Area Sports Briefs: Salisbury volleyball beats rival, moves to 4-1 in CCC
From staff reports
Salisbury’s varsity volleyball team won 25-13, 23-25, 25-18, 20-25 and 15-10 against North Rowan in CCC action on Tuesday
Juliana Anderson led the Hornets (6-12, 4-1 CCC) with 20 kills, nine blocks and nine digs. Lora Withers had six aces and 22 assists. Makayla Dillon had 15 assists. Rebecca Malloy and Jane Miller had eight digs each, while Abby Lee had six.
Aliyah Farmer had 18 kills and five blocks to lead North Rowan (4-11, 2-3).
Makala Lytton had 11 kills. Chevy Blaire had three aces, four kills and three blocks. Bil’lizah Connor had eight kills. Brianna White had 39 assists.
In SPC volleyball, Carson won 25-7, 25-10 and 25-17 at Robinson on Tuesday.
Carson is 15-1 and 11-1 in the SPC.
East Rowan won 25-19, 19-25, 25-18 and 25-23 against Concord in SPC volleyball on Tuesday.
The Mustangs are 9-5 and 7-5 in the SPC.
Gray Stone volleyball lost to South Stanly 28-26, 25-12 and 25-21 on Tuesday in YVC action.
It was the first loss for the Knights.
Megan Frick had nine kills for Gray Stone (10-1, 4-1), while Ivy Overcash had eight. Roni Boss had 11 assists.
West Rowan left-hander Bryan Ketchie has committed to Catawba.
Ketchie was 4-2 with a 2.19 ERA for the Falcons as a junior.
Ketchie was 6-0 with two saves and a 2.31 ERA for the Rowan County American Legion team.
Catawba (5-3) won 1-0 at Concord in the 106th minute on Tuesday a PK by Phillip Hollenhorst.
Knox beat Corriher-Lipe 38-0 for its second straight shutout.
Recording sacks were Richman Williams, Issiah Clay and Ben Blumenthal.
Chauncey Morris, Josh Hill, Dylan Rowh, Joe Witherspoon, Jackson Murphy, Trey Kyles and Zeek Biggers led the blocking.
Scoring for the Trojans (3-1) were Mike McLendon, Clay, Varney Farhnbullah, Jackson Murphy and Vance Honeycutt.
Catawba’s men finished sixth at the Tusculum Men’s Fall Golf Classic on Tuesday.
The event was reduced to a 27-hole tournament due to weather.
Catawba posted a score of 148 over nine holes on Tuesday and finished with a 446 total.
Catawba freshman Trey Burton earned a top-10 finish as his score of 34 for nine holes put him at 107.
Richmond’s Isabella Rusher (Salisbury) shot 76-79-81 — 236 in the Lady Pirate Invitational in Greenville. Rusher tied for 35th.
Appalachian State’s Lily Yatawara shot 81-86-95 — 262.
The Civitan Club of Salisbury will hold its 40th Annual Civitan Golf Classic on Friday, Oct. 9, at 1 p.m. at the Country Club of Salisbury.
All proceeds benefit Civitan causes and scholarships. For more information on playing or sponsorship call 704-216-2709.
Caroline Marsh of North Henderson and Christian Jayne of Terry Sanford in Fayetteville are the NCHSAA Performance of the Week award winners.
In two North Henderson volleyball wins, Marsh had 59 total kills and 29 total
digs. The junior standout recorded 30 kills and a school-record 18 blocks in a victory at Brevard and followed that up with 29 kills and 13 digs in a win on the road at Smoky Mountain.
On the season, she has produced 225 kills in just 10 matches. She also has 64 blocks for the Lady Knights, who improved their record to 6-4 overall last week.
Jayne, a sophomore, was making just his second start at quarterback for Terry Sanford against rival Westover. Jayne was a perfect 13 for 13 passing for 244 yards and tossed five touchdowns as his team sprinted past Westover 43-20.
SAC players of the week are Carson-Newman running back Damian Baker, Newberry defensive lineman Alstevis Squirewell and Newberry punter Kyle Clark
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