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More Area Briefs: East golf wins at Warrior

Prep golf
East Rowan won the SPC golf match at Warrior on Tuesday.
East shot 147. Other team scores were Hickory Ridge (157), Concord (163), Carson (164), South Rowan (172), Robinson (174), Cox Mill (188), NW Cabarrus (188), West Rowan (190) and Central Cabarrus (195).
East’s Bryson Sprinkle was medalist with a 34, and East’s Nick Lyerly was runner-up with a 36.
Other top scores for the day were turned in by Concord’s Walker Cress (37) and Stephen Carroll (37), East’s Ben Rollins (37) and South Rowan’s Parker Chavis (37).
East’s Logan Shuping missed the match with illness, but freshman Alex Miller shot 40 for the Mustangs’ fourth score.
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A.L. Brown finished fourth in the MECKA match at The Tradition.
The Wonders shot 205. Austin Coward’s 48 led the Wonders.

Prep baseball
Hough won 4-0 against A.L. Brown on Tuesday to hand the Wonders their first MECKA loss.

Jayvee baseball
Corbin Moss pitched a shutout in East Rowan’s 3-0 win against South Rowan on Tuesday.

Prep softball
A.L. Brown won 9-3 against Hopewell on Tuesday to stay undefeated in the MECKA.
Ashlynn Stokes had three hits and two RBIs. Kaylee Cook pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts.
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Davie’s softball team pounded Parkland 17-0 on Tuesday for a CPC win.
McKenzie Barneycastle had three hits. Olivia Boger and Julie Gough combined on a one-hitter.

Prep soccer
In South Rowan’s 1-0 SPC win against East Rowan on Tuesday, Abbi Solano scored for the Raiders on an assist by Rhiannon Kimmer.
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Carson keeper Megan Bolick made 27 saves in the Cougars’ 8-0 SPC loss to Cox Mill on Tuesday.

NCHSAA
The NCHSAA announced recipients of the Toby Webb Coach of the Year Awards on Tuesday. Winners are Darlene Joyner from Northwest Guilford and Monroe’s Johnny Sowell

Mid. school soccer
Lani Isley scored three goals as Erwin’s girls won 4-0 against Southeast. Macy Abramson scored a goal. Anna Hester had the shutout in goal.

College football
Catawba’s Blue-White Spring Game is set for 11 a.m. this Saturday.
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Livingstone announced its 2016 football schedule.
The season will open Sept. 3 in Columbia, S.C., against Benedict in the 15th annual Palmetto Capital City Classic.
Livingstone will its season on Nov. 5 in Charlotte against rival Johnson C. Smith.
Livingstone will host four games — Sept. 10, Sept. 24, Oct. 8 and Oct. 15.
Homecoming is against Shaw on Oct. 15.
The Blue Bears will play at Davidson on Sept. 15, the first meeting ever with the Wildcats.

College golf
UNCP’s Alexandria Bare (South Rowan) shot 79-76-78 — 233 for 11th place in West Georgia’a Wolf Invitational.
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Catawba’s Victoria Hedrick placed 10th at the Agnes McAmis Memorial women’s golf tournament.
Hedrick followed her opening 79 with an 81 to card a two-round total of 160.
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Catawba’s men’s team finished 11th at the Tennessee River Rumble on Tuesday.
Tyler Mulkey (North Rowan) had the best two-round total for Catawba with a 162 and was 42nd. Jay Minter shot a season-low 74 on Tuesday and was 45th.
Catawba will finish up its season at the SAC Championships at the Etowah Valley Golf Club from April 17-19.
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The Charlotte 49ers men’s golf team is set to co-host the Cabarrus County Irish Creek Collegiate this Saturday and Sunday at The Club at Irish Creek in Kannapolis.
The Davis Love III designed course will host some of the best teams in the country in the 16-team field with 54 holes of action to take place. Charlotte, along with co-host Davidson, will welcome nationally ranked opponents in No. 7 Florida State, No. 10 Wake Forest and No. 24 North Carolina.
North Florida, Kennesaw State, James Madison, Appalachian State, VCU, Mercer, UNCG, UNCW, East Carolina, Dartmouth and Akron are in the field.

College basketball
Davidson County Community College’s Tre Williams (Carson) was named to the NJCAA Division III All-America team.
Williams signed with Claflin.

College baseball
Dylan Goodman (South Rowan) had a two-run single for Pfeiffer, as the Falcons split Tuesday’s doubleheader with St. Andrews.

Local golf
Sixty-two GARS members played a Captain’s Choice at Corbin Hills.
Two teams tied for first place at minus 9.
The team of Winsten Mahaffey, Bobby Clark, Clive Mahaffey and Buddy Barger won a scorecard playoff for first place.
Tony Labarbera, Bert Bollinger and Bob Sidden finished second.
The third-place team with a minus 8 consisted of John Cress, Jan Kichefski, Frank Rowell and Mick Rowell.
Closest to the pin on No. 2 was Barger.
Longest putt on No 9 was made by Bruce Shuping.
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The Corbin Hills Women’s Golf Association opened the season on Tuesday with a low gross, low net game.
Winners were:
• 1st Flight: Low Gross – Phyllis Durland, Low Net – Azalee Story
• 2nd Flight: Low Gross – Treva Honeycutt , Low Net – Becky Isenhour
• 3rd Flight: Low Gross – Beverly Cobb, Low Net – Susan Houston
• 4th Flight: Low Gross – Eileen Full, Low Net – Susan Wydner

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