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Area Sports Briefs: Livingstone game times changed for Saturday

From staff reports
The game times have changed for Livingstone’s basketball doubleheader at Winston-Salem State on Saturday.
The women’s game will now tip off at 12 noon at WSSU, while the men’s game will follow at approximately 2 p.m.
The games are the season finales for all concerned and have big implications for seedings in next week’s CIAA Tournament in Charlotte.
The Lady Blue Bears are battling for second place in the CIAA’s Southern Division, one game behind J.C. Smith. Livingstone is 13-11 overall and 8-7 in the conference. W-S State is 11-14 and 6-9.
Livingstone’s men’s team is 11-16 overall 6-9 in league play while the Rams are 11-15 and 5-10.

Pro baseball
Former New York Mets reliever Bobby Parnell (East Rowan), 31, signed a minor-league free-agent deal with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.

College baseball
Catawba slugger Will Albertson is one of 50 players named to the Golden Spikes Award watch list.
The award goes to the top amateur baseball player in the country. Albertson is one of eight non-Division I players on the watch list.

Prep basketball
West Rowan’s girls play Hickory Ridge for the SPC tournament championship tonight at 6 p.m. at Cox Mill.
That game will precede the Concord-Robinson matchup for the boys championship.
At Lexington, North Rowan’s girls play East Davidson for the CCC tournament championship at 6 p.m. The Thomasville-Lexington boys title game follows.

7th-grade basketball
Erwin’s boys won 40-18 against Corriher-Lipe.
Devon Shaver and Jake Hunter led the Eagles with seven points each. Tahj Young scored five points.
The next game for Erwin will be on Monday at West Rowan Middle at 4 p.m.
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North Rowan Middle’s boys beat Corriher-Lipe 56-30.
Nick Colson led the Mavericks with 11 points.
Javon Smith and Zay Davis scored 10 each. Jaharion Graham scored eight, and Chase Shoaf had five.

North Hills golf
The North Hills middle school girls placed third in the WCCAA tournament.
North Hills won 27-24 against Hickory Christian.
Abigail Zunk scored 10 points. Elizabeth Jones had 11 rebounds, and Morgan Humble had eight.
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In a 28-18 loss to Statesville Christian, Ashley Mays scored seven for North Hills. Humble had 12 rebounds, and Jones had eight.
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In a 31-27 win against Sacred Heart, Jones had 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Humble had six points and 12 rebounds. Zunk scored six points.
Zunk was named to the all-tournament team.

College basketball
Tre Williams (Carson) had 15 points and nine rebounds as Davidson Community College rolled 100-76 against Denmark Tech.
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Augusta’s Keshun Sherrill (West Rowan) scored 24 points in an 84-82 OT win vs. Francis Marion.

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