Area Sports Briefs: Williams leads DCCC to district crown

Published 12:14 am Monday, February 29, 2016

From staff reports
The Davidson County Community College Storm won 101-86 against Caldwell CC on Saturday in Hudson to win the district tournament.
Tre Williams (Carson) had 25 points and eight assists. Williams shot 13-for-15 from the foul line.
Next for the Storm is the national championships in New York on March 10-12.

Prep baseball
Salisbury hosts the Greater Cabarrus Homeschool Stallions in a baseball game tonight at 6 p.m.
Some games, including Salisbury-Lincoln Charter, Robinson-West Rowan and East Rowan-Cox Mill, have been moved from Tuesday to Wednesday because of the basketball playoffs.

Prep basketball
Gabby Smith scored 17 points to lead Hickory Ridge’s girls in Friday’s 59-58 loss at Ashbrook (29-1).
The Bulls finished 24-5.
Tuesday’s Cox Mill-Robinson regional semifinal boys game will be played at Cabarrus Arena, a venue that seats 3,200 fans.

Men’s basketball
Seeds were announced for the SAC tournament.
Catawba’s seventh-seeded men play at No. 2 Queens at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
The semifinals and the championships game will be played in Greenville, S.C.
The tournment champ gets an automatic berth in the D-II playoffs.
Augusta’s Keshun Sherrill (West Rowan) scored 15 points in Sunday’s 84-76 win against Young Harris in the Peach Belt Tournament quarterfinals.

Women’s basketball
Seeds were announced for the SAC tournament.
Catawba’s sixth-seeded women play at No. 3 Wingate on Wednesday at 6 p.m., prior to the Carson-Newman vs. Wingate men’s contest.
The semifinals and the SAC championships game will be played in Greenville, S.C.
Amy Steller (Davie) scored nine points for Guilford in a 62-55 loss to Lynchburg in the ODAC tournament final.

College softball
Catawba (12-3) split two games on Sunday in Spartanburg, S.C.
Caroline Turner pitched a one-hitter and struck out four in a 7-0 win against St. Joseph’s (Ind.). Gina Gerone, Kristen Stinnard and Delane Smith had two hits each.
Carley Tysinger struck out seven but took her first loss of the season in a 7-0 loss to North Georgia. Stinnard, Tysinger and Katherine Shumaker had the only hits for the Indians.

College baseball
UNC Wilmington’s Andy Austin (East Rowan) went 2-for-2 in Sunday’s 11-4 win over VCU.
Charlotte’s Colton Laws (Carson) was credited with his first college save on Saturday.
The 49ers won against Toledo. Laws pitched the last three innings and allowed two runs.
Dylan Goodman (South Rowan) had a double as Pfeiffer (4-10) beat Mount Olive 5-4 on Sunday.
Goodman drove in two runs in the first game of the series.
Eric Tyler (South Rowan) had 10 hits and batted. 400 in East Carolina’s first six games.
Parker Hubbard (South Rowan) had three hits as Brevard split a doubleheader with Coker.

College tennis
Catawba’s men’s and women’s teams lost to Anderson in home matches on Saturday.
Both Catawba teams are 0-2 in the SAC.

Local golf
The McCanless Couples played a Texas Scramble on Sunday.
The first-place team was Jim & Susan Wydner, Susan Houston and David Huneycutt.
The second-place team was Alex & Leslie Miller, Harry Owens and Jay Crane.
Huneycutt won closest to the pin. Ty Cobb won longest putt.

Parks and Rec
Salisbury Parks and Recreation is taking registration for athletic programs:
• Adult Coed Kickball League, Coaches Meeting on March 8 at 6 at Hall Gym
• Men’s Spring Softball League, Coaches Meeting on March 10 at 6 at Hall Gym
•Men’s Basketball League, Coaches Meeting on March 30 at 6 at Hall Gym
• Youth Flag Football League ages 5-14, registration till March 19
• NBA Babies Coed Youth Basketball ages 3 & 4, registration till March 26
• Coed Youth Soccer League ages 4-17, registration till April 2
Register at Hall Gym or online at
Call 704-638-5289 for information.