Area Sports Briefs: Catawba plans military appreciation day
From staff reports
The Catawba athletics department has announced a Military Appreciation Day for its football game on Nov. 14 against Lenoir-Rhyne.
The game is set for 1:30 p.m. with ticket booths opening at noon. All individuals that have served in the military are welcome to attend with their families for a discounted rate of $5 per ticket. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Catawba athletics main office in the Abernathy Physical Education building or by calling 704-637-4720.
The game against the Bears will conclude the regular season for the Indians. Catawba is in first place in the SAC and plays at Tusculum Saturday.
Western Michigan’s Keion Adams (Salisbury) had five tackles, a sack and a quarterback hurry in Thursday’s 54-7 romp against Ball State.
Appalachian State’s MyQuon Stout (Carson) was credited with one tackle in Thursday’s 40-27 loss to Arkansas State.
Morehead State junior Shay Steele (West Rowan) had 26 points and 10 rebounds in a 110-47 exhibition win against Translvania on Thursday.
Steele shot 12-for-16 from the floor.
Coll. cross country
Georgia Southern’s women’s team has received its first-ever bid to the cross country regionals and will compete in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Nov. 14.
Sophomore Rebecca Parker (West Rowan) has been one of the standouts for the Eagles.
Carson won 28-24 against Cox Mill on Thursday.
Cole Sifford had scoring runs of 23, 15 and 1-yard for the Cougars (5-5, 4-5 SPC).
Jay Wilkerson broke a 68-yard scoring run for Carson’s first TD.
Wilkerson and A.J. Banks ran for 2-point conversions.
Josh Lee and Wilkerson had big rushing games. Kenny Clark had an outstanding game on both lines for the Cougars.
North Rowan-Salisbury was canceled.
Davie won 20-6 against Parkland.
West Rowan lost 32-6 to Hickory Ridge.
China Grove defeated Corriher-Lipe 22-20.
Christ Sanchez scored on runs of 14 and 8 yards. Ricardo Morales had a 3-yard scoring run.
Andrew Beaver kicked two PATs. Outstanding defensive players were Jace Jones, Colby Renken, Dawson Oliver and Morales.
China Grove beat Corriher-Lipe 38-0.
Austin Johnson scored on a 9-yard run and a 42-yard run. Drew Huffman scored on a 13-yard run, Jacob Bias scored on a 1-yard run. Jacob Cain scored on a 19 yard pass from Logan Rogers.
Juan Espinoza and Cameron Dunn kicked two PAT each. Standouts on defense for the Red Devils were Tyler Treadler, Remington Steele, Austin Johnson, Kyle Manor and Austin Peacock. Jordan Baker and Trey Kesler made interceptions, and Parker Anderson recovered an onside kicked.
Both China Grove-Corriher-Lipe games were played at South Rowan on Wednesday.
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