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Area Sports Briefs: Starrett honored; East, West baseball win

From staff reports
Salisbury’s Ryan Starrett was named CCC Coach of the year for boys and girls swimming.
Salisbury’s Michaela Lemmon, Amelia Steinman, Kathryn Morrison, Callie Alexander, Sharmi Amin, Mary Kaufmann, Shelby Holden made the All-Central Carolina Conference swim team.
Steinman was runner-up for swimmer of the year to East Davidson’s Maggie Whitman.
North Rowan’s Samantha Pritchard made the All-CCC team.
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In boys swimming, Salisbury’s Matt Woolly, Ethan Knorr, Joe Steinman, Roarke Burton, Ryan Lasker, Miles Robinson, Adam Drye, Gage Gray made the All-CCC team.
Knorr was runner-up for swimmer of the year to West Davidson’s Alex Van Der Linden.
North Rowan’s Cody Dollarhide made the All-CCC team.

Prep baseball
Bryan Ketchie pitched six innings for the win and got relief help from Olen Stamper in a 6-2 win against Central Cabarrus on Tuesday.
Ketchie won his third straight decision for the Falcons (5-2, 4-1 SPC).
Brandon Walton and Mykal Berger had 2 RBIs each for the Falcons. Walton homered.
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East Rowan won 2-0 at Northwest Cabarrus on Tuesday to stay tied for first in the SPC.
The Mustangs (5-1, 4-1) rode strong pitching by John Owen, who threw a complete game for his third win. Owen pitched around three errors.
“Northwest played well and they’ve got a pretty good team,” East coach Brian Hightower said. “Owen just kept them from ever getting a key hit.”
East used hits by Owen and Ike Freeman to scratch out a run in the first inning, and Will Brown scored on Hayden Setzer’s squeeze bunt in the second against NWC hurler Alex Rodriguez.
Owen got out of a late jam with the help of a leaping catch by Freeman at shortstop.
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Isaac Campbell took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and led Davie to a 4-0 win against Reagan in CPC action on Tuesday.
Davie (5-1, 3-0) got two hits from Chris Reynolds. The War Eagles took control of the game with a three-run second.
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The Greater Cabarrus Stallions won 11-8 at Eastern Randolph on Tuesday.
Sawyer Stricklandpitched five scoreless innings and struck out six.
Seth Cauble and Noah Jarrett had three hits each. Dalton Lankford and Tyler Hartsell had two hits each. A.J. Knight homered.
The Stallions (9-2) play a doubleheader against Asheville on Saturday.

Prep soccer
Taylor Mauldin scored the goal and Rhiannon Kimmer had the assist asSouth Rowan beat Carson 1-0 in SPC play on Tuesday.
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In East Rowan’s 2-1 win against Lexington on Monday, Kelby Porter and Devynne Brown scored goals for the Mustangs.

Prep wrestling
Salisbury’s Jibri Cowan, Marquise Peele, Timmy Boyd, Darius Jackson, Willie Clark and Kevion Chunn made the All-CCC team.
North Rowan’s Keith Carroll and Michael Hughes made All-CCC.
The CCC Wrestler of the Year was Thomasville’s Evan Makupson.
East Davidson’s Chris Wagner was named CCC Coach of the Year.

Prep tennis
Salisbury won 8-1 against Carson on Tuesday.
Salisbury (6-0) got singles wins from Hunter Carlton, David Derrick, Matt Sukkasem, Roarke Burton and William McGee.
Spencer Storey/Derrick, Carlton/Sukkasem and Burton/Adam Drye won in singles for the Hornets.
Salisbury plays at Lexington today at 4:30 p.m.

Prep golf
The first Tar Heel Cup will be held on May 21-22 at Cramer Mountain Golf Club.
The tournament, put together by the N.C. Golf Coaches Association, will feature the top 24 boys and girls N.C. golfers in an East vs. West format.

Prep softball
Rylie Stewart pitched a three-hitter to lead Carson to a 13-0 SPC win against South Rowan.
Sarah Freeze, McKenna Moose and Kayln Ellenburg had three hits each for the Cougars. Madi Barnhardt and Krista Peninger had two hits.
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Maddie Trexler’s grand slam helped East Rowan win 10-0 at Northwest Cabarrus on Tuesday.
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Davie softball lost 11-2 to CPC rival West Forsyth on Tuesday. Anna Devereaux drove in the runs for the War Eagles.

NSSA
Jay Huff of Voyager Academy and Nyjanique Langley of North Pitt were named recipients of the NCHSAA Performance of the Week awards.
The 6-foot-11 Huff had a triple-double in the 1A basketball championship game with 14 points, 14 rebounds and 10 blocks.
Langley scored 20 points in the 68-65 win over East Davidson in the 2A girls championship game.

College softball
Livingstone won 20-19 against Morris on Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader. Precious Roberts drove in four runs. Alexis Smoot went the distance in the circle.

College baseball
Matt Vernon (Davie) hit a three-run homer for Applachian State in a 7-6 win against North Carolina A&T on Tuesday.
Brian Bauk (Salisbury) earned a save for the Mountaineers.

Salisbury Academy
Salisbury Academy defeated North Hills 154-211 in middle school golf on Tuesday.
Mitch Jeter was medalist with a 35.
He was followed by Charlie Barr (37), Will Fowler (39), Hank Robins (43), Walker Hartpence (44) and Marshall Overcash (50).

Local golf
Fifty-three GARS members played at Rolling Hills Golf Club.
Low A Flight player was Winsten Mahaffey with a net of 65.74. Low B Flight player was Tony Labarbera with a net of 64.01.
Low C Flight player was John Cress with a net of 61.79. Low D Flight player was John Rader with a net of 68.36.
Closest to the pin on No. 7 hole was Buddy Barger.
Labarbera had an eagle on No. 13.
Shooting scores below their ages were Mahaffey, Barger, Clayton Steele and O.J. Chandler.

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