Area Sports Briefs: Catawba women lose 54-52 in Georgia

Published 1:45 am Saturday, November 21, 2015

From staff reports
Catawba’s women’s basketblal team lost 54-52 to Georgia College on Friday in Dahlonega, Ga.
Catawba (2-2) went 1-for-4 over the final three minutes of play to thwart chances of a victory. The downfall was capped by a turnover with four seconds remaining on the clock.
In the fourth, the teams traded baskets with Catawba forcing the game within one point on three occasions, but turnovers and missed baskets kept the Bobcats in the lead.
Georgia College was led by Kadesha Gibbs who recorded 20 points and 11 rebounds.
Terri Rogers scored 13 points. Greta Tamasauskaite had 10 for the Indians.
Catawba shot 19-for 63 (30.2 percent).

College volleyball
Catawba’s season ended in the SAC tournament in Anderson S.C., with a first-round loss to Lincoln Memorial.
The fourth-seeded Lady Railsplitters won 25-21, 25-22 and 25-14 and will play No. 1 seed Wingate today.
Bri Howard, Alex Hopper and Erin Morant had seven kills each for Catawba.
Howard was voted second team All-South Atlantic Conference by the league’s coaches.
Hopper earned honorable mention honors.

Chowan swept Livingstone in the first round of the CIAA tournament.
The Hawks won 25-22, 25-11 and 25-18.
Jekisha Rhymes had nine kills for the Blue Bears.
Livingstone senior outside hitter Lareecia Swiney was voted All-CIAA.

Prep wrestling
West Rowan won 48-30 against North Rowan.
West claimed four forfeits and got victories from Alex Williams (152), Tyler Nichols (182), Oliver Vandenberg (195), Garrett Kennedy (220) and Josh McSwain (285).
Malachi Chambers (106), Cameron Tucker (126), Brandon Myers (132), Dejuan Stevens (138) and Matt Moore (160) were winnersfor the Cavaliers.

Jayvee basketball
Carson’s girls won 35-38 against Davie on Thursday.
Shaleah Jolly led the Cougars with nine points. Katie Jewel had seven, and Tayler Harwood and Montana Gurganious had six apiece.
For Davie, Emma Allen scored seven, and Sierra Foster, Morgan Lewis and Lauren Long had five each.

8th-grade hoops
Maci Cooper scored 14 points as Erwin topped Corriher-Lipe 48-3.
Jaylee Usher had 10 points, and Adalie Harrison scored eight for the Eagles.
In a 48-6 Erwin win against North Rowan Middle, Cooper scored 16 and Usher had eight.
West Rowan’s boys defeated Corriher-Lipe 36-29.
Jay Joseph and Tykese Warren led the Bulldogs (2-0) with 10 points each.
Zeb Burns and Mike Molenda had 10 rebounds apiece.
Logan Carter and Nassier Glouse had 7 points each for Corriher-Lipe (0-3).
West Rowan’s next game is Monday against Mooresville.

College hoops
Davidson County Community College’s Tre Williams (Carson) shot 8-for-9 from the field and scored 18 points in a 117-83 win against the Bluefield jayvees. Williams had eight rebounds and six assists.
In a 66-62 loss to Claflin, Keshun Sherrill (West Rowan) scored 18 points.

Women’s hoops
Kennesaw State’s Kelly Dulkoski (Carson) shot 6-for-10 on 3-pointers and scored 18 points in a 49-47 win against Presbyterian.
Columbia’s Alison Sobataka (West Rowan) went 6-for-6 at the foul line and made two 3s in a 62-59 loss to Truett-McConnell.
Fayetteville State’s Doreen Richardson (Salisbury) scored 14 points in a 64-60 win against Morris and 10 in a 63-56 loss to UNC Pembroke.
Avery Locklear (South Rowan) made four 3-pointers and scored 16 points in that game for UNC Pembroke.
UNC Asheville’s Kelli Fisher (East Rowan) connected on both of her field-goal attempts in a 70-63 win at Wofford.

Salisbury state champ Grace Yatawara signed with East Carolina’s golf program on Friday.
East Rowan’s Logan Shuping signed with East Carolina’s golf program on Friday.
Carson’s Brandon Mock made things official with Guilford’s baseball program on Friday.