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Area Sports Briefs: Moseley, Wood, Martin lead Falcons

From staff reports
West Rowan’s volleyball team won 27-25, 25-22 and 25-21 on Concord’s Senior Night.
Hannah Moseley had 21 kills for the Falcons in the SPC contest. West picked up its fifth league victory.
“She put us on her back and carried us,” West coach Jan Dowling said.
Ashley Wood had nine kills, Taylor Quinn had seven, and Braelyn Faust had six.
Wood had 32 assists. The defense was led by Taylor Martin with 32 digs, Khara Fesperman with 22, and Savannah Cline with 18.
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Salisbury’s second-place varsity volleyball team swept Thomasville.
Juliana Anderson and Lora Withers had four aces each. Anderson had 17 kills and five blocks. Withers had 16 assists, while Makayla Dillon had 15.
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Salisbury’s jayvees lost to Thomasville 2-1.
Alayijah Dumas and Abigial Lund had four aces each. Ariyan Duren Williams led the attack with six kills. Lund had eight digs, and Sydney Edwards had five.
Salisbury Academy’s varsity soccer team defeated Sacred Heart 4-1.
Goals were scored by Mitch Jeter and Charlie Barr.
Both teams begin WCCAA conference tournament play today at Sacred Heart at 9 a.m.

Mid. school tennis
West Rowan Middle won 5-4 against Southeast.
Singles winners for the Bulldogs were Mira White, Kelsie Crider, Piper Muire and Haley Foster.
White and Emma Gussler won in doubles.

College tennis
Catawba’s tennis teams won against Lees McRae College to close the fall season.
The Catawba women (5-1) claimed a 7-2 victory while the men (2-2) won 8-1.

College cross country
Catawba’s cross country teams each competed in the Royals Cross Country Challenge hosted by Queens at McAlpine Creek Park.
The Catawba women placed 18th of 37 teams, while the men finished 17th out of 39 teams. The Lady Indians finished second of six SAC teams in the race, while the men finished fourth out of eight SAC teams.
In the women’s 5k race, Catawba was led by freshamn Abbie Adams for the fourth consecutive race of the year. The freshman set a career best time of 19:03 for 32nd position.
The mark beat her previous best by a time of 51 seconds for third best in school history.
On the men’s side, Curtis Carmack led the Indians with an 88th place time of 26:31.
Catawba will race next in the SAC championships on Saturday, October 24th.

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