Area Sports Briefs: Hargrave strong at NFL Combine

Published 12:40 am Tuesday, March 1, 2016

From staff reports
Defensive tackle Javon Hargrave (North Rowan, S.C. State) did well in the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.
Hargrave was officially measured at 6-foot-1, 309 pounds.
Hargrave was one of the strongest defensive tackles, completing 29 bench-prep reps at 225 pounds.
He also was one of the faster defensive linemen, including the ends, running a time of 4.93 seconds in the 40-yard dash.
Hargrave also demonstrated a vertical jump of 34.5 inches and a 109-inch broad jump.
He was the best player at the East-West Shrine Game and did well in the Senior Bowl as well.
Hargrave is currently rated as the 13th-best defensive tackle in the draft and projects to be a fourth-round pick.

Women’s basketball
Kennesaw State’s Kelly Dulkoski (Carson) scored 12 points, all on 3-pointers, in a 68-64 win on Saturday against Lipscomb to close the regular season.
Morehead State closed the regular season with a 70-66 win against Jacksonville State. Shay Steele (West Rowan) had 10 points and four rebounds.

College softball
Radford freshman Marissa Yow (West Rowan) batted .417 in her first nine games.
Yow hit her first college homer against Georgetown.

College golf
North Greenville holds a six shot lead after Monday’s opening round of the Richard Rendleman Invitational Men’s Golf Tournament
Catawba is hosting the tournament at the 6,665-yard, par-71 Country Club of Salisbury. The tournament concludes with 18 holes today.
North Greenville shot a 291 total to lead Lenoir-Rhyne, which edged Pfeiffer by a shot for second. Lincoln Memorial and Belmont are tied for fourth at 299. Catawba posted a 320 score.
Seth Robertson, of North Greenville, and Lenoir-Rhyne’s Carlos Lasso shared the first-round lead with 1-under 70s. North
Jordan Taylor led Catawba with a 78 on Monday, while Tyler Mulkey (North Rowan) and Jay Minter carded 80s.

College lacrosse
Catawba’s Megan Shortt was named South Atlantic Conference Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week.
Shortt, a sophomore from Kernersville, scored eight goals and handed out five assists to lead the Catawba Indians to a pair of wins.

College tennis
Catawba’s tennis teams lost to Wingate on Monday afternoon and fell to 0-3 in the SAC.
Catawba’s men lost 7-2, while the women lost 8-1.

The Kannapolis Intimidators are accepting submissions from individuals and groups interested in performing the National Anthem during the 2016 season. Call (704) 932-3267 and leave a voicemail with the promotions department (extension 108).
Performers will receive four complimentary tickets to the game.
The Intimidators open on Thursday, April 7, against the Hickory Crawdads at 7:05 p.m. with gates opening at 6 p.m.
Call (704) 932-3267 for tickets.

Prep baseball
Davie lost 5-4 to Lake Norman on Monday.
Lake Norman won it with a run in the bottom of the seventh.
Paul Davenport had two hits and two RBIs for the War Eagles. Chris Reynolds had two hits. Davenport and Reynolds had doubles.
Jalen Scott took the loss.
Jared Stukbauer was the winning pitcher.

Prep softball
A.L. Brown won 6-1 against Carson in a season opener on Monday.
Kaylee Cook pitched a complete game and struck out eight.
Cook went 3-for-4 at the plate. Savanna Hagler and Ashlynn Stokes had two hits each for the Wonders.
Davie softball opened with a 10-1 win against Central Davidson on Monday.
Bridgett Tierney had a bases-clearing triple.