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Area Sports Briefs: ‘Catawba Chaos’ coming

From staff reports
Catawba basketball’s version of Midnight Madness, Catawba Chaos, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 22.
Support the Catawba men’s and women’s Basketball programs in renovated Goodman Gym from 7 until 8:15 p.m.
In addition to meeting the teams, Catawba Chaos also features:
• Donut Eating Contest (Rep your residence hall!)
• Catawba Wide Dance Off (Bring your moves!)
• Basketball Scrimmages
• The “Burger King” Buzzer Beater
•3-Point Shooting Contest
• Dunk Contest (with celebrity judges)
• Prizes given out every 4 minutes!

Prep soccer
Salisbury’s soccer team improved to 16-0-2 and 6-0 in the CCC with a 2-1 victory over Thomasville on Monday.
Landon Goodman scored both goals for the Hornets on assists from Andrew Kalogeromitros and Kevin Flores.
Reilly Gokey and Matt Washko played well for Salisbury.
“We continue to struggle to find that spark that makes us compete at a high level for 80 minutes,” Salisbury coach Matt Parrish said. “We have to realize that we’re going to get every team’s best shot every night. We still have five regular season games before the playoffs…and we need every single one of them.
Salisbury travels to West Davidson Wednesday night for a varsity only contest at p.m
On Thursday, SHS hosts CATA at p.m.

Prep tennis
Pairings for the dual team state playoffs were released on Monday.
CCC champ Salisbury hosts South Stokes at 4:30 p.m. today.
In 3A first-round matchups, East Rowan is on the road at North Lincoln and Carson is at West Henderson.

Prep volleyball
Salisbury defeated Lexington 25-7, 25-3, 25-13 in the first round of the CCC tournament on Monday.
Juliana Anderson led the Hornets with 11 kills, four blocks and five aces. Makayla Dillon had six aces and 17 assists.

Parks and Rec
A clinic for officials to call games in the Salisbury Parks and Recreation youth basketball league will be held on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. This will run for four Sundays at Hall Gym.
Call 704-638-5289 for more information.

Local golf
Ben Rollins was awarded McCanless Golf Club Junior Club Champion honors after shooting scores of 74 and 79 for a total of 253 for two rounds.
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Cameron Spencer was second in the Championship Flight in the McCanless Club Championship .
Spence took second in a sudden-death playoff.
His score was 73-70 — 143.

College football
Averett’s Dontae Gilbert (Carson) had six tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in a 48-46 loss to Greensboro.
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In Guilford’s 23-20 win against Bridgewater, Devin Mason (South Rowan) had two tackles, including one for a 6-yard loss.
Adam Smith (Davie) had seven catches for 44 yards for the Quakers.
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John Knox (Salisbury) made five tackles for Charleston in a 38-31 homecoming win against Fairmont State.
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Wingate running back Lawrence Pittman, Wingate linebacker Eric Mapoles and Carson-Newman’s Justin Long, who blocked two field goals, were named SAC players of the week.

College golf
Sophomore Victoria Hedrick paced the Catawba women’s golf team at the SAC Preview tournament over the weekend , finishing 21st.
Wingate hosted the event at the 5,991-yard, Par-72 Monroe Country Club, the site of this year’s conference championships.
Hedrick had rounds of 81 and 82 to finish at 163.
Wingate won the team title with a 624 total.

Marathons
The 3:32.37 marathon time posted by 20-year-old Katelyn Storey (Salisbury) in Chicago ranks sixth all-time for local women.
The fastest time was Mary Bertram Tramazzo’s 2:49.35 in Philadelphia in 2009.

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