Area Sports Briefs: South grad Argrett will enter Pfeiffer Hall of Fame
From staff reports
South Rowan graduate Damien Argrett will enter the Pfeiffer Hall of Fame.
The announcement was made on Thursday.
Argrett’s All-America basketball career placed him 11th all-time on the Pfeiffer scoring list with 1,545 points. He holds the fourth-highest career field goal percentage in program history with a mark of .617, and his 388 made free throws rank ninth all time.
Argrett ranks 11th in career rebounds with 680.
As a Pfeiffer senior, Argrett averaged 20.1 points while shooting nearly 60 percent from the field. That campaign earned him All-Americahonors and he was named the Conference Carolinas tournament MVP. Argrett was first team all-conference in 2005 and second team in 2004.
A late-bloomer in high school, Argrett averaged 15.4 points for South Rowan as a senior in 2000, including an effort against Northwest Cabarrus in which he scored 40 points and pulled down 22 rebounds.
Ceremonies will be on Dec. 2. Other inductees will be Tony Causby (baseball), Dacia Ijames (softball), Jim Keever (golf) and the 1979 women’s basketball team.
Khalid Myers scored three goals to lead Carson to a 4-1 win against East Rowan on Thursday.
Raunel Vasquez also scored for the Cougars.
Drew McCallum scored his first varsity goal for East in the SPC contest.
South Rowan lost, 6-1, to Concord in SPC action.
Lupe Bautista scored a goal for South.
Cox Mill stayed unbeaten in the SPC with a 1-0 win against Hickory Ridge.
Northwest Cabarrus stayed perfect in the league with an 8-0 win vs. West Rowan.
Hickory Ridge rallied to beat Carson, 19-25, 15-25, 25-23, 25-18 and 15-13 in SPC volleyball on Thursday.
Both teams have one league loss.
Cox Mill stayed unbeaten with a 25-18, 25-19 and 25-18 win against West Rowan on Thursday.
In other SPC matchups, Robinson won at South Rowan, 21-25, 25-20, 25-17 and 25-23, Central Cabarrus topped East Rowan, 3-1, and Northwest Cabarrus swept Concord.
In the CCC on Thursday, Salisbury beat Lexington, 25-14, 25-17 and 25-23, and North Rowan lost to West Davidson, 25-11, 25-10 and 25-11. East Davidson beat Thomasville, 3-1, and is tied for first at 2-0 with West Davidson.
In West Rowan’s 3-1 win against Mooresville earlier in the week, Tori Hester had 16 kills and 18 digs. Maddie Myers had 14 kills and 15 digs. Braelyn Faust had 10 kills, Ashley Wood had 48 assists and four aces.
In West Rowan’s sweep of Concord, Faust had nine kills. Hester had five aces, while Khara Fesperman had 13 digs.
Carson won, 26-7, against East Rowan in jayvee football on Thursday.
A.J. Jackson scored on runs of 32 and 8 yards for the Cougars. Jerry Cipres had a 9-yard scoring run, and Hunter Courtney scored on a 4-yard run.
Teolyn Woodruff kicked two PATs and was a leader on defense. Tyler Thompson intercepted a pass. Jace Peeler was outstanding blocking on the edge.
For East Rowan, Hassan Biggus scored a touchdown and Cooper Wright had an interception.
Carson led, 20-0, at halftime.
West Rowan got tow touchdowns from Quay Weeks and beat Northwest Cabarrus, 18-14. Dylan Sigmon also scored a TD for the Falcons.
D.J. Robinson, Duane Bowers and Jeffrey Garman were defensive standouts for the Falcons.
South Rowan lost to Concord, 26-0. South played well on defense and didn’t allow any points in the second half.
In other jayvee games, Ledford beat Salisbury, 22-16, in two overtimes, and North Rowan fell to South Iredell, 35-13.
Sacred Heart defeated North Davie Middle, 9-1, in varsity soccer.
Leading the Dolphins was Colin Donaldson with three goals. Caroline Cardelle scored two goals.
Sutton Webb, Luis Aveliz, Ben Childress and Riley Dillon had a goal each.
Luke Graeber and Jalon Walker played outstanding defense.
Sacred Heart’s varsity girls volleyball team defeated North Davie, 26-24 and25-15. Marina Mueller and Mabel Harrison led the Dolphins.
Salisbury Academy’s girls tennis team won, 6-3, against Forsyth Country Day.
Singles winners were Emma Nianouris , Virginia Moy Robertson, Madelyne Lawrence and Sydney Hlavacek.
Doubles winners were Nianouris/Robinson and Madelynn Castor/Morgan Jeter.
Salisbury Academy’s varsity soccer team won against North Hills, 7-0, on goals by Chris Portillo, Anna Meade, Joshua Portillo, Charlie Barr and Zeb Harry.
Jude Lockhart recorded the shutout in goal.
Salisbury Academy soccer also won against Statesville Christian, 8-3.
Goals were scored by Meade, Morgan Jeter, Sydney Hlavachek, Chris Portillo and Barr.
Lockhart and Joshua Portillo played outstanding defense.
North Hills middle school volleyball won, 25-10 and 25-8, against Salisbury Academy.
Elizabeth Jones had 14 aces and three kills. Morgan Humble had two aces. Ava Corriher had six aces.
Elisabeth Houghton had three aces.
North Hills won, 18-25, 25-12 and 15-11 against Sacred Heart. Humble had 10 aces and five kills. Jones had six aces and eight kills. Corriher had three aces. Ashley Mays had one ace.
Mid. school football
West Rowan won, 14-12, against Mooresville in seventh-grade football.
Noah Loeblein threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Blake Oliphant in the first half. The score was 6-all at halftime.
In the second half, Jason Artis scored on an 11- yard run and Jonny Hernandez added the 2-point conversion kick for a 14-6 lead. Mooresville scored late to pull within 14-12, but West’s defense stopped a 2-point attempt.
West’s defense was led by Glorious Wood, Papa Brush, Artis, Jason Caulder, Loeblein, Drew Taylor, Rory Miller, Hernandez, Josh Noble, Nigel McManus and Oliphant.
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