Area Sports Briefs: Salisbury tennis wins
From staff reports
Salisbury’s girls tennis team won, 9-0, against CCC opponent East Davidson on Thursday.
Winning for the Hornets in singles were Maria Capito, Skye Mowery, Bethanie Stauffer, Rachel Seifert, Rainey Dunham and Ruth Clement.
Capito/Mowery, Stauffer/Siefert and Clement/ Dunham were winning doubles teams for the Hornets (8-1, 6-0 CCC).
Salisbury will play at Lexington on Monday.
South Rowan won, 4-2, against West Rowan in SPC action on Thursday.
German Delgado had three goals for South. Omar Camacho had one goal. Walker Joyce had four assists.
Lionel Guzman and Alex Erazo scored goals for the Falcons.
Khalid Myers scored for Carson in a 4-1 loss to Robinson on Thursday.
Northwest Cabarrus beat Cox Mill, 2-0, in a battle for first place in the SPC.
West Rowan’s jayvees scored four times on defense in a 38-0 win against South Rowan on Thursday.
Anthony Chance scored on an interception return and a fumble return.
Reggie Everhart and D.J. Robinson scored on interception returns.
Elijah Graham had a touchdown catch.
Zeb Burns intercepted a pass for the Falcons.
Kobe DeBose scored a touchdown for the North Rowan’s jayvees in a 38-6 loss to West Stokes.
Carson lost to Robinson, 24-8.
Dylan Johnson, Jacob Taylor and Josh McCurry were strong on defense for the Carson jayvees in a 24-8 loss to Robinson.
A.J. Jackson scored the Carson TD. Deandre Wilkerson had a two-point conversion.
Tyrone Johnson ran for three touchdowns for Salisbury, including one for 60 yards, as Salisbury romped, 54-8, against Surry Central.
Johnson threw a touchdown pass to Patrick Taylor.
Jabril Norman and Jaberius Wood scored on fumble returns for the Hornets, with Norman going 35 yards and Wood going 75.
Luke Holland scored a touchdown and had six PATs. Juwan Pooole had a rushing TD. Lawan Blackwell played well on defense.
A.L. Brown romped, 46-0, against North Meck.
Davie County lost to R.J. Reynolds, 14-12.
South Rowan won, 25-23, 25-18 and 25-13 against Concord on Thursday for a win in the SPC.
Kira Rymer had 20 assists. Breanna Lentz had eight kills. Janiya Downs three aces and seven kills. Anna Blume had three aces. Makayla Strickland 18 digs and eight kills. Hannah Lambert had 25 digs.
Carson swept East Rowan, 25-10, 25-11, 25-4.
Cox Mill won 25-10, 25-21, 25-19, against Hickory Ridge to stay unbeaten in the SPC.
In CCC volleyball, West Davidson topped Salisbury, 25-13, 25-21 and 25-21.
Ray Corriher made a hole-in-one at Crescent on Monday.
Corriher used a 7-iron on the 156-yard No. 10 hole.
Jerry Frank, Justin Miller and Gary Miller witnessed the feat.
College cross country
Hannah Mercer of Catawba and Nathan Jones of Mars Hill are the South Atlantic Conference runners of the week.
Mercer, a freshman from Lexington, recorded the fourth fastest time in school history as she finished with a time of 19:02 on the 5k course at the Winthrop/Adidas Invitational.
Jones, a senior from Lenoir City, Tenn., led the Lions to a third-place overall finish in the Montevallo Pre-Region meet.
Catawba’s men’s tennis evened its record at 1-1 with a 6-3 victory over host Pfeiffer on Thursday afternoon at the Knapp Tennis Center.
China Grove defeated West Rowan, 20-6, on Wednesday.
Ricardo Morales scored on a 25-yard run. Jace Jones had a 50-yard scoring run and a 63-yard interception return.
Andrew Beaver kicked a PAT. Defensive standouts were Michael Gonsalves, who recovered an onside kick, Jones, Christ Sanchez, Dawson Oliver and Colby Renken.
Sacred Heart’s soccer team defeated Statesville Christian, 6-2.
Will Webb scored four goals for the Dolphins. Sutton Webb and Drew Hansen scored one each. Caroline Cardelle was a standout in the field.
Sacred Heart’s jayvee soccer team won, 4-1, against Statesville Christian. John David Bonilla had a hat trick and AJ Flynn had one. Cooper Fleeman and James Holland played great defense.
Sacred Heart’s varsity volleyball team lost 25-17 to Statesville Christian. Gianna Patella was a defensive standout.
Sacred Heart’s jayvee volleyball team lost to Statesville Christian, 25-14. Faye Carol Shellhorn and Maggie Antosek played well for the Dolphins.
Sacred Heart’s middle school cross country team competed against North Hills, Salisbury Academy and TriCity Christian.
Eighth-grader Spencer Hansen (16:25) won the girls meet and seventh-grader Connor Hennie (14:25) won the boys meet. Sacred Heart’s boys finished second in the team competition.