Area Sports Briefs: Salisbury tennis wins
From staff reports
Salisbury’s girls tennis team opened CCC play with a 9-0 win against East Davidson on Tuesday.
Salisbury didn’t lose a game.
The Hornets are at Lexington today at 4:30 p.m.
#1 Kayla Honeycutt (S) d. K. Nance 6-0, 6-0
#2 Kathryn Rusher (S) d. L. Gloor 6-0, 6-0
#3 Maria Capito (S) d. A. Wike 6-0, 6-0
#4 Grace Steinman (S) d. B. Carroll 6-0, 6-0
#5 Julia Honeycutt (S) d. K. Porter 6-0, 6-0
#6 Emily Capito (SHS) d. B. Blair 6-0, 6-0
#1 K. Honeycutt/K. Rusher (S) d. K. Nance/L. Gloor 8-0
#2 M. Capito/G. Steinman (S) d. A. Wike/B. Caroll 8-0
#3 E. Capito/J. Honeycutt (S), d. K. Porter/G. Lewis 8-0
Carson stayed unbeaten with a 25-10, 25-7 and 25-11 SPC win against South Rowan.
South Rowan won 2-1 in the jayvee match.
East Rowan continued its surge with a 27-25, 25-16 and 25-16 SPC win against Northwest Cabarrus.
North Rowan lost 25-19, 19-25, 26-24 and 25-19 to Bishop McGuinness in a non-conference matchup on Tuesday.
Aliyah Farmer had 12 kills for the Cavaliers (1-7). Makala Lytton had eight kills and 15 digs. Bil’lizah Connor had eight kills.
Brianna White had 31 assists, and Chevy Blaire had four kills.
North Rowan lost 25-19 and 25-17 in the jayvee match. Alex Burnham, McKenzie Shoaf, Madison Miller and Mikayla Young were standouts.
Carson rolled 7-0 against South Rowan in SPC soccer on Tuesday.
Brandon Flores scored three goals for the Cougars.
Colton Correll had a goal and two assists.
Khalid Myers had a goal and an assist.
Danny Nava and Jesus Jaimes scored goals. Ricky Maldonado and Yoris Venegas had assists.
Grayson Owens and Eric Turnbull split the shutout in goal.
Cameron Corriher had nine saves for the Raiders.
Alex Figeuroa and German Delgado were standouts for South.
Carson (3-0, 3-0 SPC) plays at Central Cabarrus on Thursday.
Salisbury nipped Ledford 2-1 in non-conference action on Tuesday.
Landon Goodman scored both goals. Melvin Bonilla and Ahmedin Salcinovic had assists.
The one-goal victory mirrored the result from eight days ago when Salisbury (5-0-2) won 3-2.
The Hornets got excellent play from Christian Uribe, Reilly Gokey and Bryan Fragoso.
Arturo Ramirez made seven saves in goal, including a fantastic stop that later resulted in the Ledford goal.
Salisbury’s jayvees tied Ledford 4-4. Scoring for the Hornets were Mariano Rodriguez, Fernando Ortiz, Homer Pineda and Tony Figueroa.
Next up for the Hornets is a trek to Dobson to take on No. 3 Surry Central on Thursday. The varsity match starts at 6:30 p.m.
East Rowan 11-2 to Northwest Cabarrus in SPC soccer on Tuesday.
Justice Galloway-Velazquez of Fayetteville Cape Fear and Reva Locklear of Fairmont were named winners of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards.
Galloway-Velazquez, a sophomore quarterback for Cape Fear, rushed for 212 yards, passed for 242 yards and accounted for six touchdowns in a 43-42 win against Gray’s Creek.
Locklear, a senior volleyball player, was instrumental in three victories for her undefeated team last week.
Erin Morant had nine kills to lead Catawba (2-3) to a 25-8, 25-21 and 25-15 sweep of Pfeiffer (1-4) at Merner Gym on Tuesday.
In the Cutter Creek Invitational in Snow Hill, UNC Pembroke freshman Alexandria Bare (South Rowan) shot 82-80 — 162 and tied for 22nd.
UNC Pembroke won by nine shots.
Pfeiffer’s Meghan Holbrooks shot 73-75 — 148 and was the individual winner.
Livingstone 2015 football season tickets are now on sale.
The Livingstone College Athletics Ticket Office is located on the second floor of the Price Building.
The ticket office is open from 9 until 4, Monday-Friday, except on university-observed holidays. Season passes are also available.
Contact the LC ticket office at (704) 216-6075.
SAC football players of the week were Lenoir-Rhyne quarterback Evin Sims, Tusculum defensive back Martez Thompkins and Carson-Newman kicker Carson Wise.
Sims rushed for 161 yards and three scores to lead the Bears to a 41-28 win over West Chester.
Thompkins had two interceptions and 10 tackles in a 47-28 win against Virginia-Wise.
Wise nailed a 40-yard field goal that ended up being a difference maker as Carson-Newman defeated the University of the Cumberlands 59-56.
In the BOXTOROW HBCU media poll released on Tuesday, North Carolina A&T is No. 1, with South Carolina State second, and N.C. Central third.
GARS members played the fourth round of their annual tournament at Corbin Hills on Monday.
‘A’ Flight winner was J.C. Ritchie with a net of 63.80. ‘B’ Flight winner was Clive Mahaffey with a net of 65.00.
‘C’ Flight winner was John Cress with a net of 65.80. ‘D’ Flight winner was Gerald Osborne with a net of 66.60.
The Corbin Hills Women’s Golf League played a Step-Aside Tournament on Tuesday.
The team of Kristi Laton, Ruth Bowles and Louise Collins took first place.
The team of Azalee Story, Sharon Deal, Bev Cobb amd Joy Maughmer took second place.
Corriher-Lipe 22, China Grove 20
North Rowan 21, Knox 7
Southeast 20, Erwin 14
Mid. school softball
Kannapolis Middle (2-0) rolled 12-2 against Northwest Cabarrus Middle on Tuesday.
Mid. school tennis
Knox defeated Southeast 8-1 on Tuesday, 8-1.
Singles winners for Knox were Lillie Rusher, Anna Grace Woolly, Elle Kennedy, Meredith Burton and Gabby Fisher.
Doubles winners for Knox were Rusher/Woolly, Watson/Kennedy, and Ayanna Peek/Phoebe Hollingsworth.
Knox will play at North Rowan on Thursday.