17:46), Shane McManus (18:00), Clayton Broadway (18:13) and Adam Habeeb (18:15).
Walkertown won the Open Division.
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West Rowan’s Josie Heglar was 15th in 20:14 in the Girls Open Division.
West was 27th.
Other West scorers were Brieanna Owens (23:05), Skye Moia (24:14), Brooke Suddeth (25:14) and Tempest Robbins (26:03).
Carson was 14th.
Jesse Nichols (22nd, 20:38) led the Cougars. Other Carson scorers were Taylor Wiggins (21:50), Hannah Venable (22:20), Summer Blais (23:32) and Olivia Gabriel (23:33).
Gray Stone placed sixth.
Maggie Foley (21:12), Annie Habeeb (21:23), Laurie Fogleman (21:36), Cassie Bebout (21:49) and Madison Hale (22:20) were scorers for the Knights.
Davie finished 16th.
Scorers for the War Eagles were Katelyn Hernandez (21:47), Emily Pender (22:33), Allie Carter (22:48), Salem Cartner (22:56) and Savannah Everett (22:58).
East Rowan was 21st.
Faith Faller (26th, 20:49) led the Mustangs.
Other scorers for East were Faith Blume (22:06), Anna Louise Alexander (22:52), Shalea Vanhoose (23:04) and Grace Faller (25:55).
A.L. Brown was 23rd.
Scorers for the Wonders were Alli Renteria (21:17), Jela Lewter (22:04), Kelsie Simpson (23:24), Kierra Jackson (24:14) and Katherine Breggemann (24:48).
Lake Norman Charter won the 34-team Girls Open Division.

MLB
Jerry Sands (Catawba) had a two-run single to put the Cleveland Indians up 3-2 in Monday’s 4-2 win against Toronto.

Intimidators
Alexander Simon drove in two runs as the Intimidators rallied for a 6-4 win at Hagerstown on Monday.
Kannapolis won its fourth straight game.
Reliever Jacob Morris (5-3) earned the win.
The Intimidators and Suns continue this five-game play again tonight at 7:05 p.m.
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Kannapolis Intimidators reliever David Trexler has been named SAL Pitcher of the Week.
Trexler pitched five scoreless relief innings with 10 strikeouts and allowed only three base runners.

Middle school tennis
Knox’s girls defeated Mooresville 9-0 on Monday. Singles winners were Lillie Rusher, Anna Grace Woolly, Quinnlan Watson, Elle Kennedy, Meredith Burton and Gabby Fisher.
Doubles winners were Rusher-Woolly, Watson-Kennedy, and Burton-Maggie Blackwell.
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Erwin’s girls opened the season by beating Corriher-Lipe 9-0.
Winners in singles were Jenna Robinson, Kathryn Austin, Syann Cooper, Carliegh Perry, Macy Abramson, and Madison Brown.
Winners in doubles were Robinson, Austin, Cooper, Perry, Macy Abramson and Jordan Daniels.

Middle school soccer
Salisbury Academy tied 2-2 at at Concordia Christian. Goals were scored by Archie Dees and Mitch Jeter.
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Salisbury Academy won 7-0 at North Hills.
Goals were scored by Charlie Barr, Joshua Portillo, Christopher Portillo and Hank Robins.
Defensive standouts were Chad van der Poel, Marshall Overcash, George Fisher, Walker Harpence and Dees.

Youth soccer
The FCCA U12 Green Dragons won 7-1 in their opener against a regional opponent.
Maddox Goodnight scored four goals.
Will Koontz, Christopher Portillo and Reed Brixey scored a goal each.
Defensive standouts were Ben Sweet and goalkeeper Nick Antosek.

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